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Archive - Mar 28, 2012

URI's Holton arrested, charged with voyeurism

March 28, 2012

By KATHLEEN MCKIERNAN
kmckiernan@ricentral.com

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Dan Hurley Era is barely one week old and already the newly-minted University of Rhode Island men’s basketball head coach has a scandal involving his best player to deal with.

Council, Clam Jammers reach agreement

March 28, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—The Town Council held a Show-Cause hearing Monday evening to address multiple liquor license violations committed by Clam Jammers, a restaurant and bar at 294 Great Island Road in Galilee. Owner Paul Troxell was on hand to accept an agreement reached after a number of consultations with Narragansett Police Chief Dean Hoxsie and Narragansett Fire Marshal James Given.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

President Dooley addresses rising tuition costs at URI

March 28, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley is not thinking about the new men’s basketball coach Dan Hurley or the state investigation into the Institute for International Sport. His main thought is how tuition costs are rising – a factor he blames on declining state support.

“The costs are shifting from taxpayers in the state to families – a much smaller base,” Dooley states.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

March 28, 2012

In today's paper, we have the Narragansett Town Council's decision to suspend the liquor license of Clam Jammers for seven days.

In marina news, he Rhode Island State Senate passed a resolution last week requesting the state to work with Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management to develop better regulations regarding pair trawling in state waters.

In URI news, 38 faculty and staff out of 246 eligible employees from the URI accepted the retirement incentive plan, which means officials have to come up with new ways to close the $2.64 million budget hole for next year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Curmudgeon's Corner: School bond's benefits far outweigh its costs (OPINION)

March 28, 2012

In two weeks there will be a referendum in North Kingstown. If the past is any guide, the turnout will be light. Most likely, senior citizens like me will make up most of the voters and many of us are concerned about rising property taxes. These fears will be buttressed by groups like the North Kingstown Taxpayers Organization and elected officials like Bill Mudge.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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