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November 10th, 2011

Preview today's Narragansett Times

November 10, 2011

Friday's paper was released one day earlier today and to honor of our veterans, The Narragansett Times has a special photo tribute to World War II veterans.

Inside The Times, we have what one woman is doing to make a the world a kinder place through Guerrilla Goodness. We also have what the Narragansett Town Council is planning to do to make up the costs for police to break up loud parties.

Pick up a copy of today's The Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Serra resigns from Chariho School Committee

November 10, 2011

RICHMOND - Terri Serra, who has been charged with two separate offenses related to an Oct. 23 car crash that injured four teenage boys, has resigned from the Chariho Regional School Committee.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 9th

Council requests repeal of tour tax

November 9, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—The town council voted unanimously on Monday evening to request a repeal of the state tax on tour operations. The Rhode Island General Assembly passed the law for the upcoming 2012 fiscal year budget, and applies a sales tax upon local businesses who operate tour vehicles in the state.

“I co-sponsored this request with Susan Cicilline-Buonanno,” said Councilman Christopher Wilkens. “It is a state tax on things like tour boats and trolleys, working to our disadvantage.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Planning Board concerned about service facility

November 9, 2011

EAST GREENWICH - The Planning Board was hoping to see and hear a little more about Flood Auto Group's plan to build a tire and oil change facility at the northeast corner of South County Trail and Frenchtown Road, across from its auto dealership.

Mike Flood, its president, promised the board they would soon.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Girls hockey coming to EG

November 9, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — East Greenwich’s first venture into the world of co-op interscholastic sports may put five local girls on the ice for R.I. Interscholastic League hockey this winter.

The School Committee voted unanimously Tuesday night to endorse a request by East Greenwich High School Athletic Director Chris Cobain to enter a pilot agreement with Cranston to create a co-op girls’ hockey team, bringing together players from East Greenwich, Cranston West and Cranston East high schools.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

East Greenwich Little League to have lights next sumer

November 9, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — A light snack and lights on a baseball field...somehow, they just go together.

The East Greenwich Little League and East Greenwich Rotary Club hope they go together for local residents, too, in this year's 22nd annual Rotary Citrus Drive.

The Rotary's fundraiser has raised a total of about $250,000 for various community projects over the years, said Mike Gemma, club president.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Veteran's Day Parade on Friday

November 9, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — The Town of East Greenwich will stage its annual Veterans’ Day Parade on Friday, Nov. 11, commencing at 10 a.m.

The parade steps off at Academy Field and marches through the “Hill” area, turning left onto First Avenue (Route 401). After a brief wreath-laying ceremony at the World War II Memorial on the corner of Cliff Street in memory of the town's deceased veterans who gave their lives in combat, the parade continues North on Main Street to Town Hall for concluding ceremonies at approximately 11 a.m.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

November 9, 2011

As the General Assembly readies itself to vote on the state pension plan this Thursday, The Narragansett Times has the latest on what local legislators are questioning in the plan. Days before the vote, the Narragansett Town Council passed a resolution in support of pension reform.

Also inside today's paper, the Narragansett Town Council has voted against the state tour tax. We also have an update on last Thursday's barn fire in West Kingston.

All and more inside, today's The Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 8th

Charger boys ready to run for state title

November 9, 2011

NORTH SCITUATE — The exuberant feeling that the members of the Chariho cross country team had last June when they helped the outdoor track team clinch its first state championship is still alive and well following Saturday’s Class A Championship meet.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 7th

More work ahead to improve foster care shortcomings (Opinion)

November 8, 2011

Thirty years ago, as a high school student in Warwick , I can clearly remember the first foster child my parents welcomed to our home. She was a close friend, and while I was too young to fully understand many of the struggles she faced, I came to learn much more about her challenges and others as my parents continued to care for more than a dozen foster children during my adolescent and young adult years.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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