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.
Fourteen priests named on the Diocese of Providence’s list of clergy who were the subject of credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors served in parishes and positions in North and South Kingstown and Narragansett.
A petition to create a way for voters to recall elected officials in Narragansett has gained more than 1,000 signatures, a move that would allow it to be placed on the 2020 ballot.
Owen McCadden and Ben Farman, Narragansett High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian respectively, are heading off to college in different parts of the country.
The town of Narragansett is ready to select a construction firm to build the extension of the William C. O’Neill Bike Path, a project that’s been in the works for several years.
Don’t ever be afraid to show your true self, Narragansett High School Principal Daniel Warner told the class of 2019 during its graduation on June 13.
The owner of longtime Point Judith restaurant Charlie O’s Tavern, which closed its doors suddenly last month, filed for bankruptcy in late April, according to court documents.
The Town Council voted Monday to adopt a $61 million budget with a $441,000 cut to Narragansett’s transfer of funds to its library in a raucous meeting where police escorted a woman out of council chambers, a councilman tossed papers into the air and the acting town manager called for a five-minute ‘time out.’
Charlie O’s Tavern, a staple of the Point Judith restaurant scene for almost 30 years and a popular watering hole among college students, appears to have closed, perhaps permanently.
A black bear got a little too close for one woman’s liking and even tried to open the door of a car she got into while trying to stay safe from the roaming visitor.
Days after releasing a statement supporting the funding of a new town library, headlined by the phrase “Libraries transcend politics,” Narragansett Democratic Town Committee Chairman Win Hames said Monday that he intends to run for a seat on the town council, and that he’d push for the town to take the Belmont property by eminent domain if it is sold.
High school prom season begins this month — with junior proms in just about a week — as teens ask each other to that formal ball and schools ask parents about their safety plans to keep trouble away from the fun and celebrations.
A new Narragansett Fire Department fire rescue boat dedicated last week bears the name of a teen who died in a 2015 snorkeling accident in local waters.
As a memorial from members of the department, the craft was named in honor of Maia Stanton.
In a controversial move that drew immediate fire, the Town Council cut $441,000 that had been budgeted for the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library for 2019-20 at an April 25 work session.
Stop & Shop employees held signs and gathered outside the main doors of the Narragansett store on Tuesday, the sixth day of a strike that shows little sign of a quick end for the large New England grocery chain.