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Dickinson defeats Fogarty in District 35 primary

September 17, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Incumbent Democrat Spencer Dickinson narrowly defeated Democrat Kathleen Fogarty in the primary election for state representative in District 35 Tuesday.

Dickinson received 270 votes, or 52.6 percent of the vote, and Fogarty received 243 votes, or 47.4 percent.

“I’m very happy with the outcome,” Dickinson said Wednesday. “I certainly could not have predicted what was going to happen.”

Dickinson credited his victory to the help of many different people.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Wilkens wins over Tetzner for District 34

September 17, 2012

NARRAGANSETT - After the votes were tallied and the polls closed Tuesday evening in Narragansett and South Kingstown, the winner of the Republican primary for the House District 34 emerged as current Narragansett Town Councilman Christopher Wilkens. Having defeated his challenger, Steven Tetzner, Wilkens will now face off against incumbent and Democrat Teresa Tanzi in the November elections.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Mass celebration for new Prout School principal

September 17, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Bishop Thomas J. Tobin along with 15 visiting priests and The Prout School’s own chaplain, Father Joseph Upton, celebrated a mass at the school Wednesday to mark the installation of David Carradini as principal.

The mass was attended by the largest number of priests to serve with the bishop in the school’s history. The school’s 600 students were also in attendance along with Prout’s faculty and staff, guests from other catholic schools and local community and government leaders.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI opens College of Pharmacy building

September 10, 2012

KINGSTON - The University of Rhode Island celebrated on Tuesday the opening of the newest facility on campus, a $75 million, 144,000 square-foot 5-story building for the College of Pharmacy. URI President David Dooley cut the ribbon in front of the new building surrounded by state and university dignitaries.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NBEP working to preserve local watersheds

September 10, 2012

KINGSTON - The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program (NBEP) is currently in the process of updating its Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP), a document which serves as a guideline for local and state governments and organizations involved with the preservation of the Narragansett Bay watershed area. NBEP will seek public comment from August 29 to September 17 in order that the Plan is as responsive to local concerns as possible.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Klotz to serve eight years for kidnapping attempt

September 10, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Matthew Klotz, 27, of 244 Hempstead St., New London, Connecticut, pleaded no contest on Wednesday to a number of charges stemming from his attempted kidnapping of a Narragansett woman last October. Klotz, who was sentenced by Superior Court Justice Melanie Thunberg, will serve over 30 years between prison time and probation.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Construction of new URI dorm unfinished

August 27, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - A new $42 million residence hall will not be ready for students to move in next month at the University of Rhode Island.

Construction is not yet complete on Hillside Hall, the university’s newest dormitory. The 120,000 square foot, five story structure was scheduled to house 429 students beginning this fall, who have now been advised to find other living arrangements until the dorm opens in October.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK School Committee proposes bylaw changes

August 27, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown School Committee is proposing significant changes to its bylaws, which were reviewed at Tuesday night’s meeting.

The changes will impact the meeting schedule, alter community involvement on subcommittees and solidify the “understanding” that “committee meetings are meetings held before the public but are not meetings with the public.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Peace Dale Bus Routes 2012-2013

August 24, 2012

Peace Dale Elementary School

Bus: 2
7:35 am PEACE DALE ELEMENTARY No Intersection
7:42 am 1080 MOORESFIELD RD
7:44 am 568 MOORESFIELD RD
7:47 am 141 MOORESFIELD RD/141A MOORESFIELD ROAD
7:49 am 293/295 MOORESFIELD RD
7:50 am MOORESFIELD RD @ MEADOW TREE FARM RD
7:52 am 989 MOORESFIELD RD/989H MOORESFIELD RD.
7:53 am 69 OLD ROSE HILL RD
7:54 am 120 OLD ROSE HILL RD
7:54 am 120 OLD ROSE HILL RD
7:59 am 2154 KINGSTOWN RD
7:59 am KINGSTOWN RD @ WESTWIND RD
8:00 am 2001/2012 KINGSTOWN RD
8:01 am 1998 KINGSTOWN RD
8:02 am SAUGATUCKET RD @ BIRCHWOOD DR

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK animal shelter to hold grand opening on Saturday

August 17, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown Animal Shelter will celebrate the grand opening of its new facility this Saturday, Aug. 18.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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