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Vecchio resigns from Chariho School Committee

January 27, 2012

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - Richard Vecchio, formerly of the Chariho School Committee, has resigned. In a letter sent to the Hopkinton Town Council last week, Vecchio outlined his reasons for his decision.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho seeks better evaluation model

January 26, 2012

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - Teacher evaluation is an important process for school districts around Rhode Island, but the Chariho School Committee sees improvements that can be made in the state’s model for evaluating teachers, and will push to have them brought to light.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Former Governor Garrahy dies

January 25, 2012

Governor J. Joseph Garrahy, who served as state leader from 1977 to 1985, passed away earlier this week.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Legislators propose tax, farm bills

January 24, 2012

The 2012 General Assembly session is under way, and local law makers are looking to make a positive impact by introducing some new, and some familiar legislation.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Rep. Walsh secures $2,000 grant to assist RI-CAN

January 23, 2012

CHARLESTOWN - Lines of hungry people seeking food extend out the door and into the parking lot of the Rhode Island Center Assisting Those in Need (RI-CAN), the food pantry on the corner of Routes 112 and 91 in Charlestown.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Substance abuse decreases among Chariho students

January 20, 2012

WOOD RIVER JUNCTION - The Chariho Regional School District is still feeling the aftershock of a car crash that injured four students in October 2011, and the ill-advised gathering of teens and alcohol that preceded it. However, as the district recovers, there is evidence to support a significant downward trend in substance abuse among students, and a heightened sense of the danger it presents.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho student sentenced for crash

January 19, 2012

WAKEFIELD - The teen driver who crashed his car into a tree last October, injuring himself and three other Chariho High School students, has been sentenced to serve home confinement.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

New hours at Charlestown transfer station

January 18, 2012

CHARLESTOWN - The Charlestown Transfer Station will have new hours of operation starting this week.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Town leaders attend MESS

January 17, 2012

PROVIDENCE - Gov. Lincoln Chafee held a closed door meeting with the 39 municipal leaders of Rhode Island on Thursday, Jan. 5, at the state house. The meeting was a MESS, but that’s not to say it was disorderly or dysfunctional. MESS stands for Municipal Executives Strategy Session.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Chariho Hall of Famer dies

January 16, 2012

A man who spent over 30 years working for Chariho schools, and a lifetime serving his community, passed away on Jan. 7, at his home, surrounded by his family.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

 

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