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February 2nd, 2012

Fire union ready to fight town's decision

February 3, 2012


NORTH KINGSTOWN—A packed house at the Beechwood Center Monday night listened to impassioned testimony from firefighters, school committee members and spouses as the North Kingstown Town Council opened a public hearing on a revised ordinance that would mandate a scheduling change in the NK Fire Department to 24-hour shifts every three days.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Van Hees looking to strike it big

February 2, 2012

Charlestown’s Jonathan Van Hees has spent the better part of the last 12 months dominating numerous bowling centers around New England, leaving plenty of his opponents – and bowling pins – in his wake.

Two weeks ago, Van Hees made the decision to head back out on the road to try and achieve that elusive goal of earning a national title on the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) Tour.

Hirst, Landolfi propose alternate district plan

February 2, 2012

HOPKINTON - The new district maps that were approved by the Rhode Island Reappointment Commission in December, 2011 will impact many cities and towns throughout the state. Hopkinton could be one of the communities most drastically affected by the redistricting, because it will become split between two house districts, 38 and 39, and have to add a fourth polling location in town.

Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

February 1st

Things go right for Rams in overtime victory

February 2, 2012


KINGSTON - As far as rules of when it’s appropriate to rush the court, fans of the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team didn’t follow any of them Wednesday night.
But the way the season has gone for the Rams, winning two games in a row for the first time this season was a reason to celebrate.

Today's schedule - Monday, Feb. 6

February 2, 2012

Boys basketball
East Greenwich at Johnston, 7 p.m.
Exeter-West Greenwich at North Smithfield, 7 p.m.
Prout at Burrillville, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
Tolman at Chariho, 7 p.m.
North Kingstown, Barrington vs. South Kingstown at New Generation Gymnastics, 7 p.m.
Girls hockey
Burrillville vs. East Greenwich at Cranston Ice Rink, 5:30 p.m.
Boys swim
Mount St. Charles vs. East Greenwich at East Providence, 6 p.m.
Girls swim
Mount St. Charles vs. East Greenwich at East Providence, 6 p.m.

This weekend's schedule - Saturday, February 4 and Sunday, February 5

February 2, 2012

Men’s basketball
Temple at URI, 2 p.m.
Women’s basketball
URI at Charlotte, 7 p.m.
East Greenwich, Exeter-West Greenwich, Narragansett, West Warwick at Portsmouth Invitational at Portsmouth, 10 a.m.
Coventry vs. Portsmouth at YMCA of Newport County, 3:30 p.m.
Boys hockey
Cumberland vs. Coventry at West Warwick Civic Center, 9 p.m.
East Greenwich vs. Rogers at St. George’s School, 7:30 p.m.
Mount St. Charles vs. North Kingstown at Boss Arena, 7 p.m.
South Kingstown vs. Portsmouth at Boss Arena, 8:30 p.m.

Today's schedule - Friday, Feb. 3

February 2, 2012

Boys basketball
Chariho at Pilgrim, 7 p.m.
North Smithfield at East Greenwich, 7 p.m.
Mount St. Charles at Exeter-West Greenwich, 7 p.m.
Narragansett at Rogers, 7:30 p.m.
North Kingstown at St. Raphael, 7 p.m.
Johnston at Prout, 7 p.m.
West Warwick at Tiverton, 7 p.m.
Girls basketball
Westerly at Chariho, 7 p.m.
South Kingstown at Coventry, 7 p.m.
East Greenwich at Warwick Veterans, 7 p.m.
Tiverton at Narragansett, 7 p.m.
Prout at Rogers, 7:30 p.m.
West Warwick at Cranston East, 7 p.m.
Boys hockey
Coventry vs. Providence Country Day at Thayer Arena, 6:30 p.m.


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