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URI Pharmacy building 'on time and on budget'

November 12, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Republican Governor Donald Carcieri grinned like an overfed cat as Vice President of Administration Robert Weygand told an audience at a topping out ceremony that URI’s Pharmaceutical Building was “on time and on budget.” Rhode Island recently approved (by 62 percent) a ballot measure for $65 million in state bonds on for the new 148,000 square foot building.

Honoring our Veterans

November 10, 2010

Local Veterans, South Kingstown and Narragansett Police and Fire Departments as well as Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts and various other civic organizations will be marching in this year's Veteran's Day Parade.

Local campaign workers volunteer to educate voters

November 9, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Although Election Day can be seen as a relaxing day off for some people, for others it is a day to work hard for what you believe in either by working at the polls or campaigning for a favorite candidate.
Campaign workers manned their polling places to support their candidates and to exercise their right to vote.

Student Action for Sustainability links students with environment

November 8, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN–A small but strong group on URI's campus is working to solidify the tenuous link between students and their natural environment. This week URI's Student Action for Sustainability is hosting an art contest with a theme entitled "Forests in the Fall." Heather Lewis, a biology major, and the current president of the five-year old group said, "We are hoping to raise awareness about the URI North Woods and why it is important to this university."

Voters re-elect incumbents South Kingstown

November 7, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Although nationally the favor was against Democratic incumbents, in South Kingstown voters chose to reelect all the current town council members to another term on Tuesday.
About 11,144 of 20,883 registered voters in South Kingstown turned out to vote yesterday. Town Council President Kathleen Fogarty, a Democrat was reelected with 5,214 votes or 10.9 percent of the vote. Democrat Ella Whaley was reelected with 5,190 votes or 10.9 percent of the vote.

Carpenter’s Farm to host annual pumpkin launch

November 6, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Pumpkins will be falling from the sky Saturday, Nov. 6 as part of the town's annual pumpkin launch from 1 to 4 p.m. at Carpenter's Farm at Matunuck Beach Road.

Narragansett voters chime in on local, state elections

November 5, 2010

NARRAGANSETT–Otis Wyatt, an election moderator, at District 1 said that voters had lined up before polls opened, hoping to vote and “get it out of the way” before work. By 10:45 a.m. 186 people had voted. The ballot counting machine seems to do everything except make french fries.

Election Results 2010 Midterm Election

November 4, 2010

Governor

LINCOLN CHAFEE (I)

Lt. Governor

ELIZABETH ROBERTS (D)

US Representative District 2

JAMES LANGEVIN(D)

Christ the King Church to hold a public awareness vigil

November 3, 2010

KINGSTON – Victims of domestic violence will be remembered tonight at Christ the King Church at 180 Old North Road, Kingston at 7 p.m. as the church holds a silent witness vigil to raise public awareness of domestic violence.
“It's not a vigil. It's not a silent vigil at all. It's more of a presentation. It is called silent because the witnesses are silent obviously,” Nancy Beede, coordinator of the silent vigil at the church said.

Campaign workers exercise their right to vote

November 2, 2010

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Although Election Day can be seen as a relaxing day off for some people, for others it is a day to work hard for what you believe in either by working at the polls or campaigning for a favorite candidate.
Campaign workers manned their polling places to support their candidates and to exercise their right to vote.
“It's what you believe in. We have the right to [vote]. A lot of people have fought and died for that right to vote so why wouldn't you?” Ken Plymesser said, who campaigned outside South Kingstown High School for his favorite candidates.

 

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