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Residents asked to postpone Halloween until Saturday, Nov. 3

October 31, 2012

The following is an announcement that came through at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from the Town of South Kingstown Emergency Management Agency:
"Residents are asked to postpone the celebration of Halloween until Saturday because of downed trees and power lines from Hurricane Sandy and the lack of
electricity throughout our community.
The combination makes it unsafe for children to trick or treat at this time.
Thank you for your cooperation and patience."

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Residents asked to postpone Halloween until Saturday, Nov. 3

October 31, 2012

This following is an announcement that came through at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from the Town of South Kingstown Emergency Management Agency:
"Residents are asked to postpone the celebration of Halloween until Saturday because of downed trees and power lines from Hurricane Sandy and the lack of
electricity throughout our community.
The combination makes it unsafe for children to trick or treat at this time.
Thank you for your cooperation and patience."

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hurricane Sandy blows through

October 30, 2012

The Coast Guard House in the Pier was one of many structures damaged by Hurricane Sandy on Monday. For complete storm coverage, pick up a copy of Wednesday's and Friday's The Narragansett Times.

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Hurricane Sandy hits South County

October 29, 2012

Waves come crashing over the rocks at Point Judith as Hurricane Sandy comes ashore.

For full hurricane coverage, pick up a copy of Wednesday's The Narragansett Times.

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Local historians detail the Haunts of Little Rest

October 26, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Unexplained phenomena continue to haunt the historic village of South Kingstown, the area once known as Little Rest Hill. Among the anecdotes from living residents are books flying from shelves, the eerie sounds of rattling chains, and loud voices in empty attic rooms.

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Great Pumpkin surfaces in South Kingstown

October 19, 2012

WAKEFIELD-An 882 pound pumpkin decorates the the outside foyer at Shaw’s Supermarket in Wakefield.
The giant gourd has inspired the general manager at the supermarket to create a contest with three turkey dinners as the top prize.

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PIer School Committee says so long to Pinto, Pierson

October 19, 2012

NARRAGNSETT—At Wednesday evening’s school committee, a teary-eyed Superintendent of Schools Katherine Sipala gave her best wishes to Elizabeth Pinto, Administrator of Student Services, who is leaving Narragansett School System to work in the Rhode Island Department of Education’s Office of Student, Community, and Academic Affairs. Her resignation will be effective January 11, 2013.

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Former Alpha Phi sorority leader charged with embezzlement

October 19, 2012

KINGSTON-Notices repeatedly sent to a longtime, trusted volunteer at a University of Rhode Island sorority went unanswered for months while she allegedly embezzled more than $165,000 from the house.

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Inside Style opens Saturday on Main Street

October 12, 2012

WAKEFIELD–There are many individual designs and interior ideas for making your living space more enjoyable, but did you know a single piece of transforming furniture can really make a any room, office or home stand out from the rest?
That’s according to Lee Chartier of Inside Style,owner of a new interior design studio on Main Street in Wakefield.
“There’s nothing like this in South County at all,” said Chartier,”You have shopping choices, but there’s no one that can help you put it all together affordably.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Public comment debated at SK School Committee meeting

October 12, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—At the bi-monthly meeting Tuesday evening, the South Kingstown School Committee discussed ways to address the needs of public members who bring issues forward that require further conversation. In light of recent verbal altercations during both school committee and South Kingstown Town Council meetings between members of the public and the respective groups, more innovative approaches have been contemplated to bring citizens into the school committee’s decision-making.
Superintendent of Schools Kristen Stringfellow provided her report from the Professional Development and Communications sub-committee, the group responsible for discussing and generating ideas about committee meeting procedures.

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