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September 4th

District 35 candidates ready for primary

September 4, 2014

While pedaling on his bicycle around the various neighborhoods in North Kingstown, East Greenwich, South Kingstown and Narragansett that make up District 35 over the last few weeks, East Greenwich Town Councilman Mark Watkins Gee has seen many vehicles parked at the homes he’s visited with license plates showing oranges symbolizing the Sunshine State as opposed to the roaring wave of the Ocean State.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NK woman bikes to Oregon in memory of friend

September 4, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN - When Emily Lipsitz, a 21-year-old North Kingstown resident, left Baltimore for a cross-country fundraising bike tour to Portland, Oregon, she had no idea how much it would affect her life.
The group, riding for the non-profit 4kforcancer, left passionately with 28 members, and returned home in grief with one less friend.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Blanchette hired as new Jamestown superintendent

September 4, 2014

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — Chariho Assistant Superintendent of Schools Carol Blanchette is leaving Chariho to become the Jamestown Superintendent of Schools. Blanchette will replace Jamestown’s Marcia Lukon, who retired in June after seven years as superintendent.
Blanchette was with the Chariho Schools for 16 years. From 1999 to 2003, she was the principal at Charlestown Elementary School and became principal at Chariho Middle School Principal from 2003 to 2008, when she became the Assistant Superintendent of Schools.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EG girls ready for title push

September 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH - The East Greenwich girls soccer team’s season ended in disappointment last fall. The team made it all the way to the Division I semifinal round, and fell short of their championship goals against La Salle Academy.
This season, the Avengers are back to make another run, and are looking to be one of the best teams in Division I soccer.
EG lost seven seniors from last season, which makes it difficult for a return back to the postseason. However, there are nine seniors on this year’s roster who look to lead East Greenwich not just back to the playoffs, but to a championship.

Council to vote on restoring FD tax credits

September 4, 2014

The East Greenwich Town Council hopes to patch up the crack from the merger of the East Greenwich Fire District into the Town and give the residents credit where credit is due.
Literally.
Town Council President Michael Isaacs said in a phone interview Tuesday that he and his fellow Councilmen will vote at their next meeting this coming Monday on the restoration of Fire District tax credits that were initially lost during the merger last year when the Fire District became a Town department.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Candidates primed for primary election

September 4, 2014

As the trek toward the November election continues, the six Republican candidates vying for spots on the East Greenwich Town Council, such as Town Council President and lone incumbent Michael Isaacs, Robert Bolton, Sean Todd, Edward Field, Suzanne McGee Cienki and Gene Dumas, have been pounding the pavement and talking to residents to gain a sense of what the issues are within East Greenwich and how they would be handled if they were elected to the five available seats.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Jewelry thieves wanted by EGPD

September 4, 2014

East Greenwich police is currently investigating a robbery that took place at a local jewelry store and officers are searching for the suspects involved.
According to the Rhode Island Most Wanted website, a theft took place at Wood Jewelers, located at 40 Main St., where several thousand dollars of diamond rings were taken on Aug. 21.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

September 3rd

VIDEO: Brady- "Let it rip and see where we're at"

September 3, 2014

VIDEO: Brady- "Let it rip and see where we're at"
Brady discusses the upcoming season opener against the Miami Dolphins

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho falls in season opener tournament

September 3, 2014

EAST GREENWICH— The Chariho Boys’ Soccer team opened up their season this past week at East Greenwich High School in an Injury Fund exhibition tournament against Shea before taking on Mt. Hope High School in their season opener on Friday.
The matchup versus the Raiders was a tough game for the Chargers as Shea’s speed and execution led to a 4-0 shutout win.

Tough opening for Rhody Men’s Soccer

September 3, 2014

KINGSTON — The University of Rhode Island Men’s Soccer team opened up their season at home this past Friday night with a frustrating 1-1 tie against Seton Hall University, as the Pirates scored a goal late in the second half of play to force the draw, after the game reached two overtimes.

 

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