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August 9th, 2013

HUD denies grants for Hopkinton town generators

August 9, 2013

HOPKINTON— Although Hopkinton was approved for $96,000 in grants to mitigate the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the funds are now in question because Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is currently denying the generator portion of the applications.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Cole resigns from school committee

August 9, 2013

RICHMOND – The Richmond Town Council regrettably accepted the resignation of Michelle Cole from the Chariho Regional School Committee Tuesday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Prism of Praise raises $14,000 during Allison Taylor memorial

August 9, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- The community gospel choir Prism of Praise raised more than $14,000 for the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence during the love offering for Allison Taylor on Saturday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 8th

Offense proved to be difference for Coventry 13s

August 8, 2013

MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Coventry Babe Ruth 13-year-old all-stars won the state title with its deep pitching staff.
Coventry won the New England title with its potent lineup.
After scoring only 33 runs in their four games at McCarthy Field to win the state title, Coventry scored 36 runs in its two games Thursday night to defeat Plymouth, Mass. and claim the state title. Couple that performance with Coventry’s 14 runs in an elimination game against Westfield, Mass. the day before and it becomes clear whey Coventry is headed to Williston, N.D. for the Babe Ruth World Series.

Coventry 13s claims New England title

August 8, 2013

MANCHESTER, N.H. — It took a year long than they’d hope it would take, but the all-stars from Coventry can finally call themselves New England champions.
After falling short of their goal of going to Williamsport, Penn. for last year’s Little League World Series, Coventry’s top baseball players grew a year old and a year wiser and added a little more talent and won another state title.
Coventry’s New England title dream was derailed by Plymouth, Mass. in the winners’ bracket final, but the Babe Ruth 13-year-old all-stars came back with a vengeance Thursday night at Gill Stadium.

ON THE EDGE: Ozone Classic runs smoothly

August 8, 2013

It is not possible to imagine a surfing contest running off as perfectly as the 2013 Ozone Classic.
There was great organization, cloudless sunny skies, warm air and water temperatures, and excellent surf.

Guard Games under new magagement

August 8, 2013

GALILEE – It has become a mainstay at southern Rhode Island beaches for more than 30 years.
Every year in early August, teams of lifeguards from beaches such as Narragansett, Scarborough, Westerly and East Matunuck come together for the annual Rhode Island Lifeguard Tournament, a weeklong competition in a series of events that test and showcase the lifeguarding skills.

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