Secretary of NEARI resigns after simple assault charge
EAST GREENWICH, R.I. —
The secretary of Rhode Island's largest teachers union resigned Tuesday following an assault charge.
Louis Rainone, 58, was arrested and charged Friday after allegedly assaulting a man at the Harborside restaurant in East Greenwich.
Rainone had been the secretary for the National Education Association Rhode Island.
He's scheduled to be back in court on June 21.