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December 3rd

Narragansett man killed in three-car crash on Thanksgiving

December 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – A Narragansett man involved in a 3-car crash on Thanksgiving night in North Kingstown has died. The victim was identified as Cranston Adult Correctional Officer Jeffrey Golding, 41. Golding, the only passenger in the vehicle, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where he died from injuries sustained during the crash the next morning.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council approves bond issuance for athletic complex

December 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – The Narragansett Town Council voted on Monday evening to approve the bond issuance of $1,800,000 for the proposed Community Athletic Complex. Finance Director Laura Kenyon explained the details of the long-term financing for the project, including in her discussion the proposed amendments to the Public Safety Complex and bond issuance of an additional $2,000,000.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 26th

Jamestown to send students to Narragansett

November 26, 2014

JAMESTOWN—Last Thursday evening, the Jamestown School Committee unanimously voted to give high school students the option to attend Narragansett High School, beginning in September 2015. The decision comes after a long discussion between the two school districts, one which Jamestown School Committee Chair Cathy Kaiser has said does not affect the town’s relationship with North Kingstown, where high school-age students from Conanicut Island currently attend public school.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council talks school admin building lease

November 26, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—Town Solicitor James Reilly was on hand Monday evening to give his take on the school district’s legal justification for entering into a lease agreement without the council’s approval. North Kingstown School District’s attorney Mary Ann Carroll said last week that the five-year lease for a new administrative building in Quonset was allowed under Rhode Island law.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Location, foundation approved for NK’s Old Town House

November 26, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—Plans for the restoration of the Old Town House moved one step closer Monday evening as the town council approved its final location, as well as a $66,000 contract to Martone Service, Co. for the structure’s foundation.
The town house, originally built in 1807, was moved from its previous site at Cranston-Murphy Funeral Home, but the structure has remained in limbo, sitting on steel beams while the council has debated location alternatives and construction estimates over the past several months.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town council, school committee sworn in

November 26, 2014

EAST GREENWICH- Five town council and four school committee members were sworn in Monday night, starting their new positions as town officials in East Greenwich.
At the Swift Community Center, seats were filled as both members of the East Greenwich Police and Fire Department, among many friends and family were in attendance to celebrate the new inductees.
Town Council President Michael Isaacs was called to the podium to make some opening remarks, this coming at the beginning of the ceremony before Isaacs was voted in as town council president for a sixth and final time.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Small business Saturday returns to EG

November 26, 2014

EAST GREENWICH - With the holidays quickly approaching, the time of shopping and Black Friday deals is right around the corner. This year, for the fourth year in a row, businesses around the country will participate in what has been named Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29, where local small businesses will offer special promotions for last minute holiday shoppers in hopes of promoting spending at local businesses.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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