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Injured waitress battling huge bills

October 29, 2011

EXETER – A month after Audra Willis, a popular waitress at the Middle of Nowhere Diner, on Nooseneck Hill Road, was run over by an errant driver while standing in line at the ice cream parlor next door, she is still unable to put any weight on her two broken legs.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School Committee tables pension vote

October 29, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Some of the school committee members feel the pension system is being resolved on the backs of the teachers. At Tuesday night’s meeting they tabled voting on a resolution to the next meeting so that they could craft one more specific to their concerns, including raising the retirement age to age 67.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Brooks facing up to 40 years

October 29, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A year after a spree of robberies in Narragansett, East Greenwich and North Kingstown left four elderly women victimized, former Narragansett resident Michael Brooks, 50, pleaded no contest Friday in Rhode Island Superior Court to four counts of first degree robbery.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Restaurant granted capacity increase

October 29, 2011

EAST GREENWICH - The owner of a South County Trail seafood restaurant didn’t get the increased seating capacity she wanted from the Zoning Board of Review Tuesday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Robbery defendant faces 35 years to serve for spree

October 29, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Michael Brooks, 50, pleaded no contest to four counts of first degree robbery for holding up and robbing four elderly women in towns across South County in August 2010. Brooks, whose last known address was 125 Knowlesway Extension, Narragansett, was brought before Superior Court Justice William Carnes and sentenced to 40 years in prison with 35 as a maximum to serve.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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