The Towers are slated to receive more than $74,000 in safety and cosmetic improvements to the historic building’s entrances and exits after the Narragansett Town Council unanimously approved the work at its Tuesday meeting.
The town of Narragansett is facing a lawsuit, and possibly future legal action, over a recently-passed 60-day moratorium on new construction, an attorney for Narragansett said Monday.
A Superior Court judge has allowed a lawsuit against the town of Narragansett related to efforts by the council to sell the former Belmont/IGA market building at the Pier instead of turning it into a new library to proceed.
The Narragansett Town Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to place a 60-day moratorium on new home construction, responding to resident complaints of rental homes that house dozens of tenants in dorm-style arrangements.
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.
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.
The Narragansett Town Council did not follow through on an effort Monday to unseal executive session minutes related to Pier Liquors and its purchase of its space in the former Belmont Market building.
At the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library, the philosophy among staff is all about helping people navigate information increasingly found beyond the books on its shelves.
The Narragansett Fire Department will receive a $73,000 grant for equipment and training to detect hazardous gases that are sometimes present when fighting a fire.
It was an eventful 2019 in Narragansett, which saw two changes in town managers and a continuing battle over not only the fate of a long-planned new library but also the funding of the current facility. The summer tourist town also experienced a supermarket strike, closure of a well-known restaurant and bar – and even a visit from a bear.
When the West Bay YMCA closed its doors in April, it left the community without one of its main fitness centers and put the future of its annual events in jeopardy.
A measure that would add 22 parking spaces to the area near waterfront public access points in Point Judith failed to pass the Town Council after a contentious hearing at last Monday’s council meeting.
Trio restaurant in Narragansett has been sold to Newport Restaurant Group, which owns an award-winning portfolio of 11 restaurants in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
The Narragansett Police Department swore in three new probationary officers, promoted two current members and saw 23 participants graduate from its Citizens Police Academy Dec. 4 at the department’s annual awards and promotions ceremony.
The state attorney general’s office ruled late last month that the Town Council violated open meetings laws in meetings it held to find and select a new town manager.