Emily spells “love” with her hands. These hands are printed on cards, T-shirts, inspirational messages and other kinds of custom-designed messages in American Sign Language. They are Love Letters by Emily.
The former president of Rhode Island-based pharmacy retail giant CVS and his wife have announced a $35 million donation to the University of Rhode Island, which the school said is the largest private gift in its history.
In her first visit to North Kingstown High School Thursday, Rhode Island Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Angélica Infante-Brown was left with a great first impression.
The ambulances began rolling into the South County Hospital parking lot on the afternoon of May 19, 1973.
They carried the 11 surviving passengers of the Comet, a 50-foot charter fishing boat that had sunk seven miles off Point Judith. They also bore a grim cargo — those who had not survived.
Supporters of the Belmont building library project shouted “shame, shame” Tuesday after the Town Council voted to approve a $2 million sale of the building to a Connecticut developer interested in transforming the property into a “European-style” food market.
Students pushed carts loaded with clothes, mini refrigerators and flat screen televisions into the dorm buildings at the University of Rhode Island during Labor Day weekend, and celebrated the annual move-in with the school’s Rhody the Ram mascot and its president.
Tuesday marked the start of the 2019-2020 for students in the North Kingstown School Department and superintendent Philip Auger expects another successful year is on the horizon.