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January 18th, 2013

Salt Pond, center of the ancient Narragansett world

January 18, 2013

NARRAGANSETT—For over 20 years, Public Archaeologist Joseph “Jay” Waller, Jr. has been digging through the dirt and marshlands of New England, piecing together the lives and activities of Native Americans before Europeans stepped onto North American soil.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

January 17th

Comment period on Deepwater Wind project extended to Feb. 4

January 17, 2013

NEW SHOREHAM—With the public comment period on Deepwater Wind’s Block Island wind turbine project open, respondents to the Coastal Resources Management Council have criticized the environmental engineering firm’s request for a $700,000 waiver on their application fee. The comment period has recently been extended to Monday, Feb. 4.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

January 16th

Alumni donate $2.5 million to URI

January 16, 2013

WESTERLY - When Anita Horrigan looks back on her experiences with neighbors David and John Parker, she remembers deep and thoughtful conversations about so many topics, from her children’s education to planting a successful vegetable garden. Reflecting on the $2.5 million that the two former alumni to the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering, she can only describe such generosity as typical of their character.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK Town Council approves Casey's liquor license transfer

January 16, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown Town Council unanimously approved a liquor license transfer Monday night from the former owner of Casey’s Restaurant to the owners of Rare Steak and Fish, a new restaurant scheduled to open in April in the former Casey’s location.

“We look to open this wonderful with restaurant to bring people together,” said James Laplume, co-owner of Rare. “It’s not just a place to grab a drink, it’s a family restaurant where you can get a great meal for a great price.”

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Rec board discusses beach, role in town

January 16, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - The Recreation Advisory Board met on Monday evening, discussing a number of topics including the ongoing repairs at Narragansett Town Beach in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Parks and Recreation Director Steve Wright stressed the town is doing everything it can to have the beach and its facilities operational in time for the beach season.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

January 15th

Today's schedule - Wednesday, January 16

January 16, 2013

Women’s basketball
Charlotte at URI, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
East Providence at Coventry, 5 p.m.
West Warwick at North Smithfield, 7 p.m.
Boys hockey
La Salle vs. Coventry at Boss Arena, 8 p.m.
Boys swim
Barrington vs. East Greenwich at East Providence High School, 6 p.m.
Girls swim
Barrington vs. East Greenwich at East Providence High School, 6 p.m.
Cumberland at Chariho, 7 p.m.
East Greenwich at Cranston East, 7 p.m.
Narragansett vs. Mount Pleasant, Lincoln at Lincoln, 7 p.m.
North Kingstown at Johnston, 5 p.m.

January 14th

Today's schedule - Tuesday, January 15

January 15, 2013

Boys basketball
Cranston West at Coventry, 7 p.m.
Juanita Sanchez at East Greenwich, 7 p.m.
Chariho at Exeter-West Greenwich, 7 p.m.
Narragansett at West Warwick, 7 p.m.
Hendricken at South Kingstown, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
Westerly at Chariho, 7 p.m.
East Greenwich at Narragansett, 7 p.m.
Coventry at Mount Hope, 7 p.m.


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