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.
The buzz and excitement of the first day of school filled the halls of Narragansett Elementary School on Tuesday as Superintendent Peter Cummings greeted students, their parents, faculty and staff back for a new academic year.
The Narragansett Town Council has picked a top official from the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority and a former South Kingstown police officer to become the next permanent town manager.
The Impossible Dream, a 60-foot catamaran built so that those with disabilities can experience the thrill of sailing, is coming to Rhode Island waters next week.
It was 40 years ago this week that a “torch” set fire in this town to a second restaurant — within three weeks of burning the first one — while also igniting fears of local business owners, wondering who would be next.
In a contentious 3-2 vote Monday, the Town Council decided to sell part of the Belmont/IGA building that includes Pier Liquors to the local liquor retailer for $735,000, a move supporters of putting a new library in the building called irresponsible.
The Narragansett Town Council has hit the pause button on a move to hire noted Providence labor attorney Vincent F. Ragosta Jr. to assist the town in contract negotiations and labor issues.
The Narragansett Town Council routinely video records its regular meetings and makes the recordings available on YouTube, usually within a day.
Legislation that extends the state’s statute of limitations for childhood sexual abuse victims, which passed through the House and Senate by a combined 107-1 vote earlier this summer, was ceremonially signed into law by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Monday.
The Rhode Island Department of Health re-opened Scarborough Beach in Narragansett and Point Judith Pond last week, saying that bacteria levels in both no longer posed a health threat.
Getting the opportunity to showcase his natural sunscreen in Rhode Island — where he’s been a Narragansett Town Beach lifeguard for more than 25 years — is an opportunity to prove its worth, says Brian Guadagno, founder and owner of Raw Elements.
A group of South Kingstown youngsters became entrepreneurs this week in order to raise money to help families separated at the southern U.S. border.