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Two teams from East Providence win awards at LEGO contest

Two teams from East Providence win awards at LEGO contest

BRISTOL — Teams representing two city schools were among those locals to earn awards at the FIRST LEGO League State Championships at Roger William’s University Saturday, Jan. 11. The “CyborGators,” from The Gordon School, won the Project Award for innovative solution. The Gators included Jack Stone, Katie Ginn, Maia Wolf-Livingston, Will Short, Alex Sienkiewicz and

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Barrington’s team OVERFLOW wins Robotics championship

When Brian Francis attended an open house for Kickemuit Middle School, a few LEGO Robotics participants were there, presenting information about the program. That year, the KMS team had built a chain reaction robot, and instantly, “I was hooked,” said the KMS sixth-grader. “I think it’s really, really cool,” he said, “and very fun.” Brian

Barrington Middle School's Team Overflow members (from left to right) are Sam Wohlever, Andrew Cooke, Eliot Laidlaw, Theenash Kumar, Conor Mc Gartoll, Riddhi Adhiya and Kyle Villella.

Barrington students prepare for robotics tournament

Four teams of Barrington youngsters will compete in the annual FIRST LEGO League RI Robotics tournament on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Roger Williams University. The teams are: • Overflow, Barrington Middle School, coached by Lisa McGartoll • Tech-No-Logic, Barrington Middle School, coached by Laurie Dubel • Flaming Ninja Cheezits, Barrington neighborhood team, coach by Sarah

Members of the FIRST LEGO League team, Robo Storm, pose with their presentation material for the disAPPster app in the Emergency Operations Center at the fire station Saturday. They are (from left) Seamus Sullivan, 13; Spencer Dellenbaugh, 12; Isaac Solly, 12; Christian McNeilly, 12; and Ruthie Wood, 13.

Portsmouth kids design ‘killer’ app for emergencies

PORTSMOUTH — A proposal for a smart phone app that would directly connect local residents with first responders and others during emergencies has drawn praise from the director of the town’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA). “I want it right now. Where can I buy it? That’s a killer app,” said John King following the presentation at

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