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January 29th

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Unfortunately for Chafee–and society–Coulter still has a job

January 30, 2011

If anyone had asked me after the September primary what I thought Bill Lynch would be doing in the future, the answer “selling marijuana” would have been very, very close to the bottom of my list.
But his name was right there in Donna Kenny Kirwan’s story last Wednesday, along with several other bold-type names from Rhode Island politics, government and business, looking to open a compassion center to supply medical marijuana patients.

SK School Committee begins budget balancing act

January 29, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Working with a budget that is out of balance by $1.6 million, the School Committee held its first budget work shop at Tuesday night’s meeting, focusing on what conditions would allow the town to maintain school programs and how to balance within budget projections.
Superintendent Kristen Stringfellow highlighted the 2011 to 2012 budget and where the school district is today concerning the budget.

January 28th

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Snowstorm stirs memories of chains on tires, Blizzard of '78

January 29, 2011

I don’t know…I say that a lot these days and I really don’t know, either because I’ve forgotten or I never knew in the first place. I do know that the longer I am around on this earth, the less I know for a fact. And that is good, I think, because it keeps the mind open to all sorts of new possibilities. If I decided that I knew, then what’s the point? I’m done, finished, subject is closed. It’s more fun not to know and hope for advanced knowledge of some sort. Something like that.

East Greenwich Little League Spring 2011, Softball & Baseball registration

January 28, 2011

East Greenwich Little League Spring 2011, Softball & Baseball registration is currently underway.

A walk in registration at Cragan Field (50 Reilly Ave, East Greenwich, RI.) has been scheduled for Feb 12th between 10am-2pm for all players, beginners and experienced, between the ages of 5 and 16. This is a great way to meet the coaches, the board, and to ask any questions. New players are encouraged to stop by.

Richmond man wins "Moments of Trust" award

January 28, 2011

WEST WARWICK – Larry Akers, a resident of Richmond and a Cox Communications employee, was recently honored with a “Moments of Trust” award at the system based in New England.

Hands-on projects for Gansett kids

January 28, 2011

NARRAGANSETT–In Judy Grisevich’s class students have been researching frogs, toads, bats, owls, and polar animals. For each study, students research using the Independent Investigation Model (IIM) and show what they have learned in a way that interests them—choosing from a tic-tac-toe menu of choices.

Ducie to represent Team USA

January 28, 2011

KINGSTON – The University of Rhode Island women's hockey player Justine Ducie is making history this week as being the first URI female athlete to represent the school on the first Team USA squad to play for the World University Games in Turkey.

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