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October 7th, 2011

Residents urge council to take ownership of roads

October 7, 2011

RICHMOND - Resident’s of Bucknam Road, Riverview and Fawn Drives in Alton were on hand at the Richmond Town Council meeting on Tuesday night, Oct. 4, to urge the council to take ownership of the roads and to open up Bucknam Road as a second means of egress for the neighborhood, which is located off of Route 91.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 6th

Swain's murder conviction overturned

October 7, 2011

By SHAUN KIRBY
skirby@ricentral.com

David Swain, convicted of murdering his wife, Shelley Tyre, in 1999 while on vacation in the British Virgin Islands, was freed last Thursday after judges of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of Appeals overturned a 2009 decision that had incarcerated him for the past two years as part of a life sentence.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

BREAKING NEWS: Fry found guilty of second-degree murder

October 6, 2011

The North Kingstown Standard Times has learned that a verdict has been reached in the Kimberly Fry trial.
Fry has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of her daughter Camden.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Jared Tefft indicted on murder charge

October 6, 2011

A Hope Valley man was indicted by the Statewide Grand Jury on Wednesday, Sept. 28, on five charges, including one for murder.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 5th

Preview this week's Standard Times today!

October 6, 2011

The case of Kimberly Fry appears ready to wrap up as, this week, both the prosecution and defense teams closed their cases in front of the jury.
In this week's Standard Times, we bring you the very latest on the trial of the former North Kingstown resident.
In addition, we'll bring you up to speed on the latest developments in the case of David Swain, a Jamestown man who was recently released from prison after being found guilty in the murder of his wife.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Undocumented student policy will have little impact on URI admissions

October 5, 2011

KINGSTON – Although the Board of Governors for Higher Education's policy decision to allow undocumented students to pay in-state tuition to attend any of the three Rhode Island colleges will impact the lives of those students, little will change at the University of Rhode Island.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

October 5, 2011

In today's paper, find out why Jamestown man David Swain is able to walk free from Tortola and what the state is doing for future storms after Tropical Storm Irene.

Also, find out why it is important for fishermen and scientists to work together in the industry. Inside, find out how URI will be impacted by the new Board of Governors undocumented student policy.

All and more inside today's The Narragansett Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 4th

Politics as Usual: Something is clearly wrong with Republicans

October 5, 2011

By JIM BARON
Special to the Standard

When it comes to the two major political parties, I’m pretty much a “plague on both your houses” kind of guy.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

School committee uses literacy audit to develop goals to improve

October 4, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Although the South Kingstown schools received positive results on its K-8 literacy audit, the school committee held a work session Tuesday night to discuss how to utilize the evaluation to make the program even better for students.

The literary audit, in which each classroom is evaluated, provides an objective view on the work in South Kingstown’s schools. It provides suggested areas of focus for future improvement of the program over three to five years. The audit was done through a federal grant.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chambers angered by SK’s name change

October 4, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—The South Kingstown Chamber of Commerce sent out an email last Thursday to the five other local South County chambers and local businesses, notifying them of their official chamber’s name change to the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce.” The Board of Directors for SKCC had voted unanimously for the change. The action has subsequently angered many of the surrounding chambers of commerce in South County, including Narragansett and Charlestown.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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