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Archive - Mar 2, 2011

Rams fall to GW, 66-55

March 2, 2011

KINGSTON – You can’t spell ‘late-season collapse’ without URI.
Technically you can, but there’s no denying that when it comes to winning when it matters most, the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball has not performed when it counted.
The last three seasons URI has had a chance to puts itself in the NCAA Tournament, only to flame out late in A-10 play, followed by struggles in the Atlantic 10 Tournament.
This year is a little different.

SKHS to eliminate level B classes

March 2, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown High School will soon eliminate its lower level – B classes to help students achieve a higher standard and receive better scores on the state NECAPs.

Rep. Donna Walsh introduces "Blue Alert" legislation

March 2, 2011

PROVIDENCE – Former Charlestown police officer Brian Jackson had moved to Dallas, Texas where he joined the police force. On the night of Nov. 13, 2005, he responded to a domestic disturbance call.

He was shot by a suspect and died an hour later. A "Blue Alert" was issued by the Dallas Police force with witness details and the suspect was arrested within a few hours.

SK cops arrest two juveniles for break-ins in Wakefield

March 2, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Two juveniles were arrested Monday for break-in and entering on two separate incidents.
At 1:32 p.m., police arrested a 14-year old male for breaking into a home on Kenyon Ave.
“Someone called in the suspicious activity and we were able to locate the individual in the area,” Capt. Jeffrey Allen of the South Kingstown police said.

Jack Yena honored for his role at Johnson and Wales

March 2, 2011

BY JAMES MEROLLA

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – An East Greenwich collegiate legend has made his mark and established his place, and Rhode Island PBS has preserved it as living history.
The film, “Jack Yena’s Legacy: Finding a Sense of Place,” is the third of a trilogy of documentaries about the unique history of Johnson & Wales University by filmmaker Marian Gagnon. Yena resides in E.G.
The complete film series has been years in the making.

EG’s Schroff helping fight leukemia through sailing

March 2, 2011

From Germany to Tennessee to Vietnam to New Jersey to East Greenwich to Concord, Mass., to Newport, to 100 ports in between, the amazing journey of Udo Schroff will be shared statewide when he is honored later this year at the 17th annual Leukemia Cup Regatta.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: North Star Marketing Hires Director of Synergy

March 2, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. – North Star Marketing, a leading Rhode Island creative communications firm (www.fortheloveofmarketing.com), announced that John Dennis has joined the Agency as Director of Synergy.
John guides every project that flows through the Agency. From scheduling to monitoring work flow, he ensures that deadlines are met while working alongside
North Star’s marketing teams to meet client goals and deliver wow. Uniquely, John is also able to tap his design skills to help direct client strategy and creative.

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