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Narragansett resident sues church, pope

September 5, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - A Narragansett man is suing St. Thomas More Catholic Parish, the Rhode Island attorney general, Pope Francis, and others, claiming the church's tolling bells have caused him emotional distress and led to the demise of his marriage.

Check out the story in Friday's Narragansett Times.

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Narragansett council appoints new town manager

September 4, 2013

The Narragansett Town Council voted unanimously last night to appoint Pamela Nolan as town manager. According to her contract, Nolan will assume her new position Oct. 1

For the story, pick up Friday's Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Narragansett council to vote on new town manager

September 3, 2013

NARRAGANSETT - On tonight's Narragansett Town Council agenda is a motion to appoint Pamela Nolan as town manager.

If the council approves her contract and she is appointed, Nolan will take over for Interim Town Manager Richard Kerbel.

The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Narragansett Town Hall.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town opposes United Water rate hikes

September 3, 2013

The town of South Kingstown filed a motion to intervene Aug. 23 in United Water’s application before the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission to increase rates for South Kingstown and Narragansett customers.

United Water filed an application Aug. 12 to increase the typical residential customer bill by approximately $10.30 per month – or 34 cents per day.

The increases will amount to an additional nearly $1.6 million, or 43 percent, increase in revenues for United Water.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

First day at Narragansett Elementary

August 29, 2013

Narragansett Schools had an early start this year as classes began on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Fourth graders Bryce Shabo, Matthew Willet and Curtis Soloff make their way from the bus to Narragansett Elementary School for the first day of classes. South Kingstown kids return to school on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

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Matunuck residents come out in numbers

August 29, 2013

MATUNUCK – More than 90 people attended a community workshop on the Matunuck Village Study at Matunuck Elementary School Tuesday.

Vincent Murray, director of planning for South Kingstown, said the attendance was more than double at last night’s workshop than at the Matunuck workshop held in April.

Nate Kelley and Craig Pereira, project consultants with the Horsley Witten Group, provided an update on the project and discussed the key issues facing Matunuck.

For the story, pick up tomorrow's Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Historical Society unveils plans for Narragansett 125th

August 29, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- The Narragansett Historical Society plans to celebrate the town’s 125th anniversary by presenting various historical events at The Towers on Sunday, Oct. 6.

The first event is the performance of the major scene and of the soliloquy from the opera “William Sprague and His Women.” This event will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and focuses on the history of Col. William Sprague and his wife, Kate Chase. The scenes will also include various educational facts of Narragansett.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

No cages necessary at The Gnarly Dog

August 29, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- Motivated by her love of animals and passion to make a difference, University of Rhode Island graduate Jaclyn Beauregard held the grand opening Thursday for her new business–The Gnarly Dog.

According to Beauregard, The Gnarly Dog is a cage free doggy daycare where dogs can enjoy hours of off leash play while the owners are away. The facility offers both indoor and outdoor play areas.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Fire destroys home on Columbia Street

August 29, 2013

Update: The Rhode Island State Fire Marshal's office said Thursday that the fire was determined to be accidental, caused by the "improper disposal of smoking materials."

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A fire destroyed the upper two floors of a home on Columbia Street Saturday afternoon.

According to Union Fire District Chief Robert Perry, crews were called to 25 Columbia St. at 3:37 p.m. Upon arrival, Perry said they found the second and third floor attic engulfed in flame with heavy black smoke emanating from the structure.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

CRMC affirms denial of Champlin’s Marina BI expansion

August 29, 2013

NARRAGANSETT — Champlin’s Marina on Block Island lost its second round with the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), when the council upheld its 2011 decision Monday to deny Champlin’s application for docking expansion.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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