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October 6th, 2014

Rebels take second place in division cross country meet

October 6, 2014

By JUSTIN BEAUCAGE

CHARIHO—The South Kingstown Rebels Girl’s Cross Country team has had some great success this season. With a 5-0 record entering Tuesday’s race, the team had quite the challenge ahead of them at Chariho High School.
The North Kingstown Skippers, as the second ranked team in the entire state, were one of the toughest opponents the Rebels would face all season. The teams were ready to face off in Tuesday’s meet, along with the Chariho Chargers, on a rainy afternoon at Chariho High School.

ACLU hits out at Coventry PD reporting

October 6, 2014

COVENTRY— If filing a complaint with the police department has been more difficult than it should, don’t be surprised. According to a study completed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Rhode Island, the Coventry Police Department is one of several in the state reported to be in violation of a law requiring the online posting of police complaint forms and complaint procedures.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Coventry man in court for kidnapping, sexual assault

October 6, 2014

WEST WARWICK — A pair of men, one from West Warwick and the other from Coventry, was arraigned yesterday in Third Division District Court on Quaker Lane and charged in connection with the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl last month.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Kettle, fire union’s Gorman at odds over political signage

October 6, 2014

COVENTRY — After two days of back and forth accusations and arguments between Coventry Professional Firefighters Union President David Gorman and District 21 Senate incumbent Nick Kettle over a political sign, according to Coventry Police Lieutenant John Shields, peace has been restored.
According to Kettle, when he passed by his sign located on Knotty Oak Road on Monday, he found it destroyed. He repaired it that night and placed it out in the same spot only to discover on Wednesday the sign was gone altogether.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

VIDEO: Pats rebound with 43-17 rout of Bengals

October 6, 2014

VIDEO: Pats rebound with 43-17 rout of Bengals
Ephraim Salaam breaks down the Patriots' strong performance.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

Almeida says Coventry schools, students ready for future learning

October 6, 2014

COVENTRY — As part of the school district’s ongoing initiative to be 21st Century learners, Coventry School Superintendent Dr. Mike Almeida took a pledge called the “Future Ready District Pledge,” which affirms his commitment of the district to work with students, educators, families and members of the community to become Future Ready by engaging in a wide-range of activities.
Almeida touched upon the initiative during last Tuesday’s school committee meeting to give those in attendance a brief overview but offered more detail following.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers

URI students, town officials meet

October 6, 2014

NARRAGANSETT – In light of the recurring student rental and partying issues around town, town manager Pam Nolan, councilwoman Susan Cicilline-Buonanno, Chief of Police Dean Hoxsie, and Police Captain Scott Perrin attended a University of Rhode Island Student Senate meeting on Wednesday evening at the Kingston campus to establish a stronger dialogue between the university and town officials. Dean of Students Mary Jo Gonzales, who has been working with the town over the past several months, also attended to represent the university.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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