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Charlestown police trying new program

January 17, 2011

CHARLESTOWN – The Charlestown Police Department was recently chosen, along with Bristol and Smithfield, to attend a workshop to learn an approach to policing that is said to reduce the crime rate in town.

Chariho proposes $54.4 million budget

January 15, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. – The Chariho Regional School District superintendent's proposed budget of $54.37 million for fiscal year 2011-12 represents a 3.3 percent increase over the current year's voter-approved budget of $52.62 million.

Board to research facility options for Charlestown beaches

January 14, 2011

CHARLESTOWN – The Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to create an ad hoc committee that will look into solutions, both permanent and temporary, for the facilities at the Charlestown and Blue Shutters town beaches.

Classes resume at Chariho after one-hour delay

January 13, 2011

It was one and done for the Chariho Regional School District, which was entirely closed on Wednesday because of the massive blizzard but is back in business today after a one-hour delay.

Voters want Rep. Walsh to focus on job, economy

January 11, 2011

CHARLESTOWN -- Despite the snowy weekend, a good sampling of District 36 voters came to Representative Donna Walsh's community meeting on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 at the Charlestown Police Station Community room.

Charlestown council considering summer Frosty Drew event

January 10, 2011

CHARLESTOWN -- The Town Council is considering tonight the approval of a new summer event held by the Frosty Drew Observatory and Nature Center.

Richmond 'wants you' to volunteer

January 8, 2011

RICHMOND – Like the old adage used by the federal government, the “town of Richmond wants you.”

Foote sues four parties, including state and Reales

January 6, 2011

PROVIDENCE – Six days after the sentencing of 27-year-old Laura Reale for a driving charge stemming from the death of Colin Foote, his father – Richard “Robin” Foote – has filed a four-party lawsuit against those “who are responsible” for the fatal crash.

Chafee looks to unite the state

January 5, 2011

PROVIDENCE – For the state's economy to improve across the board in the next four years, Governor-elect Lincoln Chafee said in a recent sit-down interview that it will take certainty and unification.

Fifth Annual Warm Shelter Penguin Plunge

December 28, 2010

WESTERLY -- On Jan. 1, 2011 the brave, daring WARM Shelter supporters will gather at the Andrea Hotel in Misquamicut Beach and dive into the icy Atlantic to raise funds for WARM in its efforts toward ending hunger and providing shelter for people in the community experiencing homelessness.

 

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