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Meet the Candidates Forum features Sosnowski, Lindholm

October 12, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—Incumbent and Democrat V. Susan Sosnowski squared off with challenger John Lindholm for Rhode Island Senate district 37 (South Kingstown, New Shoreham) in an open forum with the public on Wednesday evening. The talk, organized by the Narragansett/South Kingstown Chapter of the League of Women Voters, allowed candidates running in November’s elections the opportunity to detail their plans and viewpoints regarding a number of important issues across the state.

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Wright wins Kelso Community Service Award

October 11, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—Throughout the years, Charles “Ted” Wright has been everything in Narragansett, from a town councilman to a successful local businessman. His nickname, “Mr. Narragansett,” attests to the relationships that Wright has developed within the town. In recognition of his importance to Narragansett, the Narragansett Chamber of Commerce has selected Wright as the 2012 recipient of the James M. Kelso Community Service Award.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Reis named Narragansett teacher of the year

September 21, 2012

NARRAGANSETT - Narragansett High School Science teacher Adam Reis has spent the last nine years educating students about the natural processes of the earth and its oceans. On Wednesday evening, School Committee members recognized him with the Narragansett Teacher of the Year award for the work he has done in and beyond the classroom.

“I am still reluctant to accept the award based on individual merits,” said Reis. “This is more about representing the groups of our school, such as the science department and the athletics department.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Carney to lead Firefighter's Memorial Parade

September 21, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Deputy Chief John “Jack” Carney will serve as the grand marshal of this year’s South Kingstown Firefighters Memorial Parade on Sunday, Sept. 23, as he celebrates 51 years of service.

Carney joined the fire department when he was 16-years-old. Originally from Woonsocket, he moved to South County when he was 12 and his interest in the fire service began at a young age.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council passes new parking ordinance

September 21, 2012

NARRAGANSETT - The Town Council Monday evening passed a new ordinance regarding parking on Narragansett Avenue. The ordinance was drafted in response to a lawsuit brought against the town on behalf of a group of University of Rhode Island students, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), who claimed that they were unfairly ticketed for parking violations on Narragansett Avenue last fall.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

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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