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October 25th

Woman guilty of major fraud scheme

October 25, 2013

As previously reported in The Pendulum, Lim, last month, according to court documents, devised a plan to swindle Rockland Trust in order to satisfy a demand for repayment of a line of credit with Citizens Bank worth approximately $5 million, a scheme she eventually admitted to in court last week. Lim was found to have falsified bank documents and overstated company revenues for the purposes of securing the funding from Rockland Trust to finance repayment of the line of credit.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NECAP science scores improve for Chariho

October 25, 2013

Rhode Island NECAP science scores improved in grade eight for the fourth consecutive year, while declining slightly in grades four and 11, the Rhode Island Department of Education recently reported.
Overall, 33.8 percent of tested students in the state attained the level of proficiency or better on the 2013 NECAP science assessments, which all students in grades four, eight and 11 took last May. The statewide results represent a decline of 1 percentage point from last year and an increase of 10 percentage points since NECAP science assessments began five years ago.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Parent liaison proposed for school committee

October 25, 2013

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — Motivated by the parental outcry at the Chariho School Committee’s meeting on Sept. 24 over whether to hire a new principal at the Ashaway School, Catherine Guisti, a Hopkinton resident and mother of three, presented her proposal for a “parent liaison” volunteer position to the committee on Tuesday evening.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 24th

ON CAMPUS: Georgio already contributing

October 24, 2013

Allisa Georgio scored the first goal of her collegiate soccer career – and it was a big one.
Framingham State freshman Georgio, from West Greenwich (Exeter-West Greenwich), scored the game-winner in the 98th minute of the game for a 2-1 overtime victory over Fitchburg State. The effort not only earned her and her teammates an important victory but also earned her Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week honors. She picked up an assist earlier in the season.

October 22nd

Breast health panel discussion tonight

October 22, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - Tonight, as part of South County Hospital’s recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a panel of five physicians will tell the story of one breast cancer patient from diagnosis through treatment and recovery as part of a comprehensive free presentation for the public.

In addition, the physicians will discuss the latest diagnosis and treatment options for women with breast cancer. The panel, moderated by South County Hospital Breast Health Coordinator Sue Hall, RNP, will include a pathologist, radiologist, surgeon, medical oncologist and a radiation oncologist.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 21st

HopArts adds color to autumn weekend

October 21, 2013

HOPKINTON — This weekend’s fall foliage will be a colorful backdrop to HopArts Studio Trail, a two-day event featuring artists and artisans who open their studios to the public to show and sell their wares. In its eighth year, HopArts covers a seven-mile radius within Richmond and Hopkinton, which is easy to cover in a day’s journey.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 20th

ON CAMPUS: Scola setting records at Quinnipiac

October 20, 2013

Nicole Scola is becoming a big-time player in women’s college golf. If you don’t believe it, check out her efforts for Quinnipiac University and the fact that she was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Golfer of the Month.


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