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Photo Gallery: East Providence High students perform at State House

Photo Gallery: East Providence High students perform at State House

PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School chorus and concert band performed for a large audience in the State House foyer Friday morning, Dec. 18, part of the annual holiday music series at the capitol. Under the direction of MaryAnn Lasorsa and Marisa Martinez, the students sang and played a variety of standard and religious

The front entrance to Barrington Middle School.

Some Barrington NECAP Science test scores dip

The scores are in. The review is complete. And the results are not great for Barrington. The Rhode Island Department of Education recently released the results of the NECAP Science assessments administered to students last spring, and in Barrington scores were down at every level except at the high school. About 66 percent of the local fourth-graders

New child care rules hit Little Compton Community Center

LITTLE COMPTON — A little known and newly enforced regulation of the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) has had an unanticipated impact on the Little Compton Community Center (LCCC), and on the staff of the after-school children’s program there. The regulation is part of new licensing requirements for child care programs


RWU student arrested, banned from campus

A Roger Williams University student has been banned from campus and charged with multiple crimes after allegedly breaking into a campus apartment twice and assaulting two women. Michael S. Rolla, 20, of 18 Richmond Hill Road, Greenwich, Conn., is charged with domestic assault, domestic breaking and entering and vandalism after he allegedly barged into his

Holiday classic photo

St. Andrew’s School hosting holiday tournament

St. Andrew’s School in Barrington will host a 16-team basketball tournament on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19 and 20. The tournament will feature Lawrence Academy, Master’s School, Choate Rosemary Hall, Brimmer and May School, Cheshire Academy, Cushing Academy, MacDuffie School, Tilton School, Bridgton Academy, Vermont Academy, Worcester Academy, Proctor Academy, Wilbraham & Monson Academy, Putnam

Colin Cardosa pins his opponent in a non-league tournament at Mt. Hope High School Saturday.

Mt. Hope wrestlers finish third in season-opening meet

The Mt. Hope High School wrestling team got off to a promising start, finishing third among 19 teams from across Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts at a non-league tournament at home Saturday, Dec. 13. Of the group of athletes, Mt. Hope wrestlers Colin Cardoso, Christian Torres and Sean Thibaudeau went undefeated in their four matches,

Members of the Concert Choir perform under the direction of Gael Berberick and featuring accompaniment by Kristine Langello. Photo by Jim McGaw.

Portsmouth High band, chorus spread musical cheer (photos)

PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School Music Department concluded the second part of its Winter Celebration Concert Series Monday night with performances by the Vocal Ensemble, Concert Choir and Symphonic Band. The singers and musicians got the capacity crowd into the spirit of the season with performances of songs such as “Sleigh Ride,” “All I Want


Kickemuit to play, sing sounds of the season

The Kickemuit Middle School Music Department will offer two holiday concerts in December, showcasing the singing and instrumental talents of its students. The KMS 7th and 8th grade bands, directed by Melissa Labonte and Jeffrey Brackett, are scheduled to perform Tuesday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Mt. Hope High School auditorium. Holiday music

Here are some of the many gifts donated by the Primrose Hill School community.

Barrington second-graders help family in need

This holiday season, the second-graders in Mrs. August, Mrs. Thomas and Mr. Whittaker’s classes at Primrose Hill School in Barrington partnered with Children’s Friend and Service to support the “Spirit of Giving Holiday Drive.” Children’s Friend is Rhode Island’s oldest child welfare organization — it provides a wide range of social services for vulnerable children and families, serving more