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September 4th, 2014

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.

Special Olympics ‘Field of Dreams’ in 10th year

September 3, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—Almost every athlete growing up has either watched or heard about the iconic sports movie “Field of Dreams.” This past Wednesday night, Special Olympic athletes’ had the chance to resurrect their own baseball dreams, playing in the 10th annual Field of Dreams softball classic held at Lischio Field in North Kingstown.

Basil’s in Narragansett closing after 31 years

September 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – After 31 years of serving Narragansett residents some of the areas highest quality French-style cuisine, Basil’s Restaurant of Narragansett will be closing its doors for the final time at the end of this summer.
“It was a nice run,” said owner and executive chef Vasilios Kourakis who opened the restaurant with wife Kathy on Mother’s Day in 1984.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tetzner versus Tanzi

September 3, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The row over debates between incumbent Rep. Teresa Tanzi (D - Dist. 34, South Kingstown, Narragansett) and challenger Stephen Tetzner appears to be in deadlock as Tetzner claims that Tanzi refuses to schedule a solid date for a debate; Tanzi claims that she is working out the details.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Highland Farm’s “Trails to Terror” construction complete

September 3, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The annual tradition of pulling a group of terrified children, teenagers and adults in an open wagon through a horror movie-like set complete with actors in professional makeup continues this year in South Kingstown with Highland Farms’ Trails to Terror.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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