Archive - 2010 - News Article
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ Consolidation of both school and town administration offices to the former Wickford Elementary School, 99 Philips St. is still the plan. But, before that, Edward Rowse Architects will conduct a study on the final details of the project. The study will cost $19,500, which is negotiable, and will either be paid for out of the townâ€™s capital reserve fund or the undesignated fund balance. â€śI think the price is awfully high, but thatâ€™s just my observation. We have a facilities sub-committee thatâ€™s made up of skilled contractors.
In addition to updates on the Kimberly Fry trial and Beechwood House stories, this week's Standard Times has three pages worth of election-related Letters to the Editors as Candidates jockey to get the word out on their stances and views prior to the Election. In addition, Martha Smith profiles a local business whose bark is definitely sweeter than its bite with a feature on Doggiefood.com, a specialty web site devoted to sweet treats for man's best friend. What are you waiting for? Pick out a copy of the Standard Times at newsstands today.
WOOD RIVER JCT. -- After turning down participating in the federal educational grant program twice, the Chariho Regional School Committee looks to enroll in Race To The Top.
WOOD RIVER JCT -- The Chariho Regional School Committee is again discussing the concept of having an all-day kindergarten program in the school district.
Whether it's the NK School Committee or the Exeter Town Council, the Standard Times has all the races that matter to you covered in this week's issue as we reveal our 2010 Meet the Candidates Candidate Profiles.
Pick up a copy this Thursday and stay informed in the races that affect you and your community.
CHARLESTOWN -- The Town Council continues its public hearing tonight on the Whalerock Renewable Energy Ninigret Hamlet Wind Project application at Charlestown Elementary School.
The 2010 Wickford Horribles Parade went off swimmingly Sunday afternoon on Main Street and locals from all across Southern Rhode Island were on hand to display their best costumes.
From Optimus Prime to "Duke Vader", locals were dressed to the nines and a real sight to behold.
Pick up a copy of this Thursday's Standard Times Newspaper to see the photos from the annual parade.
CHARLESTOWN â€“ The ongoing struggle to bring residents relief from the state Department of Environmental Management's requirement for expensive septic system upgrades continues.
CHARLESTOWN -- An attorney representing homeowners abutting a proposed affordable housing development has asked the town to look into whether it has followed the correct procedure in promising funds to the development.
Did you know that arthritis doesnâ€™t affect only seniors and older adults?
Rheumatois arthritis can actually be just as, if not more crippling for children than it is for adults and seniors.
Isabella Calise, a seven year old girl, who lives with her family in Coventry, suffers from the juvenile form known as Juvenile Rheumatois Arthritis. She was diagnosed in December of 2009, but only after a long and uncomfortable journey.
To read more of this story, pick up the Oct. 22 edition of the Coventry Courier.