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Rep. Walsh secures $2,000 grant to assist RI-CAN

January 23, 2012

CHARLESTOWN - Lines of hungry people seeking food extend out the door and into the parking lot of the Rhode Island Center Assisting Those in Need (RI-CAN), the food pantry on the corner of Routes 112 and 91 in Charlestown.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Substance abuse decreases among Chariho students

January 20, 2012

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - The Chariho Regional School District is still feeling the aftershock of a car crash that injured four students in October 2011, and the ill-advised gathering of teens and alcohol that preceded it. However, as the district recovers, there is evidence to support a significant downward trend in substance abuse among students, and a heightened sense of the danger it presents.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho student sentenced for crash

January 19, 2012

WAKEFIELD - The teen driver who crashed his car into a tree last October, injuring himself and three other Chariho High School students, has been sentenced to serve home confinement.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

New hours at Charlestown transfer station

January 18, 2012

CHARLESTOWN - The Charlestown Transfer Station will have new hours of operation starting this week.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town leaders attend MESS

January 17, 2012

PROVIDENCE - Gov. Lincoln Chafee held a closed door meeting with the 39 municipal leaders of Rhode Island on Thursday, Jan. 5, at the state house. The meeting was a MESS, but that’s not to say it was disorderly or dysfunctional. MESS stands for Municipal Executives Strategy Session.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho Hall of Famer dies

January 16, 2012

A man who spent over 30 years working for Chariho schools, and a lifetime serving his community, passed away on Jan. 7, at his home, surrounded by his family.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Charlestown votes down tax exemption committee

January 13, 2012

CHARLESTOWN - Charlestown residents struggling to pay their property taxes should know that the town’s government is trying to help them, but are going to have to be patient as it figures out how.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Chariho Times

January 12, 2012

In this week's paper, we have a story about the rescue of crew members off the 55-foot fishing vessel Elizabeth Helen after it sank three miles northeast of Block Island this past Saturday.

After much discussion Monday night, the Charlestown Town Council voted to not create a committee to examine the town's tax exemption program because they could not decide who should be on the ad hoc committee.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Let it snow: Chariho Shovel Brigade is ready to lend a hand

January 9, 2012

HOPE VALLEY - Shoveling snow can be a tiresome and treacherous chore, and even though winter has been mild thus far, it is very likely that local walkways and driveways will need shoveling at some point this season.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School Committee budget workshops start Saturday at CMS

January 6, 2012

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - During the upcoming weeks, the Chariho Regional School District Committee will hold several public budget workshops leading up to the approval and adoption of the district’s next annual budget.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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