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April 4th, 2012

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April 4, 2012

In today's paper, the Narragansett Town Council continue to debate Town Manager Grady Miller's job performance after he approved a $3,000 appropriation to the Narrow River Preservation Association.

Last week the Point Judith Country Club was recognized by the Department of Environmental Management's Rhode Island Golf Course Green Certification Program as a leader of environmental stewardship and sustainability.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

April 3rd

Politics as Usual: RI's favorite drama continues to reach new heights (OPINION)

April 3, 2012

Writing a column like this, it is always a good idea to have a different mix of subject matter each week to keep things interesting for readers. Well, someone please tell that to Central Falls.
That unfortunate municipality just can’t seem to keep itself out of the headlines, so we’ll have to keep discussing it here.
Besides, if you live in Rhode Island and you think what’s going on in Central Falls doesn’t matter to you, then you’ve got another thing coming.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Stories unfold at NRPA lecture

April 3, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—As Jim Crothers detailed the strange and complicated relationships of William Sprague, the audience laughed and gasped at the personalities which have shaped Narragansett’s history. Crothers, Executive Director of the South County Museum, gave his lecture to a room of about 30 locals, captivated by the images and story lines of the past.

“I’ll give an old Irish song,” said Crothers to the crowd. “All stories are true, including this one, and they may have actually happened.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

April 2nd

Former Mancini's Hardware, Tim Horton's sites changing

April 2, 2012

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
lolivier@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Since a fire destroyed the old Mancini’s Hardware store on Tower Hill Road in 2005, the site has sat vacant.
Soon, however, it will be demolished and replaced with Pawtucket Credit Union.
Mancini’s had been around for 40 years when lighting struck an electrical service box causing the blaze. The existing 0.97 acres houses the former 12,025 square-foot store and is zoned general business.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

April 1st

Davisville roof bond comes before voters tomorrow

April 1, 2012

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
lolivier@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – North Kingstown Superintendent Dr. Philip Auger, along with a majority of school committee members, are hoping residents will pass a $6.4 million health and safety bond to make what they call “necessary improvements” to many of the district’s schools in a special election this Tuesday.
The bulk of the money, which has drawn debate from residents on both sides of the issue, would be used to replace the roof at Davisville Middle School (DMS), which has come to the end of its lifecycle.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

March 31st

Tell Me Your Story: Millar committed to preserving Exeter's rural character

March 31, 2012

EXETER – An admirer of Scott Millar – the environmentalist who spurred Exeter to inclusion in the Borderlands project – credits him with being a town leader in land conservation.
Moreover, she says, “He is stunningly persuasive about the very real advantages” of such an approach. “He’s wonderful in educating the general public in why we have to think intelligently about how we’re doing our planning and building our communities. He can talk to your average person.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

March 30th

Job Corps chefs have recipe for success

March 30, 2012

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

EXETER – When Team Phoenix, a group of four student chefs in the Exeter Job Corps Academy’s culinary arts program, needed to choose a captain for a prestigious cooking contest held Feb. 16 at the Radisson Hotel, in Warwick, there was only one contender.
“We looked at Cassie and picked her as team leader,” recalls Krystal Strait, of the unanimous selection of Cassie-Lee Joseph.
“It’s her attitude,” explains Gary Braun. “There’s no bull.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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