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Archive - Aug 2012

August 26th

Langevin lauds $500K URI grant

August 27, 2012

By ANTHONY aRUSSO
aarusso@ricentral.com

KINGSTON - Rhode Island Second District Rep. Jim Langevin has been very vocal on all topics concerning the nation’s cybersecurity and where it is headed. Langevin, who is co-founder of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, recently criticized republican senators for their efforts to block the Cybersecuity Act of 2012, which barley failed to secure the Senate’s two-thirds majority on Aug. 2.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School committee reaches agreement with charter

August 26, 2012

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - The Chariho School Committee voted on Tuesday night to unanimously approve and release a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the district and The Compass School, a charter school in Kingston. The MOU provides finality to almost three years of litigation between the two education entities.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 25th

NK firefighter families still adjusting to new schedule

August 26, 2012

By TRACEY O’NEILL
Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – “They wouldn’t want this for their families,” Beth Cardarelli said. “I wonder if it can get any worse and it scares me.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 24th

Costa recovering after emergency surgery scare

August 25, 2012

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Doreen Costa is the local version of the modern woman’s Energizer Bunny, always on the move.
But the Republican state representative who serves North Kingstown and Exeter in the state General Assembly was stopped in her tracks by acute pain on Aug. 2. Today she’s still recovering – and very grateful – after a hasty trip to the hospital resulted in emergency surgery and a cancer scare.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Peace Dale Bus Routes 2012-2013

August 24, 2012

Peace Dale Elementary School

Bus: 2
7:35 am PEACE DALE ELEMENTARY No Intersection
7:42 am 1080 MOORESFIELD RD
7:44 am 568 MOORESFIELD RD
7:47 am 141 MOORESFIELD RD/141A MOORESFIELD ROAD
7:49 am 293/295 MOORESFIELD RD
7:50 am MOORESFIELD RD @ MEADOW TREE FARM RD
7:52 am 989 MOORESFIELD RD/989H MOORESFIELD RD.
7:53 am 69 OLD ROSE HILL RD
7:54 am 120 OLD ROSE HILL RD
7:54 am 120 OLD ROSE HILL RD
7:59 am 2154 KINGSTOWN RD
7:59 am KINGSTOWN RD @ WESTWIND RD
8:00 am 2001/2012 KINGSTOWN RD
8:01 am 1998 KINGSTOWN RD
8:02 am SAUGATUCKET RD @ BIRCHWOOD DR

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 23rd

Mudge charges Open Meeting laws broken

August 24, 2012

By TRACEY O’NEILL
Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – “There is a symptomatic process in place to not clearly identify the issues,” said School Committee member Bill Mudge in phone interview this week. “There is a lack of clarity on the issues before us and no one wants to address the problems entirely.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 22nd

Preview the Standard-Times today!

August 23, 2012

It's the final week of summer for students from North Kingstown and Exeter and what better way to celebrate than a trip to Yawgoo Valley?
In this week's Standard-Times, we wrap up the summer season with a number of big looks ahead.
For one, the town of Exeter is giving serious thought to shaping the future of village development in the area. In addition, URI has just received a $500K grant to focus on cybersecurity, one of the biggest potential threats the country faces going forward.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 21st

Letter to the Editor: Curmudgeon's healthcare claims ignore the facts (OPINION)

August 22, 2012

To The Editor:

A few weeks back I wrote about Mr. August’s “misinformation” about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) At that time I had indicated that I had not had time to research many of Mr. August’s claims. I will get to those in a minute.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 20th

NK's Class of '52 celebrates 60 years of lasting memories

August 21, 2012

By KENDRA LEIGH MILLER
kmiller@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – It’s been 60 years and they’re all older, wiser and have learned not to take things too seriously.
North Kingstown High School’s Class of 1952 gathered together for their annual reunion at Richard’s Restaurant and Pub Monday afternoon and classmates took the afternoon to relax, enjoy lunch and joked about days gone by.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

August 19th

Katerina Tarbox gets an order of muscles, no fat

August 20, 2012

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

WARWICK – Katerina Tarbox is a woman who, when she walks among the equipment at Gold’s Gym, draws admiring stares.
Why not? She’s earned them.
At 47, she is a champion bodybuilder and last month won her pro card from the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) at the Masters Nationals in Pittsburgh.
With not an ounce of fat visible anywhere, the wife of North Kingstown automotive-sales magnate Ed Tarbox and mom of two boys, keeps to a strict diet and workout regimen.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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