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September 21, 2011

As the winter months head our way, it is almost time to get the snow plows ready. However, in the town of Narragansett, the town council debated whether they should fund new Highway Department trucks for snow removal or police and fire vehicles during these economic times.  

With General Treasurer Gina Raimondo proposing a new state pension plan next month, find out how South Kingstown will fare without pension reform.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

RISM High School Football Poll - Week Two

September 21, 2011

Four local teams are in the most recent Rhode Island Sports Media High School Football Top 20.
West Warwick leads the way ranked No. 7, just eight points behind No. 6 Barrington; South Kingstown is tied for ninth with Westerly; Chariho and Exeter-West Greenwich are tied for 18th. It is the Knights' first appearance in the Top 20 this season.
After last week's win over Hendricken, La Salle moves into No. 1 with 10 of the 12 first-place votes; East Providence received the other two and the Townies are in second, followed by Cranston West.

RISM High School Football Poll - Week Two

September 21, 2011

Four local teams are in the most recent Rhode Island Sports Media High School Football Top 20.
West Warwick leads the way ranked No. 7, just eight points behind No. 6 Barrington; South Kingstown is tied for ninth with Westerly; Chariho and Exeter-West Greenwich are tied for 18th. It is the Knights' first appearance in the Top 20 this season.
After last week's win over Hendricken, La Salle moves into No. 1 with 10 of the 12 first-place votes; East Providence received the other two and the Townies are in second, followed by Cranston West.

Politics as Usual: Like it or not, the ACLU is protecting your rights

September 21, 2011

The 10th anniversary of 9/11 is a fitting time for poignant memorials and sympathetic reminiscences. It is also a time for flag-waving patriotism and “never again” steadfastness and vigilance. All those things have their place.
But it is also a fitting time for a clear-eyed look back to where we have come since that day and how we have gotten here, a sober reassessment of our behavior in response to that horror.
The Rhode Island ACLU has given us that with an excellent report titled “The Legacy of the Indefinite ‘War on Terror’ in Rhode Island: Civil Liberties in the Aftermath of 9/11.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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