Members of the Narragansett High School Theater have been busy rehearsing for next week’s East Coast premiere of a new musical exploring how teenagers face intense academic competition and the unrelenting drive to succeed.
The Narragansett Town Council declared Monday that a petition by resident Win Hames that seeks to end the nonpartisan election of Town Council and School Committee members is legally valid and can proceed.
Teachers at Narragansett and North Kingstown high schools have each received $20,000 worth of chemistry equipment, supplies and training through a program to help boost student performance in science, technology, engineering and math.
The town has told customers of the Point Judith drinking water system that it has found levels of disinfection byproducts in the water that were above regulatory standards.
Developer Carlos Mouta told the town last week that he is dropping his plans to buy the former Belmont/IGA building and turn it into a European-style food market.
Gilbane, Inc. has put up for sale part of the Pier Marketplace that includes a Dunkin’ Donuts and several other small retail businesses adjacent to the Belmont/IGA property owned by the town.
Asking price for the parcel, known as 1-23 Pier Market Place, hasn’t been disclosed. It’s listed by Lila Delman.
Craig Wood’s work in creating an osprey education program for school students is part of why he was recently named the recipient of the Narrow River Preservation Association’s Friend of the River Award.
Three resident petitions, including one to establish a voter recall, are working their way through the town’s system of verification and could ultimately appear on the 2020 ballot.
A proposal in Narragansett to institute an ordinance setting “behavior guidelines” for town meetings drew rebukes from the ACLU of Rhode Island and from members of the public at Monday’s Town Council meeting before ultimately being voted down.
The state has informed the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library in Narragansett that it is at risk of losing state aid in the 2020 fiscal year because the town cut $400,000 from the library’s budget.
In a truly Rhode Island move, the Narrow River Preservation Association has dedicated an information panel marking the place on Sedge Island where Narragansett’s beloved and iconic little red shack “used to be.”
In a move that was all but announced three weeks ago, the town has been served with a lawsuit over its decision to sell the former Belmont Market/IGA building at the pier to an out-of-state developer rather than renovate it into a new library.
New Town Manager James Tierney took the oath of office at the start of Monday’s regular meeting of the Narragansett Town Council, being sworn in by Council President Matthew Mannix.
Federal money is flowing to the Narragansett Fire Department, which has learned it is one of two in the state to receive a grant used to help fund needed training and equipment to firefighters.
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.