November 23rd, 2010
EXETERâ€”As an incoming Town Councilman for the Town of Exeter, the last thing Dan Patterson wants to do is ruffle any feathers or stir trouble in his community â€¦ at least before heâ€™s officially sworn in anyway.
Unfortunately, thatâ€™s no longer an option.
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ In an effort to save money on printing paper, the town council unanimously approved the purchase of six Apple iPads and two spares for a cost of $8,000 to be paid for out of the Town Council Contingency Fund.
Five of the iPads will be for the five members of the council and one for the town clerk and will not be allowed for personal use. Itâ€™s expected that the iPads will save approximately $18,000 annually in printing, paper, consumables and staff costs for the thick stack of paper information packets that are sent to council members every meeting.
It's Thanksgiving Day in Rhode Island and what better way to celebrate than with turkey, ham and a copy of this week's Standard Times newspaper?
This week's Standard Times features a story on a local man from North Kingstown's whose short story, entitled November Christmas, was recently turned into a movie for Hallmark and will air this weekend on CBS.
CHARLESTOWN â€“ On Saturday Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. the First Baptist Church of Charlestown's choir is presenting an evening of Christmas carols and anthems to celebrate Christmas.
PEACE DALE â€“ Seniors at the South Kingstown Senior Center learned how to save money at the grocery store while still eating healthy when SNAP nutritionist Melissa Holmes visited the center Tuesday morning.
Holmes visits 10 senior centers throughout Rhode Island each month as part of the SNAP-ED program, focusing on a different health topic. On Tuesday, Holmes discussed how to shop healthy and make a dollar go a long way. In the past, she discussed fast food restaurants and bran foods.
â€śMany people think when you go shopping, itâ€™s hard to buy healthy foods,â€ť Holmes said.
Everett W. Warfield, 88, of West Warwick, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 at Kent Hospital in Warwick.
Gerald L. Silva, 58, of Grove Avenue, was a beloved father, papa, brother, uncle, and friend who passed away Sunday, Nov. 14th, 2010 at home.
A Memorial Service will be held at Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Road, North Kingstown on Nov. 27th from 12 to 2 p.m.
The family will be having a â€śCelebration of Lifeâ€ť for Gerald Silva on Saturday, Nov. 27th, 2010 at the Exeter Fire Station # 1 on Ten Rod Road in Exeter at 3 p.m.
Rita Huling, of Warwick, beloved wife of the late James Huling, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 at Kent Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Catherineâ€™s Church in Warwick on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 at 9 a.m. Burial was in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery.
Contributions in her memory will be appreciated. Send to â€śPatients for Progress, Zambarano Hospital, 2080 Wallum Lake Road, Pascoag, RI 02959.
Arrangements by Russell J. Boyle & Son. Information and condolences at www.boyleandsonfuneralhome.com
Angelo Santilli, â€śAngieâ€ť, â€śKikiâ€ť, 88, of Lorraine Ave., Coventry, died Saturday, November 20 at Kent Hospital.
The funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 24, at 8:45 a.m., from the R.A. Iannotti Funeral Home, 415 Washington St., Coventry, followed by a Mass of Christian
Frances A. Lemois (Matteson) â€śFranâ€ť, 71, of Legris Ave., died at home on Saturday, November 20, 2010.
Her Funeral Service will be Tuesday at 11:30 am in the R. A. IANNOTTI Funeral Home, 415 Washington St. (Rte.117), Coventry. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. Visiting hours Monday (TODAY) 4 -7 pm. www.iannottifh.com