5 Things: Happy Easter!

Five things to know for April 8.

1.  Happy Easter, North Kingstown. So how many of you stuck with your Lent resolutions?

2.  The joint g on Monday, April 9 has been moved from Beechwood Senior Center to the auditorium. The town council's budget hearing starts at 6 p.m. while the school committee's starts at 7:30 p.m.

3.  On Tuesday, the North Kingstown School Committee will meet (yes, two days in a row) at the high school, starting at 7 p.m. On the agenda, the committee will make a decision on a lease for , food and peanut allergy policies and other items.

4.  Join the next week for its annual meeting. The bash will be held at the . Get a tour of the station, learn about its features and (of course) network. Tickets are $25 per person. Runs from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on April 11.

5.  Today: partly sunny with highs near 58. Tonight: partly cloudy with lows around 42. Tomorrow: a chance of showers after 2 p.m. and breezy with highs near 59.

Spring Street April 08, 2012 at 07:42 PM
Bush Mass Murderer for Religious Holiday ?! Inappropriate !
Dark star April 09, 2012 at 01:51 AM
I will take him over the liberal panderer, commie sympathizer and anti- military socialist currently inhabiting the oval office.
peggy April 09, 2012 at 12:30 PM
BOTH of of the comments on this post are inappropriate..if you don't respect the person RESPECT THE OFFICE.
Spring Street April 09, 2012 at 02:37 PM
Your kidding me ! Bush,Cheney,Rove should of all been locked up. Cheney Halliburton padding bill ,sending defecting equipt over to our soldiers ! There's a warrant in Africa at $1mill for him crime bribes $1.8 mill ! Rove bush's puppeteer ! They disgraced our country !Halliburton http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2010/may/24/chris-matthews/chris-matthews-says-cheney-got-34-million-payday-h/ http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1011/65810.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrbUj8uoMBk http://www.thepeoplesvoice.org/TPV3/Voices.php/2008/12/24/karl-rove-threatened-connell-suspected-o http://www.bushsbrain.com/ Manchurian Candidate [Rove was bush's puppeteer] !
Dark star April 09, 2012 at 04:47 PM
@Peggy, I said nothing of the office, and everything about the person in it. @Spring, Chris matthews is a liberal shoe-polisher and during the election, while a bit "tipsy" on air, stated he would do anything in his power to get obama elected....nice partisan reporting. Gas prices when Obama took office: $1.68/gal Gas prices now: over $4.00/gal Is this the change he was speaking of?...LOL
peggy April 10, 2012 at 01:10 AM
Oh so Tired NK antics...You wrote "liberal panderer, commie sympathizer and anti- military socialist currently inhabiting the oval office" This says more about you actually than it says about our President so knock yourself out... oh you can Google OPEC maybe educate yourself a little about the petroleum market...
Dark star April 10, 2012 at 02:50 AM
Obamacare exemptions: 733 companies and unions encompassing over 2million workers. In January 2009 142 million US citizens had jobs. In July 2011 139 million had jobs. Promised to close Gitmo but still open. Just a little bit more of that "Hope and Change" for ya.
peggy April 10, 2012 at 04:21 AM
Tired NK antics, By the information you regurgitate I take it you've been on a strict diet of talk radio and Fox News..When the GOP assumed the majority in the House of Representatives, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) admitted that their "top political priority" — as — was to "deny President Obama a second term." As such, the GOP, particularly in the House, has spent its legislative time on anything and everything BUT legislation to help the struggling economy get back on its feet or to spur job creation. Instead, they've introduced bill after bill on hot-button issues, particularly women's reproductive health and they've dragged the economy to the brink of disaster by playing political games with the debt ceiling.
peggy April 10, 2012 at 04:46 AM
Measures passed or introduced by House Republicans would, if signed into law, potentially eliminate up to 7.4 million jobs. For example... Passed By The House Of Representatives: H.R. 1 - Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 Moody's Analytics Economist Mark Zandi Estimates Job Losses To Be About 700,000 By 2012. According to Moody's chief economist Mark Zandi: "The House Republicans' proposal would reduce 2011 real GDP growth by 0.5% and 2012 growth by 0.2 percentage points. This would mean some 400,000 fewer jobs created by the end of 2011 and 700,000 fewer jobs by the end of 2012." [Economy.com, 2/28/11] Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke said that House GOP's 2011 spending plan would likely cost "a couple hundred thousand jobs". I can write for days...
peggy April 10, 2012 at 04:58 AM
And Tire NK antics...lets take a trip back to the spring of 2009 when discussions bout closing Guantanamo hit the airwaves... Senators and Representatives making false and incendiary accusations and commentary, willfully ignoring facts. Examples: Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) “closing Guantanamo Bay presents a clear and present danger to all Americans.” Rep. Steven King (R-IA) "closing Gitmo could put 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed “on a path to citizenship” and claimed that "Obama’s actions could be the beginning of shutting down the activities of the CIA.” ...I can write for days....
Dark star April 10, 2012 at 08:50 PM
Peggy Peggy Peggy, this is Obamas presidency he has veto authority on any legislaton. Stop trying to blame others for his inability to lead and govern. His inexperienced mouth wrote checks far beyond his ability to cash. Unfortunately for us all he probably will win re-election. But that does not change the fact that he is vert close to surpassing Jimmy Carter as the worst president in our history.
peggy April 11, 2012 at 12:41 AM
Regurgitating right wing talk radio and Fox "News" (anyone from Newscorp in prison yet?) will earn you little respect. Get back to me with your own fact based arguments, then I'll gladly engage..I enjoyed sparing with you, have a goodnight :)


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