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February 13th, 2011

Council sees debt service as challenge for the coming year

February 14, 2011

The Town Council looked around for challenges last week, but didn’t have to turn its head far to find a big one: $70.65 million in debt service.
With debt service on the $52 million school bond approved by local voters added to the recently built police station, Swift Community Center renovation and road work approved on last November’s ballot, dealing with the load topped the list of goals Town Manager William Sequino Jr. prepared for the council.
Sequino suggested a fiscal sustainability study, to be conducted by the R.I. Public Expenditure Council or a similar agency, could offer the town some guidance on the fiscal challenges ahead.

A festival in Newport shows off its winter beauty and its variety

February 14, 2011

NEWPORT, R.I. – Sometimes, it’s hard to get tourists to come to Newport in the middle of an Ice Age winter. But, God, are they trying.
Tons of February ice that doesn’t kill you can certainly be dropped into a variety of chilled, mixed cocktails.
That is sort of th

Valentine's Day Special: Tell us your love story!

February 14, 2011

It's Valentine's Day and you know what that means. Yep, it's time for dinner, maybe some dancing, definitely some chocolate but, above all, it's time to show your significant other what he or she really means to you.
So, we want to know, what's your most memorable Valentine's Day moment or your favorite memory of love in your life? Maybe it was a date that went perfect, maybe it was your wedding.
Either way, we want to know.
Comment below this story to share with the world the moments you love to remember and will never forget.

Coit meets fishing community

February 13, 2011

NARRAGANSETT – In an effort to allow members of Rhode Island’s fishing community to share their basic views on a number of marine issues, a roundtable discussion was held at the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Institute on the Bay Campus Monday, February 7.

February 12th

Anti-bullying presentation's message inspires

February 13, 2011

The ice and bitter cold temperatures didn’t stop a slew of students and parents from attending the “Rachel’s Challenge” presentation at Exeter-West Greenwich Senior High School last Thursday night. The third presentation of the day featured speaker Dave Gamache, who has traveled from school to school spreading the message of “Rachel’s Challenge” for the past four years.The presentation was made possible through the efforts of the Domestic Violence Research Center and the Friendship Fund.

Today's schedule - Wednesday, February 16

February 12, 2011

Women’s basketball
Fordham at URI, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
West Warwick at Warwick Vets, 7 p.m.
Hockey
Narragansett vs. Prout at Boss Arena, 7:30 p.m.
Wrestling
Coventry at Hendricken, 7 p.m.
Narragansett at Exeter-West Greenwich, 7:30 p.m.

Today's schedule - Tuesday, February 15

February 12, 2011

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15
Middle school boys basketball
State championship
Slater vs. Narragansett at Bay View, 7 p.m.
Boys basketball
Narragansett at Barrington, 7 p.m.
West Warwick at Westerly, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
Chariho at Pilgrim, 7 p.m.
Coventry at North Kingstown, 7 p.m.
East Greenwich at Rogers, 7:30 p.m.
Mount Hope at Prout, 7 p.m.
Toll Gate at West Warwick, 7 p.m.
Wrestling
Chariho at North Providence, 7 p.m.
Exeter-West Greenwich at Moses Brown, 5:45 p.m.
Hope at Narragansett, 7 p.m.

Today's schedule - Monday, February 14

February 12, 2011

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14
Boys basketball
Pilgrim at Chariho, 7 p.m.
North Kingstown at Portsmouth, 7 p.m.
West Warwick at Rogers, 7 p.m.
Mount Hope at Prout, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
Chariho at Westerly, 7 p.m.
East Greenwich at Warwick Veterans, 5 p.m.
Gymnastics
South Kingstown vs. Middletown at YMCA Newport County, 7:30 p.m.
Girls swim
Prout vs. Bay View at East Providence, 4:30 p.m.
Wrestling
East Greenwich vs. Tolman at Johnston, 3:15 p.m.
Narragansett vs. Middletown at Gaudet Middle School, 5 p.m.
North Kingstown at Cumberland, 7 p.m.

Today's schedule - Sunday, February 13

February 12, 2011

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Women’s basketball
St. Louis at URI, 12 p.m.
Girls basketball
Tiverton at Narragansett, 4 p.m.

Wilson saves the day as URI tops Charlotte

February 12, 2011

KINGSTON – Whether or not the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team deserved to beat Charlotte Saturday afternoon is irrelevant.
It didn’t matter how it looked, because when the Rams left the Ryan Center, the scoreboard read Rams 71, Guest 70.
Akeem Richmond missed a jumper from the right corner with three seconds left in overtime, but Jamal Wilson was in the right place at the right time – and got away with the right move – for a putback just before the buzzer in overtime, giving the Rams the dramatic one-point win to finish off an incredible second half for URI.

 

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