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May 9th, 2012

COLUMN: Tennis politics causing quite a racket

May 10, 2012

When the RIIL Boys Tennis Singles Championship Tournament is played next weekend, the winner is going to be Ponaganset’s Jared Donaldson.
If it was up to the egomaniacs – and there are a select few - in the Rhode Island Tennis Coaches’ Association, the freshman wouldn’t be allowed to play.

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May 9, 2012

It's Mother's Day and, with that in mind, what better way to celebrate that by sharing tales of mom that we'll never forget?
In this week's Standard-Times, we bring you a special feature on several local women and the effect their mother had on them. From the memorable laughs shared to the unforgettable moments that will stick with them for a lifetime, these ladies have plenty to say about the person they affectionately called 'Mom' and you'll love reading all about it.

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Today's schedule - Thursday, May 10

May 9, 2012

North Kingstown at Chariho, 4 p.m.
East Greenwich at Coventry, 3:45 p.m.
Tiverton vs. South Kingstown at Old Mountain Field, 4 p.m.
Westerly at Prout, 4 p.m.
Narragansett vs. Chariho at Richmond Country Club, 3 p.m.
South Kingstown, North Kingstown vs. Westerly at Shelter Harbor Golf Club, 3 p.m.
Pilgrim, Warwick Veterans vs. West Warwick at West Warwick Country Club, 3 p.m.
Boys lacrosse
Westerly at Coventry, 3:30 p.m.
East Greenwich vs. South Kingstown at Curtis Corner Middle School, 7 p.m.
Middletown vs. Prout at Christofaro Park, 3:45 p.m.
Girls lacrosse

BREAKING NEWS: EG Police looking for armed-robbery suspect

May 9, 2012

EAST GREENWICH — The normally-quiet area of Main Street got shaken up on Tuesday night.

East Greenwich Police is currently searching for an armed-robbery suspect who held up Sunnybrook Farms, located at 1002 Main St.

Det. Jeremy Fague says via telephone on Wednesday that the robbery took place between 9 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Tuesday evening, with the suspect wielding a semi-automatic weapon before fleeing from the scene.

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Town to reopen bids for beach vendors

May 9, 2012

NARRAGANSETT—The town Parks and Recreation Department will be reopening bids for potential vendors to sell sundries such as t-shirts and sun tan lotion at the North and South Beach Pavilions this summer after receiving no official bids for the original period, which ended on April 18 at 11 a.m. A number of local merchants in Pier Marketplace expressed concern that they did not know about potential for selling products at the beach area, and were afraid that their own business would be unfairly harmed.

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Mega announces resignation from SK Schools

May 9, 2012

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – Vice-chairman of the South Kingstown School Committee, Dr. Anthony Mega, has announced his resignation from his elected position starting July 1.

In a May 2 email to Town Manager Stephen Alfred and School Committee Chair Maureen Cotter, Mega stated, “I have been rewarded with the opportunity to represent this outstanding school district and the gracious citizens of our town. Simply stated, it is now the right time for my departure. Thank you for your commitment to excellence and trusted guidance through my tenure. I wish you the best.”

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Preview today's Narragansett Times

May 9, 2012

In today's paper, find out why South Kingstown School Committee Vice-Chair Dr. Anthony Mega resigned.

This week, Narragansett town and school officials met to discuss next year's budget in which the school department is requesting increase of $467,678 for the FY 2013 budget, totaling $24,745,023.

The Narragansett Town Council also questions a $3,000 expenditure made to the Narrow River Preservation Society for water testing in December 2011.

All and more inside today's Narragansett Times.

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