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Violet: Education commissioner is correct to use a testing tool

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I think that Education Commissioner, Deborah Gist, is a sterling leader and a credit to the state. I am also a firm believer in tests, like the NYC Board of Regents exam, as a gauge of academic proficiency for graduation.  Commissioner Gist is right-on in requiring that students pass a credible test to show proficiency […]

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Portsmouth police boat spills onto Route 24

By   /  March 29, 2013  /  Police & Crime  /  No Comments

A boom crane from Pirate Cove Marina lifts the police boat back onto its trailer. This photo was posted on the marina's Facebook page.

PORTSMOUTH — A local marina came to the rescue after the Portsmouth police boat fell off its trailer on Route 24 Thursday afternoon. Ironically, the Parker Marine boat was on its way to a different marina when the incident took place at about 3:30 p.m. “The boat was in transport from the Carnegie Abbey Marina, where […]

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Couple to speak about birding trip to Chile, Easter Island

By   /  March 29, 2013  /  Things to Do  /  No Comments

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The Paskamansett Bird Club’s next monthly meeting will feature an illustrated talk by Bob and Joanne Kowalczyk of North Dartmouth about their recent trip to Chile and Easter Island. The meeting is at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, at the Community Hall of Friends Meeting, 739 Horseneck Road, South Dartmouth. The talk will follow […]

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Fun for all at Unity Ball in Portsmouth

By   /  March 29, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

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PORTSMOUTH — For one night, Julia Kavanagh was a princess and Glen Manor House was her castle. Her “court” consisted of about 150 members of various East Bay unified basketball teams who dined, socialized and danced the night away while being treated like royalty at the “Unity Ball.” The formal ball was the dual senior […]

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STONE BRIDGE FIRE DISTRICT

By   /  March 29, 2013  /  Tiverton Legal Notices  /  No Comments

The regular meeting of the Administrative Board of the Stone Bridge Fire District will be held at the Sakonnet Bay Manor, 1215 Main Road, Tiverton, RI, on April 8, 2013, at 7:00 P.M. Peter M. Forrest, Clerk Stone Bridge Fire District March 28, 2013

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STATE OF RHODE ISLAND PROBATE COURT OF THE TOWN OF LITTLE COMPTON

By   /  March 29, 2013  /  Little Compton Legal Notices  /  No Comments

NOTICE OF MATTERS PENDING AND FOR HEARING IN SAID COURT THE COURT WILL BE IN SESSION AT TOWN HALL ON THE DATES SPECIFIED IN NOTICES BELOW AT 2:00 PM FOR HEARING SAID MATTERS PONTES, CLARA C., estate. Fulton J. Pontes has qualified as executor; credi- tors must file their claims in the office of the […]

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TOWN OF LITTLE COMPTON NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 2013 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

By   /  March 29, 2013  /  Little Compton Legal Notices  /  No Comments

The Town of Little Compton is preparing to submit a Community Development application to request up to $200,000 to undertake the following activities: 1) Public Facility: Provide funding to purchase a van to transport the elderly residents of Little Compton. Amount: $ 47,785 2) Public Service: Provide support to the St. Elizabeth’s Community Cornerstone Adult […]

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ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW

By   /  March 29, 2013  /  Tiverton Legal Notices  /  No Comments

Notice of Public Hearing is hereby given upon the petition of Sakonnet Yacht Club, Inc., owner of the subject property locat- ed at 30 California Road, Little Compton, RI. Tax Assessors Plat 9, Lot 336 seeking a side yard setback variance pursuant to Section 14-9.3 b and Section 14-2.7b of the Zoning Ordinance to construct […]

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TOWN OF WESTPORT, MA PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

By   /  March 29, 2013  /  Westport Legal Notices  /  No Comments

A public hearing will be held in the Board of Selectmen’s Office, Westport Town Hall, 816 Main Road, Westport, MA on Monday, April 1, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. regarding the accept- ance of the road layouts for Devol Avenue and Cortney Drive. WESTPORT BOARD OF SELECTMEN March 27, 2013

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TOWN OF PORTSMOUTH, RI DOG LICENSES

By   /  March 29, 2013  /  Portsmouth Legal Notices  /  No Comments

Pursuant to the provisions of Title 4, Chapter 13, of the General Laws of the State of Rhode Island, 1956 and Chapter 400 of the Public Laws of 1985 (RIGL 4-13-9. (d) (1) notice is hereby given to the people of the Town of Portsmouth that every owner or keeper of a dog shall annually […]

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