Monthly Archives: March 2013

Local firm offers computer internships

A South Coast technology company is seeking high school and college students with an aptitude for computer science to participate in an internship opportunity. iMedia Solutions of Dartmouth is offering computer technology internships that will immerse participants in state-of-the-art modern software engineering. “These internships and participation in public service software projects provide young students the


Commission returns powers to East Providence administrators, but continues oversight for now

EAST PROVIDENCE — Metaphorically speaking, the Budget Commission has departed East Providence’s house, but has kept a copy of the key just in case it needs to get back inside some time in the future. After some 15 months in charge of the city’s financial and administrative affairs, the Budget Commission held its final meeting

Rx records missing from Barrington Rite Aid

A few boxes containing prescription records for roughly 2,000 individuals are missing from the Rite Aid on County Road in Barrington. According to a statement issued Thursday afternoon, it was learned the boxes were missing during a review of the stores’ records on Feb. 8. An “exhaustive search” of the store was conducted though the

Little Compton seniors treated to four star dining

LITTLE COMPTON — For the 16 Little Compton Community Center guests, most of them well over 60 years old,  lunch was a high-end affair Monday. The tone of the occasion was set by Marie O’Loughlin Jenkins, coordinator of the center’s Senior Luncheon Program. “Bon appetit everybody,” she proclaimed. Then, direct from Chef Matthew Prior in

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Everett F. Robinson, 80, Warren

Everett F. Robinson, 80, of Warren, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at the Grace Barker Nursing Home in Warren, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Joan (Cheetham) Robinson. Born in Fall River, the son of the late Everett and Mildred (Johnson) Robinson, he was a lifelong resident of Warren. Mr. Robinson


Say what? Interesting wording in Warren

So is the meeting on? Or off? It’s hard to tell which by reading this meeting notice for the Bristol County Water Authority’s board of directors, posted at Warren Town Hall this week. Apparently, directors decided to cancel the previously scheduled meeting, then changed their minds and decided to “uncancel” it.  Makes perfect sense and

Barrington native Emily Anastasia (right) hugs roommate Dottie Cusack earlier this month.

Barrington girl moves into retirement home

There is one college roommate Emily Anastasia will never forget. Earlier this month, the Barrington native spent one week sharing a room with 92-year-old Dottie Cusack at South Bay Retirement Living, in South Kingstown. The pair ate together, exercised together and took trips around South County along with other residents at the facility. They talked,

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East Providence Zoning Office issues a second desist notice for latest Pond View venture

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence through Zoning officer Edward Pimentel has issued a second cease and desist notice to Kenlin Properties, LLC over continued operations at the controversial Pond View recycling plant located at 1 Dexter Road. Mr. Pimentel’s office formally submitted the second variance violation on March 18, some six weeks

Budget Commission will transfer control back to East Providence Council, City Manager; no AFO will be named

EAST PROVIDENCE — At its final scheduled meeting Thursday afternoon, March 28, the Budget Commission will transfer all authority back to the East Providence City Council and City Manager, but contrary to earlier reports an Administrative and Financial Officer (AFO) will not be named by the state body as it ends its oversight of the