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February 26th, 2011
SOUTH KINGSTOWN â€“ Due to the global fiscal crisis and unknown revenue streams, 144 teachers will be receiving non-renewal letters in the coming days after the school committee approved Superintendent Kristen Stringfellow's recommendation Tuesday night.
PROVIDENCE, RI - February 22, 2011 - Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) announced this week that it has recently hired Kathleen Ringler and Kevin DeAngelis as Financial Consultants.
Ringler and DeAngelis will be responsible for advising and helping customers make informed and prudent investment decisions to achieve their short and long-term financial goals. DeAngelis will serve customers in Warwick locations and Ringler will serve at BankRI's South Broadway, North Kingstown, and East Greenwich locations.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN â€“ A Newport man was arrested on a South Kingstown police warrant Wednesday and charged with five felonies related to a home invasion involving a firearm on Feb. 4.
By Jessica Selby
A male-female duo have made off with more than a $1,000 worth of items from the Coventry Wal-Mart.
Coventry Police are investigating, but are asking the public for help in identifying the suspects.
The store has video surveillance of both the male and the female suspects and have posted the images on Rhode Island Most Wanted, but are hoping that someone will reach out to them to help the detectives working the case to identify the suspects.
It is Easy Bake Oven come to life.
Nancy Schwab â€“ whose own childhood paralleled that most popular of girlâ€™s toys where you pretended to cook and bake â€“ has started a business where girls (and boys) get to do the real thing and in grand style.
Welcome to the world of Petite Chef.
CRANSTON, R.I. - Clink, clank, clunk! That's the sound more than 15,000 students throughout Rhode Island will soon hear as they pour their pocket change into collection jars to support Olive Garden's 17th-annual Pasta for Pennies program benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) School & Youth campaign. Last year, Olive Garden's Pasta for Pennies collected $6.1 million nationally, bringing the total amount donated since the program's inception to more than $53 million.
CHARLESTOWN â€“ Looking to hold a yard sale in town once the weather warms up? Be sure to check the town's recently amended ordinance on yard sales beforehand.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN â€“ A state representative has proposed repealing the controversial Caruolo Act, which allows school committees to file suit against their taxpayers when they overspend their budgets, something South Kingstown isn't too worried about.
Rep. Patricia L. Morgan, R- West Warwick, Coventry introduced the legislation to eliminate the law that she said is a costly and lengthy method of resolving funding disputes.
A team of students from Coventry High School secured a spot in the top five at a statewide annual high school robotics competition last weekend.
The students, members of the Coventry High School Robotics Club, were one of the more than 30 teams to enter in this yearâ€™s For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Tech Challenge.
Experience was a key element for the East Greenwich Fire District Board of Commissioners in choosing Russell McGillivray as their new deputy chief.