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May 28th, 2011

URI, CRMC hold local workshop on marine planning

May 28, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN—The ocean is a vast and multicolored canvas upon which humans use different paint strokes in order to classify and document its usages. In any given area, the seascape is used for everything from launching kayaks to dredging the ocean’s bottom to construct underwater natural gas lines. No one document, however, exists to catalog all of these usages at any particular time.

May 27th

A Salute To Those Who Served (Part 2): Livingston fought in three wars

May 28, 2011

JAMESTOWN – Bruce Livingston limps a bit as he shows visitors around his waterfront home and onto the deck. “You can sit out here, drink your coffee and fish right off the porch,” he proclaims.

Friday's playoff action, Saturday's games

May 27, 2011

Baseball
East Greenwich 18, St. Raphael 6
EAST GREENWICH - Playing in another do-or-die game, East Greenwich scored early and didn't stop the rest of the game, eliminated St. Raphael from the Division I playoffs with an 18-6 win.
The Avengers scored 18 runs on 16 hits, three of which were home runs. John Kalajian had a pair of two-run shots and David Hopkins hit one in his 4-for-6 day.

Tolman 14, Narragansett 4
PAWTUCKET - The Narragansett baseball team looked like they'd have a shot to upset Tolman after playing a close game with the Tigers in a loss Wednesday.

Tempers flare in SK as teachers stand in solidarity

May 27, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – South Kingstown teachers stood up in solidarity against the school committee and Superintendent Tuesday night, filling the Broad Rock Middle School with passion, determination and frustration. After the school committee adopted two policies and tabled one policy concerning teacher evaluation, transfers and layoffs and the Code of Professional Responsibility, teachers did not hold back their disfavor and the trust between teachers and the school department began to ebb.

May 26th

A Salute To Those Who Served (Part 1): Marine Corps League aids charities at home

May 27, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Warren Becker, who will turn 85 in a few weeks, is quick to point out there’s no such thing as an ex-Marine. Once a Marine, always a Marine is the byword of this proud military branch.
In World War II, he explains, “I was a seagoing Marine, attached to Navy cruisers. I went to South America and around Cape Horn into the Pacific but not the actual war zone.”

Thursday's High-School Playoff Rundown

May 26, 2011

The high-school playoffs were hot and heavy on Thursday for a slew of local area teams, with some taking another step forward towards their goal in being either the best in the division or state.
Here’s a brief rundown of what happened on Thursday within each sport and where the teams will be next in their respective brackets.

Thursday, May 26
BASEBALL
Division I
East Greenwich 7, Lincoln 6 (EG plays host to St. Raphael on Friday at 4 p.m.)
North Kingstown 16, Pilgrim 4 (NK will host winner of East Providence/Pilgrim on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Lischio Field)

URI Class of 2011 graduates stand tall

May 26, 2011

KINGSTON – Dr. Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, N.J. urged the University of Rhode Island undergraduate class of 2011 graduating from the Kingston campus last Sunday to stand, to stand tall in their honor and dignity and to stand for change.

On the crisp cool Sunday afternoon on the University quadrangle in the center of the campus, 3,283 students, including 2,003 Rhode Islanders obtaining their bachelor’s degrees gathered at URI’s 125th undergraduate commencement ceremony with family, friends, and professors to receive their diplomas and walk into the real world.

Local High-School Sports Playoff Schedule

May 26, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - It's that time of year again when every local high-school athlete is hoping that all of their blood and sweat during their respective regular seasons will be worth it as they battle for possible division and state championships this week.

Here's a rundown of the complete schedule of all of the area teams competing this week up until Sunday. The schedule will be updated here at ricentral.com as the brackets and results become available.

Wednesday, May 25 (FINAL SCORES)
BASEBALL
Division I
St. Raphael 4, East Greenwich 2
Middletown 4, South Kingstown 3

Local High-School Sports Playoff Schedule

May 26, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN - It's that time of year again when every local high-school athlete is hoping that all of their blood and sweat during their respective regular seasons will be worth it as they battle for possible division and state championships this week.

Here's a rundown of the complete schedule of all of the area teams competing this week up until Sunday. The schedule will be updated here at ricentral.com as the brackets and results become available.

Wednesday, May 25 (FINAL SCORES)
BASEBALL
Division I
St. Raphael 4, East Greenwich 2
Middletown 4, South Kingstown 3

Looking for sports photos?

May 26, 2011

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