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SK Superintendent Stringfellow gets contract extension

July 12, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown School Committee recently voted 5-1 to extend Superintendent Dr. Kristen Stringfellow’s contract through the end of the 2015-2016 school year.
The vote was taken in an executive session ahead of the June 25 work session on graduation rates and requirements and was reported at the start of the session, Maureen Cotter, school committee chair confirmed.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Narragansett resident wins prestigious VFW award

July 12, 2013

NARRAGANSETT–Narragansett resident and avid volunteer John E. O’Hara was recently presented the Department of Rhode Island Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriotic Award for his involvement with countless councils and community organizations.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Illegal parking: a summertime headache in Galilee

July 12, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- The Galilee Advisory Committee tackled the issue of illegal parking in Galilee during Tuesday’s meeting.
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management liaison, Larry Mouradjian, stated that despite the recent discussion with Interim Town Manager Rich Kerbel at the previous meeting, parking is still an issue at Galilee.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NFIP reform may impact coastal residents

July 12, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – Reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program may soon begin to affect property owners throughout the state.
Changes to the program were discussed at a stakeholder meeting Wednesday for those involved and interested in the Coastal Resources Management Council and Rhode Island Sea Grant Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (Beach SAMP).

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI Master Gardeners hosting tour

July 12, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- The University of Rhode Island Master Gardeners Association will be hosting Rhode Island’s only statewide garden tour on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14. The rain or shine tour will include 35 private and public gardens that have been maintained by master gardeners and will be opened from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI terminates lease with Paideia to construct amphitheater

July 10, 2013

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island recently terminated a lease agreement with the Hellenic Society Paideia to construct a Hellenic cultural center and outdoor amphitheater on the university’s Kingston campus.
On June 11, Robert A. Weygand, URI’s vice president of administration and finance, sent a letter to Ilias Tomazos, president of Paideia, advising him of the termination of the ground lease.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Food truck nights may be coming to South Kingstown

July 10, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The popular food truck nights held twice weekly in Narragansett could soon be coming to South Kingstown.
South Kingstown Town Council Vice President Carol Hagan McEntee requested at the council meeting Monday that Town Manager Stephen A. Alfred look into the feasibility of holding weekly spring and summer food truck nights at the South Kingstown Town Beach and/or Marina Park.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Doyle case continued due to lawyer change

July 10, 2013

WAKEFIELD – Daniel E. Doyle, the former director of the Institute for International Sport who is charged with embezzling more than $1 million from the Institute, has a new attorney representing him in the case.
A pretrial conference and a determination of attorney hearing were scheduled Monday in Washington County Superior Court before Judge Melanie Wilk Thunberg.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Oceanside Condominium ruling won’t settle dispute

July 5, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – The allocation of common expenses among condominium unit owners at the Oceanside Condominium complex has been long disputed.
The issue has been so hotly contested that the owners of three condos brought suit against the members of the Board of Directors of the Oceanside Condominium Association.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hanging ten with URI’s Surf Ocean Therapy program

July 5, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- Assistant Kinesiology Professor at the University of Rhode lsland Emily Clapham has created a new adapted physical education program for students with disabilities that allows them to enjoy the relaxing activity of surfing.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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