Every aspect of the economy has been touched in some way by government-imposed coronavirus restrictions, and car dealerships are no exception — facing the task of selling and maintaining cars during a time when fewer people are on the road, and many have lost income, in addition to needing to bring extra attention to cleaning and disinfecting both the cars and facilities.
The North Kingstown Town Council came to a split decision on awarding a Request for Proposal for the redevelopment of old Wickford Elementary School Monday night, with a second vote needed to table further discussion to the executive session ahead of their next meeting on June 8.
East Matunuck in South Kingstown and Scarborough in Narragansett will lead the way in the re-opening of Rhode Island’s state beaches, which starts this Memorial Day weekend.
Roy Carpenter’s Beach summer community may open this summer, but with new coronavirus-related restrictions and a review process for each cottage’s indoor septic disposal for environmental safety.
What was anticipated to be a lively debate and controversial vote in Narragansett, potentially setting up a clash between the town and Gov. Gina Raimondo, fizzled Monday when the Town Council president pulled his measure designed to stop police from issuing fines over Raimondo’s executive orders for COVID-19 restrictions.
The strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” played beneath sweeping aerial views of the University of Rhode Island’s Kingston campus as part of the video that kicked off URI’s unique 2020 undergraduate commencement ceremony on Sunday.
The seniors on Prout’s boys lacrosse team were set to play this spring for their fourth different head coach in four years. That made for a bit of a tumultuous ride, but they had stuck together and were eager to stay on board this season.
The cancellation stopped what NK baseball's seniors hoped would be a memorable final season together.
Although state officials are taking a slow path toward re-starting attractions and businesses that feed local tourism, town officials and business leaders are advertising the community is open for business.
As Memorial Day weekend invites thoughts of vacation and other summer fun by relaxing and enjoying time off, the continuing coronavirus pandemic has instead invited many people’s curiosity about how different it will be this year.
From his talents on guitar and vocals as part of the Providence-via-Coventry hip hop band Toad & The Stooligans, it’s obvious that Dan Pomfret can lay down lyrics over beats effortlessly.
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