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Heading Back to School

August 25, 2011

School is less than a week away. You know what that means: homework, bagged lunches, hallway gossip, sports and more. But before the school year starts, you need to get there. Pick up a copy of Wednesday's The Narragansett Times before it's off the stands for the Narragansett school bus schedules. See Friday's issue for the South Kingstown bus schedules.

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South Kingstown evacuation map

August 25, 2011

In case Hurricane Irene knocks the Rhode Island coastline, South Kingstown has posted an updated evacuation map. See Friday's newspaper for more information on evacuation and hurricane preparation plans or check back here at ricentral.com

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

South Kingstown anticipates a mandatory evacuation

August 25, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - According to the Town of South Kingstown, a mandatory evacuation along the South Shore coastline, Narrow River, and other low-lying areas is anticipated. Persons in these areas should be preparing to seek shelter with family and friends.

Once a formal evacation declaration is issued, the South Kingstown High School will serve as the Town's main emergency shelter; located at 215 Columbia Street, Wakefield, RI 02879. The Animal Shelter on Asa Pond Road (789-5515) is available if you need emergency shelter for your animal; current vaccination records are required.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Resisting Irene's fury: Towns prepare for weekend storm

August 25, 2011

With winds gusting at 120 mph, category 3 Hurricane Irene is heading towards the East Coast this weekend. As she plows through the Bahamas and sets her sights on the US, The Narragansett Times has all the information to keep you safe from Irene's fury. Pick up a copy of Friday's paper with its extensive coverage of what your town is doing to prepare for the storm.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

August 24, 2011

In this Wednesday's issue of The Narragansett Times, local towns are looking to make changes as the Narragansett schools plan to get new athletic fields and the South Kingstown Traffic Committee investigates options of a parking ban at town parking lots. Also, readers can find out how Wakefield based Applied Science Associates helped save crew members on the capsized Rambler 100 boat in Ireland. For more information, pick up a copy of today's paper.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tremors felt in ’Gansett

August 23, 2011

NARRAGANSETT - A 5.8 earthquake that hit Richmond, Va., made its way up the East Coast and was felt in Narragansett and as far north as Toronto, Canada Monday.
The quake happened at approximately 1:51 p.m. Monday according to the National Weather Service and tremors from the quake were felt across most of the Mid-Atlantic.
According to the Providence Journal, the State House was evactuated after the tremors.
For more, pick up Friday’s Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tremors felt in ’Gansett

August 23, 2011

NARRAGANSETT - A 5.8 earthquake that hit Richmond, Va., made its way up the East Coast and was felt in Narragansett and as far north as Toronto, Canada Monday.
The quake happened at approximately 1:51 p.m. Monday according to the National Weather Service and tremors from the quake were felt across most of the Mid-Atlantic.
According to the Providence Journal, the State House was evactuated after the tremors.
For more, pick up Friday’s Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Point Judith Pond closed for shellfishing

August 19, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—-The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced on Tuesday that it would be closing Point Judith Pond in Narragansett due to the rainfall which the area experienced earlier this week. The ban began on Tuesday at noon and is scheduled to remain in effect until sunrise on August 24, or whenever DEM deems the Pond safe for shellfish harvesting again.

Finally, a deal in place for SK teachers

August 19, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – After months of contentious school negotiations, the South Kingstown School Committee and National Education Association-South Kingstown (NEA-SK) have agreed to and ratified the three year collective bargaining agreement for 2011 to 2014.

Check what's inside The Narragansett Times today

August 19, 2011

There's still a few more weeks of summer vacation, but even though its the perfect time to go relax at the beach, The Narragansett Times will still bring you the latest news. In today's Friday, Aug. 19 edition, The Times will let you in on the collective bargaining agreement, the South Kingstown teachers agreed to just before school starts and exactly why you can't go shell fishing in Point Judith Pond just yet. You can also take a Time Out and learn about rumble and tumble going down at the Peace Dale Mill Complex.

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