Peter DiStefano sees his business, DiStefano Brother’s Construction, as more than a firm turning profits from work. He wants the community to profit, too.
At the first North Kingstown School Committee meeting of 2020, the 15 percent capital reserve fee dominated public comment and carried over into the meeting itself, seeing the item pertaining to it moved up earlier in the meeting as multiple parents and students, many of which with connections to the school’s musical theater department, voicing their displeasure with the fee.
Council members decided Monday that they want more information before signing off on a proposed land swap where South County Health would give the town a 35-acre parcel off Glen Rock Road in return for Town Farm Park, adjacent to the hospital.
State-mandated full property revaluations for 2020 have started in Narragansett, the town assessor’s office announced last week.
Rhode Island requires by law that cities and towns revaluate all property every three years, and perform full inspections every nine years.
The General Assembly opened its 2020 legislative session on Tuesday, and local lawmakers from South Kingstown and Narragansett said they’re ready to get to work on new initiatives in the new year.
Officials are in the early stages of envisioning what would become of the current South Kingstown High School building if the town ultimately follows a path that would move students into an expanded Curtis Corner Middle School.
Even with the toughest challenges still to come, the South Kingstown High School girls basketball team has already been introduced to what it will face as a favorite in the state’s top division.
The Prout and Narragansett girls basketball teams found mirror images in each other on Monday night.
In 1974, a group of South County women artists looking to increase exposure and awareness of art within the community, bounded together and formed the Hera Gallery, a women’s co-operative art gallery where they could share their work and ideas with the community.
There are musicians out there who have a natural grasp for the art form. It runs in their blood, shines through their soul and exudes through their techniques. Sara Azriel is an excellent example of this from her passionate way of singing and the quality of her songwriting.
When Peace Dale resident John Kotula and his wife volunteered to join the Peace Corps in 2015 and were sent to Nicaragua, they soon found themselves falling in love with the beauty and culture of the Central American nation. So much so, in fact, that when Kotula’s two years were up, his wife took a job as a nurse with the Peace Corps to stay in the capital city of Managua longer.
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