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EWG School Committee hires new principal

August 15, 2013

WEST GREENWICH — On Tuesday evening, the Exeter West Greenwich Regional School Committee announced its selection of a new principal. Susan Chandler, formerly assistant principal at Coventry High School, will now take the reins from former principal, Brian Butler, who resigned earlier this summer.

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Chamber reaffirms support of fast ferry service in Quonset

August 9, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN- The North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce reiterated this past week its support of the proposed fast ferry in Quonset after the Narragansett chamber expressed its opposition to the service.

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Wayward arsonist files for public defender

August 9, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—A North Kingstown man who was sentenced 25 years ago for arson went before a Superior Court judge Friday, August 2, applying for a public defender. Carleton H. Winsor, 74, appeared at Washington County Superior Court, stating he did not have his own lawyer.

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Residents speak up about Split Rock

August 9, 2013

EXETER – The Exeter Town Council agreed to set up a meeting with the landlord of Split Rock Trailer Park at a future date where any residents can attend and voice their concerns about the condition of the park.

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Stonecroft property remains in limbo

August 9, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—On Tuesday evening, the North Kingstown Planning Commission held a lengthy discussion on the future of the Stonecroft property at at 173 Boston Neck Road.

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Man arrested for scamming NK businesses

August 9, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—North Kingstown Police arrested a Middletown man Monday morning for posing as a representative for a veterans charity in front of a number of businesses on Post Road. George Henry Begin, 61, of 31 West Main Road, Apt. 20, Middletown, was charged with four counts of obtaining money under false pretenses, totaling over $170.

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An off-path sight

August 2, 2013

Lotus flower brings many a visitor to Boston Neck Road

NORTH KINGSTOWN — Sitting unassumingly to the side of Boston Neck Road, in front of the Hamilton Web Condominiums, rests a sight to which locals and visitors alike have been flocking all week. There, nestled within an old mill pond, grow the lotus flower, a beautiful aquatic plant which is currently in bloom.

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Labor board upholds fire union complaint

August 2, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—Having heard testimony from legal representatives from both the town and firefighters union, the State Labor Relations Board (SLRB) ruled against North Kingstown in their fight to keep firefighters working under a three-platoon shifting system.

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NK Players make last deed one for the community

August 2, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN — In June, four North Kingstown High School students received scholarships totaling $2,000 to pursue fine arts degrees as they head into college. The story behind those scholarships is one of dedication to the local arts by John ‘Jack’ Higby, a founding member of the North Kingstown Players theater group and long-time public school teacher.

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Silver Spoon Bakery fights ovarian cancer for a friend

August 2, 2013

EAST GREENWICH—Karen Bristow had been Mary Sayles’ neighbor in Warwick for 35 years, each woman babysitting the other’s children as they grew up. On June 28, 2011, Bristow lost a good friend to ovarian cancer and, two years later, has done much to commemorate her life.

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