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2013-10-16 23:02:53

Join the Workers Compensation Research Institute’s (WCRI) senior researcher, Dongchun Wang, for an informative one hour webinar on

2009-10-16 09:31:00

Work scheduled to start in mid-November CONCORD, Mass., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Point Judith Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project in South Kingstown and Narragansett, Rhode Island, will be dredged under the terms of a $978,000 contract issued recently by the U.S.

2008-10-09 15:00:10

By Arline A Fleming Artifacts related to the facility are sought in advance of the organization's November celebration. SOUTH KINGSTOWN -- Had Mrs.

2008-10-07 15:00:20

Nature is slowly reclaiming these former runways at Ninigret Park and Refuge, once the Charlestown Naval Auxiliary Landing Field, where former President George H.W. Bush trained as a pilot during World War II. More than a decade ago, the U.S.

2008-10-02 15:00:30

Nature hike: The Audubon Society of Rhode Island is sponsoring a six-mile hike along the Vin Gormley Trail, through Burlingame Management Area in Charlestown, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Walkers should meet at Kimball Wildlife Refuge, 180 Sanctuary Rd.

2008-09-30 15:00:31

By Randal Edgar Narragansett, Hopkinton and Richmond benefit from $100,000 DEM grants.

2008-09-30 15:00:31

Rhode Islanders should be grateful, as I am, for your two-page discussion of "secret" beaches and right-of-way paths (" 'Secret' beaches for you and me," news, Aug. 24) that often sit unnoticed in the Ocean State.

2008-09-25 15:00:45

NORTH KINGSTOWN -- The School Committee has voted to ask the Town Council to help stabilize the aging Wickford Elementary School. Committee Vice Chairman Larry Ceresi said it could cost $65,000 to replace a boiler and $20,000 to repair the roof of the brick building, closed in 2005 to save money.

2008-09-24 15:00:49

By Paul Davis Citing an expected decline in enrollment, the School Committee decides that Wickford Elementary School will not reopen.


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