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December 17th

School committee presents $60 million budget

December 17, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The school committee presented its $60 million budget to the town council Monday night, highlighting three new programs that Superintendent Kristen Stringfellow hopes to launch in the upcoming school year: dual-language immersion, a 1:1 device program and a cost-sharing program that would assign a school resource police officer to Curtis Corner Middle School.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

CCMS parent says police presence does not create safer school environment

December 17, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - The potential presence of a police officer at Curtis Corner Middle School brought Alicia Collins, parent of a Curtis Corner Middle School student, to address the school committee and town council at Monday night’s meeting on the state of the district’s handling of mental disorders.
She began by noting that it was the day after the second anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting that took the lives of 20 children and six adults.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council tables motion to award bid for Kinney Bungalow HVAC

December 17, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – Chair of the Land Conservancy Trust Jill Lawler came before the Narragansett Town Council on Monday evening to request approval for awarding a bid for architectural and engineering services for the Kinney Bungalow HVAC project to Architectura, Inc. in the amount of $22,000. The council ultimately voted 4-1 to table the motion until the project could be discussed more in depth with members of the land trust group. President Pro-Tem Susan Cicilline-Buonanno was solely opposed.

For more of this story pick up a copy of The Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Two SK men arrested for shooting out windows

December 17, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - South Kingstown Police have arrested and charged a 27 year-old man and a 19 year-old man on 12 misdemeanor charges after they allegedly fired a BB gun from a car at several houses on Oak Street and the surrounding area, shattering four windows and a glass door.
Jerome Perry, of Woodruff Ave. and Tyler Perry-Hall, of Dobson Road, were each arrested on four charges of firing across a highway, four charges of firing in a compact area, and four charges of malicious injury to property - all misdemeanors.

For more of this story pick up a copy of The Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

December 15th

VIDEO: Tom Brady's 17 Yard Run Sparks Patriots over Miami Dolphins 41-13

December 15, 2014

VIDEO: Tom Brady's 17 Yard Run Sparks Patriots over Miami Dolphins 41-13
Steve Buckley looks at Brady's 17 yard run. Bill Belichick , Drew Bledsoe and Rob Gronkowski comment on Brady's big play.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

December 11th

Vicious dog case going to Superior Court

December 11, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—A local dog owner will now appeal to Superior Court for her pet’s release after North Kingstown Police enforced a town ordinance in October which states no vicious dog can be housed within a mile of a school or day-care facility. Kimberly Miserendino had her two pitbulls taken away after NKPD determined them vicious, stemming from a July 26 biting incident.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School committee discusses study on full-day K

December 11, 2014

NORTH KINGSTOWN—At Tuesday’s first meeting with the new school committee, members discussed the benefits and challenges of implementing full-day kindergarten in North Kingstown. Only Quidnessett Elementary has a full day program currently, and a recent community survey has shown that many parents, as well as school administrators and teachers, are in favor of sending students to a full day of kindergarten.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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