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November 11th, 2011

Eagles soar over EG in title match

November 11, 2011

CRANSTON – The unique sound a field hockey ball makes when it hits the back of the cage is different than anything in sports, especially when it ends a game and in the case of the East Greenwich field hockey team, their quest at winning back-to-back state championships.

Mageau accuses town employees of fraud, cover-up

November 11, 2011

CHARLESTOWN - Former Town Council President James M. Mageau has accused some town employees of conducting an illegal fundraising campaign, and has also accused current Councilman Daniel J. Slattery of attempting to cover it up.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

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Local rep pushing for pension bill amendments

November 11, 2011

While state legislators work to conduct a plan for pension reform, bids to amend aspects of the bill are taking place.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Girls’ hockey coming to EG

November 11, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — East Greenwich’s first venture into the world of co-op interscholastic sports may put five local girls on the ice for R.I. Interscholastic League hockey this winter.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

World War II through the lens of a soldier

November 11, 2011

“I hope you’re saving these photos mom, they’re priceless,” reads a letter home from England during WWII, dated May 28, 1945. I found the note in an old oak box full of amazing photographs that my Grandfather, Cpl. John H. Clancy took while serving as a photographer for the Mighty 8th Air Force, 303rd Bombardment, 358th Squadron. It finishes, “Don’t worry Mom, everything is good and we’ll all be home before you know it, and won’t that just be swell. That big kiss in the sunrise. Love, My John.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Planning Board concerned about service facility

November 10, 2011

EAST GREENWICH - The Planning Board was hoping to see and hear a little more about Flood Auto Group's plan to build a tire and oil change facility at the northeast corner of South County Trail and Frenchtown Road, across from its auto dealership.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Embury asks town to finance Festival

November 10, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN - Despite the rough economic times Rhode Island is still facing, the show that is the 26th Annual Festival of Lights in Wickford will go on.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coventry man arrested for cocaine possession

November 10, 2011

COVENTRY—After two months of investigations, the Coventry Police Department arrested a man on charges of possession of cocaine with intent to deliver.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Guerrilla Goodness is spreading acts of kindness

November 10, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Pumpkins on doorsteps, gift cards in library books and chalking up sidewalks outside of schools with good wishes on the first day of school are some ways Guerrilla Goodness is spreading intentional, anonymous acts of kindness.

These simple acts of kindness have already started popping up in Wakefield after Jo Anne Mixner started a Wakefield chapter of the national movement to make the world a better place.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

CJOC looks back at Rhode Island's 'good time' law

November 10, 2011

PROVIDENCE – When news broke that convicted child killer Michael Woodmansee would be released 12 years early due to good behavior, his release sparked a debate on whether Rhode Island’s current good time law should be examined.

The result of that debate, a six month study of the current system by the Criminal Justice Oversight Committee (CJOC) is underway after the committee held its first meeting Monday morning to review the good time credit for Rhode Island prisoners before making a final recommendation in January.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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