November 22nd, 2010
Angelo Santilli, â€śAngieâ€ť, â€śKikiâ€ť, 88, of Lorraine Ave., Coventry, died Saturday, November 20 at Kent Hospital.
The funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 24, at 8:45 a.m., from the R.A. Iannotti Funeral Home, 415 Washington St., Coventry, followed by a Mass of Christian
Frances A. Lemois (Matteson) â€śFranâ€ť, 71, of Legris Ave., died at home on Saturday, November 20, 2010.
Her Funeral Service will be Tuesday at 11:30 am in the R. A. IANNOTTI Funeral Home, 415 Washington St. (Rte.117), Coventry. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. Visiting hours Monday (TODAY) 4 -7 pm. www.iannottifh.com
Richard E. Bonner, of Coventry, died Nov. 2, 2010.
A committal service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010 at 10 am at the Veteran's Cemetery, Exeter. Friends welcome. Arrangements by Winfield & Sons Funeral Home.
HOPKINTON -- The newly elected members of the Town Council will be sworn-in at Town Hall tonight as part of a special meeting.
KINGSTONâ€“This Thanksgiving as commuters come home for the holidays at the Kingston Train Station, they may be greeted by the Friends of the Kingston Station, a volunteer group that helps passengers find their way.
For the past nine years, the Friends of the Kingston Station, a 36 year old volunteer group has been offering hospitality services on the Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday of Thanksgiving Day week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The group works with the national railroad safety group, Operation Life Saver with the goal of making it fun and safe for passengers leaving from and arriving at the Kingston Station.
NARRAGANSETTâ€”The townâ€™s School Committee members (Tammy McNeiece, Diane Nobles, Frank White, Douglas Pierson, and Guy DeWardener) were sworn in during an executive session before the public meeting on Wednesday. For Pierson and DeWardener, it was the first meeting of their two-year term.
Pier Middle School Principal Marie-Elena Ahern spoke about the â€śHomework Club.â€ť Forty students attend the optional program. Some students (in collaboration with parents) are mandated to attend the catch-up and remediation sessions which are overseen by certified school staff.
Give the URI football team credit - when they won this season, the did it in style.
The Rams finished off one of the best seasons in the last 20 years, beating rival UMass 37-34 after Steve Probst found Brandon Johnson-Farrell in the end zone with 1:10 left to play.
URI finished the season 5-6, 4-4 in CAA play but did beat three top 25 teams this season.
For more, pick up the 11/23 edition of the Narragansett Times.
CHARLESTOWN â€“ It's truly a testament to the fundamental definition of â€ścommunityâ€ť when so many people come together for a common cause. And there are few greater examples than what occurred at the Cove Restaurant in a little more than a month's time.
Town Council accepted a $3,500 grant from the Friends of Canonchet Farm. Thomas Fourtier, President of the organization, recently wrote a letter and submitted the grant proposal to the town in order to conduct a wetland survey of the Canonchet Farm property.
After a couple weeks of confusion, the site for next Thursday's Thanksgiving Day battle between South Kingstown and North Kingstown has been finalized and left some feeling a bit disappointed.
The game - originally scheduled to be played at NK High School, then switched back to URI's Meade Stadium, the game's host the previous five season - will be played on Thanksgiving at North Kingstown High School at 10 a.m. according to NK Athletic Director James Marcello, who told SRIN Sports on Friday morning. North Kingstown was serving as the home team regardless of the site of the game.