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Exeter’s Jessica Marfeo crowned Miss Rhode Island

June 17, 2013

KINGSTON – Beauty and brains is a powerful combination. Add a mountain of courage to the mix and you get Jessica Marfeo, a University of Rhode Island junior recently crowned Miss Rhode Island.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NK Class of 2013 looks to future, grateful for opportunities given

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—With excited minds and a single red rose in hand, students of the North Kingstown High School Class of 2013 processed into the Ryan Center in order to cap off their four years of hard work, a diploma waiting at the end. Family members crowded into their seats this past Friday evening as students fixed tassels and talked about what they’ll miss, where they’d be going to college.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Bronk presents need for town market analysis

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN - On Monday evening, Director of Economic Development Paige Bronk presented a proposal to the town council to conduct a market analysis of the the town. The study, which will cost approximately $75,000, will aim to assess the town’s current economic climate and what can be done in the future to expand business.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town to move fire maintenance to old Stanley-Bostitch building

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN - A new fire maintenance building will be going into the old Stanley-Bostich location on Callahan Road after the town council voted this past Monday evening in executive session. Council members have been discussing options for a new home for fire maintenance, which currently resides at Power Street in Quonset.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council concerned about high school air conditioning issues

June 14, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—The North Kingstown Town Council spoke with representatives from the school department on Monday evening to discuss the ongoing heating and air conditioning issues which have impacted North Kingstown High School since it was built in 2001. Members of the Facilities Subcommittee were on hand to discuss the school committee’s request of $72,300 in reimbursement for a study which they will conduct to address the high school’s problems.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Weapon permitting bill presented to House committee

June 6, 2013

PROVIDENCE—Rep. Larry Valencia (Dist. 39—Richmond, Exeter, Hopkinton) presented the latest version of House Bill 6160 to the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, legislation which would remove the town clerk in Exeter from being responsible for approving concealed weapons permits to residents.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Anusavice pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

June 6, 2013

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.—North Kingstown resident Gary Anusavice pleaded guilty on Monday in a federal courtroom to charges of health care fraud and tax evasion.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NK man killed in motorcycle accident

May 31, 2013

NORTH STONINGTON, Conn.—Brandon Burns, 24, a North Kingstown native was killed this past Sunday evening after his motorcycle veered into oncoming traffic on Route 201 in North Stonington, Conn.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town approves plan for Wickford Elementary

May 31, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—Town Manager Michael Embury announced last week that the town has entered into a purchase and sales agreement with Stanley Weiss Associates, LLC to redevelop Wickford Elementary School. The building, which has been closed since 2005, has been the subject of a number of discussions over the past several years as to how it should be best utilized.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

In today's Standard Times

May 30, 2013

Hello readers!

Every Thursday, we will bring you a run-down of the news in our latest weekly edition of The Standard Times. This week, the town council has approved a purchase agreement with a local developer for the Wickford Elementary School. The North Kingstown School Committee has begun its new plans for the Davisville Elementary School, and the RI Board of Education seeks to arm campus police. All of these stories in more in this week's The Standard Times!

Thank you for your readership!
The Standard Times staff

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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