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.
The GFWC Women’s Club of South County’s 20th annual Book & Author Luncheon, held July 10, at the Dunes Club in Narrangansett, was a huge success.
Last week one of our fellow Town Council members Richard Welch wrote an opinion piece that said voters were not presented with a plan to properly consider the proposed renovations to our historic (and vacant) town hall located at 80 Boston Neck Road. We are writing to offer a different take.
I am writing in response to a letter to the editor, published in The Independent July 25, 2019, in which North Kingstown Town Councilor Richard Welch suggested the town does not have a plan or an intended use for the historic town hall restoration.
Before a new school year begins, this is the time for South County parents to weigh their children’s education options. With so much change and uncertainty facing our school systems, I encourage families to consider the possibilities.
This past Monday night the North Kingstown Town Council voted to have a special election in November to put before the voters the question to allow the town council and the town manager to spend an additional $7.5 million on the renovation of the former town hall. This is on top of the $5 million that the voters approved last November for a total of $12.5 million.
This year, the General Assembly passed, and Governor Raimondo signed into law, legislation that protects the rights of customers to pay for things in cash.
Sunset Farm is a seasonal farm stand operated by the hard working Farrell family providing a bucolic and pleasant view corridor I enjoy every time I pass by, including the handmade signs for “daily picked corn, native tomatoes, campfire wood, and homemade pies!
For the past two years I have spent some of my spare time and money on trying to beautify the small Fisherman’s Memorial spot next to the parking area at the end of Main Street in Wickford. I rebuilt the memorial bench and put in a number of perennial plants surrounding the bench and the monument.
I am writing in response to Mr. Smith’s feeling ripped off by the Town of Narragansett for his beach pass (Resident seeing red over price of beach access, July 18, 2019).
When hikers recently discovered a prototype wooden camping platform in Burlingame’s “North Camp,” Charlestown’s government and citizens learned only by accident that there was a plan to revive camping on the north side of Watchaug Pond. In response to queries, the State Parks Division of Rho…
Many, perhaps most, Democrats cannot accept that Donald Trump is the President of the United States. They point out that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote thanks to California. Some are calling for the abolition of the Electoral College.