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About 350 area middle school students competed at Rogers Williams University this weekend in the 19th annual First Lego League RI robotics state championship. 

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – Family, friends and local business owners are mourning the loss of lifelong North Kingstown resident and community member Paul Wilson, who passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2.

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – After returning from holiday break, students and staff members found North Kingstown High School was a target of vandalism, with graffiti spray-painted across the school’s windows, doors and front sidewalks, among other areas.  

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EXETER – On Monday, town officials discussed a nearly $900,000 reduction in projected state aid for the Exeter-West Greenwich school district, a significant cut to the district’s operating budget. The discussion took place during this week’s Exeter Town Council meeting, with both council and…

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Town of North Kingstown will be hosting its 3rd Annual Open House event next Monday, inviting the public to stop by the Municipal Office Building to talk with town officials and staff, as well as view the artwork of local students that will be displayed throughout the b…

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EXETER – Members of the Exeter Town Council on Monday raised a series of new concerns around the Fish Barn, a unique and unfinished structure in town that has previously been the subject of both curiosity and consternation.

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – Last week, just in time for Thanksgiving, Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL) announced that it would be donating thousands of dollars and hundreds of turkeys to the Make A Difference Foundation.

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EXETER – On Monday, the Exeter Town Council unanimously approved a resolution to raise the tax exemption for volunteer firefighters. The resolution, which requests that changes be made to state law in order to increase exemptions, will be sent to the town’s legislative delegation to be taken…

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Dec. 6 and 7 Charlestown RI Holiday Ramble 2019: on Friday, Dec. 6 from 4-9 p.m. and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday. Ring in the holiday season with the Annual Charlestown RI Holiday Ramble! Grab a friend and enjoy festive local merriment and one-of-a-kind shopping throughout Cross’ Mills C…

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The annual tree lighting in Updike Park kicked off a weekend of fun and festivities last Thursday. The event sponsored by the N.K. Chamber of Commerce included youth performances and a visit from Santa.

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – After a pair of cats in particularly bad conditions were brought to the Pet Refuge organized by the North Kingstown-Exeter Animal Protection League (NKEAPL), the animal shelter acted immediately, getting both cats veterinary treatment that is expected to cost thousands. 

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EXETER–After a joint donation was made to DonorsChoose, an online charity and crowdfunding website, more than 250 teacher projects across the state will be fully funded. The donations were made by the Partnership for Rhode Island and Theresia Gouw, a board member of the Corporation of Brown …

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WEST GREENWICH – On Saturday, an Environmental Police Officer (EPO) discharged his service weapon after allegedly being struck and injured by a man on a dirt bike at the Big River Management Area in West Greenwich. The EPO was taken by ambulance to Kent County Hospital.

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – Starting this weekend, the Wickford Art Association (WAA) will kick off its annual Small Works Show and Sale, which will feature hundreds of small-in-size works of fine art. The show and sale will run from Nov. 17 to Dec. 24, with a special holiday reception taking place in…

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EXETER – After hearing from the emergency management director (EMD) on Monday, the Exeter Town Council unanimously decided to move forward with updating the town’s hazard mitigation plan. The council’s decision pertained to hiring a contractor to help complete the process, which will be paid…

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – For the eleventh time in 12 years, the Port of Davisville in Quonset has broken its annual automobile import record, needing only until mid-October to advance past its previous record. As of Oct. 18, the port has processed 242,568 vehicles, up more than 700 that were import…

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Nov. 11 is celebrated throughout the nation as Veterans Day–a day to honor those who serve or have served to protect the country. In honor of the holiday, local towns including South Kingstown, East Greenwich and North Kingstown are holding parades. All parades will begin today at 10 a.m.

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – In a Special Election on Tuesday, North Kingstown voters rejected a referendum that asked residents to decide on a $7.5 million bond for the renovation and restoration of the town hall building located on Boston Neck Road.