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Mt. Hope lacrosse advances to state semis

Mt. Hope lacrosse advances to state semis

Above: Mt. Hope’s Grace Moclair breaks through a Smithfield defender during the Huskies’ victory. Photos by Tim Marshall The Mt. Hope girls’ lacrosse team continued its winning season into the post-season, beating Smithfield High School in the quarterfinal round of playoffs. Shealyn Raposa led the team in scoring, putting in seven goals with one assist

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Close vote spurns Taxpayers Assn. try to cut school budget

LITTLE COMPTON — By as close a vote as this town has seen in many years, voters here at the Financial Town Meeting (FTM) on Tuesday night defeated — by secret ballot — a motion made by Joe Quinn, Chairman of the Little Compton Taxpayers Association, to cut $50,000 from the school budget. The vote

Above: The Kickemuit Middle School Boys Lacrosse team finished third at the Falcon Cup tournament Saturday.

Sports roundup: LAX, baseball, volleyball

Girls’ lacrosse Mt. Hope High School’s girls’ lacrosse team finished its regular season on Wednesday, May 13, beating Lincoln High School 15-10 and topping the field of Division II rivals. Shaelyn Raposa led the team in scoring with a game high seven goals. Teammates Jenna Hill and Julia Cimbron each put two shots in goal,

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In Warren, KMS students are Good Neighbors

Students in the Community Service Club at Kickemuit Middle School found a unique way to raise funds for charity: They sold soup to help the Good Neighbors soup kitchen and food pantry in Riverside. Students created and tested recipes for soup and then prepared and sold them at “Soupapalooza” during lunch period. In all, students

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East Providence City Council awards Silver Spring playground bid

EAST PROVIDENCE — The long-awaited refurbishment of the Silver Spring Elementary School playground was given the go-ahead after the City Council approved a bid for the project at its meeting Tuesday night, May 19. By a unanimous 4-0 vote, the Council approved the recommendation of Acting City Manager Paul Lemont to accept the $142,856 bid