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Archive - Jan 2011

January 28th

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Snowstorm stirs memories of chains on tires, Blizzard of '78

January 29, 2011

I don’t know…I say that a lot these days and I really don’t know, either because I’ve forgotten or I never knew in the first place. I do know that the longer I am around on this earth, the less I know for a fact. And that is good, I think, because it keeps the mind open to all sorts of new possibilities. If I decided that I knew, then what’s the point? I’m done, finished, subject is closed. It’s more fun not to know and hope for advanced knowledge of some sort. Something like that.

East Greenwich Little League Spring 2011, Softball & Baseball registration

January 28, 2011

East Greenwich Little League Spring 2011, Softball & Baseball registration is currently underway.

A walk in registration at Cragan Field (50 Reilly Ave, East Greenwich, RI.) has been scheduled for Feb 12th between 10am-2pm for all players, beginners and experienced, between the ages of 5 and 16. This is a great way to meet the coaches, the board, and to ask any questions. New players are encouraged to stop by.

Richmond man wins "Moments of Trust" award

January 28, 2011

WEST WARWICK – Larry Akers, a resident of Richmond and a Cox Communications employee, was recently honored with a “Moments of Trust” award at the system based in New England.

Hands-on projects for Gansett kids

January 28, 2011

NARRAGANSETT–In Judy Grisevich’s class students have been researching frogs, toads, bats, owls, and polar animals. For each study, students research using the Independent Investigation Model (IIM) and show what they have learned in a way that interests them—choosing from a tic-tac-toe menu of choices.

Ducie to represent Team USA

January 28, 2011

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island women's hockey player Justine Ducie is making history this week as being the first URI female athlete to represent the school on the first Team USA squad to play for the World University Games in Turkey.

Stefanic to defend his crown

January 28, 2011

There is the Stanley Cup and the Calder Cup. The uninitiated would not know they are awarded in hockey.
There is the Winston Cup. That trophy, you might guess, as it deals with racing in Winston, in the Carolinas.
But leave it to coffee maven Dunkin’ Donuts to award the very appropriately-named Coffee Cup for some incredibly quick racing on the oval concrete at their very own Center.

Meadowbrook roof work can’t wait, says board

January 28, 2011

A decision on extensive work at Meadowbrook Farms Elementary School can wait awhile longer, the School Committee decided Tuesday night.
It also decided roof repairs couldn’t wait.

January 27th

Web Special: It’s never too late to get started on the road back to fitness

January 28, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN—For many people, January is a time of great promise.
Sure, the weather is far from fantastic—it’s cold, it’s snowy, it’s icy—but, still, it’s time for a new year and, in that way, January acts as a sort of reset button for a lot of our bad behaviors.
But what happens when we turn the page into February? Do we slide back into our old habits or do we find a way to stay on the right track?
For Fabulous Fitness owner Eddie Brandt, the answer is simple: There is no such thing as a reset button.

Congressman Langevin speaks on State of the Union

January 27, 2011

WARWICK, R.I. - Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) offered the following statement in response to President Obama's State of the Union address, delivered this week in the House chamber.

Rice studies aquaculture and water culture in Gambia

January 27, 2011

NARRAGANSETT–Gambia, a former Portuguese and British colony is a smallest ribbon of cities, villages, and swamps along the Gambia River, measuring only 30 miles at its widest point. Like Rhode Island, Gambia is trying to increase its oyster population (See Narragansett Times Dec. 15) and it is doing this and promulgating its fisheries' product laws with the help of former state representative Michael Rice.

 

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