Archive - 2010
The Prout girls volleyball team captured its second consecutive Division I championship, and sixth title overall in the last six years, with a 25-20, 25-19, 25-16 sweep of Coventry Saturday afternoon at URI.
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CHARLESTOWN -- Governor-elect Lincoln Chafee will be attending Monday night's special Town Council meeting to swear-in the newly elected councilors.
RICHMOND â€“ The Town Council officially established a temporary committee Monday night that will work to provide activities and services to seniors from the town and surrounding communities.
WAKEFIELDâ€”When the Coventry girls volleyball team walked off the Prout High School gymnasium floor as victims of an eye-opening 3-0 sweep at the hands of the Crusaders last month, Oakers coach Leo Bush knew that one moment would define his team for the rest of the season.
â€śThey served us off the court,â€ť Bush said.
It was a rare moment of weakness for the Oakers, who hadnâ€™t lost a game prior to that one â€¦ and havenâ€™t lost one since. It was a moment in which Bush knew his girls would learn a lot about themselves.
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ No decision has been made on the fate of the old Beechwood House, but, the good news is, itâ€™s right around the corner.
The Request for Proposal (RFP) sub-committee has met numerous times, most recently on Nov. 1, to discuss the three RFPâ€™s before them. At Mondayâ€™s Town Council meeting, President Liz Dolan read a memorandum from Wendy Nicholas, Director of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and Richard Youngken, Board of Directors for the same organization.
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NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ A North Kingstown resident was killed when the SUV he was driving rolled over on Tower Hill Road in front of the First Church of Christ Scientist, 55 Tower Hill Road, North Kingstown Tuesday night.
The driver of the vehicle, James Gault, 44, was found unresponsive and itâ€™s unknown at this time if he was wearing a seatbelt or not. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ It was 9:45 p.m. on Saturday night and everything was nice and quiet throughout North Kingstown.
Well, almost everything.
For the Shady Lea Mill, the night was just getting started as a group of ghost hunters, known as the Ghost Hunter Organized Search Teams (GHOST) had taken over the 1820â€™s building, in the hopes of finding abnormal activity.