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Experiencing RI history in Hopkinton

November 14, 2011

HOPKINTON - Hope Valley Elementary Fourth Grade Social Studies Teacher Denise Moretti-Foggo believes that when students gain first-hand experience of what they are being taught, by seeing and touching, it helps them commit the knowledge to memory.

She had been teaching her students about the history of Rhode Island, and more specifically the history of Hopkinton, in recent weeks, in preparation for Historical Hopkinton: A Living History Day Field Trip.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

High school develops new policy for student dropouts

November 14, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN –A male high school graduate who works until age 65 will earn, on average, nearly $333,000 more than a high school dropout, while a worker with some college education will earn $538,000 more according to a report by Education and Synthetic Work-Life Earnings. These are some of the statistics South Kingstown guidance counselors and principals will use to convince students to finish their education after state law changed regarding when a student can withdraw from school.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

East Greenwich Little League to have lights next summer

November 14, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — A light snack and lights on a baseball field...somehow, they just go together.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Boating accident leaves one dead

November 14, 2011

JAMESTOWN – A fishing trip turned deadly over the weekend when a boat carrying three friends sank in Jamestown, leading to one fatality.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Stump Pond to benefit from state grant

November 14, 2011

COVENTRY- The Coventry Land Trust has received $325,000 after the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) awarded the state $4.3 million in open space grants.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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