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November 3rd, 2014

Mariners boys soccer fall in playoff opener

November 3, 2014

NORTH SMITHFIELD— After the Narragansett Mariners had to rally throughout the season to make a trip to the playoffs, their first challenge was this past Wednesday night at North Smithfield High School against the Northmen.
Unfortunately, the Mariners had their season ended against the Northmen, losing a shootout, 5-2.
Entering the second-half, the two teams were tied, 2-2, after an exciting offensive display in the first half. The Northmen went on to score three unanswered goals to take the commanding lead in the second half, and send themselves to the Quarterfinal round.

Rebels get revenge versus Cumberland

November 3, 2014

SOUTH KINGSTOWN— It was exactly what the Rebels boys soccer team had hoped for: a playoff win against a Cumberland team that defeated them early on in the season, and the long-awaited return of their senior goal-scoring midfielder—Michael Gross.
On Sept. 10. during South Kingstown’s second game of the season, the Clippers came to town to spoil the Rebels chances of a 2-0 start by defeating them, 3-2.

South Kingstown field hockey season comes to a close

November 3, 2014

WARWICK— It only took one goal with two seconds left for the South Kingstown Rebels season to end this past Tuesday afternoon.
The Rebels were defeated in the Quarterfinal round against Warwick Vets, 1-0, on Tuesday afternoon.
After a closely contested first-half of play, Warwick Vets was able to take the lead with just two seconds on the clock. Lexi Santos-Smith scored the game-winning goal for Warwick, and sent the team to the Division II Semi-finals. One shot is all it took to end the Rebel’s season.

Generation Church to hold service at Narragansett Pier Theatre

November 3, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – Narragansett will soon be welcoming a new addition to its religious community - the Generation Church, a new local group dedicated to the main goal of praising God.
The church, Baptist but non-denominational in nature, welcomes individuals from various walks of life, and even those who have had religious doubts in the past, to join them in their celebration and praise.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Committee tables vote on school raises

November 3, 2014

COVENTRY — The issue on possible salary raises for many school administrators was tabled in a unanimous 4-0 vote on Tuesday evening. The prospect of raises has been a contentious issue for the Coventry community recently, and town council members expressed their opposition to the district’s plans on Monday.
Town Council President Gary Cote found raises to be extremely “disrespectful” to the taxpayers of the town after many cuts have been made to school programs because of lack of funding.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Party event raises over $15k for Hasbro

November 3, 2014

COVENTRY — An annual block party fundraising event raised more than $15,000 for Hasbro Children’s Hospital.
For the third year, RE/MAX 1st Choice real estate agent Mark DeCosta brought people from the community, family and friends and RE/MAX 1st Choice agents together for a night of live entertainment, dancing, food, drink and raffles to raise funds for the children and through this fundraiser, DeCosta was able to present a $15,000 check to Hasbro last Thursday.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Patenaude responds to criticisms on raises

November 3, 2014

COVENTRY— Some serious controversy was stirred up from the possible salary increase for Coventry school administrators that was brought to light at Monday’s town council meeting. School Committee Chairperson Kathy Patenaude explained that it was only meant to be discussed by the committee to “put it on the radar,” as there hasn’t been a raise for the district’s administrators in several years.
“It was just a beginning of an exploration,” Patenaude said. “We wanted to at least look at the policy and figure out what our future was.”

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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