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Quonset museum faces costly repairs, sells bricks

November 1, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – At a time when the Quonset Air Museum, a non-profit organization committed to honoring aeronautic – particularly military – history is making unexpected and expensive repairs to its new $50,000 roof, a fundraising effort is falling short.

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Reception ends cancer month

October 31, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Alicia’s Beauty Shop, 7442 Post Road, will conclude its observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month tomorrow with an open house from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Gentle, fleecy alpacas a sheer delight

October 30, 2011

EXETER – Worn out from the stress and pressure of living in these uncertain times? Does the whole thing give you a headache?
Skip the Tylenol and contact Dr. Alpaca.

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Brooks facing up to 40 years

October 29, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A year after a spree of robberies in Narragansett, East Greenwich and North Kingstown left four elderly women victimized, former Narragansett resident Michael Brooks, 50, pleaded no contest Friday in Rhode Island Superior Court to four counts of first degree robbery.

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Future of Davisville Elementary site up in the air

October 28, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The North Kingstown School Department may be feeling a sense of déjà vu.

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Downtown in clutches of an identity crisis

October 27, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – When the Great Northeast Blizzard struck Rhode Island in February 1978, Wickford was truly a self-contained village.

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Curmudgeon's Corner:Occupy Wall Street an exercise in 'flawed' logic (OPINION)

October 26, 2011

The movement that started as Occupy Wall Street is gaining world-wide momentum. Brown University radicals, both student and faculty, brought the protest to Providence. Liberal politicians and their allies in the media are praising these demonstrations as democracy in action notwithstanding their harsh criticism of earlier Tea Party gatherings.

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A new beginning for St. Francis de Sales

October 25, 2011

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
lolivier@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – For the second time in two years, North Kingstown has seen the opening of a new Catholic church.
Located less than five miles from St. Bernard’s church, which opened in August of 2009, the new St. Francis de Sales church on School Street welcomed hundreds of parishioners to its first service Sunday.

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O’Reilly calls Perlman ‘patriot’

October 24, 2011

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Business magnate Marc Perlman, president and CEO of Ocean State Job Lot, headquartered in the Quonset Business Park, recently won an auction benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project.
With a high bid of $60,000, Perlman brought home the second of three original, framed posters depicting a solider carrying his wounded comrade to safety. The three pieces of artwork were signed by all five living U.S. presidents – Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tell Me Your Story: Cancer survivor surprised herself during long treatment

October 23, 2011

EXETER – Paula Hughes has her sewing machine set up at the kitchen table where she has been busy celebrating the end of her breast cancer treatment by making fluffy fleece blankets for women seeking comfort during their own battles.
Creating these blankets, which are bright solid pink on one side and white with imprinted pink ribbons on the reverse, reflects Paula’s generous spirit. In this case, the blankets were destined for a cancer treatment center until she learned of two people she knows who have been diagnosed. They will receive the snuggly fleece.

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