South Kingstown is different than it was 20 years ago. If you watch the local goings-on in Town Hall or during School Committee meetings, you might think it is a problem.
Several recent meetings of the South Kingstown Planning Board have stretched beyond midnight due to intense public interest in a number of recent projects impacting the community.
This November our community will vote to decide whether or not to approve additional bonding to renovate and improve our historic Town Hall on Boston Neck Road.
If Rhode Island is genuinely earnest in its intention to build an innovative economy that is welcoming to existing firms and entrepreneurs alike, we can ill afford to play a perilous game with long established technology companies that already have a footprint in Rhode Island: companies like Hasbro, CVS, and IGT.
As a new school year begins, it is an excellent time to take stock of where we are, where we have been, and where we are going.
A public hearing for a proposed water rate increase will be discussed on Monday, Sept. 9 during the Town Council meeting. Residents may review the following meetings posted on the North Kingstown website where this issue was previously discussed during Town Council Meetings.
In the middle of last week, while attending a gathering of defense contractors, Jack Reed seemed to back away from his votes to cut US weapons sales and logistical support to the Saudi’s genocidal war against the people of Yemen.
In Charles Dickens’, “A Tale of Two Cities” the state of affairs at the time in London and Paris was described as, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness,...”. Such is the case today at the national level, statewide and locally.
Come November North Kingstown voters will be asked to approve a bond for$ 7.5 million to renovate and restore the Boston Neck Town Hall building as a fully functioning North Kingstown Town Hall.
It was Saturday, and we’d left early to work a 4:30 shift at the Washington County Fair, but the long line of traffic into the fairgrounds was backed up, moving at a snail’s pace, and it was still raining.
On behalf of the North Kingstown High School Boys Basketball teams, we would like to thank everyone who helped make our recent golf tournament a huge success. This result was due to a team effort by supporters, players, coaches, parents and local businesses.
On August 8, I sat through another heartbreaking House Oversight Committee hearing about the troubles at the Department of Children, Youth and Families. Hearing after hearing, I have listened to horror stories about children in state care. I also hear from social workers, child protection workers and families about the continued failings of our child welfare system. Enough is enough!
Throughout history, countless women have made significant contributions to society that transcended their historical context to leave a lasting impact. Recently, I was privileged to take part in a ceremony honoring women in Wickford who were generations ahead of their time as business owners and community leaders.