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  1. $440,000 awarded to animal agenciesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Warwickonline.com

    The Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island in Wakefield was awarded $20,000 to cover some of the cost of building its new shelter.

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  2. Wakefield Woman Wins $43K in RI LottoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Patch.com

    Carol Chorlton purchased her winning Quick Pick ticket at Healy News in Wakefield and claimed her prize Nov. 29. She said she plans to use the money to pay bills. "She came in to the Lottery with her husband after she checked the draw results more than a hundred times on her computer," the lottery said in a statement ."

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  3. South Kingstown High School Holiday ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Patch.com

    The SK High School Musicians will be present their holiday concert on Wednesday, December 10th at 7PM at the high school auditorium, 215 Columbia Ave, Wakefield. Relax and enjoy as the band, symphony, and chorus share their gifts of music with one and all.

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  4. Pearl Harbor remembered: Millennials bomb at historic factsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... on the source - between 2,400 and 2,500 casualties at Pearl Harbor. - - - Claire Griffin Sophomore, 19 Hometown: Wakefield, Rhode Island "Uh, I don't know anything." When told Dec. 7 was the day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and asked about ...

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  5. Select RI post offices open Sundays through ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Participating branches include the main Providence Post Office and locations in Wakefield and North Kingstown. Many communities will also receive package deliveries those days.

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  6. Oliver Richman: 'For Once In My Life' 50th Anniversary - Singing...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Mi2n

    ... recently singing 'Someone To Watch Over Me' in a guest spot during the show's summer run at Theatre By The Sea in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Ron Miller has written some of the biggest hit songs including, "For Once In My Life," "Touch Me In The ...

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  7. Oliver Richman, Multi-Talented 14-Year-Old Grandson of Legendary...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Market Wire

    ... recently singing "Someone To Watch Over Me" in a guest spot during the show's summer run at Theatre By The Sea in Wakefield, Rhode Island . Ron Miller has written some of the biggest hit songs including, " For Once In My Life ," " Touch Me In The ...

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  8. Oliver Richman, Multi-Talented 14-Year-Old Grandson of Legendary...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Sys-Con Media

    ... recently singing "Someone To Watch Over Me" in a guest spot during the show's summer run at Theatre By The Sea in Wakefield, Rhode Island . Ron Miller has written some of the biggest hit songs including, " For Once In My Life ," " Touch Me In The ...

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  9. John Kelley shoe shop's new owner dedicated to running a legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Day

    ... the past 35 years. Anderson purchased the store in October from Mary Camire, who owns Camire's Athletic Soles in Wakefield, R.I., and had operated the store for many years with late Boston Marathon champion John Kelley and his late wife, Jessie. ...

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  10. Collins, Viele weigh-in on Larchwood proposalRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Narragansett Times

    The planning board's review of the conceptual master plan of the proposed Wakefield Alzheimer's Care Facility has renewed discussion in the town on the historic value of the Larchwood Inn and the merits of the new proposal. The project, proposed by the people that currently own and operate the Scallop Shell, asks the planning board to consider a 72-bed Alzheimer's Care Facility in Downtown Wakefield on the site of the defunct Larchwood Inn.

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  11. More charges raised against Chariho teacherRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... number and it wasn't known Tuesday if he's represented by a lawyer. He and fellow Chariho teacher John Wedlock of Wakefield, who taught physics and chemistry, were charged last month by Richmond police and Rhode Island State Police Internet Crimes ...

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  12. ChartWise Excels With High Scores in Klas Cdi ReportRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Freshnews

    ... who engaged with the CDI firms over the past two years. About ChartWise ChartWise Medical Systems, Inc., based in Wakefield, RI, is a medical software firm and the developer of ChartWise 2.0, a web-based solution for Computer-Assisted Clinical ...

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  13. Rhode Island Students Cast as 'Tom of Warwick' in CAMELOT Tour at PPAC, 12/9-14Read the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Country Day production of Robin Hood. Jerry is a resident of Pawtucket, Rhode Island and Jared is a resident of Wakefield, Rhode Island. "It was great to be involved in the audition process for 'Tom of Warwick' and it was so nice to see so many ...

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  14. Wakefield hardware store closing after 69 yearsRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The owners of Damon's Hardware on Main Street in the Wakefield section of South Kingstown say they plan to stop selling tools, paints, gadgets and widgets some time before Christmas. David Chappell and his wife, Toni, told The Providence Journal that they've been working 85 to 90 hours weeks, and it's time for them to move on.

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  15. Following Their Passions: Our Top FinalistsFor our third installment...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Martha Stewart

    ... like domestically sourced wood, the heirloom-quality playthings are beloved by kids and parents alike. Perry Raso Wakefield, Rhode Island Perry Raso has always loved the water; in junior high school he worked digging up littleneck clams. He followed ...

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  16. Obituary: Leroy G. Matteson, 74, U.S. Marine Corps VeteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Patch.com

    Leroy G. Matteson, 74, of North Kingstown, died Monday, November 3, 2014 at Kent Hospital. Born in Wakefield, he was a son of the late Henry L. Matteson and Gladys M. Matteson.

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  17. michelle_singletaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... and imagine and be creative, and the rest will come." Paul Follett , a father of three and grandfather of six from Wakefield, R.I., wrote: "A parent's role is to set the moral compass, implant a work ethic and provide the resources for a good ...

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  18. Raising Awareness for Breast CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Supporters, survivors and names in memory of breast cancer victims all cover the wall at Dennis Moffitt Painting on Kingstown Rd. in Wakefield. Mike Moffitt explains, "we came up with the idea of really trying to get the community involved and letting them take part of it and it turned out really, really great."

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  19. Car wash wars in SKRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Narragansett Times

    Following a series of interwoven events, there are now two car washes doing business out of the Fred W. Smith building, owned by William Jeffries, in Wakefield. One of the car washes, South County Hand Car Wash, has been in business for nearly three years.

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  20. Two Wakefield car washes now operating out of the same buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Turnto10.com

    Two car washes in Wakefield are operating of the same businesses in the same building. In fact, one owner used work for the other.

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