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Archive - May 20, 2011

Hopkinton man arrested for child abuse

May 20, 2011

HOPKINTON – A 30-year-old male resident was arrested for first-degree child abuse Monday after he allegedly struck the victim with a belt, causing contusions and bruising on her body.

South Kingstown resident starting first local outlet for cancer patients

May 20, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - When Bud McLeod was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 2006 he was told he had only five to 10 more years to live. Now, rather than sitting idly by, McLeod is trying to find a cure with the help of others like him.
McLeod is starting the first Leukemia and Lymphoma Caring and Sharing Group in South County, hoping it can be an outlet for other cancer patients to discuss their prognosis and what can be done to help them beyond what the medical community has already done.

Washington Trust robbery suspect identified

May 20, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—Narragansett Police Department responded to a robbery of the Washington Trust Company bank at 885 Boston Neck Road. The incident occurred at approximately 12:15 p.m.

The suspect walked into the bank and approached the bank teller with a note in his hand demanding money. He left with an unknown amount of money and officers have not determined from the bank’s video that the suspect was armed.

Happy Hearts Preschool: 25 years in operation and going strong

May 20, 2011

By DAVID PEPIN

Happy hearts, happy alumni, happy teachers.
They added up to plenty of smiles Saturday morning at the 25th anniversary celebration of Happy Hearts Learning Center, 2608 South County Trail, as the preschool’s current crop of pupils ages 2 to 5 mixed with their older predecessors, including a few young adults, and past and present faculty members.

Rolling Green hearing stalls

May 20, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN—A planned public hearing to discuss an amendment to the comprehensive plan of North Kingstown began with a presentation by the Consensus Building Institute on how plans to bring a mixed-use development to the intersection of South County Trail and Ten Rod Road would affect those closest to it and ended with applicant Mark Hawkins sitting in a chair exhausted, his head in his hands, no closer to a decision than he was when he walked in.

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