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    NORTH KINGSTOWN — The story of the 6-ton boulder dubbed the Quidnessett Rock, engraved with what may be ancient cuneal writings, has everything: local lore … more ...
    Feast of the Divine Holy Ghost   Published Aug 31, 2014
    Members of the Portuguese Holy Ghost Society of Stonington observed the annual Feast of the Divine Holy Ghost on Sunday morning with a procession from … more ...
    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 ...
    Editor’s note: This is the 12th and final story in a series about local craft that are in a different class than the average boat. … more ...
    WESTERLY — Crowds of beachgoers eager to soak up the last of summer’s sunshine swarmed to Misquamicut State Beach on Saturday, many traveling to their … more ...
    AGE 57. OCCUPATION Owner/operator of the Pizza Lady in Pawcatuck. RESIDENCE Ashaway. RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF Life ... and preparing for my … more ...
    Hopkinton gets its own weather station   Published Aug 30, 2014
    HOPKINTON — It doesn’t look like much, but Hopkinton’s new weather station will provide vital, real-time weather information to the town and to National Grid, … more ...
    Police logs: Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014   Published Aug 30, 2014
    Stonington Joshua Richard Fallon, 33, of 61 Palmer St., was charged Thursday with operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol. John Casey Banks, 24, … more ...
    Reminiscing readers have seen terrifying accounts of the Great Hurricane of 1938 by survivors who escaped with their lives that treacherous day. But there were … more ...
    Editorial: Taylor Swift is one of us   Published Aug 30, 2014
    As this milder-than-usual summer draws to a close, we bid farewell to many of the hallmarks of the season. Walks on the beach. Ice cream … more ...
    145 homes sold in South County in July   Published Aug 30, 2014
    Single family home sales in Washington County in July totaled 145, one more than the same month in 2013 and a dropoff from sales activity … more ...

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    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District race is expected once again to be an expensive battle, attracting millions of dollars in outside money. … more ...
    I used to write a lot about politics, but I don’t do that much any more, unless I get all fired up about something. I … more ...
    Over the past two years, the Washington County Regional Planning Council investigated the advantages of municipally owned streetlights for Rhode Island cities and towns. The … more ...
    CRANSTON — Farming is hip in New England. Across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the … more ...
    NEW LONDON (AP) — A New London theater company is planning to “indict” Connecticut native Benedict Arnold in advance of a festival that will see … more ...
    Grand opening at Capizanno Oils & Vinegars STONINGTON — A grand opening is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 5, at a new downtown business, Capizanno Olive … more ...
    It’s no surprise that when people find out what I do, they’re quick to share their personal stories with me. The good news is that … more ...
    With the arrival of September, the annual membership picnic at the Senior Center is right around the corner. Bob King, the picnic’s chairman, is planning … more ...
    Senior Docket: Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014   Published Aug 30, 2014
    Charlestown Charlestown Senior/Community Center, Country Trail, Ninigret Park, 401-364-9955 Center hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday … more ...
    Southern Rhode Island Volunteers places volunteers with more than 100 nonprofit community partners. Call 401-552-7661 or email lptanner@southernrivol.org. Adults 18 and older are welcome; and … more ...
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