Grading the state's schools
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:11:13 GMT
On Wednesday the Rhode Island Department of Education released a comprehensive analysis of every school in every district in the state, assigning a star rank to every school in order to provide an easy to understand breakdown of where our educational facilities are and where they need to get to in order to improve.
Gift wrapping to benefit the homeless
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:09:40 GMT
Barrington Books Retold in Garden City Center has partnered with local the non-profit organization, Help the Homeless RI, to help raise awareness and much needed funds.
College basketball schedule: Watch West...
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:07:46 GMT
Two different teams on two different trajectories will meet at the WVU Coliseum on Saturday for some pre-holiday basketball, and for one of the nation's most notable programs, the showdown marks a chance to rebound before Big 12 competition. Hosting Saturday's game, the West Virginia Mountaineers are off to a hit-or-miss start in the 2018-19 season.
Elks' generosity overflows as lodge fills gift baskets
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:04:54 GMT
ELKS ELVES: This scene was commonplace Tuesday at the tri-City Elks Lodge where members like Sue Clift, Lorri Barber, Ray Cormier, Cyndy Holmes and Karen Brunelle filled record number of requests for holiday baskets that included everything from toys to toiletries to food.
A 'trip' to the theatre
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:01:38 GMT
My wife and daughter are constantly reminding me that I am not as young as I used to be and have to be very careful to avoid falling.
'A beautiful honor'
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 20:00:01 GMT
Prior to tipoff on Tuesday's home opener against East Providence, the Bishop Hendricken basketball team along with the entire Hawks community gathered to dedicate its gym floor to current coach Jamal Gomes.
Trump pulling out of Syria. Might Afghanistan be next?
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 19:52:39 GMT
Against the advice of many in his own administration, President Donald Trump is pulling U.S. troops out of Syria. Could a withdrawal from Afghanistan be far behind? Trump has said his instinct is to quit Afghanistan as a lost cause, but more recently he's suggested a willingness to stay in search of peace with the Taliban.