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November 7th, 2011

More work ahead to improve foster care shortcomings (Opinion)

November 8, 2011

Thirty years ago, as a high school student in Warwick , I can clearly remember the first foster child my parents welcomed to our home. She was a close friend, and while I was too young to fully understand many of the struggles she faced, I came to learn much more about her challenges and others as my parents continued to care for more than a dozen foster children during my adolescent and young adult years.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

EWG girls get needed wake-up call

November 8, 2011

WARWICK – The Exeter-West Greenwich girls soccer team played its worst start to a match all season Tuesday against Pilgrim.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho schools to try out new calendar next year

November 7, 2011

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - A new calendar for the Chariho Regional School District that will consolidate spring vacation weeks and make summer come earlier will be implemented during the 2012-2013 school year.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 6th

Western Coventry Elementary snags prize a third time

November 7, 2011

COVENTRY—Western Coventry Elementary School was recently handed a $1,000 check after their students made an effort to read over the summer. Local orthodontist William Gordon offers the prize up each year to the school in the district who reads the most books.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 5th

Reminder to parents: cut out the sugary sweets (Opinion)

November 6, 2011

Researchers are citing sugary drinks and snacks as a prime cause for the dramatic rise in Childhood Obesity and the related increases in Type II Diabetes and Heart Disease in children and teens. Here in Rhode Island the State Health Department has launched a campaign to curb children’s sugar consumption. Buses, radio, TV and newspaper ads are reminding parents to “Cut the Sugar”.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Fears come to life on local big screens

November 6, 2011

With the work of filming and marketing “Inkubus” completed, the Main Street-based Woodhaven Production Co. finally experienced the high of seeing its title creature unleashed on local big screens last weekend.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Curmudgeon's Corner: An ‘interest’-ing look inside the foreclosure crisis (Opinion)

November 6, 2011

Where to start this week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner?

Obama calling off the war in Iraq? The continuing saga of the pension crisis that is driving Rhode Island into insolvency? The potential cuts necessary to face North Kingstown’s budget crisis? No, let’s talk about the foreclosure crisis.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

November 4th

Manufacturers should be held responsible for toxic waste (Opinion)

November 5, 2011

The amount of trash produced by homes and businesses that poses problems for public health and the environment keeps growing. It has reached the point where we must work out better ways to keep dangerous trash out of landfills and out of our water supplies. And we will have to decide who will be responsible, because when we leave that question unanswered, the burden inevitably falls on taxpayers and on innocent people who are exposed to toxic materials.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Technology vastly improving at SK Schools

November 5, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Technology Director for South Kingstown Schools wants to make South Kingstown a world class school district by bringing in innovative technology to help students learn and teachers educate.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Police warn citizens of possible gang activity

November 5, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — They may not be harassing you, or walking down Main Street in packs displaying their colors.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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