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RIDOT purchases Native American site in Narragansett

August 16, 2013

NARRAGANSETT—The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Wednesday the purchase of 52 acres along Salt Pond in Narragansett, which have been discovered to hold significant, pre-colonial Native American material.

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URI researchers use new technologies to examine watershed health on Hunt River

August 16, 2013

KINGSTON—Scientists at the University of Rhode Island will be collaborating with colleagues from across the state and country in the coming weeks to learn more about the state’s watershed health.

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King proposes report on school roofs

August 16, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—On Tuesday evening, the North Kingstown School Committee held a brief work session to discuss a number of administrative items.

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EWG School Committee hires new principal

August 15, 2013

WEST GREENWICH — On Tuesday evening, the Exeter West Greenwich Regional School Committee announced its selection of a new principal. Susan Chandler, formerly assistant principal at Coventry High School, will now take the reins from former principal, Brian Butler, who resigned earlier this summer.

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Chamber reaffirms support of fast ferry service in Quonset

August 9, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN- The North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce reiterated this past week its support of the proposed fast ferry in Quonset after the Narragansett chamber expressed its opposition to the service.

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Wayward arsonist files for public defender

August 9, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—A North Kingstown man who was sentenced 25 years ago for arson went before a Superior Court judge Friday, August 2, applying for a public defender. Carleton H. Winsor, 74, appeared at Washington County Superior Court, stating he did not have his own lawyer.

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Residents speak up about Split Rock

August 9, 2013

EXETER – The Exeter Town Council agreed to set up a meeting with the landlord of Split Rock Trailer Park at a future date where any residents can attend and voice their concerns about the condition of the park.

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Stonecroft property remains in limbo

August 9, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—On Tuesday evening, the North Kingstown Planning Commission held a lengthy discussion on the future of the Stonecroft property at at 173 Boston Neck Road.

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Man arrested for scamming NK businesses

August 9, 2013

NORTH KINGSTOWN—North Kingstown Police arrested a Middletown man Monday morning for posing as a representative for a veterans charity in front of a number of businesses on Post Road. George Henry Begin, 61, of 31 West Main Road, Apt. 20, Middletown, was charged with four counts of obtaining money under false pretenses, totaling over $170.

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An off-path sight

August 2, 2013

Lotus flower brings many a visitor to Boston Neck Road

NORTH KINGSTOWN — Sitting unassumingly to the side of Boston Neck Road, in front of the Hamilton Web Condominiums, rests a sight to which locals and visitors alike have been flocking all week. There, nestled within an old mill pond, grow the lotus flower, a beautiful aquatic plant which is currently in bloom.

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