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May 22nd, 2012

Curmudgeon's Corner: NK School Committee only delaying the inevitable (OPINION)

May 23, 2012

It gets harder and harder each time I sit down to write this column. This is because there are just so many things to write about locally, state-wide and nationally.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Artists beautify local streets with simple chalk

May 22, 2012

EAST GREENWICH – Bridget Kennedy was as proud as the peacock she had just etched at her feet with chalk.

The Moses Brown seventh-grader had just won a second-place award for her colorful bird, fanned out in one of 24 squares chalked off up and down Courthouse Lane during the 11th Annual Arts on Main contest, held on a perfect Saturday, May 12.

“The first year, my friend and I did a ‘forest-looking’ thing. Last year, I did WALL-E from the movie,” said Bridget. “This year, (I did) a peacock. I love to draw. I practice doing chalk drawings in my driveway.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Finance advisor visits EG High

May 22, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — It’s not very often that a person who advises the President of the United States of his finances gets to speak to high-school students, much ado to their hectic schedule.

Therefore, it was a treat for Ted Beck, the Advisory Council on Financial Capability to President Barack Obama, to be in front of a small collection of finance students at East Greenwich High School on Monday talking to them about the importance of being financially stable in an economy that is anything but stable.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Police nab pair from home invasion

May 22, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The East Greenwich Police apprehended two individuals last week that were involved in a home invasion.

Bruce McKenzie, 23, of 760 Park Ave., 2nd Floor, Apt. F, Cranston and Trisha M. Newman, 24, of 102 Summer St. in Central Falls, were placed into custody by police for breaking into the residence of Susan Ramsay, 44, at 1394 Frenchtown Rd. while Ramsay and a 12-year-old female were home at the time.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

SC to find more ways to trim finances

May 22, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — So with all of the constant negotiations that went on over the last few weeks, negotiations that included additional trimmings of the proposed budget, the East Greenwich School Committee received some solace in the Town Council’s approval of a $175,000 allocation increase on Monday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town Council approves budget

May 22, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — Once Town Council president Michael Isaacs said Monday evening that the motion for the 2012-13 fiscal budget passed, fellow Councilman Mark Gee said ‘hallelujah’ in a minor joking fashion.

But it was more of a sigh of relief from all of the parties involved that nearly two months’ worth of tinkering and adjusting finally came to a head and, more importantly, to a final number.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

BREAKING NEWS: Fry sentenced to 40 years, 20 to serve

May 22, 2012

The North Kingstown Standard-Times has learned that former resident Kimberly Fry was sentenced today to 40 years, 20 to serve, for the death of her daughter Camden. Fry could face parole in as little as three-and-a-half years after already serving three years for the 2009 crime. Pick up a copy of this week's Standard-Times for the full story.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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