KINGSTON – With final exams under way at the University of Rhode Island and with students studying with their heads in their books, about 400 students rushed the student library Sunday night, closing down the study area. The event was organized by a Facebook group, URI Library Rage Class of 2011.
WOOD RIVER JCT. -- The Chariho Regional School Committee voted 8-0-1 to approve a contract for $8,295 between the district and ClerkBase, a program that will allow live online streaming of board meetings and, possibly, other events. School Committee member William Day, of Richmond, abstained from the vote.
NORTH KINGSTOWNâ€”There are a lot of things that catch your eye when you first enter the lobby area of the new TownePlace Suites Marriott hotel in Quonset but thereâ€™s one thing in particular that says a lot about the hotelâ€™s future goals.
Located steps away from the entrance/exit door is a map of Rhode Island that stretches from the floor to the ceiling. Smack dab in the middle of that map is the new hotel. Thatâ€™s fitting because, if all goes according to plan, the new Marriott will be at the center of development in one of the stateâ€™s fastest growing business communities.