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July 25th, 2013

SK rolls into playoffs on hot streak

July 25, 2013

WEST WARWICK – It is one of the oldest clichés in the game of baseball; “It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon.”
It is also a cliché that may end up defining the summer of 2013 for the South Kingstown Post 39 baseball team.
After struggling early in the season – opening up with a 3-9 record – Post 39 turned it on over the final eight days of the regular season to roll into the playoffs as one of the hottest teams in the league.
SK went 6-3 in that span, which culminated with their 6-5 win over West Warwick Post Two on Monday night at McCarthy Field.

ON THE EDGE: Bartlett shines at Save The Bay swim

July 25, 2013

Narragansett’s Fred Bartlett proved beyond a doubt that is he one of the greatest athletes to come out of South County this past weekend.
He accomplished a rare feat in the highly competitive world of triathlons, winning the men’s overall title in back to back contests that featured world-class athletes.

South Kingstown alumni face off in tennis tourney

July 25, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—When the streak of state championships finally ended for the South Kingstown boys tennis team this spring initially there was shock.
Of course, how could there not be?
The Rebels entered the 2013 season having won 14 Division I Championships in a row only to see their run end with a late May loss to LaSalle in the semifinals.
Saturday – nearly two months after the end of the streak – former SK players from nearly the past two decades gathered at the tennis courts at Broad Middle School for the inaugural Alumni Doubles Tournament.

East Beach/Ninigret Sand Trail to reopen to vehicle traffic tomorrow

July 25, 2013

CHARLESTOWN - The East Beach/Ninigret Conservation Area Sand Trail will reopen to vehicle traffic beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, July 26, the Department of Environmental Management announced.

The reopening of the trail will provide access to the campground and back track trail.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

July 22nd

A do it yourself oyster farming program

July 22, 2013

BRISTOL - Coastal homeowners can now grown and harvest their own oysters with the help of a new program at Roger Williams University.
Individuals who own Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) registered docks located in Rhode Island waters that are approved by the Department of Environmental Management for harvesting shellfish for human consumption, are eligible to participate in the program.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Skate contest returns to Old Mountain Field

July 22, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The annual Old Mountain Field Skate Contest is returning to the park this Saturday.
For the seventh year, the contest will serve as a fundraiser for the park, but for the first year, the contest will also include an art show.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI professor leads digital literacy program

July 22, 2013

PROVIDENCE – Fifty educators, media professionals and graduate students participated in the state’s first Summer Institute in Digital Literacy this week, which focused on how literacy is changing as a result of emerging media and technologies.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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