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When the reader becomes the writer

January 1, 2012

RICHMOND - When Jami Ouellette and Jeffrey Morse met they immediately realized that they had a lot in common. They had similar interests, professional focuses, and they each had kids.

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Town councilman says new districts bad for Hopkinton

December 30, 2011

HOPKINTON - The new district maps that were approved by the Rhode Island Reappointment Commission on Monday, Dec. 19, would have a trickle down affect on most of the state’s 39 cities and towns if passed into law. Hopkinton could potentially see some significant changes, such as the addition of a new town polling location.

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December 29, 2011

In this week's edition of the Chariho Times, find out how one local Richmond couple has created a series of innovative learning books for children called "I Read and Write."

After the state Reapportionment Committee approved House Plan D for new district maps, Hopkinton Town Councilman Scott Bill Hirst suspects the plans will have a bad impact for Hopkinton.

For the eighth consecutive quarter, South County Hospital has achieved top ranks in patient care.

All and more inside today's The Chariho Times.

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A writing life for Hopkins

December 27, 2011

TUBA CITY, Ariz. - When John Christian Hopkins was a young child he would clutch a book when he slept at night, and when he was a student at Chariho High School in the 1970’s, he would skip class to read books at the library.

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New legislation designed to protect local salt ponds

December 26, 2011

CHARLESTOWN - The Rhode Island Dept. of Environmental Management (DEM) has agreed to begin writing new regulations regarding waste water treatment that will be aimed at protecting local salt ponds and lessening financial burdens for homeowners looking to renovate.

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Richmond receives $63,000 for Irene expenses

December 23, 2011

RICHMOND - Tropical Storm Irene was a very bothersome and costly, even dangerous and destructive, affair for most of Rhode Island. Last week, however, the town of Richmond was repaid for some of its troubles during the worst storm of 2011.

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December 22, 2011

In today's paper, find out what local legislators think about their new districts after the Reapportionment Committee approved redistricting maps for 2012 on Monday.

Also we have a story about John Christian Hopkins, one Hope Valley native and Narragansett Tribal member who has become a successful novelist. Hopkins will join public radio’s Native America Calling on Dec. 29 to discuss his fourth book, Twilight of the Gods.

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District shake-up leaves one Rep for Charlestown

December 22, 2011

The Rhode Island Redistricting Committee voted 11-6 to approve a plan to correct a population imbalance between the state’s 1st and 2nd congressional districts, but it was the unanimous approval of House and Senate redistricting plans that will affect the Chariho towns.

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Verizon signal should be improving in Weekapaug

December 20, 2011

WESTERLY - Verizon wireless customers in the Misquamicut and Weekapaug areas of Westerly have a experienced some very poor cell phone connectivity in the past, but a new and improved antennae on top of the Westerly Police Station could serve as the remedy they have been looking for.

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Unfinished business in Canonchet Woods

December 18, 2011

HOPKINTON - The Canonchet Woods subdivision off of Route 3 in Hopkinton looks like an unfinished neighborhood. There is a large drainage pipe just feet away from the road, sticking out of a faded and worn berm that protects the road from a massive retention pond.

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