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    Zoning turnover seen as CCA takeover   Published Sep 1, 2014
    CHARLESTOWN — The eight-member Charlestown Zoning Board has undergone several changes over the summer. As is often the case in this politically charged town, some … more ...
    CHARLESTOWN — A 62-year-old Pennsylvania woman and her teenage grandson could have lost their lives Thursday afternoon if not for Jordan Dolock, deputy chief of … more ...
    ‘Best first day ever’ at Chariho   Published Aug 28, 2014
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    WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — When the 999 students at Chariho Middle School walked onto the football field on their first day of school on Wednesday … more ...
    Rising U.S. economy lifts R.I.   Published Aug 26, 2014
    PROVIDENCE — The improving national economy is finally spurring job growth and pushing the unemployment rate down in Rhode Island, according to the state’s top … more ...
    Town ratifies DiBello deal   Published Aug 26, 2014
    CHARLESTOWN — The Town Council voted Monday to authorize the settlement payments in Councilor Lisa DiBello’s lawsuit accusing the town of wrongdoing in her dismissal … more ...
    Remembering Hurricane Carol   Published Aug 23, 2014
    WESTERLY — Carol Nash and Joe Potter were cheerfully preparing for their wedding during the summer of 1954 when they were hit with a double … more ...
    A new computer lab, dozens of Chromebooks, SMART Boards, Promethean Interactive White Boards and for every teacher at her school, new Macbook Air laptops. Alicia … more ...
    Ricci voted top superintendent   Published Aug 22, 2014
    WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — Chariho Regional School District Superintendent Barry Ricci has been voted 2014-15 Superintendent of the Year by the 125 members of the … more ...
    R.I. can be agile in protecting coast   Published Aug 19, 2014
    CHARLESTOWN — Salt marshes are essential to the health of commercial and recreational fisheries. They also help reduce damage from storms, and filter storm water … more ...
    Coming soon: 20th Franchi concert   Published Aug 16, 2014
    STONINGTON — It may be the 20th annual tribute to her beloved late husband, but Eva Franchi is planning to go back to the ’60s … more ...

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    Town, DiBello settle lawsuit   Published Aug 16, 2014
    CHARLESTOWN — Lisa DiBello, who was fired from her longtime job as Charlestown’s parks and recreation director in 2010 — and then won a measure … more ...
    Blue Star Moms’ solidarity   Published Aug 14, 2014
    WESTERLY — There’s an understanding, that, as Blue Star mom Rhonda Ziehl puts it, “When one member of the family serves in the military, we … more ...
    Charity group seeks survey volunteers   Published Aug 14, 2014
    CHARLESTOWN — Neighbors Helping Neighbors RI, the Charlestown-based charitable organization, has scheduled volunteer training sessions this month in an effort to enlist eight more site … more ...
    Rescued body surfer says thanks   Published Aug 13, 2014
    WESTERLY — There were a lot of heroes that day. But perhaps it was 7-year-old Max who was the bravest, standing on the shore at … more ...
    IRS files lien for Copar taxes   Published Aug 13, 2014
    WESTERLY — Copar Quarries of Westerly owes the federal government more than $220,000 in back taxes and is also behind on its tax payments to … more ...
    Richmond fixing records lapse   Published Aug 11, 2014
    Richmond Town Administrator Rob Rock said he would submit certification documents Tuesday to the state Office of the Attorney General to put the town into … more ...
    Stabbing victim in serious condition   Published Aug 10, 2014
    CHARLESTOWN — A 37-year-old man was stabbed in the chest and seriously injured on Narragansett Tribal grounds late Saturday night, police say. Andrew J. Smith, … more ...
    PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island residents have until today to register to vote in the Sept. 9 primary election. The following locations will be open on … more ...
    CHARLESTOWN — Crowds of spectators gathered Saturday afternoon next to a circle of grass next to the Narragansett Indian Church, pulling chairs and blankets closer … more ...
    CHARLESTOWN — In the parking lot at the General Stanton Inn, cars with Tennessee, Louisiana, California, and West Virginia license plates sit next to others … more ...
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