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Historic murals face destruction 2020-09-17 08:00:00Officials say while no final decision has been made, there are numerous obstacles for preserving a pair of murals at the University of Rhode Island th

Chairwoman misses cut in South Kingstown school committee 2020-09-17 07:45:00The chairwoman of South Kingstown’s School Committee wasn’t able to gain a spot on the Nov. 3 general election ballot after placing fifth

Mail ballots confirm: Narragansett voters support pro-library candidates 2020-09-17 07:30:00A flood of mail-in ballots in this year’s primary helped local candidates who favor a plan to move Narragansett’s library into the site of

Results unchanged in NK Council race as Page 2020-09-17 07:15:00Election results for the Sept. 8 primaries were finalized last Thursday after all mail-in and early voting ballots were officially counted, with littl

Local resident sets up Zoom with a view 2020-09-12 08:00:00Every Sunday morning, Phyllis Farley fires up her laptop to attend the coffee hour for the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Kingston.

Six months into pandemic, community groups soldier on 2020-09-11 08:00:00Throughout South County, another squad in the community COVID-response team has popped up: organizations that reach out to community members facing fi

Narragansett Town Hall closes for emergency air quality 2020-09-11 07:30:00The air quality in part of Narragansett Town Hall has deteriorated so much that the Town Council recently approved $150,000 in emergency repairs to re

SK School Committee race will come down to 2020-09-10 08:00:00As Cadence Hansen waited for the results of Tuesday night’s democratic primary for the South Kingstown School Committee, all she wanted was to h

Library supporters take top spots in Narragansett Council 2020-09-10 07:45:00The town of Narragansett’s plans for a new library at the former Belmont/IGA market building at the Pier have been hotly debated and dominated f

Former NK School Committee chairwoman surprises in return 2020-09-10 07:30:00While mail-in and early voting ballots are still being counted, former North Kingstown School Committee Chairwoman Kim Page led in-person voting for t

NK voters will narrow Council race from 11 2020-09-05 08:00:00With the state primaries coming up Tuesday, it’s down to the wire for the seven Democratic candidates to make their pitch to voters, with the pr

SK Democratic primary features slew of big races 2020-09-05 07:30:00The primary race in South Kingstown features a slate of Democratic candidates for both the Town Council and School Committee, and little activity from

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New art installation celebrates frontline Latino workers of New! 2020-09-25 21:00:13PROVIDENCE — Saturday is Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Room Technician Alma Garcia’s day off, and she plans to take her boyfriend and he

Developer withdraws plan for Metacomet Golf Club, says New! 2020-09-25 19:31:50EAST PROVIDENCE — Under one scenario, contractors would build homes, commercial space and parking on about half of the Metacomet Golf Club prope

‘The battle is definitely not over’: R.I. nursing New! 2020-09-25 18:02:49More than six months into the COVID-19 crisis, the disease is continuing to spread in Rhode Island nursing homes.Some homes that had dealt with more t

Providence College extends remote instruction for another week New! 2020-09-25 17:55:51PC also apologizes for landing Rhode Island on the quarantine list for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Mattiello, Fenton-Fung spar in first debate New! 2020-09-25 17:07:49PROVIDENCE — House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and his Republican challenger, Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung, sparred face-to-face on Friday during the

Bobcats ‘do what they want to do’ — New! 2020-09-25 16:22:54Spartacus the pet cat had a visit from a relative Thursday, but didn’t seem to notice the big bobcat sitting by the rock in his yard.Spartacus&r

New Hampshire man, obsessed with the movie Jaws, New! 2020-09-25 16:17:14Gabe DiSaverio calls himself a "Jaws nut."He’s into anyone, or anything that has any connection to the 1975 killer-shark blockbuster movie "J

Police identify 87-year-old woman struck, killed by truck New! 2020-09-25 16:04:48An 87-year-old woman was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer in Cranston on Friday morning, police said.Police identified the woman as Eva Robinson

In open letter, plaintiffs in landmark sports equity New! 2020-09-25 16:02:49PROVIDENCE — The original plaintiffs in a Title IX lawsuit against Brown University have penned a scathing open letter directed at the universit

R.I. reports 1 coronavirus death, 119 new cases, New! 2020-09-25 16:01:48The Rhode Island Department of Health on Friday reported one coronavirus-related deaths and said 119 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday,

Providence police identify victim of fatal stabbing New! 2020-09-25 15:48:47The victim in Thursday’s fatal stabbing in Providence has been identified as a 31-year-old man.Cory Vargas was dropped off at the Atwells Avenue

’It never should have happened’: Two charged in New! 2020-09-25 13:19:49Two of the top officials at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home, where 76 veterans died of COVID-19 during an outbreak in early spring, have been crimina

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