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Wakefield village expands historic district designation New! 2020-02-20 08:00:00The village of Wakefield in South Kingstown is preserving its past by expanding a special designation for more historic buildings along Main Street.

Narragansett Town Council OKs $74K in improvements for New! 2020-02-20 07:45:00The Towers are slated to receive more than $74,000 in safety and cosmetic improvements to the historic building’s entrances and exits after the

Putting down roots: Taking stock of South County’s 2020-02-15 08:00:00By just looking at South Kingstown’s trees, Bill Wallace can tell their ages, storms they’ve encountered and bugs or disease that make the

NK man recognized for over two decades of 2020-02-15 07:45:00North Kingstown resident Josh Lamothe was among eight people honored Jan. 30 by the Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America with the Silver

Couple’s love story started with a whale of 2020-02-14 08:00:00It’s a love story unlike most: University of Rhode Island animal science instructor Justin Richards and his wife Carey, a Mystic Aquarium traine

North Kingstown Town Council checks in on five-year 2020-02-14 07:45:00A presentation by Ed Cooney of the North Kingstown Asset Management Committee on the town’s Capital Improvement Program from Fiscal Year 2021 to

URI officials hold ribbon cutting on new $94M 2020-02-13 08:00:00The early reviews for Brookside Hall, the University of Rhode Island’s new $94-million, 500-bed residence hall on the Kingston campus, were glow

South Kingstown passes ordinance against ‘unruly gatherings’ 2020-02-13 07:45:00The Town Council on Monday passed an ordinance designed to crack down on “loud and unruly” gatherings in residential areas, giving homeown

Narragansett scales back building ban after lawsuit 2020-02-08 07:45:00The town of Narragansett is facing a lawsuit, and possibly future legal action, over a recently-passed 60-day moratorium on new construction, an attor

Wickford Alewerks brings farm brewing philosophy to NK 2020-02-08 07:45:00Tucked away in a wooded corner of the SunRose Farm is a small red barn that has taken on a new life as the site of Wickford Alewerks, North Kingstown&

Here for a Reason: Snug Harbor sisters reflect 2020-02-07 08:00:00Think 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

South Kingstown to consider ‘unruly gatherings’ ordinance Monday 2020-02-07 07:45:00Unruly gatherings turning into public nuisances, including excessive noise, public urination and drunkenness and other rowdy behaviors, can get the ki

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Four members of Mass. family dead after Florida New! 2020-02-20 00:12:08The crash, which occurred in Kissimmee, Florida, which is near Orlando, claimed the lives of 3 generations of one Massachusetts family.

Communicate, communicate, communicate: 4 offer views on what New! 2020-02-19 22:05:07The Journal asked four people to name three issues that should be at the top of the agenda for Providence’s new superintendent. Jeremy Sencer, v

Bloomberg, Sanders weather attacks in Democrats' Vegas debate New! 2020-02-19 21:58:08LAS VEGAS — From the opening bell, Democrats unleashed an aggressive verbal assault on New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg and raised new quest

R.I. AG’s office holds a record-expungement clinic in New! 2020-02-19 21:55:07R.I. Attorney General’s Office hosts third outreach session to help people clear eligible criminal records

Many in South Providence say they don’t want New! 2020-02-19 20:50:06A construction-waste recycler proposes handling an average of 1,500 tons a day of materials ranging from wood and concrete to asphalt shingles.

Williams’ suit over foreclosed property continues 2020-02-19 19:48:09It is a tangled tale that begins with an unpaid city loan to an earlier owner that led to a tax sale, a bounced $85,000 check, a pending lawsuit, more

R.I. high court refuses to disclose 38 Studios 2020-02-19 19:41:07In doing so, it upholds Superior Court Presiding Justice Alice B. Gibney’s finding that the governor failed to demonstrate a specific need to al

Feds bust steroid ring that hawked drug on 2020-02-19 19:19:06Three of the defendants are residents of North Attleboro, and one is from Providence.

United in song: Angélique Kidjo celebrates the global 2020-02-19 19:13:10The Grammy-winning world music star will put her unique stamp on the Talking Heads’ ’Remain in Light’ at The Vets auditorium in Prov

2 top Mattiello aides appear before Convention Center 2020-02-19 19:05:07WARWICK — House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s top State House lieutenants Wednesday took their turn before a grand jury exploring whether t

Some Providence central office school staff may be 2020-02-19 16:21:08PROVIDENCE — The Providence Public School District notified approximately three dozen Providence Teachers Union members working in the central o

Providence safety chief criticizes state decision to let 2020-02-19 16:17:06“It's peculiar that we never get support at [the Department of Business Regulation],” Steven M. Paré said, “particularly wit

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