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May 26th, 2012

Tell Me Your Story: In Exeter, Walt is doing weiner-ful

May 27, 2012

EXETER – For Walter Linton, there was no better time to be in the roadside hot dog business than last Saturday.
As an inordinate number of motorcycles and cars traveled down Ted Rod Road – either heading toward or returning from the grand opening of Twisted Throttle, on Rt. 3 – drivers suddenly found themselves a little hungry.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

May 25th

Exeter Town Council passes new shelter ordinance

May 26, 2012

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

EXETER – In a unanimous vote Tuesday night, following a hearing in the Exeter Public Library, the town council passed an ordinance placing management of the animal shelter under the department of public works (DPW).
The measure amends sections 10-1 and 10-36 of Chapter 10 of the code as they apply to the shelter’s administration, personnel and other matters, including policy. The Director of Public Works (DPW) will oversee day-to-day operations as well as tackling the big picture of restoring the facility’s once-sterling reputation.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School Committee talks field trip, homework policies

May 25, 2012

 

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Pending revisions of the South Kingstown School Department’s Field Trip Policy and Homework Policy accounted for the majority of the discussion at the South Kingstown School Committee meeting Tuesday evening.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Walsh bill calls for unused paint recycling program

May 25, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Representative Donna M. Walsh (D—Charlestown, New Shoreham, South Kingstown, Westerly) has introduced new legislation calling for the creation of a state recycling program for unused, oil and latex-based paints. House bill H 7233A has identified PaintCare, a not-for-profit organization created by the American Coating Association (ACA), to spearhead the program.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

A graduation celebration in Kingston

May 25, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—As the sun shone over the quadrangle at the University of Rhode Island, families and friends eagerly awaited the rite of passage of their sons and daughters: college graduation. For the 126th time since URI’s doors opened in 1888, students accepted their diplomas and flung their caps skyward after a day filled with celebration and reflection.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Playoff schedule postponements

May 25, 2012

The Narragansett boys tennis team's match against Burrillville today has been postponed to 11 a.m. Saturday.
UPDATE: Should Narragansett beat Burrillville Saturday, it would play Sunday at 3 p.m. against the winner of Friday's Tiverton-North Smithfield match. We'll keep you updated as a late-breaking storm sweeps through the northern half of Rhode Island.

Today's schedule - Friday, May 25

May 25, 2012

FRIDAY, MAY 25
Boys lacrosse
Division III quarterfinals
East Providence at Narragansett, 4 p.m.
Softball
East Greenwich vs. West Warwick at Amby Smith Field, 7 p.m.
Westerly vs. North Kingstown at Ryan Park, 4 p.m.
Boys tennis
Division II semifinals
Classical vs. East Greenwich at Slater Park, 3 p.m.
Prout vs. Cranston West at Slater Park, 5 p.m.
Division III playoffs
West Warwick vs. St. Raphael at Veterans Park, 3 p.m.
Boys volleyball
Scituate at East Greenwich, 6:30 p.m.
North Kingstown at East Providence, 6:30 p.m.

 

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