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Video- Sharknado 2 Viewers React

July 31, 2014

Video - Sharknado 2 - Viewers React Viewer Reaction: Sharknado 2

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Sanderson to discuss future of historic Wakefield

July 30, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – With a multitude of changes coming to Main Street in Wakefield, Ted Sanderson, executive director of the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission will give an aptly timed talk next week entitled “Wakefield’s Future: The Importance of Place.”
As Post Acute Partners’ application to demolish the historic Larchwood Inn and replace it with a 61,500-square-foot Alzheimer’s care facility is pending before the planning board, Sanderson will give an overview and update on historic preservation around Rhode Island.

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Charter captains offer fishing escape for veterans

July 30, 2014

NARRAGANSETT—As part of the Boston VA’s Adaptive Sports Clinic program, a group of veterans were able to hop aboard Rhode Island charter boats this past Thursday and leave shore on an adventure of fishing and fun.
“I didn’t even like fishing, but I am glad I did it,” said veteran John Taylor. “I caught one and just shot the breeze with everyone on the boat.”

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Community Recreation Center proposal greeted with opposition

July 30, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The recent proposal to build a new Community Recreation Center in South Kingstown was met with strong opposition during the Monday evening town council meeting.
The proposal, on the agenda this time for the final step in funding, comes as the result of an increasing need within the schools for more recreational space to host various sports games and practices at home rather than having to rent space at other facilities such as URI.

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UFD Chief Perry to retire next week

July 30, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – After 10 years as chief of the Union Fire District, Bob Perry is retiring next Monday.
Perry, who has been a firefighter for 47 years, said he has been planning to retire for a couple years, either in December or next June, but the Union Fire District Board of Wardens asked him to leave sooner. While Perry said he requested to leave in December or January, he said the board insisted he leave Aug. 4.
When asked why the board wanted him to leave so soon Perry said, “I don’t want to get into that.”
Still, he said he is happy to be retiring.

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Efforts continue to get RI fishermen a seat on MAFMC

July 29, 2014

For nearly a decade Rhode Island has been trying to obtain a seat on the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed continued those efforts this week when Rhode Island was added to the list of seven states with voting representation on the MAFMC in the latest version of the Senate Commerce Committee’s draft Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization bill.

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School committee prepares for new school year

July 28, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – The Narragansett School Committee convened for the regular bi-monthly meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss issues regarding the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Of particular concern to the committee members were proposed updates to the student handbooks for all three schools, bus route changes, attendance policies, and new legislative strides that will positively affect the district.

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Efforts continue to get RI fishermen a seat on MAFMC

July 28, 2014

For nearly a decade Rhode Island has been trying to obtain a seat on the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.
U.S. Sen. Jack Reed continued those efforts this week when Rhode Island was added to the list of seven states with voting representation on the MAFMC in the latest version of the Senate Commerce Committee’s draft Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization bill.

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Enjoy a family day at the beach, gratis

July 28, 2014

NARRAGANSETT - All Rhode Island state beach parking and salt water fishing will be free on the last Sunday of this month, July 27, in honor of Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s Annual Governor’s Bay Day. The event, a state tradition since 1989, will be a day of fun for families to get outdoors and enjoy one of Rhode Island’s most treasured attractions – its coastline.

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Sequino says Narragansett won’t be receiving MRBRF funds

July 24, 2014

NARRAGANSETT - Contrary to previously published reports, Narragansett has not and will not receive funding from the Municipal Road and Bridge Revolving Fund this year, according to Bill Sequino, executive director of the Rhode Island Clean Water Finance Agency.

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