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Events celebrating women planned in NK, Coventry

October 13, 2011

By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard

To acknowledge women’s struggles and triumphs over cancer, women business owners have planned a number of local events for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
In Coventry, Marsha Leveille will host a reception from 4-8 p.m. Oct. 19 at her shop The Clothesline, in the Coventry Shoppers Park on Flat River Road.
The open house is in honor of her mother, Marilyn, who died of cancer and the complications of dementia in late August.

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Sons of Liberty Distillery making quality, local whiskey

October 13, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Sitting there, listening to Michael Repucci, one of the founders of Sons of Liberty Distillery in Peace Dale, one would think that he has been involved with alcohol brewing for a lifetime. For the past two years, however, Repucci and three other partners have put together their new ambition in creating a local, community-wise distillery. Their motto: Go out and live life as you see fit.

“We struggled in the beginning,” said Repucci. “The licensing was really difficult. But we said to ourselves, ‘Let’s be us.’ We’re young.”

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NECAP scores reveal improvements in science

October 13, 2011

Learning in science is gaining across South Kingstown and Narragansett schools according to the May 2011 New England Common Assessment Program test results just released.

According to results, the number of students in South Kingstown and Narragansett scoring at or above proficient has increased.
In South Kingstown, middle and high school students have made significant gains in the science tests given last May, while scores increased steadily for middle and elementary students in Narragansett.

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October 13, 2011

The North Kingstown School Committee is getting ready to join the Town Council Monday night in a special joint meeting to discuss the FY2013 budget but, before that could take place, it was time to talk NECAP test scores and the Jamestown tuition contract.
This week, the Standard Times has you covered with the latest news from the School Committee, not to mention a recap of the end of the Kimberly Fry trial, a handful of special exclusive features and all the features you've come to know and love about our paper.
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NECAP results mixed in Chariho region

October 13, 2011

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - Fourth grade students heavily outperformed 8th and 11th grade students across the state during the May 2011 New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) science testing, especially within the Chariho Regional School District.

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