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October 29th, 2011

Tie leaves East girls slightly disappointed

October 30, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – As far as the standings went, Tuesday’s game between the East Greenwich and North Kingstown field hockey teams didn’t mean much to either team. Both are headed to the playoffs – which could begin as early as Sunday – and there wasn’t anything to gain or lose with Tuesday’s result.

October 28th

Robbery defendant faces 35 years to serve for spree

October 29, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Michael Brooks, 50, pleaded no contest to four counts of first degree robbery for holding up and robbing four elderly women in towns across South County in August 2010. Brooks, whose last known address was 125 Knowlesway Extension, Narragansett, was brought before Superior Court Justice William Carnes and sentenced to 40 years in prison with 35 as a maximum to serve.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Restaurant granted capacity increase

October 29, 2011

EAST GREENWICH - The owner of a South County Trail seafood restaurant didn’t get the increased seating capacity she wanted from the Zoning Board of Review Tuesday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Brooks facing up to 40 years

October 29, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A year after a spree of robberies in Narragansett, East Greenwich and North Kingstown left four elderly women victimized, former Narragansett resident Michael Brooks, 50, pleaded no contest Friday in Rhode Island Superior Court to four counts of first degree robbery.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School Committee tables pension vote

October 29, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Some of the school committee members feel the pension system is being resolved on the backs of the teachers. At Tuesday night’s meeting they tabled voting on a resolution to the next meeting so that they could craft one more specific to their concerns, including raising the retirement age to age 67.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Injured waitress battling huge bills

October 29, 2011

EXETER – A month after Audra Willis, a popular waitress at the Middle of Nowhere Diner, on Nooseneck Hill Road, was run over by an errant driver while standing in line at the ice cream parlor next door, she is still unable to put any weight on her two broken legs.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho’s playoff chances take a hit

October 29, 2011

EAST GREENWICH--The Division I girls volleyball playoffs may not officially start until next week but, Tuesday night in East Greenwich, the postseason atmosphere was very much alive and kicking as the Avengers battled Chariho for the sixth and final playoff seed in D-I.

Coventry man accused of child molestation

October 28, 2011

COVENTRY—Tuesday afternoon, the Coventry Police Department arrested a Coventry man on three charges of child molestation.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

October 28, 2011

In today's The Narragansett Times, find out more about the attempted abduction case from last Sunday. The suspect, Matthew Klotz has ended up back in court Wednesday. Also, we have a story from our sister newspaper, The Chariho Times on the evolving case of Chariho School Committee member Terri Serra, arrested for procurement of alcoholic beverages, which may have lead to the accident of four Chariho students.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Zoning Board gets fired up

October 28, 2011

RICHMOND - An application for a special use permit that would allow the construction of a proposed shooting range on Kingstown Road was presented to the zoning board at a meeting on Monday night, Oct. 24. After three hours of testimonies from professional witnesses, little was decided, and the meeting was continued to Monday, Nov. 14.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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