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Charlestown Town Council grants continuance to Copar

August 15, 2013

CHARLESTOWN — Despite protests from town residents, the Charlestown Town Council decided to continue the Copar Quarries and Westerly Granite Company (WGC) hearing until the council’s September meeting.

On Tuesday’s night’s council agenda was the discussion and potential action of a resolution that would ask the Rhode Island Attorney General to look into whether WGC is in compliance with state laws.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Seen in South County

August 9, 2013

Weekend of fun at the Charlestown Seafood Festival

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

HUD denies grants for Hopkinton town generators

August 9, 2013

HOPKINTON— Although Hopkinton was approved for $96,000 in grants to mitigate the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the funds are now in question because Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is currently denying the generator portion of the applications.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Cole resigns from school committee

August 9, 2013

RICHMOND – The Richmond Town Council regrettably accepted the resignation of Michelle Cole from the Chariho Regional School Committee Tuesday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council hears Boothroyd’s talk on rising sea level

August 2, 2013

CHARLESTOWN – Future major storms combined with sea level rise are a “very large problem,” especially in coastal communities, like Charlestown, Dr. Jon C. Boothroyd told the Charlestown Town Council during a workshop Monday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council pursuing purchase of Whalerock property

August 2, 2013

CHARLESTOWN – The Charlestown Town Council voted unanimously in executive session last week to pursue a proposal to purchase the open space known as the Whalerock property.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

‘Pilot’ lands safely in Bradford

August 2, 2013

The Tokarski family of Bradford welcomed its newest member Wednesday, a labrador retriever named Pilot.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Richmond resident Vickers is ready to rock

July 26, 2013

RICHMOND – According to Jim Vickers of Wood River Junction, there have always been two loves in his life; newspaper and music. In 2004, he founded Motif Magazine, a Rhode Island arts & entertainment publication for which he acted as editor and publisher until selling the magazine earlier this year. “It was time to do other things”, he said. Those other things included focusing on live music.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Conn. cyclist dies after accident on Route 1

July 26, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – An 84-year-old man was fatally injured Thursday when he was struck by a motor vehicle while biking on Route 1 south.
The incident occurred at 4:58 p.m. in the Green Hill and Shannock Road section of Route 1, police said.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Kingston Chamber Music Festival celebrates 25 years of classical music

July 26, 2013

KINGSTON – The Kingston Chamber Music Festival is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The festival kicked off Wednesday night at the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Center with a sold out concert.

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