Archive - Jan 2011
WOOD RIVER JCT. â The Chariho Regional School District superintendent's proposed budget of $54.37 million for fiscal year 2011-12 represents a 3.3 percent increase over the current year's voter-approved budget of $52.62 million.
NARRAGANSETT/WAKEFIELDâAt the beginning of Snow, a novel by Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk's book, he writes of a Turkish passenger, "The silence of snow, thought the man sitting just behind the bus driver. If this were the beginning of a poem, he would have called the thing he felt inside the silence of snow."
NARRAGANSETTâPaul Raymond, the head of Quest Montessori School and a prospective property-owner in the town said in an interview that he is up against âsignificant obstaclesâ in the stateâs current system of regulatory controls.Â Recently, his proposal to re-zone a portion of Boston Neck Road as âcommercialâ has stalled and his schoolâs future in the town is threatened.Â After months of architectural designs, engineering plans, wetland protection zones, and traffic reports were approved by the planning board, the council has twice delayed re-zoning the property.
CRANSTON â The easy portion of the Coventry High wrestling teamâs schedule is about to end and the iron of Rhode Island wrestling is about to test just how much the Oakers have improved this season.
Coventry, which has spent the first half of the season wrestling Division I-South teams, wrestled its only match of the week Friday at Cranston East and rolled to a comfortable win over the rebuilding Thunderbolts.
The West Warwick Wizards now stand all alone atop the Division II standings.
Junior guard Max Motroni poured in a game high 33 points, to go along with nine assists and seven rebounds to lead his team to a 95-86 victory over the North Providence Cougars.
Teammates John Morrison chipped in 25 points and senior forward Chuck Dalton came through with 19 points and 10 rebounds.
The Community College of Rhode Island unveiled its fall 2010 Dean's List today and several local students from the Standard Times' readership area made the cut.
WEDNESDAY, January 19
Charlotte at URI, 7 p.m.
Boys indoor track
Coventry, Chariho, North Kingstown, Prout, South Kingstown at PAC, 5:30 p.m.
Toll Gate vs. South Kingstown at Boss Arena, 8 p.m.
EG, Johnson at Narragansett, 5 p.m.
Mount Hope at Coventry, 5 p.m.
Chariho at Coventry, 7 p.m.
South Kingstown at Pilgrim, 7 p.m.
West Warwick at Toll Gate, 5 p.m.
Remember that schedule that was posted earlier today?
With the snow and rain that has hit the state - not to mention the threat of icy roads late tonight - most of the action has been postponed.
As of 3:30 p.m., here is what is left on the slate:
TUESDAY, January 18
Chariho at Tolman, 7 p.m.
East Greenwich at Davies, 6:15 p.m.
West Warwick at Shea, 7 p.m.
South Kingstown at Chariho, 7 p.m. (GLOD)
Rogers at Narragansett, 7 p.m.
Prout at Mount Hope, 4:30 p.m.
Narragansett vs. Bay View at East Providence, 4:30 pm.
MONDAY, January 17
St. Raphael vs. Narragansett at Boss Arena, 1 p.m.
North Kingstown vs. Burrillvile at Levy Rink, 2 p.m.
Boys indoor track
East Greenwich, West Warwick at PAC, 8:30 a.m.
SUNDAY, January 16
St. Bonaventure at URI, 4 p.m.
Richmond at URI, 12 p.m.
South Kingstown, Coventry, Middletown vs. La Salle at Ocean State School of Gymnastics, 6 p.m.
West Warwick, Toll Gate vs. Warwick Veterans at Warwick Dance and Gymnastics, 4 p.m.
Prout vs. Narragansett at Thayer, 12 p.m.