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Budget, family issues top of mind for local 2020-01-16 00:30:00The General Assembly opened its 2020 legislative session on Tuesday, and local lawmakers from South Kingstown and Narragansett said they’re read

Officials explore options for fate of South Kingstown 2020-01-16 00:15:00Officials are in the early stages of envisioning what would become of the current South Kingstown High School building if the town ultimately follows

Local Boy Scout collects business clothing for the 2020-01-11 00:30:00More than 100 men’s dress shirts, 45 huge plastic bags full of sweaters, shoes, pocketbooks and pants and 60 assorted coats, dresses and suits f

Narragansett Council declines to unseal minutes on Pier 2020-01-11 00:15:00The Narragansett Town Council did not follow through on an effort Monday to unseal executive session minutes related to Pier Liquors and its purchase

Air Show returning to Quonset in June 2020-01-10 00:30:00After last year’s show was called off due to a high number of deployments, the Rhode Island National Guard announced last Friday that the annual

Feelings mixed as land swap proposal heads toward 2020-01-10 00:15:00Susan 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

The future of the Maury Loontjens Library is 2020-01-09 00:30:00At the Maury Loontjens Memorial Library, the philosophy among staff is all about helping people navigate information increasingly found beyond the boo

Officials: School building program to cost $85 million 2020-01-09 00:15:00An estimated $85 million in school improvement projects are on the table for South Kingstown in the coming years, town officials said Tuesday.

Go with the flow: Forced into retirement, Dr. 2020-01-03 00:30:00Spinal 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.

Fire Department receives $73K for hazard detection 2020-01-03 00:15:00The Narragansett Fire Department will receive a $73,000 grant for equipment and training to detect hazardous gases that are sometimes present when fig

2019 Year in Review: Library fight loomed large 2020-01-02 00:30:00It 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 l

2019 Year in Review: Leadership change a big 2020-01-02 00:15:00A major upheaval in education leadership in South Kingstown’s public schools marked 2019, along with budget challenges, good developments for th

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R.I. native David Olney, who wrote songs for New! 2020-01-20 09:44:20SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — David Olney, a folk singer who wrote songs recorded by Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris, died following a heart a

Peggy and Everett Lundberg: Inseparable in life, and New! 2020-01-20 09:03:16When Everett, 96, died peacefully on Jan. 6, his devoted wife of 68 years, Peggy, would soon follow him after suffering a massive brain aneurysm. Her

1 firefighter hurt in blaze on Geneva Street, New! 2020-01-20 08:45:15PROVIDENCE — Fire officials say seven people safely escaped from a fire Monday morning at 27 Geneva St. in the Valley neighborhood of the city.T

Sen. Reed offers Rhode Island residents tickets to New! 2020-01-20 07:58:07Rhode Island residents who want to attend the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump can request a ticket through U.S. Sen. Jack Reed's

An East Greenwich firefighter went out onto the New! 2020-01-20 07:58:02EAST GREENWICH -- An East Greenwich firefighter was bitten in the face when he went onto the ice to rescue a dog that had fallen through Sunday, accor

Political Scene: 79 state employees made $200K or New! 2020-01-20 07:05:46A quarter of the 100 highest-paid state employees for 2019 work in corrections, with all of them making more in overtime than base pay.

'Bomb' blizzard buried cars and homes with more New! 2020-01-20 06:10:27The historic blizzard that slammed Canada's easternmost province left snow-buried neighborhoods, a slew of power outages and shattered records in its

Police: 2 dead, 15 reportedly injured in Missouri New! 2020-01-20 05:41:06KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Missouri, say at least two people are dead and 15 people were reportedly injured in a shooting ou

A state senator deals guns from his Providence New! 2020-01-19 23:40:05More than 10 years ago, a longtime Providence gun dealer went to the city to renew his license to sell pistols and revolvers at retail.The city Board

'Women's Wave' rally at R.I. State House opposes New! 2020-01-19 23:33:52Mirroring rallies held at more than 180 other U.S. cities on Saturday, around 300 people gathered on the State House steps in the bitter cold to call

'Unique' statewide health plan unveiled in R.I. New! 2020-01-19 22:47:24The initiative crowns months of work by 32 state and private-sector leaders from many fields to address disparities in care and improve factors that a

Hall of Fame inventor’s journey started in R.I. 2020-01-19 21:36:15PROVIDENCE — The path that led Dana Bookbinder to buy a tuxedo because he had so many awards to accept at black-tie galas, such as his induction

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