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October 26th

Albert F. Fassbender Jr.

October 26, 2010

Albert F. Fassbender Jr., died Oct. 20, 2010 after a long illness at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.
A Memorial Service will be held at Shepherd of the Valley Church in Hope on Nov. 20th at 12 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Hendricken still the undisputed No. 1 HS football team in Rhode Island

October 26, 2010

With a 13-7 win over East Providence Friday night, the Bishop Hendricken Hawks continued their recent stretch of dominance at the top of the Rhode Island Sports Media High School Football Poll, garnering all 11 first-place votes to finish 13 points ahead of Portsmouth for first place.
Below, see the full Top 20 from this week. Check out this week's SRIN Sports Sections for full High School Football coverage.

Top 20
# School (First Place Votes) -- Total Points--Last Week
1. Hendricken (11) -- 220 -- 1
2. Portsmouth-- 207 -- 2
3. Barrington--198--3
4. EP--184--4

All-day kindergarten options on Chariho agenda

October 26, 2010

WOOD RIVER JCT -- The Chariho Regional School Committee is again discussing the concept of having an all-day kindergarten program in the school district.

October 25th

Check out local Candidate Profiles in this week's Standard Times

October 26, 2010

Whether it's the NK School Committee or the Exeter Town Council, the Standard Times has all the races that matter to you covered in this week's issue as we reveal our 2010 Meet the Candidates Candidate Profiles.

Pick up a copy this Thursday and stay informed in the races that affect you and your community.

Anthony T. Marsigliano

October 25, 2010

Anthony T. Marsigliano, 55, formerly of Providence and Coventry, passed away on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 at the Zambarano Hospital in Burrillville. He was the son of the late Leonardo “Lenny” and Gilda (Manera) Marsigliano.

His Funeral will be Thursday at 8:45 a.m. from the R.A. IANNOTTI Funeral Home, 415 Washington St. (Route 117), Coventry, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in the Holy Ghost Church, 1 Knight St., Providence. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, West Greenwich. Visiting hours are Wednesday 4-7 p.m. Information and condolences at

Eleanor M. Hakanson-Andrews

October 25, 2010

Eleanor M. (Wilkinson) Hakanson-Andrews, 89, of Coventry, died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 at Kent Hospital. Born in Fall River, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Wright Wilkinson and Jennie (Bell) Wilkinson. She was the wife of the late Russell Andrews and Berthel H. Hakanson.

Public hearing tonight on Charlestown wind proposal

October 25, 2010

CHARLESTOWN -- The Town Council continues its public hearing tonight on the Whalerock Renewable Energy Ninigret Hamlet Wind Project application at Charlestown Elementary School.

October 24th

Wickford Horribles Parade invades downtown

October 24, 2010

The 2010 Wickford Horribles Parade went off swimmingly Sunday afternoon on Main Street and locals from all across Southern Rhode Island were on hand to display their best costumes.
From Optimus Prime to "Duke Vader", locals were dressed to the nines and a real sight to behold.
Pick up a copy of this Thursday's Standard Times Newspaper to see the photos from the annual parade.

Charlestown considering delaying cesspool removal

October 24, 2010

CHARLESTOWN – The ongoing struggle to bring residents relief from the state Department of Environmental Management's requirement for expensive septic system upgrades continues.

October 23rd

Rams lose a heartbreaker to Maine

October 23, 2010

The University of Rhode Island football team was inches, literally, away from a monumental win over Maine Saturday afternoon but a fumble by quarterback Steve Probst on a third-and-goal play from the one-yard line with one second to go ultimately put the final nail in the Rams’ coffin as URI fell to 2-5 on the season with a heartbreaking 28-23 loss on Homecoming Day.
For full coverage of this game, pick up a copy of this Wednesday’s Narragansett Times newspaper.


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