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November 17, 2011

What a weekend it was for the Exeter-West Greenwich Scarlet Knights!
This week, the Standard Times has the most comprehensive coverage in Rhode Island of Exeter's run to state championships in both girls volleyball and girls soccer.
In addition, we've got the latest on the case against Kimberly Fry, the resignation of Greg Coutcher from the EWG School Committee and the debate over changes made to a local home that have drawn the ire of several historic societies.
It's all in this week's Standard Times. Pick up a copy today!

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Timetable for recovery of sunken barge still unknown

November 16, 2011

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
lolivier@ricentral.com

NEWPORT - Almost two weeks after a barge sank beneath the Newport Pell Bridge, how it will be recovered hasn’t been determined yet.
Abhe & Svoboda, Inc. of Minnesota, the owner of the barge, was hired by the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) for the purpose of repainting and making repairs to the steel structure of the bridge.
Repairs began in September 2010 and the current work is scheduled to be completed by year’s end.

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King brings many skills to QDC’s top job

November 16, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – As Steven King drives visitors around the burgeoning Quonset Business Park, whose modernization and completion he oversees as managing director of the Quonset Development Corporation, he is asked a question.

Are you having fun?

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

DiCenso is a West Davisville visionary

November 15, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Steve DiCenso sits behind the desk in his very nice office in West Davisville Commons, an enterprise he began creating a decade ago from a rundown former Navy vehicle-and-equipment storage facility.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Boating accident leaves one dead

November 14, 2011

JAMESTOWN – A fishing trip turned deadly over the weekend when a boat carrying three friends sank in Jamestown, leading to one fatality.

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Vineyard, Navy stronghold share history

November 13, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – There is a rich history where the Quonset Business Park is growing by leaps and bounds.

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Business, industry flourishing at Quonset

November 12, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Quick! List everything you can think of that’s located at Quonset Point.

Okay, Electric Boat. Then what?

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Embury asks town to finance Festival

November 10, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN - Despite the rough economic times Rhode Island is still facing, the show that is the 26th Annual Festival of Lights in Wickford will go on.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Consignment Goods quadruples space at Gable House

November 5, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Less than two weeks after another local newspaper reported that the Biomes Marine Biology Center was moving into the long-vacant Gable House Furniture store at 6640 Post Rd., Craig Schennum has swooped in, grabbing the space for his enterprise, Consignment Goods.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Belleville House celebrates groundbreaking

November 4, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The building that used to house St. Bernard’s Church, 410 Tower Hill Road, is being transformed into 40 affordable apartments for the elderly in a joint partnership between the Washington County Community Development Corporation and Church Community Housing.

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