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January 11th, 2011

Updated: Snow Closings for NK, Exeter, Jamestown

January 11, 2011

North Kingstown Public Schools will be closed Wed. Jan. 12.

Jamestown Public Schools will be closed Wed. Jan. 12.

North Kingstown Free Library: Closed Wed 1/12 for storm

Parking Bans:

Jamestown: Parking ban this evening; UNTIL MIDNIGHT TOMORROW NIGHT

North Kingstown: Parking ban this evening; In effect at Midnight

Exeter: Exeter-Hope Val.-Pub Works: Parking Ban Tomorrow

Voters want Rep. Walsh to focus on job, economy

January 11, 2011

CHARLESTOWN -- Despite the snowy weekend, a good sampling of District 36 voters came to Representative Donna Walsh's community meeting on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 at the Charlestown Police Station Community room.

Snow Closings/Parking Bans for Jan. 11 to 12

January 11, 2011

South Kingstown Public Schools will be closed Wed. Jan. 12.

South Kingstown Town Offices will be closed Wed. Jan. 12.

Due to the impending snowstorm tonight through Wednesday morning, the following parking bans will be in effect:

Narragansett: Parking ban starting at 8 p.m. Tuesday

South Kingstown: Parking ban starting Tuesday 11 p.m. thru Thursday at 12 p.m.

The South Kingstown Senior Center will be closed Jan. 12 and there will be no elderly meals.

Today's Schedule - Tuesday, January 11

January 11, 2011

TUESDAY, JANUARY 11
Girls basketball
Pilgrim at Chariho, 7 p.m.
North Kingstown at Coventry, 7 p.m.
Rogers at East Greenwich, 7 p.m.
West Warwick at Toll Gate, 7 p.m.
Boys swim
Mount St. Charles vs. North Kingstown at St. George’s, 6 p.m.
Middletown vs. South Kingstown at Tootell, 4 p.m.
Prout at Cumberland, 4 p.m.
Girls swim
Barrington vs. Narragansett at St. George’s, 8:30 p.m.
Mount St. Charles vs. North Kingstown at St. George’s, 6 p.m.
Middletown vs. South Kingstown at Tootell, 4 p.m.
Prout at Cumberland, 4 p.m.
Girls track

Sheehan questions Gist decision on hiring of uncertified teachers

January 11, 2011

PROVIDENCE– If good teachers are the most important element to education, the Department of Education shouldn't allow uncertified individuals to teach at Democracy Prep school in Cumberland, says Sen. James C. Sheehan.

January 10th

NK, Exeter brace for yet another big storm

January 11, 2011

Get out your winter hats and snow shovels. It seems as if yet another big snow storm is coming to North Kingstown and Exeter, with reports coming in that anywhere from 10-14 inches of snow is expected to fall on the Washington County area between tonight and tomorrow morning.
Commuters are advised to begin preparing for the storm and to try their best to stay off the roads during the peak hours for the blizzard, which is tentatively slated to begin at 9 p.m. tonight, with the heaviest weather reportedly coming down from 3 a.m.-12 p.m. Wednesday.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: NK Students form petition to reverse school rule

January 11, 2011

North Kingstown – January 10, 2011 – The active students of North Kingstown High School are using civics class to bring change.
A junior at NKHS, Matt Buresh, is trying to change a school policy added this year. He started this movement as his civics project. He is a student in a civics class taught by the decorated teacher Mr. Lawrence Verria.
The rule Buresh wishes to eliminate is the newly added restriction on students during lunch.

Hazard reaches milestone, Skippers top Kilties

January 10, 2011

North Kingstown's Rob Hazard hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 10:48 left in the first half, giving him 1,000 career points and NK put the game away when it outscored Mount Pleasant 26-5 over the final 7 minutes, 30 seconts in the Skippers' 62-42 win Monday night.
Hazard came into the game with 995 career points and scored his first two on on a driving layup 3:23 into the game. When hit hit his historic 3-pointer, North called a timeout and Hazard and the Skippers briefly celebrated before getting back to work.

Today's schedule - Monday, January 10

January 10, 2011

MONDAY, JANUARY 10
Boys basketball
Chariho at Ponaganset, 7 p.m.
Coventry at Woonsocket, 7 p.m.
Mount Hope at East Greenwich, 7 p.m.
Narragansett at Scituate, 7 p.m.
North Kingstown at Mount Pleasant, 7 p.m.
South Kingstown at La Salle, 7 p.m.
Middletown at Prout, 7 p.m.
West Warwick at Cumberland, 7:30 p.m.
Girls basketball
Prout at Lincoln School, 5:30 p.m.
Gymnastics
Coventry, Portsmouth vs. South Kingstown at New Generation Gymnastics, 6:30 p.m.
Boys swim
La Salle vs. East Greenwich at East Providence, 6 p.m.

Charlestown council considering summer Frosty Drew event

January 10, 2011

CHARLESTOWN -- The Town Council is considering tonight the approval of a new summer event held by the Frosty Drew Observatory and Nature Center.

 

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