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Hurricane Watch: South Kingstown Evacuation

August 26, 2011

The Town of South Kingstown is ordering a mandatory evacuation notice by 10 am Sunday. According to the town, residents who receive this notice should seek shelter away from the South Shore coast line and low lying areas near Narrow River.

The town's emergency shelter is located at the South Kingstown High School, 215 Columbia Street, Wakefield. The shelter will be available by those requiring assistance by 8 am Sunday.

The Narragansett Times will continue to update you on the latest hurricane news.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hurricane Watch: Narragansett Evacuation Notice

August 26, 2011

The Town of Narragansett is recommending that all preparations for the anticipated hurricane be completed by 3pm Saturday, and, all boats on mooring and slips be removed as soon as possible. THe Town of Narragansett is issuing a mandatory evacuation of low-lying areas to be completed by 10 a.m. These areas include Great Island, Harbor Island, Sand Hill Cove, Jerusalem, Breakwater Village and Bonnet Shores. Keep checking back at the town website http://www.narragansettri.gov or The Narragansett Times for updates on the hurricane.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Watching Hurricane Irene: SK Officials make preparations for impending storm

August 26, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – With a Category 3 hurricane expected to hit Southern New England by Sunday, South Kingstown officials gathered at the police department on Kingstown Road to discuss emergency plans Wednesday afternoon.

The Weather Channel said Wednesday Hurricane Irene threatens to become the strongest hurricane to hit the Northeast in a decade and South Kingstown did not waste any time making sure they were ready.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Heading Back to School

August 25, 2011

School is less than a week away. You know what that means: homework, bagged lunches, hallway gossip, sports and more. But before the school year starts, you need to get there. Pick up a copy of Wednesday's The Narragansett Times before it's off the stands for the Narragansett school bus schedules. See Friday's issue for the South Kingstown bus schedules.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

South Kingstown evacuation map

August 25, 2011

In case Hurricane Irene knocks the Rhode Island coastline, South Kingstown has posted an updated evacuation map. See Friday's newspaper for more information on evacuation and hurricane preparation plans or check back here at ricentral.com

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

South Kingstown anticipates a mandatory evacuation

August 25, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - According to the Town of South Kingstown, a mandatory evacuation along the South Shore coastline, Narrow River, and other low-lying areas is anticipated. Persons in these areas should be preparing to seek shelter with family and friends.

Once a formal evacation declaration is issued, the South Kingstown High School will serve as the Town's main emergency shelter; located at 215 Columbia Street, Wakefield, RI 02879. The Animal Shelter on Asa Pond Road (789-5515) is available if you need emergency shelter for your animal; current vaccination records are required.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Resisting Irene's fury: Towns prepare for weekend storm

August 25, 2011

With winds gusting at 120 mph, category 3 Hurricane Irene is heading towards the East Coast this weekend. As she plows through the Bahamas and sets her sights on the US, The Narragansett Times has all the information to keep you safe from Irene's fury. Pick up a copy of Friday's paper with its extensive coverage of what your town is doing to prepare for the storm.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

August 24, 2011

In this Wednesday's issue of The Narragansett Times, local towns are looking to make changes as the Narragansett schools plan to get new athletic fields and the South Kingstown Traffic Committee investigates options of a parking ban at town parking lots. Also, readers can find out how Wakefield based Applied Science Associates helped save crew members on the capsized Rambler 100 boat in Ireland. For more information, pick up a copy of today's paper.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tremors felt in ’Gansett

August 23, 2011

NARRAGANSETT - A 5.8 earthquake that hit Richmond, Va., made its way up the East Coast and was felt in Narragansett and as far north as Toronto, Canada Monday.
The quake happened at approximately 1:51 p.m. Monday according to the National Weather Service and tremors from the quake were felt across most of the Mid-Atlantic.
According to the Providence Journal, the State House was evactuated after the tremors.
For more, pick up Friday’s Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tremors felt in ’Gansett

August 23, 2011

NARRAGANSETT - A 5.8 earthquake that hit Richmond, Va., made its way up the East Coast and was felt in Narragansett and as far north as Toronto, Canada Monday.
The quake happened at approximately 1:51 p.m. Monday according to the National Weather Service and tremors from the quake were felt across most of the Mid-Atlantic.
According to the Providence Journal, the State House was evactuated after the tremors.
For more, pick up Friday’s Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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