A move to help local restaurants freely use available town venues for events, along with approval of a longtime project for a popular restaurant to serve beer and wine, have been approved by the Town Council in Narragansett.
Those who’ve been in and around the Town Wharf in the past week may have noticed a new addition to the waterfront, as an interpretive sign detailing facts of the local fishing industry and the history of Wickford’s commercial fishing heritage.
Some residents of Green Hill want the town to formalize the use of what’s been a 20-year practice of driving golf carts on their neighborhood roads, but it’s an uphill battle, officials said.
Kevin Maloney is back on the North Kingstown Town Council after being sworn in during a special session Monday night in the Municipal Courtroom to fulfill the remainder of former councilor Stacey Elliott’s term.
Tourists are coming back to South County, say many local business owners and tourism officials, in ways unexpected just a few months ago.
Tracking data for various accommodations in South County shows that brand name hotels as well as vacation cottage rentals are seeing more reservations following the easing of restrictions and the start of the summer vacation season, local officials say.
A mix of online instruction and in-person classes will be used when students return to school in South Kingstown on Aug. 31.
In a lengthy meeting July 22, the School Committee reviewed plans to reopen the school buildings in the fall.
Training for cross country isn’t just about running anymore, and South County’s high school runners are learning that lesson this summer.
Slocum improved to 5-3 heading into the final week of the regular season.
Situated on Main Street in the heart of downtown Wakefield, Phil’s Main Street Grille has been an institution since the 1940s, serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner both inside and outside with their rooftop deck, and since on site dining was able to resume, their backyard tent.
It may be a little later than usual, and look a little different than usual, but the South County Art Association’s Earthworks Open Juried Clay Exhibit is back for its 47th year.
It’s kind of crazy to say, but live music has been making a slow and steady comeback in Rhode Island. One place that has been bringing the tunes to an outdoor stage on their front lawn is Pump House Music Works over on 1464 Kingstown Road in Wakefield. Since the start of July they’ve been having a lot of jazz and folk music resonate through the air, but tomorrow night, there’s going to be something a bit different.
South Kingstown Cinema 8 has opened for business — at least on Fridays and Saturdays — as the coronavirus effects cripple the movie industry, shuttered indoor theaters and has even prompted Walmart to open temporary drive-in theaters.
Narragansett’s Greg Lato has gone in many musical directions during his career. He was raised on vinyl records from his dad Vinny who is a jazz saxophone player and he’s also a member of the MTV generation when the channel actually showed music videos on the TV screen.
After spending a few months closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hera Gallery is now open again to the public with limited gallery hours of 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays with their latest member exhibit, “Silent Presence.”