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Archive - Feb 2011

February 1st

Police make major drug bust in NK

February 2, 2011

After a long investigation stemming back to September of 2010, Rhode Island State police on Wednesday announced a major drug bust after obtaining search warrants at 376 Dry Bridge Road, Unit#A-3, in North Kingstown.
Thirty one kilograms of cocaine were seized in a hidden compartment in the Chrysler Pacifica located on the premises and $1,245,100 was seized from a hidden compartment in a tractor trailer truck.

Snow Cancellations/Closings

February 1, 2011

S. Kingstown Pub. Schools: Early Dismissal; Cancel Activities; Secondary 11:30 Elem 1pm

Prout School: Early Dismissal; 11:45 all activities canceled

Narragansett PD: Parking Ban This Morning; Begin Midnight Tues - Fri 1am

S. Kingstown PD: Parking Ban This Morning; 6:00AM Until Further Notice

Peacedale Congregational Church: No Bell Choir Rehearsal

Meadowbrook Waldorf School: Early Dismissal; Noon Tuesday, 2/1/11

Yoga School of South County offers affordable classes, teacher training

February 1, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – With what seems like a yoga studio on every corner in South Kingstown, it may seem difficult to choose which school to go to, but the town's Parks and Recreation Neighborhood Guild has helped make the choice a lot easier by offering its own yoga studio, the Yoga School of South County, 1058 Kingstown Road in Peace Dale.

Col. DaSilva steps down as Police Chief

February 1, 2011

There is a new person in command of the Coventry Police Department, well starting Friday.
After just three years as chief, Col. Ronald DaSilva, chief of the Coventry Police Department has decided to retire.
DaSilva said that although he was chief for only three years, he does have 22 and a half years invested in the department and that “it’s time for a change.”

Little League gets to turn on the lights

February 1, 2011

The Town Council allowed the East Greenwich Little League to build a set of lights, and night baseball will come to Cragan Field this spring.

January 31st

WEB EXCLUSIVE: NK Girls Scouts did their part

February 1, 2011

Girl Scouts from East Greenwich Troop 1380 and North Kingstown Troop 111 recently held a “dress down day” at Our Lady of Mercy School, East Greenwich, to benefit Project Undercover. Over 9,000 pieces of socks, underwear and diapers were collected and donated to the West Bay Community Action program in Warwick.

Oakers top Di's top team, St. Ray's

February 1, 2011

ERIC YOUNG
eyoung@ricentral.com

COVENTRY – The Coventry Oakers made a statement to the rest of Division I last night.
With the Division I leading St. Raphael Academy Saints strolling into town, the Oakers demonstrated that they will have to be mentioned as a contender for the state crown with a convincing 92-72 victory over the Saints, the first in the school’s history and improved their record to 9-4 in league play.

 

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