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SK man sentenced in DUI-related death

June 25, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The man charged with the driving under the influence-related death of 23-year-old Erica Knowles in February 2012 was sentenced to prison Monday in Washington County Superior Court.

Dean C. Philbrick, 48, of South Kingstown, pleaded no contest to one count of driving under the influence – death resulting and one count of driving to endanger – death resulting.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Sunset Farm named to National Historic Register

June 24, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - A historic farm in the Point Judith Neck area of Narragansett recently received federal recognition for its contributions to the history of agriculture, architecture, community development, entertainment and recreation.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

South Kingstown crime rate down in 2012

June 24, 2013

DUI arrests in South Kingstown up from 78 in 2011 to 130 in 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Crime in South Kingstown was down overall in 2012 from the previous year, according to the South Kingstown Police Department’s 2012 annual report.
The recently released report outlines crime and accident statistics, which allows the department to identify crime trends in the community.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Philbrick to be sentenced this afternoon

June 24, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Dean C. Philbrick, 48, of South Kingstown, is scheduled to be sentenced in Washington County Superior Court today at 2 p.m. for the Feb. 15, 2012 death of 23-year-old Erica Knowles.

Philbrick is charged with one count of driving under the influence - death resulting and one count of driving to endanger - death resulting. A Washington County Grand Jury indicted Philbrick on the charges in May 2012.

Knowles, 23, of 95 Wood Lane, South Kingstown, died after the vehicle Philbrick was driving struck a tree on Torrey Road in the early morning hours of Feb. 15.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Perseverance pays off for South Kingstown High School seniors

June 21, 2013

KINGSTON – Diplomas in hand, 241 graduates of the South Kingstown High School Class of 2013 proceeded across the stage Monday at the Ryan Center, prepared to move on to a new phase of life be it college, the military or a career.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School committee awards bid for flooring, asbestos abatement

June 21, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- The Narragansett School Committee voted 5-0 to approve the bid award for the Narragansett High School asbestos abatement of $9,450 during the school committee meeting Wednesday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Narragansett High School graduates ready for new challenges

June 21, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- Graduates from the Narragansett High School Class of 2013 took one more step into their future as they accepted their diplomas Thursday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

New storefront for Narragansett Bikes

June 21, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- After two years of planning, Narragansett Bikes celebrated the grand opening of their new location at 922 Boston Neck Road on Thursday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Welcome House shake-up in South County

June 20, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The same week the new executive director of the Welcome House of South County was scheduled to begin full-time work, he vacated his position, according to Welcome House staff.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Narragansett Town Beach open for swimming, North Kingstown beach still closed

June 17, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - Narragansett Town Beach reopened Friday, after being closed to swimming last Wednesday and Thursday due to high bacteria levels.

North Kingstown Town Beach remained closed to swimming on Monday, according to the Rhode Island Department of Health.

Call (401) 222-2751 for the most recent beach closure information.

More information on the Narragansett Town Beach closure and future water testing will be in Wednesday's Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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