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SK falls off pace with Cranston East

November 20, 2013

WAKEFIELD – As 2013 draws to an end for the South Kingstown football team, the casual observers will never get the full story for the Rebel’s season just by looking at the raw numbers.
On the surface, the Rebels are 2-6 in Division I (3-6 overall) and on the wrong end of the standings. A handful of plays, however, can swing the fate of a football team. To come so close, yet end on the wrong side has been South’s plight this fall and Friday night’s 40-19 loss to Cranston East was no different than many of the others the Rebels have suffered through this season.

URI parting ways with football coach

November 20, 2013

Joe Trainer’s five-year run as the head football coach at the University of Rhode Island came to an end Monday morning when the 43-year-old was released from his contract with one year remaining.
Trainer, who led the Rams to a 3-9 season after they didn’t win a game in 2012, saw his URI career come to an end following a 41-0 defeat to Maine. The Rams were outscored 191-27 in the last four games of the season.

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South was solid again this season

November 20, 2013

As the 2013 opener approached, South Kingstown boys soccer coach Scott Rollins was leery about putting any preconceived expectations on the season.
Yes, Rebel soccer has a long-standing tradition of being amongst the best in Rhode Island and Rollins felt like the playoffs were once again in the cards, but every year brings a new team and new circumstances. Other than getting back to the postseason, South’s coach was mum on any set expectations.

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Mariners keep playoff hopes alive

November 20, 2013

PROVIDENCE—There is still hope for the Narragansett football team.
Needing a win to keep their chances of making the Division III playoff alive the Mariners turned in an impressive defensive performance in a 28-11 win at Classical Saturday afternoon.
“Playing on the road against Classical they’re always very athletic,” Narragansett coach Dick Fossa said after the win. “They have the ability to run it and throw the ball but we needed to stick to our game plan and play with the intensity we had with Mount Pleasant. We felt if we did that we’d have a very good chance of winning.”

Council looks at zoning for SCTC’s new home

November 20, 2013

NARRAGANSETT- The Narragansett Town Council discussed the zoning change request by South County Tourism Council to move their office headquarters to 375 Kingstown Road during a public hearing on Monday.
The current owner, the South County Jewish Collaborative, and the potential owner, the South County Tourism Council (SCTC), have submitted a petition to amend the future land use map of the town’s comprehensive plan to change the designation of the property from residential to commercial use.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Taylor indicted on murder charges; will be arraigned next week

November 20, 2013

WAKEFIELD – The Washington County Grand Jury indicted Robert M. Taylor Friday with the May murder of his mother, Allison Taylor.
The grand jury indicted Taylor on charges of murder, mutilation of a corpse, two counts of larceny less than $1,500, and vandalism.
Taylor, 45, allegedly brutally murdered and dismembered his mother, 65, on at some point between May 3 and May 7 at a Caswell Street apartment.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

The emerging industry of aquaculture

November 20, 2013

PORTSMOUTH—The shore along Town Pond in Portsmouth is thick with mud, enough to clasp down on anyone’s boot and keep it fastened there for a moment. Broken shells litter the beach, and the water’s surface is choppy because of the winds coming off Narragansett Bay. Here is the perfect environment for shellfish cultivation, and as coastal ponds throughout Rhode Island are being utilized for their shellfishing bounty, the public is growing more aware of the ecological and economic benefits of aquaculture to the state.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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