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October 31st

Chariho taking sports schedule day by day

October 31, 2012

The games will go on at Chariho.
When is still the looming question,
Monday’s storm couldn’t have been timed worse as far as the Rhode Island Interscholastic League is concerned. The Division I volleyball regular season was supposed to conclude that night and the boys and girls soccer and field hockey playoffs were scheduled to start Tuesday.
With homes flooded, trees down, power out and schools closed, sports were put on hold with the hope they can return Thursday, especially at Chariho High School.

October 30th

CURMUDGEON'S CORNER: Questions remain surrounding Campo’s residency (OPINION)

October 30, 2012

Questions have persisted over the years about whether or not Steven Campo, the Democratic candidate for House District 31, is a resident of North Kingstown. Campo’s campaign literature states that he is and that he owns a small business here. His campaign website claims “Steve has lived in and built his business in North Kingstown for over 25 years. He is a local resident…” (Full disclosure: I have financially supported Campo’s previous campaigns.)

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Sandy makes mess of sports schedules

October 30, 2012

The playoff season was supposed to kick off today, but the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy has made a mess of the schedule.
The Division I girls volleyball season still hasn't finished and the Division II playoffs were pushed back one day.
The boys and girls soccer playoffs have been moved back, as have the field hockey postseason.

Here is what's going the rest of the week as far as the regular season:
Girls volleyball
Chariho at Coventry, 6:30 p.m.
North Kingstown at Toll Gate, 6:30 p.m.

Regular season

Hurricane Sandy blows through

October 30, 2012

The Coast Guard House in the Pier was one of many structures damaged by Hurricane Sandy on Monday. For complete storm coverage, pick up a copy of Wednesday's and Friday's The Narragansett Times.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 29th

Friends, family mourn the loss of Ted Whittaker

October 29, 2012

Special to the Standard

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The air this holiday season will be a little less jolly without the presence of the town’s official Santa and all-around genuine guy Edward “Ted” Whittaker , who passed away Saturday at the age of 66.
The former North Kingstown town council and school committee member leaves behind his wife of 40 years Meredith and his two sons, Tyler and Todd, of Providence and Greenville, respectively.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Hurricane Sandy hits South County

October 29, 2012

Waves come crashing over the rocks at Point Judith as Hurricane Sandy comes ashore.

For full hurricane coverage, pick up a copy of Wednesday's The Narragansett Times.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 28th

Burdick sentenced to 12 years for robbery

October 28, 2012


Warwick resident Frederick Burdick, 26, who pleaded guilty two months ago to one count of Hobbs Act Robbery, was sentenced last week to 12 and a half years in federal prison for robbbing a North Kingstown restaurant employee at gunpoint earlier this year.
Called a ‘career criminal’ whose record includes more than two-dozen arrests and convictions in state court, Burdick was sentenced to 151 months for the January crime in which he attempted to steal the proceeds his victim was dropping off into a bank night deposit box.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers


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