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January 16th

Sosnowski speaks to rates and new laws in ‘water rich’ state

January 16, 2011

NARRAGANSETT–On Dec. 29 the Narragansett Times reported on the town's current water status and the recent legislation that places regulations on water use in order to conserve the state's water supplies ("Lower water rates bring new efforts for conservation"). Currently, the town's citizens have the second lowest water rates in the state. Senator Susan Sosnowski was asked about these rates, the developments in the state government regarding water, and the impact of the legislation on the state in the future.

January 15th

Chariho proposes $54.4 million budget

January 15, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. – The Chariho Regional School District superintendent's proposed budget of $54.37 million for fiscal year 2011-12 represents a 3.3 percent increase over the current year's voter-approved budget of $52.62 million.

Quest Montessori School facing obstactles in Narragansett

January 15, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—Paul Raymond, the head of Quest Montessori School and a prospective property-owner in the town said in an interview that he is up against “significant obstacles” in the state’s current system of regulatory controls.  Recently, his proposal to re-zone a portion of Boston Neck Road as “commercial” has stalled and his school’s future in the town is threatened.  After months of architectural designs, engineering plans, wetland protection zones, and traffic reports were approved by the planning board, the council has twice delayed re-zoning the property.

No major incidents despite a foot of wet snow

January 15, 2011

NARRAGANSETT/WAKEFIELD–At the beginning of Snow, a novel by Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk's book, he writes of a Turkish passenger, "The silence of snow, thought the man sitting just behind the bus driver. If this were the beginning of a poem, he would have called the thing he felt inside the silence of snow."

January 14th

Oakers pin Thunderbolts

January 15, 2011

CRANSTON — The easy portion of the Coventry High wrestling team’s schedule is about to end and the iron of Rhode Island wrestling is about to test just how much the Oakers have improved this season.
Coventry, which has spent the first half of the season wrestling Division I-South teams, wrestled its only match of the week Friday at Cranston East and rolled to a comfortable win over the rebuilding Thunderbolts.

Wizards win shootout

January 15, 2011

The West Warwick Wizards now stand all alone atop the Division II standings.
Junior guard Max Motroni poured in a game high 33 points, to go along with nine assists and seven rebounds to lead his team to a 95-86 victory over the North Providence Cougars.
Teammates John Morrison chipped in 25 points and senior forward Chuck Dalton came through with 19 points and 10 rebounds.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Check out the locals that made CCRI's fall dean list.

January 14, 2011

The Community College of Rhode Island unveiled its fall 2010 Dean's List today and several local students from the Standard Times' readership area made the cut.

Exeter
Melissa Blackmar
Eric Darcy
Nicole Lombardo
Paige McLaughlin
Abby Pallister
Savannah Phillips
Henry Stracensky
Dean Waterman
Christian Williams

North Kingstown
Brittnie Balemian
Blake Bogue
Emily Branch
Katherine Burns
Ethan Coombs
Tricia Cotto
Catherine DePiero
Sean Donohue
Lisa Dowden
Benjamin Droitcour
Andrew Elouadih
Dorianne Enright
Julianne Forchione
Kelsey Geiger
Jason Hunter

Today's schedule - Wednesday, January 19

January 14, 2011

WEDNESDAY, January 19
Women’s basketball
Charlotte at URI, 7 p.m.
Boys indoor track
Coventry, Chariho, North Kingstown, Prout, South Kingstown at PAC, 5:30 p.m.
Hockey
Toll Gate vs. South Kingstown at Boss Arena, 8 p.m.
Wrestling
EG, Johnson at Narragansett, 5 p.m.
Mount Hope at Coventry, 5 p.m.
Chariho at Coventry, 7 p.m.
South Kingstown at Pilgrim, 7 p.m.
West Warwick at Toll Gate, 5 p.m.

Today's Schedule (Redux) - Tuesday, January 18

January 14, 2011

Remember that schedule that was posted earlier today?
Forget it.
With the snow and rain that has hit the state - not to mention the threat of icy roads late tonight - most of the action has been postponed.
As of 3:30 p.m., here is what is left on the slate:

TUESDAY, January 18
Boys basketball
Chariho at Tolman, 7 p.m.
East Greenwich at Davies, 6:15 p.m.
West Warwick at Shea, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
South Kingstown at Chariho, 7 p.m. (GLOD)
Rogers at Narragansett, 7 p.m.
Prout at Mount Hope, 4:30 p.m.
Girls swim
Narragansett vs. Bay View at East Providence, 4:30 pm.

Today's schedule - Monday, January 17

January 14, 2011

MONDAY, January 17
Hockey
St. Raphael vs. Narragansett at Boss Arena, 1 p.m.
North Kingstown vs. Burrillvile at Levy Rink, 2 p.m.
Boys indoor track
East Greenwich, West Warwick at PAC, 8:30 a.m.

 

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