With the Fourth of July just two days away, local police are ready for the potential of more home-based sparklers and glowing fireworks in the dark night time sky usually lit up by thunderous displays from area towns.
The Narragansett Town Council is moving ahead with a proposed ordinance that would cap the number of students that can live in a residential house at three.
The owner of the Pier Liquors store that leases space in the Belmont building owned by the town is at odds with residents gathering signatures to support a plan to ultimately move Narragansett’s library into the building.
With the June 24 deadline for candidates to file to run for office now past, the Sept. 8 primaries for both local and statewide elections are now set with a mix of some old and new faces, and a few surprises as well.
On June 25, the City of Providence removed the statue of Christopher Columbus from its place in Columbus Square where it had stood since 1893 and put it into storage until the city’s Special Committee for Commemorative Works can decide its future, and for one local group, they want that future to be in North Kingstown.
Mayayi Izzo didn’t expect to be valedictorian of South Kingstown High School’s Class of 2020.
In fact, there were stressful times during her classes when she had to persevere and stay focused on her goals.
Good baseball will be played on July 10 in Rhode Island, even without the originally scheduled NECBL matchup between the Ocean State Waves and the Newport Gulls.
With the coronavirus pandemic canceling athletics and sending students home, student-athletes at URI have had to get creative
While low-cost weddings with fewer-guest have been a growing trend in recent years, the COVID-19 pandemic with social distancing has brought an increased interest for engaged couples wanting to keep their dates to say “I do.”
Called “micro-weddings,” they offer a bare bones and intimate arrangement for a celebration at a preferred site with just enough people to mark the occasion and often keep costs often under $6,000 even for 50 people and far lower with 10 guests.
For the second year in a row, cameraman, producer and North Kingstown resident David Zapatka found himself taking home a bit of gold (virtually) as him and his work team from Providence-based ad agency RDW Group of director Dante Bellini and cinematographer Eric Latek took home the New England Emmy for Best Public Service Announcement Single Spot for “Ghost in the Boneyard,” part of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation’s Ripple Effect project.
- Love Conquers All: Local couples get creative when planning 'micro-weddings'
- Financial Focus: Financial-services firm announces commitment to address racism
- View On Astronomy: July’s skies have a trio of events worth keeping an eye out for
- Guiding Light: Local officials prepare, caution against a rise in illegal firework use
- Council moves closer to limiting number of students in residences