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November 18th, 2010

Tim Hortons closes 36 locations

November 18, 2010

In its financial report for what was an otherwise strong third quarter for the Canada-based coffee chain, Tim Hortons announced that it effectively closed 36 locations with 34 of those being in the Providence and Hartford, Conn., markets last week.

Gannon heading to Guinea for Peace Corps

November 18, 2010

NARRAGANSETT – Local Sauderstown resident Jacqueline Gannon, 22, is heading to Guinea in West Africa as part of the Peace Corps.
Upon her departure on Jan. 13, Gannon will begin her training as a health educator Peace Corps volunteer. After graduation from volunteer training in March, Gannon will be working to raise awareness and increase prevention of HIV and AIDS and malaria, and to promote nutrition, vaccinations and hygiene.

Swearing in for incumbents in Narragansett

November 18, 2010

ARRAGANSETT–After all five reelected members of the Town Council were sworn in at Monday's meeting, Glenna Hagopian was elected by council members as the new President in a 3-2 vote. Chris Wilkens and Susan Cicilline-Buonnano voted for the latter as President. David Crook was elected as President pro tempe in an identical vote.

November 17th

Police arrest Charlestown man for growing weed in pool

November 17, 2010

RICHMOND – A Charlestown man was arrested Nov. 6 after police responded to a dispute on Lewiston Avenue in Richmond and found 52 marijuana plants.

Vicki B. Lucke

November 17, 2010

Vicki B. (Burton) Lucke, 62, of Birchwood Lane, West Warwick, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2010 at Greenwood Care & Rehabilitation Center in Warwick.
Her funeral service and interment will be private. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Home & Hospice Care of RI, South Office, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904, in her memory would be appreciated. Information and condolences, please visit www.henault-gallogly.com.

David R. LaRose

November 17, 2010

David R. LaRose, 61, of Jodin Street, West Warwick, and formerly of Seneca Street, Coventry, died on Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 at home.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, Nov. 18, from 6-8 p.m. in the Potvin & Cotter Funeral Home, 45 Curson St., West Warwick. A committal service with military honors will be held on Friday, Nov. 19, at 10:30 a.m. in the Columbarium Chapel of the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, South County Trail, Exeter. Family and friends should gather inside the cemetery entrance at 10:15 a.m. Please omit flowers.

Rams win home opener over Brown, 92-67

November 17, 2010

By ERIC RUEB
erueb@ricentral.com

KINGSTON – The biggest cheer of Tuesday night's home opener wasn’t for Delroy James, Akeem Richmond, Marquis Jones, Will Martell or any of the members of the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team.

November 16th

Richmond council swearing-in tonight

November 16, 2010

RICHMOND -- The newly elected members of the Town Council will be sworn-in at Town Hall at 7:30 p.m.

November 16th

Richmond approves draft hazard-mitigation plan

November 16, 2010

RICHMOND -- The recently Town Council approved draft of the town's hazard mitigation plan could result in future grants for projects meant to increase public safety throughout the community.

Knights claim D-II girls soccer title

November 15, 2010

Exeter-West Greenwick's Kara Shaw scored with 7:57 left to play, giving the Knights' a 2-1 win over Lincoln in the Division II Girls Soccer Championship Match.
The title is the first in EWG girls soccer history.
EWG trailed Lincoln - Division II's top defensive team - 1-0 after a goal early in the first half and went into halftime down by the same score.
Six minutes into the second, the Knights' Cara Caliri put one in the back of the net to tie things at one.

 

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