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June 7th, 2013

Seaside Fair rescheduled

June 7, 2013

Readers,

The Seaside Fair at Pier Marketplace in Narragansett has been re-scheduled, because of rain, from Saturday, June 8 to Sunday, June 9. The event, sponsored by 'Where's The Town,' will take place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Best to all!

The Narragansett Times Staff

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

June 6th

Weapon permitting bill presented to House committee

June 6, 2013

PROVIDENCE—Rep. Larry Valencia (Dist. 39—Richmond, Exeter, Hopkinton) presented the latest version of House Bill 6160 to the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, legislation which would remove the town clerk in Exeter from being responsible for approving concealed weapons permits to residents.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Anusavice pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

June 6, 2013

BRIDGEPORT, Conn.—North Kingstown resident Gary Anusavice pleaded guilty on Monday in a federal courtroom to charges of health care fraud and tax evasion.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Lusi, Payette reflect on high-school experience

June 6, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Relief. Anxiousness. Excitement. Bittersweet feelings. Optimism.
There are many emotions and senses that seniors experience in the waning days and weeks of their high-school careers leading up to when they make that long walk, dressed in the traditional cap and gown, to receive their much-deserved diplomas.
Those same emotions are swimming through the minds of valedictorian Christina Lusi, salutatorian Jack Payette and their fellow friends and classmates whom make up the East Greenwich High School Class of 2013, which will share the bright spotlights hanging down from the rafters at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence on Sunday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council offers its support for Gist

June 6, 2013

Deborah Gist can add the Town of East Greenwich to her list of supporters in her pursuit of hoping to remain Commissioner of the State’s Department of Education.
In a letter dated May 28 that was co-signed by Town Council President Michael Isaacs and fellow Councilmen Michael Kiernan, Jeffrey Cianciolo, Brad Bishop and Mark Gee, the Town Council is urging the Board of Education and Chairwoman Eva Marie Mancuso to renew the contract of Commissioner Gist.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Charlestown voters approve 2014 budget

June 6, 2013

CHARLESTOWN – Charlestown voters approved a nearly $29.6 million budget for fiscal 2014 Monday.
While only 238 of the town’s 6,150 registered voters turned out to vote, of the 238, 146 voted yes on the budget and 92 voted no, Town Clerk Amy Rose Weinreich confirmed Tuesday.
The newly passed budget will raise the property tax rate by 16 cents from $9.30 to $9.46 per $1,000 of assessed value.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Cultivating community service in Hope Valley

June 6, 2013

HOPE VALLEY— Teacher Denise Foggo’s fourth grade class really digs gardening. Her students plant and raise vegetables like beans, peppers and cucumbers, which they donate to the First Baptist Church for distribution to local food shelters.
“It’s right from cleaning the beds, tilling the soil, everything from planting to watering. The kids like coming out and they know they’re doing a service for the community,” said Foggo.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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