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SK Town Council decides on a president

November 22, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The new town council and school committee were officially
sworn-in on Monday night, and the hierarchy of the town council was decided: Abel
Collins will serve as president for the next two years; Meg Healy will serve as vice
president.
The first person nominated as council president was Rachel Clough - a nomination by
Abel Collins. The motion, however, was denied by Joe Viele, Carol Hagan McEntee and
Meg Healy. Since a majority vote is needed, the council moved on to the next vote: a
vote for Meg Healy as council president.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Decision on Shields complaint expected today

November 12, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – After filing an amended complaint in Sept. against Deepwater Wind, LLC and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) in lieu of a proposal to construct a 30-megawatt wind farm off the coast of Block Island, Narragansett resident and Deepwater Resistance founder Robert Shields is expecting a decision on his action by Judge Michael Silverstein in Providence Superior Court today.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Final push for Narragansett hopefuls

November 5, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – Thousands of Narragansett residents hit the polls on Tuesday to vote in the mid-term elections. With approximately 12,000 registered voters in town, the five local polling places were busy and held steady throughout the day. Voters visited the Mettatuxet Yacht Club, the St. Veronica’s Chapel, St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, the North Beach Club House, and the Narragansett Pier Middle School.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Three newcomers to SK town council

November 5, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - According to unofficial numbers, the new South Kingstown Town Council will consist of Meg Healy, Joe Viele, Rachel Clough, Abel Collins and Carol Hagan McEntee.
Without the inclusion of the 728 absentee ballots, Councilman James O’Neill is out. Almost any configuration will be possible when the absentee ballots are counted, including the last-place vote-getter, current vice president Carol Hagan McEntee’s replacement by the next-place vote-getter, Liz Gledhill.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

VIDEO: McNabb: Manning can't stand with Brady in my eyes

November 3, 2014

VIDEO: McNabb: Manning can't stand with Brady in my eyes
FOX Sports Live breaks down the latest game in the rivalry.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Generation Church to hold service at Narragansett Pier Theatre

November 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – Narragansett will soon be welcoming a new addition to its religious community - the Generation Church, a new local group dedicated to the main goal of praising God.
The church, Baptist but non-denominational in nature, welcomes individuals from various walks of life, and even those who have had religious doubts in the past, to join them in their celebration and praise.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Ethics commission complaint filed against Filippi

November 3, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Another October surprise has manifested against Candidate for State Representative Blake Filippi, this time in the form of an ethics commission complaint filed by Will Colette, a volunteer for Donna Walsh’s campaign and co-editor of Progressive Charlestown, which states that Filippi neglected to disclose his association with the RI Liberty Coalition, a civil liberties group that Filippi directed with specific aims to defend citizens from the indefinite detention powers of the NDAA.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Dual-language immersion may be part of SK’s future

November 3, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - A well-attended community conversation on dual-language immersion, a specialized, content-based approach to teaching kindergartners a foreign language, revealed overwhelming community support for the program.
Dual-language immersion is a program that aims to graduate students from fifth grade completely fluent in two languages - their native language and another. The South Kingstown District has its eyes on Spanish.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Landlords speak out on student rental issues

October 29, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – The recently formed Ad Hoc Committee on URI Student Rental Problems met for their third meeting on Monday evening to host an open forum style event with local landlords and property managers to further investigate solutions to the town-wide student rental issues.
Town manager Pam Nolan explained the purpose of the meeting and what the committee hoped to accomplish.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Baccari acquitted on all charges

October 29, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – Richard P. Baccari, the Narragansett resident who was indicted in 2013 for the conspiracy and bribery of three North Providence councilmen, was acquitted on Oct. 23 in U.S. District Court of all charges.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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