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.
State-mandated full property revaluations for 2020 have started in Narragansett, the town assessor’s office announced last week.
Rhode Island requires by law that cities and towns revaluate all property every three years, and perform full inspections every nine years.
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.
Officials are in the early stages of envisioning what would become of the current South Kingstown High School building if the town ultimately follows a path that would move students into an expanded Curtis Corner Middle School.
Susan Cohen of 74 Hillcrest Road has been a South County Health supporter for nearly a half century. She’s not happy, though, as growth to serve more patients means replacing a neighborhood park with a parking lot.
Spinal stenosis stole the final years of Dr. Mark Coppes’s career as an orthopedic surgeon, but it didn’t end his days of helping others.
A major upheaval in education leadership in South Kingstown’s public schools marked 2019, along with budget challenges, good developments for the Jonnycake Center and URI, and a summertime incident with a plane that shocked locals.
Heading into 2020, the town continues to grapple with the school facilities plan, falling enrollment and declining state aid – all issues to watch in the coming 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.
Ann Kelley died Oct. 31, but not without first reacting with determination and perseverance to help others avoid her fate.