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Archive - May 10, 2012

OLM community stunned over pastor's passing

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — Every parishioner, priest, nun or people with devout faith walk through the doors of their respective church always wanting to understand meaning and purpose of life, as well as having a voice to guide them down the right path.

Unfortunately, one local church community has been trying to find meaning regarding a loss of not just a leader, but a mentor and a friend.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Sheen hopes for future compassion

May 10, 2012

PROVIDENCE — Martin Sheen spoke from the heart inside a large exhibit hall at the Rhode Island Convention Center and told the future of the technology world, comprising of 1,254 graduates of the New England Institute of Technology, to find that yearning within their heart to help others.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Police to investigate home invasion

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The East Greenwich Police Department is currently investigating a home invasion that took place on Frenchtown Road late Monday afternoon.

According to Police Chief Thomas Coyle via telephone on Tuesday, there was a male party that went to the front door at the residence on Frenchtown Road, talking on a cell phone. The girl that was inside the home at the time saw the man and did not answer the door.

Read all about it in the May 10 edition of The Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Budget discussions continue

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The Town of East Greenwich now has less than a week to submit its budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

But given that there are still significant differences in opinion as to what the school budget should be, the talks may last much longer than just a week.

The Town Council and the East Greenwich School Committee met once again inside the cafeteria of Swift Community Center on Monday evening, still trying to come to an agreement of a school budget that separates the two sides by just over a quarter-million dollars.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

'TechArt' combines creativity with technology

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH – Theater costumes, theater puppets, ceramics, oils, watercolors, pencil, pen and ink, sculpture, manipulated images, acrylics, furniture, exploding instruments, artistic instruments.

The walls and shelves of the library at New England Institute of Technology are filled with new and diverse images again, as TechArts runs through May 25. TechArts began as an art installation in 1995, as a way to showcase the artistic talents of the students, faculty and staff of New England Tech and share them with the rest of the college community.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EGHS students 'ThinkFast' about dangerous driving

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — Every year at this time, high-school juniors and seniors start to make plans of renting the tuxedos, renting the limousines, buying flowers and that special dress to dazzle their way into their respective proms.

It’s also that time of the year where schools have to drive home the importance of driving safety and making the best decisions possible. More often than not, students get a glimpse of the trademark ‘crashed car,’ showing what can physically happen if kids aren’t careful behind the wheel.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Officials offer help to homeowners

May 10, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — For the various concerned homeowners – people that were worried about affording mortgages on a regular basis – that were in attendance at the New England Institute of Technology Saturday morning, two hours might’ve not have been enough to rid all of their worries regarding their financial positions with their homes.

But Saturday’s presentation involving members of the government and high-ranking housing and financial officials from around the state provided those aforementioned homeowners at least a point in the right direction to begin addressing their concerns.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

COLUMN: Tennis politics causing quite a racket

May 10, 2012

When the RIIL Boys Tennis Singles Championship Tournament is played next weekend, the winner is going to be Ponaganset’s Jared Donaldson.
If it was up to the egomaniacs – and there are a select few - in the Rhode Island Tennis Coaches’ Association, the freshman wouldn’t be allowed to play.

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May 10, 2012

It's Mother's Day and, with that in mind, what better way to celebrate that by sharing tales of mom that we'll never forget?
In this week's Standard-Times, we bring you a special feature on several local women and the effect their mother had on them. From the memorable laughs shared to the unforgettable moments that will stick with them for a lifetime, these ladies have plenty to say about the person they affectionately called 'Mom' and you'll love reading all about it.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Today's schedule - Thursday, May 10

May 10, 2012

Baseball
North Kingstown at Chariho, 4 p.m.
East Greenwich at Coventry, 3:45 p.m.
Tiverton vs. South Kingstown at Old Mountain Field, 4 p.m.
Westerly at Prout, 4 p.m.
Golf
Narragansett vs. Chariho at Richmond Country Club, 3 p.m.
South Kingstown, North Kingstown vs. Westerly at Shelter Harbor Golf Club, 3 p.m.
Pilgrim, Warwick Veterans vs. West Warwick at West Warwick Country Club, 3 p.m.
Boys lacrosse
Westerly at Coventry, 3:30 p.m.
East Greenwich vs. South Kingstown at Curtis Corner Middle School, 7 p.m.
Middletown vs. Prout at Christofaro Park, 3:45 p.m.
Girls lacrosse

 

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