NORTH KINGSTOWN/EXETER – Leading up to the General Election on Nov. 3, the North Kingstown Standard Times will be featuring a Question and Answer series with North Kingstown and Exeter candidates for town council and school committee.

Questions will focus on local issues in both towns, focusing on matters like COVID-19, the economy, school departments and the environment, among other topics.

This week’s question, for North Kingstown School Committee candidates, was:

The North Kingstown High School start time (7:15 a.m.) has long been discussed, with parents and students requesting a later start to the day. If elected, what would you do to address the high school start time?

And the question for Exeter-West Greenwich School Committee candidates was:

What are some of the most pressing issues facing the Exeter-West Greenwich School District? And if elected, how would you address these issues?

To see the North Kingstown and Exeter candidates' answers, pick up this week's edition of the Standard Times, and look for more Q&A's with the candidates in the coming weeks.

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