Emily spells “love” with her hands. These hands are printed on cards, T-shirts, inspirational messages and other kinds of custom-designed messages in American Sign Language. They are Love Letters by Emily.
The University of Rhode Island’s Harrington School of Communication and Media will receive a $4 million boost that will help continue renovations at the school.
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.
Former Superintendent of Schools Kristen Stringfellow said the report commissioned by the School Committee to look into how she issued notices of potential teacher layoffs was politically motivated retaliation after she took a new position as head of schools in Norwich, Connecticut.
Linda Savastano became South Kingstown’s next superintendent of schools on Monday, less than a month after the School Committee hired her as the district’s new assistant superintendent.
Note: The following is a statement received Friday from former South Kingstown School Superintendent Kristen Stringfellow, responding to the recent report accusing her of "improper" actions during the process of notifying teachers of potential layoffs ("Report: Stringfellow broke with distri…
The Town Council in South Kingstown met Aug. 13 with members of the town’s Housing Authority to review challenges the body, and the town, face in trying to provide affordable housing.
An attorney hired by the School Committee to examine how former Superintendent of Schools Kristen Stringfellow handled notices of possible teacher layoffs last spring has concluded that Stringfellow failed to adhere to established procedures for doing so, and that it created “unnecessary issues for both the School Department and the affected teachers.”
The School Committee plans to appoint a new superintendent for South Kingstown’s public schools at its Aug. 19 meeting, making its choice from one of the two remaining candidates for the position.
Frank Matarese, an officer with the South Kingstown Police Department, was one of four volunteers representing police, firefighters and the attorney general’s office to take part in the Special Olympics Rhode Island 24-hour Super Torch Run.
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.
Helicopters buzzed above West Kingston Elementary School and paratroopers strung from wide-open canopies kept jumping one after the other.
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.
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.
Last weekend, the Providence County Kennel Club held its 157th and 158th all-breed dog shows, where canines showed off their pedigree and poise.