The Town of North Kingstown held its annual Veterans Day Parade Monday morning as residents lined the streets of Wickford to show their appreciation for the men and women who’ve served their country in the five branches of the United States military.
Tri-County Community Action Agency celebrated the opening of its new Occupational Training Center in North Kingstown with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday that included center staff and students.
North Kingstown voters delivered two decisive results in a special election Tuesday, as Question 1 failed with 58 percent of votes opposing the measure, while Question 2 passed with the support of 66.5 percent of 4,172 voters who cast ballots.
It’s been almost four years since the North Kingstown Town Hall was vacated, but the debate over its future continues to be one of the prevalent topics in town and voters will have their say again as they head to the polls for the Nov. 5 special election to decide on approving an additional $7.5 million bond to renovate and update the building as well as the adjacent Veterans Memorial Park.
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.
Nearly a year after three-fourths of North Kingstown voters approved a $27 million bond, including $13.5 million for the school department, one of the bond’s key projects, the new field at Anthony C. Perry Stadium, was officially unveiled Friday night before the Homecoming football game against St. Raphael’s Academy.
After the West Bay YMCA closed its doors on April 30 and months of work refurbishing and renovating the building, the new Ocean State Community Wellness center opened its doors over the weekend.
Quidnessett Elementary School special education teacher Tara George and Hamilton Elementary School teaching assistant Nancy Ciccone have been named the 2019 North Kingstown School District Teacher of the Year and Educational Support Professional of the Year respectively.
Local viewers who tuned into the Season 39 premiere of “Survivor” probably noticed a familiar face on their screens, as former Olympian and Saunderstown native Elizabeth Beisel is a castaway on this year’s edition of the popular survival reality series, titled “Island of the Idols.”
The results of a study on the economic impact of the Quonset Business Park and Port of Davisville were unveiled at a press conference Friday morning, showing the park supported $4.3 billion in economic output in the state of Rhode Island among other claims.
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.