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November 9, 2011

As the General Assembly readies itself to vote on the state pension plan this Thursday, The Narragansett Times has the latest on what local legislators are questioning in the plan. Days before the vote, the Narragansett Town Council passed a resolution in support of pension reform.

Also inside today's paper, the Narragansett Town Council has voted against the state tour tax. We also have an update on last Thursday's barn fire in West Kingston.

All and more inside, today's The Narragansett Times.

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Technology vastly improving at SK Schools

November 5, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Technology Director for South Kingstown Schools wants to make South Kingstown a world class school district by bringing in innovative technology to help students learn and teachers educate.

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Friends of Kingston Station: preserving railroad history

November 4, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – As they work to maintain the Kingston Station, to keep its doors open and provide South County with a viable option for transportation, the Friends of the Kingston Station are preserving a piece of history, a land mark of southern Rhode Island.

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Nor’easter sinks barge near Pell Bridge

November 3, 2011

NEWPORT—A barge responsible for repairs to the Pell Bridge sank between Saturday evening and Sunday at noon during the past weekend’s nor’ easter. The barge, hired by the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA), was re-painting and conducting repairs to the steel structure of the bridge.

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Technology vastly improving at SK Schools

November 3, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Technology Director for South Kingstown Schools wants to make South Kingstown a world class school district by bringing in innovative technology to help students learn and teachers educate.
At Tuesday night’s school committee work session, technology director Douglas Snow said the school district has come far in its technological capacity and can go even further.

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Nor'easter sinks barge near Pell Bridge

November 2, 2011

NEWPORT— A barge responsible for repairs to the Pell Bridge sank between Saturday evening and Sunday at noon during the past weekend’s nor’ easter. The barge, hired by the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA), was re-painting and conducting repairs to the steel structure of the bridge.

The United States Coast Guard, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), Clean Harbors, Newport Harbormaster’s Office and the Newport Navy Base were all notified of the incident.

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November 2, 2011

In today's issue of The Narragansett Times, find out how this weekend's nor'easter impacted the Newport Pell Bridge and how South Kingstown aims to improve in technology in the classroom. Also, after the local chambers of commerce annual membership meetings were held last week, find out what changes are taken place in the local business community.

All and more inside today's The Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Domestic fowl issue still up for debate in South Kingstown

November 1, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The chickens can stay in the coup for now.

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Klotz violates bail; conditions reset

October 31, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—Matthew Klotz, 27, of 33 Hopkins St., Stonington, Connecticut, violated the bail conditions set on Monday after he had been arraigned in Fourth District court for kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, and carrying a dangerous weapon while committing a crime of violence. Klotz failed to make initial contact with pretrial services to engage with bail supervision, and was in Fourth District court on Wednesday for a hearing on his newly set bail conditions because of the violation.

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Rosbottom wins Chamber award

October 30, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—On Tuesday evening, The Narragansett Chamber of Commerce presented Kenneth Rosbottom, a Narragansett resident, with the James M. Kelso Community Service Award. The presentation was given during the Chamber’s annual dinner at Spain’s Restaurant, and Rosbottom’s nomination was met with great applause.

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