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A successful beach season in Narragansett

September 10, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – The Narragansett Recreation Advisory Board convened for a regular meeting on Monday evening to discuss the status of beach revenue and sustainability. Town Manager Pam Nolan joined the group briefly to congratulate them on their hard work in maintaining the beach, particularly Parks and Recreation Director Steve Wright and the beach staff.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

More than 40 arrested in Eastward Look

September 10, 2014

NARRAGANSETT - More than 40 arrests and citations were made in Eastward Look over the weekend, coinciding with the migration of URI students old and new back into the town.
Most of the arrests were for public consumption, possession of fake identification or underage drinking. At least seven of the arrests were for violating social host laws or procuring alcohol for a minor, which comes with a $500 fine and a day in municipal court. Some of the arrests and citations were for disorderly conduct, including at least two for urinating in public.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Local legend ‘Mama C’ passes away

September 10, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – On September 3, Janice Causey, 68, of Charlestown, passed away unexpectedly while spending time with friends. Known locally as “Mama C”, Causey was a unique individual in the town of Narragansett, loved and remembered by many.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

State House dome will be golden for cancer awareness

September 8, 2014

PROVIDENCE – Every year Hasbro Children’s Hospital diagnoses anywhere from 75 to 90 new cases of childhood cancer. In recognition of September as National Childhood Cancer Awareness month and the many youth around the state on the arduous journey of battling cancer, the State House Dome is currently lit up gold and will be through the end of this weekend.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

VIDEO: Joan Rivers Has Passed Away

September 4, 2014

VIDEO: Joan Rivers Has Passed Away
The 81-year-old comedy icon has died

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Basil’s in Narragansett closing after 31 years

September 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – After 31 years of serving Narragansett residents some of the areas highest quality French-style cuisine, Basil’s Restaurant of Narragansett will be closing its doors for the final time at the end of this summer.
“It was a nice run,” said owner and executive chef Vasilios Kourakis who opened the restaurant with wife Kathy on Mother’s Day in 1984.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Tetzner versus Tanzi

September 3, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The row over debates between incumbent Rep. Teresa Tanzi (D - Dist. 34, South Kingstown, Narragansett) and challenger Stephen Tetzner appears to be in deadlock as Tetzner claims that Tanzi refuses to schedule a solid date for a debate; Tanzi claims that she is working out the details.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Highland Farm’s “Trails to Terror” construction complete

September 3, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The annual tradition of pulling a group of terrified children, teenagers and adults in an open wagon through a horror movie-like set complete with actors in professional makeup continues this year in South Kingstown with Highland Farms’ Trails to Terror.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Comp plan analysis underway in Narragansett

August 27, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – The town’s proposed 2014 Comprehensive Plan and Future Land Use Map underwent an in-depth analysis during a joint workgroup meeting between the Narragansett Town Council and the Planning Board on Monday evening.
Consultants Krista Moravec and Nate Kelly from the Horsley Witten Group in Providence gave a presentation on the focus areas for this round of updates to the plan, focusing on amendments in specific chapters that will lead to better local commerce and maintaining a high quality of life for residents.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Camp Braveheart offers smiles for children

August 27, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Broad smiles ran across the faces of every child at Camp Fuller this past Friday as they went kayaking on Salt Pond or painted their own butterfly masks. For two days, kids from all over Rhode Island could escape from the troubling times in their lives through Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island’s Camp Braveheart program.

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