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Today's schedule - Wednesday, September 28

September 28, 2011

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
Boys soccer
West Warwick at Burrillville, 3:30 p.m.
Girls soccer
Smithfield vs. South Kingstown at Curtis Corner Middle School, 6 p.m.
Coventry at Toll Gate, 3:30 p.m.
Cumberland at Prout, 4 p.m.
Girls tennis
Coventry vs. South Kingstown at Broad Rock Middle School, 3:30 p.m.
Girls volleyball
Coventry at Westerly, 6 p.m.
South Kingstown at North Kingstown, 6:30 p.m.

Preview today's Narragansett Times

September 28, 2011

The state pension and budget cuts has everyone up in arms and angered over the current economic conditions. Those that have had it with budget cuts are taking action. Find out why the Adeline LaPlante Memorial Center in Wakefield has filed lawsuit against the state in today's paper.

After putting forth expenditures on the town council agenda concerning a refurbished break room at the town hall, the council decided to review Town Manager Grady Miller's job performance.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Curmudgeon's Corner: RI's public employee pension follies continue

September 28, 2011

By RICHARD AUGUST
Special to the Standard

Last week General Treasurer Raimondo’s Pension Advisory Board met for the last time. As advertised, the 12-person board made no recommendations for fixing the existing pension mess.
The Friday before that, a coalition of eight public employee unions launched a ten-minute You Tube video and sent out a mailer to 30,000 Rhode Island households described as the opening of their fight to preserve the status quo.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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