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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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Judge rules for Newport man fighting to remove New! 2020-09-21 13:04:55NEWPORT -- A District Court magistrate on Monday awarded a Newport man possession of his waterfront condominium and ordered his tenant to pay $30,500

R.I. reports 9 coronavirus deaths, 312 additional cases New! 2020-09-21 13:04:54The Rhode Island Department of Health on Monday reported nine coronavirus-related deaths and 312 additional cases of COVID-19 over the last three days

Section of Blackstone River Bikeway closed for bridge New! 2020-09-21 13:01:55The section of the Blackstone River Bikeway that runs under the Manville Bridge in Lincoln will be closed for parts of this week for repair work on th

Another 34 Providence College students test positive for New! 2020-09-21 11:59:53PROVIDENCE -- Providence College saw 19 more students test positive for COVID-19 by day’s end Friday and 15 more on Saturday, the college said M

Rhode Island casinos set to further expand pandemic New! 2020-09-21 11:46:53PROVIDENCE (AP) — Rhode Island's two casinos, which reopened in June after being closed for several months because of the coronavirus, are furt

Rage Room event on Salve Regina campus brings New! 2020-09-21 10:01:53NEWPORT — With so many things to feel rage and frustration about in 2020, from COVID-19 to racial injustices to election polarization, students

State police ID man struck, killed on Route New! 2020-09-21 08:26:53The Rhode Island State Police have released the identity of a man struck by a car and killed while trying to cross Route 95 in Pawtucket Saturday nigh

Summer sends a chilly ciao to Southern New New! 2020-09-21 08:10:52Expect a cool start to the work week, high surf and and an elevated fire risk, according to the National Weather Service.On the last full day of meteo

Locals recall Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s visit to Newport New! 2020-09-21 07:44:53NEWPORT — He remembered U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as an elegant woman with a "refined" nature.James Leach hosted Ginsburg

Indian couple run street-side classes for poor students New! 2020-09-21 06:22:53NEW DELHI (AP) — On a quiet road in India's capital, tucked away on a wide, red-bricked sidewalk, kids set adrift by the country's COVID-19 lo

UK science advisers warn public on COVID-19 rates New! 2020-09-21 06:18:56LONDON (AP) — Britain's top medical adviser says the country has, in a "very bad sense," turned a corner on COVID-19 infection rates, with fi

Salvation Army shuts 3 thrift stores in R.I., 2020-09-20 21:41:03PROVIDENCE — Like many organizations, the Salvation Army has been running in disaster mode since the pandemic arrived in March. And now Maj. Rog

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