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April 27th

Bullying at SKHS: Part one of a two part series

April 27, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Many see bullying as just a part of growing up. Yet, kids are not just being stuffed into lockers anymore or given swirlies in a toilet, but are tormented online through social media, which they cannot escape from. With tormented children increasingly committing suicide after months of harassment from their peers, this playground staple seems to be much more than simple growing pains. While many school districts struggle to combat the bullying issue and to develop an adequate bullying policy, the South Kingstown school district is doing all it can to make sure they never lose a student to bullying.

Hopkinton Town Council down a member

April 27, 2011

HOPKINTON – The Town Council is down one member after Jonathan Osborne handed in a letter of resignation last Monday, April 18.

April 26th

Special Report: Homelessness in North Kingstown (Crossroads not just an affordable housing development)

April 27, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN—Jan Hall-Stinson sits at her desk in the Crossroads Family Housing Complex with a small coffee from Dunkin Donuts, a big, white calendar and a stack of paperwork piled high.
On the wall nearest the door are newspaper clippings reporting the athletic achievements of some of Crossroads’ student athletes enrolled at North Kingstown High School. Displayed on a small table directly below is a scale model of what the buildings at Crossroads will one day look like.

Hopkinton Town Council, businesses searching for middle ground

April 26, 2011

HOPKINTON -- Before the latest public hearing on a proposed land clearing and earth removal ordinance began Monday night, it became clear that the matter would be continued for the purposes of more research and discussion to find a middle ground.

Technology park may be coming to URI

April 26, 2011

KINGSTON– The University of Rhode Island is fast becoming one of the top research and economic engines in the state and it may take one step forward by developing a research and technology park to connect private firms with students and the state.

April 25th

NK seniors put their passion on display as part of swing group

April 26, 2011

They sing, they tap dance, they laugh and just have fun!
A group of senior citizens at the Beechwood Senior Center has been getting together a couple times a month for more than 30 years to practice their favorites before they bring their show on the road.

URI profs advance research on grid protection

April 25, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN- The U.S. power grid is a vast network or substations, transformers, and power lines which branch out across the country, bringing electricity to the appliances and technological devices in our homes.

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