The early reviews for Brookside Hall, the University of Rhode Island’s new $94-million, 500-bed residence hall on the Kingston campus, were glowing at its public unveiling Monday.
Municipal department heads and staff from Woonsocket and East Providence as well as other organizations converged on Camp Fogarty Tuesday for the first day of a two day cybersecurity seminar hosted by the Rhode Island National Guard.
The Princeton Review has named the University of Rhode Island a Green College for the 10th consecutive year, calling it one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible institutions.
In the cold of the winter, as summer’s hot beach days are a long distant memory, scores of homeless people in South County search for any place warm to live — and sometimes just to sleep for the night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Jonnycake Center of Peace Dale will get $150,000 from the Centreville Bank Charitable Foundation for major renovations of a recently-purchased, 120-year-old schoolhouse.
Budget season for the 2020-21 fiscal year got started Monday in South Kingstown with a meeting of both municipal and school officials and the public to get the process rolling.
Former Hasbro CEO Alfred J. Verrecchia and his wife Geraldine have made a $15 million donation to the University of Rhode Island for the school’s College of Business.
For more than a quarter of a century, Margaret Hassey, now 95, makes her yearly jaunt from Attleboro, MA, to Sweenor’s Chocolates in Wakefield just to see candy canes being made and get a special photograph with Santa Claus and founder Bill Sweenor.
Parts for up to nine new Virginia-class submarines are set to be built in Quonset over the next few years after the Navy awarded a $22.2 billion shipbuilding contract, the largest such in the branch’s history, to General Dynamics and Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.
Making candy canes is part of the sweetness of the Christmas holidays and a tradition Sweenor’s confectioners plans to continue Sunday when opening its kitchen to the public to show how this family’s iconic handmade treat is created.