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May 10th

'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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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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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.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

May 9th

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.

Today's schedule - Thursday, May 10

May 10, 2012

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.
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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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.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

BREAKING NEWS: EG Police looking for armed-robbery suspect

May 9, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The normally-quiet area of Main Street got shaken up on Tuesday night.

East Greenwich Police is currently searching for an armed-robbery suspect who held up Sunnybrook Farms, located at 1002 Main St.

Det. Jeremy Fague says via telephone on Wednesday that the robbery took place between 9 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Tuesday evening, with the suspect wielding a semi-automatic weapon before fleeing from the scene.

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