When time stands still in a very old ticker, Richard Fyans uses the skill of a heart surgeon to start the rhythmic beat again.
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.
A three-alarm fire that started early Tuesday morning in the Wickford Shipyard left the building at 125 Steamboat Ave. destroyed and two local businesses displaced.
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.
State Rep. Julie Casimiro (D-31 North Kingstown/Exeter) stopped by the North Kingstown Fire Department’s Station 1 Thursday to present Fire Chief Scott Kettelle and the department with a $20,000 legislative grant from the state to go towards repairs to the town’s rescue fire boat.
North Kingstown residents using town-supplied water face a possible 21-percent hike in their bills over five years if the town council approves a proposed plan with annual rate increases designed to help stabilize under-funded operating costs.
A North Kingstown man agreed to plead guilty last Thursday to charges of sending a series of violent threats via email to a Mass. college professor and university.
The town’s rescue fire boat has been out of service for the last several months, purportedly leaving many lives in jeopardy because of the fire department’s inability to respond to a crisis on the water, according to Fire Chief Scott Kettelle.
On the spur of the moment in the summer of 1959, Carl “Pete” Peterson and Odessa Hooker appeared before then-North Kingstown Town Clerk John J. O’Brien. They said they wanted to get married right away.
Amidst the ongoing debate over future use of the historic Town Hall, one member of the North Kingstown Town Council — Richard Welch — said panel colleagues should give local voters more information about renovation expenses for the old town hall before scheduling a vote for additional spending.
Rhode Island Fast Ferry, Inc. sent its new vessel, Julia Leigh, for a maiden cruise this week through the waters from North Kingstown to Block Island, and amid a fight in rough legal waters over allowing that service to the island.
A headline for a recent local social media message screamed, “Lost chickens!”
“My three hens are missing if you see them near town hall on high street or by bike path. One blonde, one brown, one black and white speckled. They love sunflower seeds and are very friendly. Please call or text…” and the writer gave a personal phone number to reach her.