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Langevin addresses top issues at Town Hall meeting

March 26, 2011

WARWICK - Continuing his commitment to accessibility, Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) hosted a "town mall" meeting at the Warwick Mall, where he discussed his work in Congress to address key issues facing Rhode Islanders and the nation and offered an opportunity for individuals and families to express their specific concerns.

Pastor grateful for community support after vandalism

March 25, 2011

ASHAWAY -- Roughly $40,000 to $50,000 worth of damage was inflicted to the Babcock Presbyterian Church last Thursday, when vandals entered the building and, among other actions, turned over the organ, emptied the fire extinguishers, and tossed a filing cabinet off the second floor.

Chariho students holding benefit concert Friday night

March 24, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. – For the second year in a row, Chariho Regional High School students are looking to “Strike a Chord” with a concert to support Doctors Without Borders.

Celebrity judges for Wood River Health pasta challenge announced

March 22, 2011

HOPE VALLEY – Westerly’s favorite chocolatier, Rudi Hauser, owner of Hauser Chocolates and President of the Westerly-Pawcatuck Chamber of Commerce, will join television’s Cooking with Class gourmet chef Frank Terranova and Dean of Cuisine Linda Musch, Director of Culinary Arts at the Chariho Career and Technical Center, to comprise the team of judges for this year’s Pasta Challenge at Westerly Armory.

Bill would extend lay-off notice deadline for teachers

March 21, 2011

PROVIDENCE -- Legislation has been introduced that could easily solve one of the routine headaches faced by the Chariho Regional School District every year.

Council shows appreciation for resigned parks and rec member

March 20, 2011

CHARLESTOWN -- The Town Council also announced last Monday night the resignation of Bernard Bishop from the town Parks and Recreation Commission. He sent in his letter of resignation March 2 via e-mail, in which he outlined his reasons for leaving.

“I have enjoyed my time on the commission throughout the years with the exception of the past 12 months," he wrote,likely referring to the back-and-forth on how to move forward with the town beach facilities.

(Calls to Bishop were not returned.)

Westerly Area Youth Lacrosse receives grants

March 19, 2011

WESTERLY – Westerly Area Youth Lacrosse (WAYL) recently received two grants that will help the area's new non-profit lacrosse organization with funding and equipment for its upcoming 2011 Spring season.

Celebrate the National Wildlife Refuge System's 108th birthday

March 18, 2011

CHARLESTOWN -- The National Wildlife Refuge System will be celebrating the 108th anniversary of its establishment this year.

Book discussion at Langworthy this Sunday

March 16, 2011

HOPE VALLEY -- Maureen Taylor will return to town on Sunday, March 20, at 2  p.m., to discuss her book, The Last Muster, Images of the Revolutionary War Generation. The program is a joint effort of the Langworthy Public Library, the Richmond Historical Society, and the Hopkinton Historical Association and will be held at the Chapel at Wood River, 85 Nooseneck Hill Road, Richmond. The program is free and open to the public. Debra Nunes, director of the Langworthy Public Library, advises everyone interested to “arrive early--this will be a popular event.”

WPWA holding native wildflowers workshop

March 15, 2011

HOPE VALLEY -- Come celebrate the first day of spring with the Wood Pawcatuck Watershed Association while learning about some of our state's most spectacular little treasures - native wildflowers.

 

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