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Last Week In NK: Motions And More Motions

If you missed any of the big NK stories last week, not to worry, we link to them all here.

Last Week In NK: Motions And More Motions

Town Seeks Recusal Of Judge In Firefighter Case
The Town of North Kingstown filed a motion asking Superior Court Judge Brian Stern to recuse himself in the case due before him Monday morning, where he is to hear dueling motions over the 24-hour shifts imposed on firefighters in 2012.

Costa ‘Offended’ Chafee Linked Her To Gun Raffle
State Rep. Doreen Costa (R-Dist. 31, North Kingstown, Exeter) said Thursday she was “offended” by Gov. Lincoln Chafee’s remarks that she was behind the raffle of an assault rifle at the state Republican Party’s “Family Day” event Saturday at the South County Rod & Gun Club in West Greenwich.

More Pizza On Post Road, Electric Bikes In Wickford
The Post Road eyesore that was 007 is soon to be no more. The 6105 Post Road property, which went into receivership last year, has been taken over by its largest creditor, which has plans to sell it to Providence Coal Fired Pizza.

Davisville Free Library: A Town Jewel
The Davisville Free Library is just the sort of small-town library you would invent if it wasn't already there. Quaint, clean, bright and friendly, the Davisville Free Library provides library services but it provides something more in this northern part of North Kingstown. It provides a place for the community to meet.

Recycling Profits Down 62 Percent
Where the towns shared nearly $2 million in 2012, this year the number was about $740,000, down about 62 percent. For North Kingstown, that meant a $23,956 payment in 2013 — a drop from the 2012 tally of $64,714.

Council Files To Delay Labor Board Decision, 24-Hour Shifts…
The Town Council met in emergency session Monday morning to discuss its options in the wake of the State Labor Relations Board's strongly-worded ruling against it Friday.

Homeless In North Kingstown
Living in North Kingstown, it might be easy to forget that some people sleep outside at night, night after night.

State Honors Tim Cranston, NK's Own Historic Preservationist
Tim Cranston, town historian as well as NK's water quality specialist, earned a place of distinction amongst residents years ago. Now, the state has is recognizing Cranston for his volunteer service in the name of historic preservation.

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