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March 30th, 2012

Carothers ‘on the fence’ about buyout

March 30, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Former University of Rhode Island President Robert Carothers says he “has been on the fence for six months” and is not ready to decide whether he will take the retirement buyout.

“I’m trying to decide what’s best for me, my family and the university,” Carothers says. “My family does not think I should retire.”

However, there are conflicting reports on whether Carothers can even accept the retirement program at this point – 40 percent of a final salary - since the deadline on March 19 expired.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Preview today's Narragansett Times

March 30, 2012

In today's paper, we have the story on what former URI president Robert Carothers would receive if he chooses to retire this year.

This week the Narragansett Town Council discussed projects for 2013 including the possibility of improvements to the high school gym.

Also, a new photographer, Cat Johnson is bringing heroes to Wakefield.

Inside sports, we have the story on how URI top basketball player is facing voyeurism charges.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

March 29th

Two locals charged after deadly car accident

March 30, 2012

By LINDSAY OLIVIER
lolivier@ricentral.com

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Two local residents have been charged for their roles in a tragic accident in East Greenwich that took the lives of two North Kingstown teenagers last month.
Nicolas Whiteley, 21, of North Kingstown, faces two charges of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol-death resulting, two counts of driving to endanger-death resulting and driving to endanger-resulting in injury.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI's Holton faces charges from Florida, no longer student

March 29, 2012

University of Rhode Island Campus Police arrested Jonathan Holton today, March 29 at about 8 a.m. on a warrant issued yesterday by the Miami-Dade Police on a charge of robbery according to a statement from URI.

This is Holton’s second arrest this week.

Listed as a freshman student earlier this week, Holton is no longer registered at the University.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

March 28th

Preview this week's Standard-Times today!

March 29, 2012

There's something special brewing at the Exeter Job Corps center. Something special and delicious!
In this week's Standard-Times, we go you and up-close and personnel look at the men and women behind a special team of Job Corps chefs who are making quite a name for themselves in the kitchen and are competing on a national level to showcase their abilities.
In addition, we've got you covered with all the latest news regarding Tuesday's School Bond vote and will tell you why Governor Lincoln Chafee made a surprise visit to the NK Town Council Monday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Council, Clam Jammers reach agreement

March 28, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—The Town Council held a Show-Cause hearing Monday evening to address multiple liquor license violations committed by Clam Jammers, a restaurant and bar at 294 Great Island Road in Galilee. Owner Paul Troxell was on hand to accept an agreement reached after a number of consultations with Narragansett Police Chief Dean Hoxsie and Narragansett Fire Marshal James Given.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

President Dooley addresses rising tuition costs at URI

March 28, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island President David M. Dooley is not thinking about the new men’s basketball coach Dan Hurley or the state investigation into the Institute for International Sport. His main thought is how tuition costs are rising – a factor he blames on declining state support.

“The costs are shifting from taxpayers in the state to families – a much smaller base,” Dooley states.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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