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January 16th

Today's schedule - Tuesday, Jan. 17

January 17, 2012

Boys basketball
Chariho at North Providence, 7 p.m.
Cranston West at Coventry, 7 p.m.
East Greenwich at Mount Hope, 7 p.m.
Narragansett at Shea, 7 p.m.
Central at South Kingstown, 7 p.m.
Prout at Middletown, 5 p.m.
West Warwick at Lincoln, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
La Salle at Chariho, 7 p.m.
Coventry at Exeter-West Greenwich, 7 p.m.
Westerly at North Kingstown, 7 p.m.
Girls swim
Narragansett vs. Barrington at Bayside YMCA, 5:45 p.m.
Tolman at Narragansett, 7 p.m.

NK's Paul Bailey's helps recreate history

January 17, 2012


WEST WARWICK–Last weekend, the production of Grease at West Warwick High School wowed audiences when a 1946 Ford convertible appeared on stage.
According to MJ Langlais, the administrative assistant at Paul Bailey’s Collision Center in North Kingstown, the feat was accomplished by the collaborative efforts of Paul Bailey’s and the West Warwick Public School department.

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Chariho Hall of Famer dies

January 16, 2012

A man who spent over 30 years working for Chariho schools, and a lifetime serving his community, passed away on Jan. 7, at his home, surrounded by his family.

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January 15th

Metcalf students get a taste of the good life

January 16, 2012

Special to the Standard

PROVIDENCE–It was a dining experience that won’t be forgotten for three students at Metcalf Elementary School in West Greenwich.
Nicholas Petrarca, Rachel Lesinski and Mary Reynolds, students at Metcalf, along with their parents were treated to a three course, gourmet dinner at Gracie’s, an upscale restaurant in downtown Providence Tuesday night.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

January 14th

Tell Me Your Story: At 82, Kay Cutting is a North Kingstown treasure

January 15, 2012

NORTH KINGSTOWN – If you’re having a diabetic meltdown, as I was last week, the place you want to be is Kay Cutting’s house.
At 82, her career as a professional dietician kicks in and, before you know it, there’s a glass of orange juice and a turkey sandwich in front of you.
Let’s all agree: Kay is a treasure.
Born on a farm in Lafayette, Katherine Harris Cutting says her parents’ dedication to helping others inspired her own life. “I had wonderful parents. They had a strong faith and their motto was ‘care, share and show your love.’”

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January 13th

School committee begins discussing '13 budget

January 14, 2012


NORTH KINGSTOWN – “You’re not going to like what I’m about to say, but first and foremost, let me tell you that this isn’t what I want and it hurts me deeply.”
Those were the words spoken by school superintendent Dr. Philip Auger at Tuesday’s school committee budget meeting in reference to the 2012/2013 budget.

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School committee ready for Plan 29

January 13, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Last year the South Kingstown School Committee set out to find a way to save the school district money without jeopardizing the quality of education. One year later as it begins to develop the school budget for FY 2012-2013, the school committee is ready to start putting that plan in motion. That plan is Plan 29.

One night before the school committee met with the town council to discuss the $290,000 proposed capital budget for the school fund, the school committee discussed the factors facing them in the FY 2013 budget year.

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