Jeffrey Salk and his son Adam were busy Tuesday getting the former Ocean State Job Lot building in Wakefield ready for its debut as Salk’s Ace Hardware and Marine, the fourth location for the family business.
The 69 floors in a Seattle skyscraper that Mary Ellen Santaniello will climb next month is the stairway to heaven for her.
A special workshop is planned this Saturday for the public to weigh in on the potential redevelopment of the South Kingstown High School property on Columbia Street.
The village of Wakefield in South Kingstown is preserving its past by expanding a special designation for more historic buildings along Main Street.
By just looking at South Kingstown’s trees, Bill Wallace can tell their ages, storms they’ve encountered and bugs or disease that make them weak or dying.
It’s a love story unlike most: University of Rhode Island animal science instructor Justin Richards and his wife Carey, a Mystic Aquarium trainer and researcher, met 20 years ago when both worked at the aquarium.
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.
The Town Council on Monday passed an ordinance designed to crack down on “loud and unruly” gatherings in residential areas, giving homeowners or landlords a warning followed by fines for violators.
Think about holding two cans of 12-ounce soup in one hand. In 1947, premature twin Dayle Campbell was about the size of both cans fitting into a palm of a parent’s hand.
Unruly gatherings turning into public nuisances, including excessive noise, public urination and drunkenness and other rowdy behaviors, can get the kibosh under a new proposed local law.
The town of South Kingstown has chosen a new director of planning and recently named Mickaela Gray, South Kingstown’s principal planner since 2017, to the post.
As charitable foundations go, Wakefield’s Busy Buddies Foundation is small. Its contributions, however, have made big differences in the lives of local children wanting that special lesson or activity their families cannot afford.
Learning to stay healthy is critical to being healthy, especially as the senior years creep up for the aging Baby Boomer generation, and the Kingston Free Library is offering some seminars to help seniors.
The South Kingstown Town Council voted Monday to forward an application to the state Department of Environmental Management that seeks to give part of Town Farm Park to South County Health for use as a hospital parking area, in exchange for keeping a portion of the land as a park.
The South Kingstown Town Council surprised Town Clerk Dale S. Holberton at Monday’s meeting, her last after more than 30 years as clerk.
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.