The challenge to private beach owners wanting to stop public access to their land is far from over, says Scott Keeley, who organized a protest drawing more than 200 supporters to step over the Charlestown-South Kingstown line into the sand of exclusive beaches.
Exactly defining public access along beaches — and other areas around Rhode Island’s coast — is a complex undertaking requiring some serious study, said Virginia Lee, who has studied the issue and is an author of guides to public access to shorefront areas.
People in the Snug Harbor area of South Kingstown got a surprise from above Saturday afternoon when a plane made an emergency landing in a residential yard.
Christ United Methodist Church’s new pastor, Rev. Garvin Warden, is many things: a grandfather, a scholar, even an actor. But he believes that all of his experiences have taught him how to connect with communities around the world.
After a short public hearing Monday, the South Kingstown Town Council passed changes to South Kingstown’s sexual harassment policy that expands it to include misconduct by elected and appointed officials in addition to employees.
Marc Archambault of South Kingstown is courageously talking about something others like him avoid — his mind is slowly disappearing.
Swimmers and sunbathers soaking up rays at Scarborough State Beach got a visit Monday from U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and state environmental officials, there to tout the start of a summer program to dispense free sunscreen at state beaches and parks.
Over the years, no gift to South County Hospital, no matter how modest, went unrecognized by the Board of Trustees.
The North Kingstown Town Council meeting on June 24 resulted in the approval of a request for proposal for Wickford Elementary and a new lease for renewable energy projects.
Watch your step on Rhode Island’s private beaches. There’s a fine line — if you can find it — where to stand in the sand at a private beach.