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January 24th, 2011
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
A winter adventure sleep-away camp for children is planned for
February public school vacation. From February 22 to 25, 2011, the
University of Rhode Island's W. Alton Jones Campus in West Greenwich,
RI will host February School Vacation Camp for 40 to 50 children ages 9-13.
The camp staff will encourage children to get involved in active
outdoor winter play such as sledding, snowshoeing and
ice-skating. Other activities include winter games, s'mores by the
fire, maple sugaring, snowball target practice, pirate dinner, winter
arts and crafts, broom ball on ice, snow sculpture and winter ecology.
Outdoor skills, conservation and ecology are the focus of the
camp. Campers will investigate life under frozen ponds, track
animals through the snow, view winter constellations, go on a night
hike and share stories around a campfire.
It can often be difficult to provide support when a partner has a hobby or passion that is not shared.
Many partnerships have to contend with one person who experiences great joy and satisfaction from an activity that is not a shared experience.
People may often feel resentment when time spent in after-work activities does not include a partner.
Partners who are regularly excluded from an enthusiastically pursued hobby or recreational activity may become dissatisfied with the relationship because of mounting resentments regarding time or the financial costs of the activity.
CHARLESTOWN â€“ In a move to provide taxpayers with additional time to air out their concerns with the town, the Town Council is hosting its first citzens' forum tonight at 7.
NARRAGANSETT--The School Committee met and heard presentations from SmartBus, Narragansett High School Principal Warner as well as a presentation by Carol Balchelder, who works at Narragansett Elementary School focusing on enrichment.
WARWICK, R.I. â€“ Hookers are coming to a local library and they are encouraged to do so.
They have heard all the off-color jokes, so donâ€™t even start. They also have heard all the compliments.
The Little Rhody Thrummers â€“ the Rhode Island Chapter of the Association of Traditional Rug Hooking Artists â€“ will hold its next big show on Saturday, March 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Warwick Public Library, the very first time these hookers have filled this particular building.
The North Kingstown Pet Refuge won a $1,000 prize in The Animal Rescue Siteâ€™s Holiday $100,000 Shelter Challenge. This was the sixth online $100,000 challenge since 2008, the third this year, and Pet Refuge received the award for getting the most votes in the state during the contest period, thanks to its loyal supporters who were encouraged to vote daily. The contest ended in mid-December.
A complete list of winners can be found at The Animal Rescue Site, www.theanimalrescuesite.com.
It may have taken nearly 35 years, but Richard Mignanelli has finally opened a second restaurant.
Ritrovo, on the second floor at Greenwich Village, 1050 Main St., opened for business last Thursday and will receive an official grand opening in late February, said Mignanelli, who opened Richardâ€™s Pub at 3347 South County Trail in 1976.
â€śI was looking for something to help my boys and leave for my grandchildren down the road,â€ť Mignanelli said Tuesday as some of the unfinished business that comes with a restaurantâ€™s second week of operation swirled around him.
NARRAGANSETTâ€“The Town Council approved a petition from Quest Montessori to re-zone a property off Boston Neck Road. The privately-owned 150-student school is currently located in Exeter and its head, Paul Raymond, has stated his intention to purchase the property from a developer who will build Narragansett Highlandsâ€“16 units of housing (eight of which are affordable) onto a six acre parcel of the property. Having secured approval by the council, the school must again return to the planning board and sewer subcommittee.
The following is a list of local people who have recently achieved noteworthy accomplishments.
Hailey Novis and Austen C. Novis, both of Jamestown, were named to the honor roll at Phillips Academy in Massachusetts.
Deneen A. Cooke, of North Kingstown, was named to the North Kingstown High School honor roll.
Erica A. Sweeney, of Exeter and Briana L. Paganetti, of North Kingstown, were named to the Deanâ€™s Presidentâ€™s List for the fall 2010 term at Coastal Carolina University.
WESTERLY -- South County Habitat for Humanity has announced that it is seeking applicants for an existing two-bedroom Habitat unit in a duplex.