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Average gas prices dip below $5 in Rhode Island

(WJAR) — The average price of gasoline in Rhode Island dipped below $5.00 per gallon on Monday, according to AAA. Monday’s average price for regular was $4.97. A week ago, the average was at $5.02. For weeks Rhode Island had been setting new records at average prices. According...
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URI faculty volunteer at Rhode Island National Guard STEM Exploration Open House for high school students

KINGSTON, R.I. – June 20, 2022 – University of Rhode Island faculty members volunteered to present exhibitions at a STEM Exploration Open House hosted by the Rhode Island National Guard at its Quonset base earlier this month. The event exposed Rhode Island high school students to the various career and educational opportunities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
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URI Coastal Institute Announces 2022 Distinguished Fellow Awards

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. – June 13, 2022 — For their exceptional volunteer service to communities in Rhode Island and beyond, which have benefited tremendously from their knowledge, guidance, and concern for a wide range of coastal issues, a cadre of University of Rhode Island colleagues are the recipients of 2022 Distinguished Fellow Awards, the most prestigious honor bestowed by the University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute. Recipients of the 2022 awards are Peter August, Arthur Gold, John King, Candance Oviatt, and Charles Roman.
NARRAGANSETT, RI
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Washington County Coalition for Children honors three ‘Champions’

The work of three ‘Champions’ for children and families took the spotlight at the Washington County Coalition for Children’s 18th annual issues forum. “This is one of our favorite traditions over 18 years,” Coalition Coordinator Susan Orban said. “It is always so wonderful seeing the work of some of the area’s unsung heroes being publicly recognized.”
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Westerly Sun

Ritacco pleads not guilty at arraignment on sex assault charges

WAKEFIELD — A not guilty plea was entered Wednesday in Washington County Superior Court on behalf of Robert Ritacco, the former longtime Westerly Democratic Town Committee chairman who faces two charges of first-degree sexual assault. Ritacco, who was dressed in a suit, was mostly silent during the brief arraignment...
WESTERLY, RI
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Waves ready to ring in summer

Summer arrives at Old Mountain Field next week as the Ocean State Waves return for their ninth season of baseball. The New England Collegiate Baseball League club will open its 44-game slate at Danbury on June 7 before their home opener June 8 in Wakefield. With the makings of a strong roster and more opportunities to connect with the community, ownership is hoping for a big summer.
WASHINGTON COUNTY, RI
Westerly Sun

NECBL: Waves look to make a splash in 2022

SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Summer arrives at Old Mountain Field next week as the Ocean State Waves return for their ninth season of baseball. The New England Collegiate Baseball League club will open its 44-game slate at Danbury on June 7 before the home opener June 8 in Wakefield. With the makings of a strong roster and more opportunities to connect with the community, ownership is hoping for a big summer.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI
Westerly Sun

Atlantic League

High Point at Staten Island, ppd. York at Lancaster, 1 p.m. Gastonia at Long Island, 1:35 p.m. Southern Maryland at Charleston, 5:05 p.m. High Point at Staten Island, 1 p.m. Southern Maryland at Charleston, 1:05 p.m. Gastonia at Long Island, 1:35 p.m. Lexington at Kentucky, 2, 4:30 p.m. York at...
Westerly Sun

Atlantic League

High Point at Charleston, ppd. Kentucky at Lexington, ppd. York at Lancaster, 6:30 p.m. Southern Maryland at Charleston, 6:35 p.m. Gastonia at Long Island, 6:35 p.m. High Point at Staten Island, 7 p.m. Saturday's Games. High Point at Staten Island, 6 p.m. York at Lancaster, 6:30 p.m. Southern Maryland at...
Westerly Sun

Atlantic League

Kentucky at Lexington, ppd. Kentucky at Lexington, ppd. Gastonia at Lancaster, 11 a.m. York at Staten Island, 6:30 p.m. High Point at Charleston, 6:35 p.m. Southern Maryland at Long Island, 6:35 p.m. Kentucky at Lexington, 6:35 p.m. Friday's Games. York at Lancaster, 6:30 p.m. Southern Maryland at Charleston, 6:35 p.m.