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Archive - Oct 2011

October 29th

Gentle, fleecy alpacas a sheer delight

October 29, 2011

EXETER – Worn out from the stress and pressure of living in these uncertain times? Does the whole thing give you a headache?
Skip the Tylenol and contact Dr. Alpaca.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Red Ribbon Week promoting strong message

October 29, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — Local students and public safety officials are making sure that Red Ribbon Week is not just nine days of building awareness of drug and alcohol issues and how to avoid them.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Endeavor marks 500th voyage

October 29, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—The University of Rhode Island’s research vessel Endeavor returned to port this past Tuesday, number 500 in the ship’s long career of transporting scientists throughout the world’s oceans and reporting back millions of pieces of quality, oceanographic data. The most recent trip, however, took a step further by bringing undergraduates along to experience life onboard conducting research.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 28th

Chariho’s playoff chances take a hit

October 28, 2011

EAST GREENWICH--The Division I girls volleyball playoffs may not officially start until next week but, Tuesday night in East Greenwich, the postseason atmosphere was very much alive and kicking as the Avengers battled Chariho for the sixth and final playoff seed in D-I.

Injured waitress battling huge bills

October 28, 2011

EXETER – A month after Audra Willis, a popular waitress at the Middle of Nowhere Diner, on Nooseneck Hill Road, was run over by an errant driver while standing in line at the ice cream parlor next door, she is still unable to put any weight on her two broken legs.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School Committee tables pension vote

October 28, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Some of the school committee members feel the pension system is being resolved on the backs of the teachers. At Tuesday night’s meeting they tabled voting on a resolution to the next meeting so that they could craft one more specific to their concerns, including raising the retirement age to age 67.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Brooks facing up to 40 years

October 28, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A year after a spree of robberies in Narragansett, East Greenwich and North Kingstown left four elderly women victimized, former Narragansett resident Michael Brooks, 50, pleaded no contest Friday in Rhode Island Superior Court to four counts of first degree robbery.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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