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Lil' Hazel Susan arrives on her own terms

May 11, 2011

RICHMOND -- Everything seemed normal when Susan Hassard went to her daughter's house last Thursday, April 28 to bring her to South County Hospital.

Chariho to utilize ClerkBase

May 9, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. -- The Chariho Regional School Committee voted 8-0-1 to approve a contract for $8,295 between the district and ClerkBase, a program that will allow live online streaming of board meetings and, possibly, other events. School Committee member William Day, of Richmond, abstained from the vote.

Hopkinton Town Council OKs audit firm bid

May 8, 2011

HOPKINTON -- The Town Council voted unanimously at the May 2 meeting to maintain the services of Bacon & Company LLC to perform the Hopkinton's financial audits for the next three years.

Town Manager William McGarry said he received a report on the matter from the town treasurer, who received quotes from two accounting firms. And the low bid for all three years, he said, was from Bacon & Company.

Chariho renews SRO contract

May 7, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. -- The Chariho Regional School Committee voted unanimously at the April 26 meeting to approve an agreement to retain Richmond police officer Anthony Zoglio as the school resource officer.

The vote extends the contract between the district and town police department for the 2011-12 school year. And it came after a long discussion heralding Zoglio for his efforts since he came onboard as the school resource officer, or SRO, last fall.

Chariho seeks advice from Commissioner Gist

May 6, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. -- The Chariho Regional School Committee unanimously approved authorizing Ricci to request a legal advisory from state Department of Education Commissioner Deborah Gist regarding funding for the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center, commonly known as MET School.

Richmond residents recognized by state

May 5, 2011

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Judiciary recognized 97 longtime employees for their length of state service and honored 12 retirees and six Employees of the Year from the various courts.

Charlestown appoints municipal court judge

May 3, 2011

CHARLESTOWN -- The Town Council moved on a decision to hire a municipal court judge for the town at the April 20 meeting. The council voted unanimously to appoint Margaret Steele to the position.

Community garden to aid area food pantries

May 2, 2011

CHARLESTOWN – In an effort to provide another community-based activity and provide produce to area food pantries, Richmond resident Christopher Hacunda is installing a vegetable garden inside Ninigret Park.

Parents hosting event to fund Chariho Post Grad Party

May 1, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. – Graduation might still be two months away for the Chariho Regional High School's class of 2011, but parents in the community are working to make sure a safe post-graduation event remains in effect for outgoing students.

Chariho hosting "Rachel's Challenge"

April 30, 2011

WOOD RIVER JCT. – The public is invited to attend Rachel's Challenge, a national, award-winning program presentation that inspires, equips and empowers every person to create a permanent positive culture change in their school and community by starting a chain reaction of kindness and compassion.

 

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