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Locals speak out on bike shop relocation

November 25, 2011

NARRAGANSETT — A large group of community members gathered at the town hall on Monday evening to voice their stance regarding the proposed relocation of Narragansett Bikes to 922 Boston Neck Road. The property, currently owned by Raymond J. Giusti, has been the topic of scrutiny over the past months because of the zoning issues which have been brought to the attention of the Planning Board and town council.

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Small business Saturday encourages local shopping

November 25, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – This Saturday rather than head out to the big chain stores in the commercial malls, a national movement sparked last year by American Express is promoting shoppers to shop locally at small businesses.

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November 25, 2011

In today's paper, the Narragansett Town Council hears from Narragansett Bikes, who have entered upon a sales agreement to purchase the approximately 60,000 square foot property at 922 Boston Neck Road. Yet, the site is currently identified on the town’s Land-Use and Zoning Map as low-density residential.

We also have stories on what local businesses are doing to prepare for Small Business Saturday, which promotes consumers to shop small and local.

The Town of South Kingstown has also completed its public comment period on how to make the town more healthy.

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Pension reform bill signed into law

November 23, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Rep. Spencer Dickinson (Dist. 35 – South Kingstown) did not think making up for 3.57 percent of the budget was reason enough to vote yes to breaking the contract of state and municipal workers Thursday night.

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Court rules against schools

November 23, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—Superintendent of Schools Katherine Sipala briefed the School Committee Wednesday evening on the Rhode Island Superior Court’s decision concerning select school systems refusal of payment for the Rhode Island School of the Deaf. In July, Commissioner of Education Deborah Gist issued a court order against a number of school systems in order to recoup monies withheld by those schools in order to fund tuition fees for the School for the Deaf.

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November 23, 2011

Last week, the Rhode Island Retirement Security Act to reform the state pension system became law. In today's paper, local legislators explain why they voted yes or no to the bill.

We also have news on a fire that broke out in the north end of Narragansett early Saturday morning, damaging a two-story duplex residence.

In today's paper, we also have why the American Civil Liberties Union disapproves Narragansett's proposal for a new ordinance to recoup ‘response costs’ in relation to disturbances caused at rental properties.

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Erosion solution foggy in Matunuck

November 22, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The debate on how to save Matunuck Beach Road is eroding the peace yet again.

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Sipala re-appointed by school committee

November 22, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—The Narragansett School Committee announced Wednesday evening that they have re-appointed Superintendent Katherine Sipala for another term of three years. Sipala, who has served as Superintendent of Schools in Narragansett for the past six years, has received warm praise from her colleagues, from teachers of all grade levels to members of the school committee.

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November 18, 2011

In today's The Narragansett Times, we have a story about why the Ocean Mist and Tara Joyce's Family Pub oppose South Kingstown's application to put up a bulkhead wall on Matunuck Beach Road.

The Narragansett School Committee reappointed Superintendent Sipala for another three years.

We also have a story on the new wind turbine installed at Fishermen’s Memorial Campground in Narragansett.

All and more inside The Narragansett Times.

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SK supports pension reform

November 17, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Knowing that without pension reform, South Kingstown faces an unfunded liability of $19.7 million for its municipal employee retirement system, the Town Council supports pension reform and last week's amendments to the state pension bill.

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