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Chef Johnathan Cambra puts the finishing touches on one of the Low Carbon Diet Day featured dishes.

Extreme food makeover

Extreme food makeover

Roger Williams University’s reduced carbon “foodprint” loses nothing in translation. Last Thursday, April 24, Roger Williams University’s dining services went on a low carbon diet. No, that’s not a typo — and not to be confused with low-carb — grains and beans were front and center on the menu at the University’s Upper Commons dining

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RWU to test emergency siren today

If you hear alarms blaring just before noon on Monday, there’s no need to run for a fallout shelter. It is only a test. Roger Williams University will conduct an operational test of its Emergency Siren Warning System at about 11:55 a.m. on Monday, April 21. The system, which broadcasts an 850-Hz siren tone, was

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RWU offers spring shellfish farming class

The Roger Williams University Center for Economic and Environmental Development is presently enrolling students to its non-credit course in Practical Shellfish Farming for the spring 2014 semester. This course will provide interested individuals the technical information needed to confidently undertake a small shellfish farming enterprise in Rhode Island and nearby areas of southern New England.

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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

Council president June Speakman (center) and councilor Ann Strong (right) will spearhead a subcommittee focused on establishing standards for the Spencer Trust.

Barrington council quiet on manager’s call to professor’s boss

June Speakman wants to see the numbers. The president of the Barrington Town Council said she has tried to contact Roger Williams University professor Lynn Ruggieri, who recently conducted an analysis of whether Barrington saved money through privatizing trash and recycling collection services in 2010. Ms. Speakman said she e-mailed and called Ms. Ruggieri regarding

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Bristol cops bust two RWU weekend house parties

When raucous noise from 96 Franklin St., filtered to nearby neighbors, Bristol police were called to end the house party. Officers were dispatched to the home at 11:25 p.m. Oct. 4 and could immediately hear loud voices and music coming from the south side of Franklin Street. One officer deployed the noise meter, which issued

Bristol icon Hector Massa will be among those inducted into the Roger Williams University Athletic Hall of Fame this month. Having served 16 years as athletic director (1972-1988), he was proud of the fact that several of his teams, including men's hockey and men's basketball, were nationally renowned.

Bristol icon to be inducted to RWU’s Hall of Fame

The second class of the Roger Williams University Athletic Hall of Fame will be inducted on Saturday, Oct. 26, during Homecoming Weekend, in the Campus Recreation Center. Athletes who will be honored include Vivian (Vieira) Byrnes ’96 (women’s soccer, women’s basketball), Spencer McCombe ’97 (wrestling), Peter Doucet ’01 (wrestling), Sara Coleman ’03 (women’s tennis), and

Portsmouth High School striker Jessica Kaufman corrals a pass during a game last month. The PHS team will face the Newtown (Conn.) High School girls' soccer team in an exhibition fund-raising game Saturday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. at Roger Williams University.

Soccer game memorializing Newtown victims in Bristol Saturday

BRISTOL — The Portsmouth High School varsity girls’ soccer team will play an exhibition game against Newtown High School (Conn.) this Saturday, Oct. 5. The game is part of the team’s ongoing fund-raising efforts in memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting in December 2012. The exhibition game will be held at 6

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