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Defendants added to school construction suit

November 22, 2013

Two new defendants have been added to the filed lawsuit from 2011 put forth by six homeowners, who reside in three separate properties on Sarah’s Trace, alleging that their abutting homes were damaged from the construction methods used to build the new Cole Middle School.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Local medium has unique sense on life

November 8, 2013

Cindy Gilman knew something was wrong but just could not put her finger on it.
Three weeks before Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, when four coordinated terrorist attacks launched by Al-Qaeda upon the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in the Washington, D.C. area, killing over 3,000 people, the well-known Rhode Island medium felt shaky and weak.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI generating major economic activity

November 8, 2013

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island directly and indirectly generated $726 million in statewide economic activity, supported 8,200 jobs and provided $392 million in wages in fiscal year 2012, according to a newly released report, “The Economic Impact of the University of Rhode Island.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School, bus officials respond to Sanford’s arrest

November 8, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The library inside Eldredge Elementary School Monday afternoon was wall to wall with concerned parents looking for answers from the many questions they asked to school, police and bus officials regarding last week’s arrest of an East Greenwich bus monitor for allegedly being involved with possessing and transferring child pornography.
Last Thursday afternoon, members of the Rhode Island State Police Computer Crimes Unit/Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force, with the assistance of the United States Marshals

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

America’s Cup victor returns to his roots at Rocky Hill

October 25, 2013

EAST GREENWICH - A recent America’s Cup winner, who is also a Rocky Hill School alum, was a welcome addition to the school’s 2013 Homecoming events.
Faculty, staff, current and former students, and parents all gathered around Jerome “Rome” Kirby IV who graduated from Rocky Hill in 2007.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Officials wading through ‘weeds’

October 25, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — The infamous, seven-leaf green plant and its purpose in society invokes many emotions from different people.
Some firmly believe that marijuana can be a major benefit to the medical community, while others feel that the health risks and the negative moral impact it has on the social order, as a whole, outweighs the supposed benefits.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Woman guilty of major fraud scheme

October 25, 2013

As previously reported in The Pendulum, Lim, last month, according to court documents, devised a plan to swindle Rockland Trust in order to satisfy a demand for repayment of a line of credit with Citizens Bank worth approximately $5 million, a scheme she eventually admitted to in court last week. Lim was found to have falsified bank documents and overstated company revenues for the purposes of securing the funding from Rockland Trust to finance repayment of the line of credit.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Wind turbine ordinance draft discussed

September 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Could one of those wind turbines that have recently popped up around the state possibly find a home in East Greenwich?

That idea was kicked around by members of the East Greenwich Planning Board last Wednesday evening at Town Hall, where the six-member quorum spend a little over an hour discussing the topic of having the alternative energy source find a home in the small community.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Teens give back to Nikki Trupiano

September 26, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — There are people who are giving. There are people who sacrifice their own needs in favor of those who are in need, no matter what the situation is. There are people who take the term ‘selfless’ to a whole new level.

And then there’s Nikki Trupiano.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

WWII vet to soar this weekend

September 26, 2013

A local World War II veteran will be spreading his proverbial wings down to the Nation’s Capital this weekend.

Raymond Anderson, a 93-year-old East Greenwich resident who once served with the United States Navy before being honorably discharged in December of 1945, will be on a plane flying south from T.F. Green Airport to Washington, D.C. as part of the ‘Honor Flight,’ an event held by the Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs (RIAFC), this Saturday morning.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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