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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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DiBello settles with Charlestown for $450,000

August 28, 2014

CHARLESTOWN — Lisa DiBello settled a lawsuit with the Town of Charlestown for $450,000 in an agreement mediated by retired state Supreme Court Chief Justice Frank. J. Williams. The town council issued a Memorandum of Understanding in which DiBello will receive $318,000 and her attorneys, Savage and Savage, will receive $132,000.

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Chariho will pay AP test fees

August 28, 2014

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — Advanced Placement (AP) test costs will be covered by the Chariho School budget in the 2014/2015 academic year. Before approval, however, paying $91 per AP test was the center of debate at the school committee meeting last Tuesday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Ricci named RI Superintendent of the Year

August 28, 2014

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — Chariho Regional School District Superintendent Barry Ricci has been chosen as the 2015 Superintendent of the Year by the Rhode Island School Superintendents’ Association (RISSA). From this year’s list of 19 candidates, Ricci was voted number one by RISSA’s 125 members.

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A back to school lesson for parents

August 28, 2014

At any age level, the transition back into the school year can be a stressful time for both students and the adults that support them. With the school year beginning yesterday for the Chariho district, licensed psychologist and nationally syndicated parent and child coach Dr. Kate Roberts, Ph.D., offered The Chariho Times readers a few tips to make sure the transition back to school goes smoothly.

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Homecoming for Hopkinton’s new finance director

August 21, 2014

HOPKINTON — Newly hired Finance Director Brian Rosso is no stranger to Hopkinton. He’s a native Hopkintonian with generational roots in the town, and he’s thrilled to be back.
“I was born and raised in Hopkinton – my parents still live here, my grandparents still live here. My brother and his family live here, so I still have a lot of ties,” he said.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Shannock Village approved as mixed-use zone

August 14, 2014

RICHMOND — Shannock Village is the town’s new zoning district. After years of discussion and planning, the town council approved Shannock Village as a mixed-use zone at Tuesday night’s meeting.
Town Planner Denise Stetson said that the planning board had been listening to Shannock residents’ ideas for the district since 2008.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town continues septic replacement loan program

August 14, 2014

By CATHERINE HEWITT

CHARLESTOWN — In its seventh round of funding, the town will apply to the Rhode Island Clean Water Finance Agency for $300,000 to finance the Community Septic Loan Program, which provides low-interest loans to homeowners who are required to replace cesspools and failing septic systems.
By town ordinance, residents are required to properly operate and maintain on-site wastewater treatment systems (OWTS) because noncompliance could contaminate groundwater, which is the town’s only source of drinking water. Septic systems are the town’s sole method of sewage disposal.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council approves gravel mining for Eminel Holdings

August 7, 2014

HOPKINTON — At Monday night’s meeting, the town council approved the initial earth removal registration of Eminel Holdings, L.L.C., located in Ashaway. The town’s Earth Removal Ordinance, enacted in February 2012, requires sand and gravel operations to demonstrate usage of best practices annually in order to remain in compliance.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Common Cause releases scorecard for local politicians

August 7, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The bi-annual legislator scorecard from Common Cause, a non-profit, non-partisan clean government organization, released on Thursday, speaks volumes on the quality of the legislative representation that the public receives in South County.

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