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June 27th, 2013

Welcome House in disarray

June 27, 2013

Former board members, employees share their stories

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Staff members have quit. Board members have been ousted. Residents have picketed.
The alleged incidents plaguing the Welcome House of South County began in December, according to a former board member.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Champs At Last!!

June 27, 2013

Great pitching, timely hitting propels ’Gansett to first title in baseball in school history

PAWTUCKET—Over the years a number of great baseball players have come through Narragansett but in that time the Mariners had never won a championship in the spring’s marquee sport – until now.
A six-run outburst in the bottom of the sixth inning helped ’Gansett beat Westerly 7-2 Thursday in the second game of their best-of-three series to lock up the Division II Championship.
“It’s just awesome, especially for me, Ross [Hodnett], Zack [McKanna], Taylor Fleet and Connor Butler,” senior shortstop Jimmy Kershaw said. “It’s just awesome to go out with a bang in your senior year.”

Mariners are baseball champs!

June 27, 2013

The Narragansett Mariners baseball team celebrates a 7-2 victory over Westerly on Thursday to win the Division II state championship, the first ever in the history of the Mariner baseball program.
For the complete story, visit the Local Sports section of RICentral.com.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

June 25th

EG police officers honored for heroism

June 25, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Five members of the East Greenwich Police Department were given a hero’s honor for their part in helping save the life of a local resident from possible Carbon Monoxide poisoning in her own home.
Lt. Brian Clement, Sgt. Stephen Garrett, Patrolmen David Petrucci and John Allen and Dispatcher James Aveyard were recognized at Swift Community Center Monday evening by Town officials and East Greenwich Police Chief Thomas Coyle for their heroism on the morning of March 1.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Climate change expert says towns must adapt

June 25, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – Hurricane Sandy devastated many cities and towns last October when it tore up the East Coast.
Nearly eight months later, as rebuilding and recovery efforts still continue in many places, one major question still stands, according to Dr. William Solecki, climate change expert, professor at Hunter College of The City University of New York (CUNY) and director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Property stolen from NK Senior Center

June 25, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN — On the weekend of June 10, the North Kingstown Senior Center at 15 Beach St. was robbed of more than $3,500 worth in patio equipment. The larceny, which remains under investigation, occurred between the evening of June 7 and morning of June 10.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK man sentenced in DUI-related death

June 25, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The man charged with the driving under the influence-related death of 23-year-old Erica Knowles in February 2012 was sentenced to prison Monday in Washington County Superior Court.

Dean C. Philbrick, 48, of South Kingstown, pleaded no contest to one count of driving under the influence – death resulting and one count of driving to endanger – death resulting.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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