Monthly Archives: January 2014

Kim_Stamoulis (left) and Laurie Spaner will perform in “Broadway From Then ’Til Now 4."

Broadway show tunes in Portsmouth Saturday

Broadway show tunes in Portsmouth Saturday

PORTSMOUTH — The Dr. Robert A. Davidson Charitable Fund presents “Broadway From Then ’Til Now 4” on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in the Portsmouth High School auditorium, Education Lane. The concert of Broadway show tunes, old and new, will benefit the Portsmouth schools, Looking Upwards and other local causes. Tickets are $20 for

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Winter Birding at Sachuest Point

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge is one of the few places in Rhode Island where the “hot” birding comes during the colder months. Winter specialties include Horned Larks, Snow Buntings, Short-eared and Snowy Owls, Purple Sandpipers, and a variety of sea ducks. Meet in the refuge parking lot; dress for the cold and the wind.

From left, Emily Cordeiro, Mikayla Zupuis, and Danah Sullivan brain storm ideas for their PSA about dating violence.

Putting the brakes on teen dating violence

The girls chuckled, preparing for their skit. The skit is serious in nature, but a little bit of laughter helped ease their anxiety. Danah Sullivan, 15, was acting as the boyfriend in the scenario, while Mikayla Zupuis, 16, was the girlfriend. The two were pretending to be riding in a car. Mikayla was driving. Suddenly,

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Ashlie Thatcher: A fitting ambassador for WMS

By Carolyn Pontes, Principal, Westport Middle School The Westport Middle School is proud to announce Ashlie Thatcher as the 2014 Project 351 ambassador to the State.  The students selected for this great honor come from an exemplary group of eighth grade service leaders who represent every city and town in the Commonwealth. Project 351 is

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A challenging dance in Rehoboth

Will Mentor will lead this once-a-year challenging contra dance this Friday, which is geared toward experienced dancers. It is assumed that dancers are already familiar with the dance patterns, and there will be less instruction. Music will be performed by Julie Metcalf and Max Newman. Partners not necessary. WHERE: Goff Memorial Hall, 124 Bay State Road,

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East Providence Public Works reminds residents of recycling, holiday collection changes

EAST PROVIDENCE — Due to increased call volumes and inquiries related to recent changes made to both the recycling program and the holiday trash collection schedule, the City of East Providence’s Department Public Works is issuing the following series of updates and reminders to residents. Curbside Collection Policy The City is responsible for the collection

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Winifred Munger, 92, Tiverton

Winifred (Wildes) “Winx” Munger, 92, of Sakonnet Bay Retirement Living in Tiverton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. She was the wife of the late Leon A. Munger. Born in New Bedford, she was a daughter of the late Theodore and Inez (Shaw) Wildes. Mrs. Munger received her teaching degree from Rhode Island

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Barrington students will be measured up against peers worldwide

A group of Barrington High School students were scheduled to participate in a one-day assessment run by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. A randomly selected group of 15-year-olds from Barrington High School were scheduled to take the test in late January; it allows administrators the chance to better understand how the local students

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