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October 30th, 2011

Klotz violates bail; conditions reset

October 31, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—Matthew Klotz, 27, of 33 Hopkins St., Stonington, Connecticut, violated the bail conditions set on Monday after he had been arraigned in Fourth District court for kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, and carrying a dangerous weapon while committing a crime of violence. Klotz failed to make initial contact with pretrial services to engage with bail supervision, and was in Fourth District court on Wednesday for a hearing on his newly set bail conditions because of the violation.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Boyle a finalist for RI’s Teacher of the Year

October 31, 2011

COVENTRY—When Julie Lima Boyle was selected as Coventry’s Teacher of the Year, she said she was completely “caught off guard.” Now, one month later, Boyle represents one of the top three finalists in the state.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 29th

Endeavor marks 500th voyage

October 30, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—The University of Rhode Island’s research vessel Endeavor returned to port this past Tuesday, number 500 in the ship’s long career of transporting scientists throughout the world’s oceans and reporting back millions of pieces of quality, oceanographic data. The most recent trip, however, took a step further by bringing undergraduates along to experience life onboard conducting research.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Red Ribbon Week promoting strong message

October 30, 2011

EAST GREENWICH — Local students and public safety officials are making sure that Red Ribbon Week is not just nine days of building awareness of drug and alcohol issues and how to avoid them.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Gentle, fleecy alpacas a sheer delight

October 30, 2011

EXETER – Worn out from the stress and pressure of living in these uncertain times? Does the whole thing give you a headache?
Skip the Tylenol and contact Dr. Alpaca.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Rosbottom wins Chamber award

October 30, 2011

NARRAGANSETT—On Tuesday evening, The Narragansett Chamber of Commerce presented Kenneth Rosbottom, a Narragansett resident, with the James M. Kelso Community Service Award. The presentation was given during the Chamber’s annual dinner at Spain’s Restaurant, and Rosbottom’s nomination was met with great applause.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Program changed Coventry woman’s life

October 30, 2011

When Jean Sauco was in recovery from her treatment from breast cancer, exercise and meal planning were the last things on her mind.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

October 28th

Robbery defendant faces 35 years to serve for spree

October 29, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—Michael Brooks, 50, pleaded no contest to four counts of first degree robbery for holding up and robbing four elderly women in towns across South County in August 2010. Brooks, whose last known address was 125 Knowlesway Extension, Narragansett, was brought before Superior Court Justice William Carnes and sentenced to 40 years in prison with 35 as a maximum to serve.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Restaurant granted capacity increase

October 29, 2011

EAST GREENWICH - The owner of a South County Trail seafood restaurant didn’t get the increased seating capacity she wanted from the Zoning Board of Review Tuesday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Brooks facing up to 40 years

October 29, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – A year after a spree of robberies in Narragansett, East Greenwich and North Kingstown left four elderly women victimized, former Narragansett resident Michael Brooks, 50, pleaded no contest Friday in Rhode Island Superior Court to four counts of first degree robbery.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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