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Community garden to aid area food pantries

May 2, 2011

CHARLESTOWN – In an effort to provide another community-based activity and provide produce to area food pantries, Richmond resident Christopher Hacunda is installing a vegetable garden inside Ninigret Park.

Parents hosting event to fund Chariho Post Grad Party

May 1, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. – Graduation might still be two months away for the Chariho Regional High School's class of 2011, but parents in the community are working to make sure a safe post-graduation event remains in effect for outgoing students.

Chariho hosting "Rachel's Challenge"

April 30, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. – The public is invited to attend Rachel's Challenge, a national, award-winning program presentation that inspires, equips and empowers every person to create a permanent positive culture change in their school and community by starting a chain reaction of kindness and compassion.

Bingo returning to Hopkinton this fall

April 28, 2011

HOPKINTON -- The Town Council voted unanimously at its April 18 meeting to approve an amendment to the zoning ordinance that would allow bingo games to be held in town under specific circumstances provided they are not held in a "bingo hall."

Hopkinton Town Council down a member

April 27, 2011

HOPKINTON – The Town Council is down one member after Jonathan Osborne handed in a letter of resignation last Monday, April 18.

Hopkinton Town Council, businesses searching for middle ground

April 26, 2011

HOPKINTON -- Before the latest public hearing on a proposed land clearing and earth removal ordinance began Monday night, it became clear that the matter would be continued for the purposes of more research and discussion to find a middle ground.

State Environment Council awards announced

April 23, 2011

PROVIDENCE -- Each year four outstanding community conservation projects are recognized statewide as Sen. John Chafee Conservation Leadership Projects. These projects are undertaken and completed by local leaders and provide significant benefits to the community and to the state. This year 25 applications were received, only four of them will receive Sen. John Chafee recognition honors.

Chariho Community Innovative Projects Fund announces grants

April 22, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. -- The Chariho Community Innovative Projects Fund (CCIP), administered by the Rhode Island Foundation, has announced grants of $9,050 for the 2010-11 academic year.

Oyster Works announces new hire

April 21, 2011

CHARLESTOWN – Oyster Works, an architecture, design and project management firm, announced that Damara Ortolani Sisti, of Tiverton, will join their team.

'Carcieri fix' appearing before U.S. Senate again

April 18, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate will again consider a “Carcieri fix” bill that contains language that would allow for tribes such as the Narragansett Indians to take their land into trust.

 

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