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July 31st, 2015

Local expert helps rescue shark from Chatham beach

July 31, 2015

Within reach of sunbathers and sandcastle builders, last Monday a great white shark launched himself onto South Beach in Chatham, Mass., reportedly chasing a seagull shore dinner. The young seven-foot male Carcharodon carcharias was then unable to return to the sea, left behind by a falling tide. Beachgoer’s gathered around and began a small bucket brigade, dumping pails of seawater on the shark while the harbormaster was called.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hydrogen may have caused Salty Brine State Beach explosion

July 31, 2015

NARRAGANSETT – After more than two weeks of investigation into the cause of an explosion that sent 60-year-old Kathleen Danise of Waterbury, Connecticut, into the air landing on the rocks at Salty Brine State Beach on July 11, DEM and the URI Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) have finally come to a conclusion.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Should college football playoffs include 64 teams?

July 31, 2015

Should college football add 64 teams to the playoffs?

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

July 24th

Town council voices concerns on upcoming school year in South Kingstown

July 24, 2015

Town council voices concerns on upcoming school year in South Kingstown
-Handling of budget, computers and dual language program among topics

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The town council met Tuesday evening to discuss goals and objectives for the upcoming term – a discussion that later turned into an examination of the school committee and administration’s actions during and since the budget cycle.
“Even though it was my first budget, I’m disappointed in the way the budget was handled by them and the way they’ve acted since,” said Councilor Joe Viele to begin the discussion.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Free For All On Bay Day

July 24, 2015

Free parking, admission and family activities at all RI state beaches on Sunday, July 26

NARRAGANSETT – On this Sunday, July 26, parking will be free at all Rhode Island state beaches as part of the annual Governor’s Bay Day celebration. The day will feature family-friendly activities around the state as well as salt water fishing without a saltwater fishing license. RIPTA will also be waiving the round-trip fare on all service to South County Beaches on Route 66 (URI/Galilee).

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Ocean Mist Deal with South Kingstown

July 24, 2015

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Town Manager Stephen Alfred announced at a work session Tuesday night that the Coastal Resources Management Council is considering an application by Ocean Mist Owner Kevin Finnegan to build a structure that would protect the beach bar from the sea wall the town is building adjacent to it.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

July 17th

50 Reasons To Get Excited For College Football's Kickoff

July 17, 2015

Campus Insiders presents 50 reasons why we can't wait for College Football’s return, from high-flying QBs to cuddly mascots to coaches getting loose in the locker room.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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