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URI senior an example of perseverance

December 6, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – In a series of events that can only be described as unlikely, coincidental and triumphant, a 22-year-old quadriplegic nurse named Janice Wray, of East Greenwich, will graduate from URI next year and begin her work as a registered nurse and educator. Wray began her education in the nursing field for the same reasons as most.
“It just kind of fit. My dad had an accident when I was in high school, which brought me closer to the medical field – then it just clicked,” said Wray. “I love it.”

For more information, pick up the most recent edition of The Pendulum

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Technology upgrade ready to be installed

December 6, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Town IT director Wendy Bagley, along with School IT Carlos Zambrano, addressed to the Town Council on Nov. 25 their plans to integrate the phone and internet systems for both the Town of East Greenwich and the School District onto one network.

For more information, pick up the most recent edition of The Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SC discusses graduation waiver protocol

December 6, 2013

EAST GREENWICH — Members of the East Greenwich School Committee had its first reading of the policy regarding protocol for waivers to Rhode Island state assessment graduation requirements Tuesday evening at Cole Middle School.

For more information, pick up the most recent edition of The Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SKPD arrests Ortiz-Correa after multiple break-ins reported

December 6, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A New York man was arrested early Monday morning after allegedly breaking into two Charlestown businesses and a market in Matunuck.
South Kingstown police arrested 25-year-old Luis Ortiz-Correa around 6 a.m. Monday after responding to a burglar alarm at Seaview Marketplace around 3:30 a.m.
When officers arrived at the market at 682 Matunuck beach Road, they discovered the front glass door was broken. They entered the business and found that an ATM machine and two cash registers had been stolen.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town council, police respond quickly to resident’s safety concerns

December 6, 2013

HOPKINTON — This Fall, Shannon Collet, of 167 Fairview Avenue, became concerned for her two young children’s safety because of the high speed of cars traveling around a blind curve on her street, which has a 25 mile per hour speed limit. Because she and her children must cross the street to get to the school bus stop on Dye Hill Road, she requested the town add two stop signs to slow down traffic.

For more information, pick up the most recent edition of the Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

NY man arrested after South County crime spree

December 6, 2013

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A New York man was arrested early Monday morning after allegedly breaking into two Charlestown businesses and a market in Matunuck.
South Kingstown police arrested 25-year-old Luis Ortiz-Correa around 6 a.m. Monday after responding to a burglar alarm at Seaview Marketplace around 3:30 a.m.
When officers arrived at the market at 682 Matunuck beach Road, they discovered the front glass door was broken. They entered the business and found that an ATM machine and two cash registers had been stolen.

Source 
Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Kayak Centre files lawsuit after being denied Middlebridge bid

December 6, 2013

NARRAGANSETT – The Kayak Centre of Rhode Island is suing the town of Narragansett, the town’s finance director, the town council, and Narrow River Kayaks.
In a case filed Tuesday in Washington County Superior Court, the Kayak Centre is claiming that the business was unlawfully deprived a contract to operate a paddle sports concession at the town-owned Middlebridge property.
Robert Corrente, attorney for the Kayak Centre, filed a complaint seeking declaratory judgment on behalf of the Kayak Centre.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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