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EGHS students hit top marks on SATs

December 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH-After much talk about school district ratings, recent data proves that East Greenwich High School has some of the highest recorded SAT scores in the state.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Rocky Hill’s Jared Lind, 13, to perform at PPAC

December 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH - Rocky Hill School's very own Jared Lind, 13, will be playing Tom of Warwick in the upcoming touring broadway production of "Camelot" at the Providence Performing Arts Center.
Lind told the East Greenwich Pendulum in a phone interview last week that his love for theater began in the not-so-distant past.
"I had a third-grade acting teacher that had put me in the lead role of our third grade play," he said. "I really enjoyed it, so I continued that program with her. In seventh grade, I got the lead role in the middle school play as Robin in Robin Hood."

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Champlin Grant allows school to open library to STEM field research

December 4, 2014

EAST GREENWICH-After receiving a $30,000 grant from the Champlin Foundation to add new technology to the school library, Archie R. Cole Middle School Principal Alexis Meyer detailed what the school plans on doing with the money.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Richmond reconsiders buying its own streetlights

December 4, 2014

RICHMOND — On Tuesday night, the town council revisited a participation agreement between the Town of Richmond and the Partnership for Rhode Island Streetlight Management (PRISM) that would allow the town to buy its own streetlights and, eventually, reap substantial savings.
Because newly-elected councilors Charles More and Ronald Newman were not there for the previous presentation, Washington County Regional Planning Council Executive Director Jeffery Broadhead reiterated the project details.

For more of this story pick up a copy of The Chariho Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Go Back in Thyme for fresh take-out food

December 4, 2014

HOPKINTON — Have you ever wanted to go back in time and experience home-cooked food, freshly-prepared from scratch? Now you can at Back In Thyme, a tiny, new take-out restaurant bursting with extra-large flavors gleaned from international recipes.
Maryanne “Marne” McNamara, chef-owner of Back in Thyme, said business has been brisk since the restaurant’s opening on November 29.
“We’ve had such a good flow of people everyday and then we have customers who have come everyday since we’ve opened,” she said.

For more of this story pick up a copy of The Chariho Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Two-tier price structure proposed for events licenses

December 4, 2014

HOPKINTON — At Monday’s town council meeting, Councilor David Husband moved forward proposed revisions to the town’s Amusement Ordinance that he had suggested in May. Changes to the ordinance would create a two-tiered price structure differentiating single-and multi-event licenses for functions such as recreational gatherings and cultural festivals.

Husband said he wanted to change the ordinance because he noticed that the town charged the same fee for single and multiple event licenses.

For more of this story pick up a copy of The Chariho Times.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Schneier speaks on the golden age of surveillance

December 4, 2014

KINGSTON – We’re living in the golden age of surveillance.
Or at least that’s the opinion of Bruce Schneier, an author and fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School. Schneier is often touted as the “guru of computer security.”
“It’s surprising, it’s incidental, it’s largely a side effect of having computers so pervasive in our lives and in our environment,” Schneier told attendees at the University of Rhode Island’s Honors Colloquium Tuesday night.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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