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January 14th, 2011

Today's schedule - Saturday, January 15

January 14, 2011

SATURDAY, January 15
Boys basketball
Coventry at Cranston West, 4:30 p.m.
Girls basketball
East Greenwich at Tiverton, 7 p.m.
Gymnastics
Coventry, North Kingstown vs. Portsmouth at AIM High Gymnastics, 6 p.m.
Hockey
Coventry vs. Toll Gate at Thayer Ice Arena, 9:30 p.m.
Wrestling
South Kingstown at Ledyard, 10 a.m.

Today's schedule - Friday, January 14

January 14, 2011

Boys basketball
Chariho at Shea, 7:30 p.m.
Cranston East at Coventry, 7 p.m.
Burrillville at East Greenwich, 7 p.m.
Davies at Exeter-West Greenwich, 7 p.m.
Narragansett at Tolman, 7 p.m.
North Kingstown at Classical, 7 p.m.
South Kingstown at Central, 7 p.m.
North Smithfield at Prout, 7 p.m.
West Warwick at North Providence, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
Prout at Narragansett, 7 p.m.
Coventry at Pilgrim, 7 p.m.
South Kingstown at Westerly, 7 p.m.
Boys swim
North Kingstown vs. Prout at St. George’s, 6:30 p.m.
Girls swim
Narragansett vs. La Salle at Rhode Island College, 6:30 p.m.

Board to research facility options for Charlestown beaches

January 14, 2011

CHARLESTOWN – The Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to create an ad hoc committee that will look into solutions, both permanent and temporary, for the facilities at the Charlestown and Blue Shutters town beaches.

Track team takes the plunge

January 14, 2011

The new year has started and for one committed group of student athletes a new tradition has begun.
The Coventry High School indoor track team participated on Jan. 1 in the polar bear plunge that takes place locally and all across the country.
Their group specifically, took part in the Newport Polar Bear’s Plunge raising money for A Wish Come True.

East Greenwich’s Patricia Raskin lives by the rule of positivity

January 14, 2011

The pessimist sees the glass as half empty. The optimist sees the glass as half full.
Patricia Raskin, host of the “Patricia Raskin Positive Living” radio show on WPRO 630 AM, can’t sit still without filling that glass to the top, while bringing a tray of other filled glasses for guests.
Raskin, an East Greenwich resident, is launching a new radio show on AM 790 WPRV, called “Positive Business with Patricia Raskin,” which airs on Jan. 7. The West Hartford, Conn. native puts such a positive spin on things, it can get dizzying.

South County plows through the storm

January 14, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – As the Tuesday night’s snowstorm dumped a foot of snow on South Kingstown, it forced schools and businesses to close, making it a lot easier for those who have to get rid of the snow to do their job.
“At this point, crews came in about midnight and worked right through,” Jon Schock, the town’s Public Services Director said Wednesday morning. “Many roads are passable. There are very few cars on the roads, which helps with plowing.”

January 13th

Freshman making difference

January 13, 2011

COVENTRY — There’s no question Coventry senior guard Nate Stitchell is the Oakers’ best and most indispensable player.
It also comes as no surprise that the Oakers will only go far in the Division I tournament and the Open tournament as Garrett Douglass’s outside shot and Aaron Greenwood’s inside game will take them.

Commisioner Gist tours schools to pitch diploma change

January 13, 2011

NARRAGANSETT–Education Commissioner Deborah Gist spent Thursday touring the town's schools and meeting for an hour with 50 teachers. The Board of Regents, meeting in Narragansett High School, voted to have a public hearing on their suggested three-tier diploma system. The system would award a Rhode Island diploma–the same diploma students now receive–with two additional tiers for high performers.

South Kingstown, EMS recognized as HeartSafe community

January 13, 2011

SOUTH KINGSTOWN–Due to its efforts to improve cardiac care and save lives, South Kingstown and its EMS Department became the third Rhode Island community to be awarded and recognized as a HeartSafe community at Monday night’s town council meeting by the American Heart Association.

Classes resume at Chariho after one-hour delay

January 13, 2011

It was one and done for the Chariho Regional School District, which was entirely closed on Wednesday because of the massive blizzard but is back in business today after a one-hour delay.

 

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