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Archive - Jan 2011

Oaker skaters back in first-place tie

January 31, 2011

BRANDEN MELLO
bmello@ricentral.com
WEST WARWICK — Goals have been hard to come by for the Coventry High hockey team over the last two weekends.
After scoring at least four goals during their eight-game winning streak, the Oakers haven’t lit the lamp more than three times in their last three games, and that includes Saturday night’s game against the only team in Division II with just one win, North Smithfield.

"Baby of the Week"

January 31, 2011

SRI Newspapers will feature one baby (12 months and under) each week. Parents must submit a picture of the baby alone, as well as some information about the baby including birth date, what the baby likes to do etc. Parental permission must be given for all photos submitted in email or in writing. Child must reside in the areas our publications cover in South County.

Richmond Community Center's calendar packed with activities

January 31, 2011

RICHMOND – If you're looking for something to do this coming February, you should probably head on over to the Richmond Community Center.

Located above the Richmond Police Station on Main Street, the center has a full month of activities planned for next month. The Richmond Social Activities Ad Hoc Committee deserves much of the thanks for this initiative, as does Town Administrator Steve Sette.

The administrator has helped the committee ever since they got their start back late last year as a means of picking up where the disbanded Richmond Senior Citizens Association left off.

AARP Tax-Aide program offers free services to low and middle income taxpayers

January 31, 2011

As tax season approaches, it is almost time to file that tax return. This year, the AARP Tax-Aide program, which offers free service to help with tax return preparation and filing is extending to low and middle income taxpayers, while also serving its traditional customers, AARP members or senior citizens. The program is also adding a fifth site in South County.
The AARP Tax-Aide program has been serving low and middle income taxpayers for over 40 years. IRS certified volunteers are available at locations in many South County communities to help with tax return preparation and filing. The service includes free electronic filing, providing refunds within 14 days.

January 30th

Hopkins Hill hosting a dust bowl?

January 31, 2011

At Monday night’s town council meeting the room was packed with residents there to discuss dust problems with Department of Environmental Management (DEM) officials.
The dust problems, which residents say come off of the Centre of New England property, are in the area of Johnson’s Boulevard to Jade Road and Arnold Road to Lydia Road.

EG woman knows the joys and fears of being an Army mother

January 31, 2011

Nov. 12, 2006, was the worst day of Nancie Ann Schnell’s life, but Jan. 8, 2011 was one of the best.
Her son, Anthony Roberti, was honored as a military hero on that latter date for the incredible actions on the former.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: NK's Beisel among Words Unlimited award winners

January 31, 2011

Words Unlimited, the statewide organization of sports writers, sportscasters and sports publicists, will hold its 65th annual Sports Awards Banquet on Sunday, Feb. 20, at The Radisson on Post Road in Warwick.
The reception will begin at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.
Tickets are priced at $35 each and may be obtained by contacting Johnson & Wales University director of athletics John Parente at (401) 598-1604, or any Words Unlimited member.

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