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2013 Guard Games

August 16, 2013

The Rhode Island Guard Games took place last week with a variety of teams of lifeguards from beaches like Narragansett, Scarborough, Westerly and East Matunuck.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

100 years of service at Cross’ Mills Library

August 16, 2013

CHARLESTOWN - The Cross’ Mills Public Library is celebrating 100 years of service to the Charlestown community this weekend. The library has a rich history, which began in 1913.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

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
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