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March 29th

Two locals charged after deadly car accident

March 30, 2012

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
lolivier@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Two local residents have been charged for their roles in a tragic accident in East Greenwich that took the lives of two North Kingstown teenagers last month.
Nicolas Whiteley, 21, of North Kingstown, faces two charges of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol-death resulting, two counts of driving to endanger-death resulting and driving to endanger-resulting in injury.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI's Holton faces charges from Florida, no longer student

March 29, 2012

University of Rhode Island Campus Police arrested Jonathan Holton today, March 29 at about 8 a.m. on a warrant issued yesterday by the Miami-Dade Police on a charge of robbery according to a statement from URI.

This is Holton’s second arrest this week.

Listed as a freshman student earlier this week, Holton is no longer registered at the University.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

March 28th

Preview this week's Standard-Times today!

March 29, 2012

There's something special brewing at the Exeter Job Corps center. Something special and delicious!
In this week's Standard-Times, we go you and up-close and personnel look at the men and women behind a special team of Job Corps chefs who are making quite a name for themselves in the kitchen and are competing on a national level to showcase their abilities.
In addition, we've got you covered with all the latest news regarding Tuesday's School Bond vote and will tell you why Governor Lincoln Chafee made a surprise visit to the NK Town Council Monday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council, Clam Jammers reach agreement

March 28, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—The Town Council held a Show-Cause hearing Monday evening to address multiple liquor license violations committed by Clam Jammers, a restaurant and bar at 294 Great Island Road in Galilee. Owner Paul Troxell was on hand to accept an agreement reached after a number of consultations with Narragansett Police Chief Dean Hoxsie and Narragansett Fire Marshal James Given.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

President Dooley addresses rising tuition costs at URI

March 28, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley is not thinking about the new men’s basketball coach Dan Hurley or the state investigation into the Institute for International Sport. His main thought is how tuition costs are rising – a factor he blames on declining state support.

“The costs are shifting from taxpayers in the state to families – a much smaller base,” Dooley states.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

March 28, 2012

In today's paper, we have the Narragansett Town Council's decision to suspend the liquor license of Clam Jammers for seven days.

In marina news, he Rhode Island State Senate passed a resolution last week requesting the state to work with Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management to develop better regulations regarding pair trawling in state waters.

In URI news, 38 faculty and staff out of 246 eligible employees from the URI accepted the retirement incentive plan, which means officials have to come up with new ways to close the $2.64 million budget hole for next year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

March 27th

Curmudgeon's Corner: School bond's benefits far outweigh its costs (OPINION)

March 28, 2012

In two weeks there will be a referendum in North Kingstown. If the past is any guide, the turnout will be light. Most likely, senior citizens like me will make up most of the voters and many of us are concerned about rising property taxes. These fears will be buttressed by groups like the North Kingstown Taxpayers Organization and elected officials like Bill Mudge.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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