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Construction of new URI dorm unfinished

August 27, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - A new $42 million residence hall will not be ready for students to move in next month at the University of Rhode Island.

Construction is not yet complete on Hillside Hall, the university’s newest dormitory. The 120,000 square foot, five story structure was scheduled to house 429 students beginning this fall, who have now been advised to find other living arrangements until the dorm opens in October.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SK School Committee proposes bylaw changes

August 27, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The South Kingstown School Committee is proposing significant changes to its bylaws, which were reviewed at Tuesday night’s meeting.

The changes will impact the meeting schedule, alter community involvement on subcommittees and solidify the “understanding” that “committee meetings are meetings held before the public but are not meetings with the public.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Langevin lauds $500K URI grant

August 27, 2012

By ANTHONY aRUSSO
aarusso@ricentral.com

KINGSTON - Rhode Island Second District Rep. Jim Langevin has been very vocal on all topics concerning the nation’s cybersecurity and where it is headed. Langevin, who is co-founder of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, recently criticized republican senators for their efforts to block the Cybersecuity Act of 2012, which barley failed to secure the Senate’s two-thirds majority on Aug. 2.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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