HOPKINTON — Members of the 1904 School Building Subcommittee met this week to discuss the hiring of a company to salvage parts of the vacant school before it is demolished.
RICHMOND — Businesses in the Chariho Plaza at 1190 Main St. (Route 138) were without water for much of Wednesday, and the Arcadia branch of the Ocean Community YMCA had to close until the water service was restored. The cause of the problem was believed to be a leak in the plaza’s plumbing.
RICHMOND — A local man was arrested after the police said he got into an argument with his wife when she came home Friday night and found he was trying to make methamphetamine.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Members of the Chariho School Committee had their first discussion Tuesday of the latest standardized test results, released by the state Department of Education on Nov. 29.
RICHMOND — Members in Chariho's three communities came together Saturday for the third annual Matthew's Wish Community Toy Parade, the culmination of a month-long effort to raise funding for toys and Christmas gifts for those in need.
WESTERLY — The League of Women Voters-South County will host a program, "How Does the Census Count You?" on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Westerly Library, 44 Broad St.
Police officers in Charlestown, Hopkinton and Richmond have been named 2018 winners of AAA Rhode Island Traffic Hero awards. John Paul, the organization's Northeast senior traffic manager, said the awards are given annually to individuals in law enforcement and other fields who exemplify ded…
HOPKINTON — The developer of a proposed solar energy project at 310 Main St. in Ashaway returned to the Planning Board Wednesday with revisions to the plan in response to a report from an engineering firm that was critical of many aspects of the project, particularly its potential environmen…
HOPKINTON — Signs pulled out, a picnic table broken and muddy ruts in the trail from dirt bikes are among the challenges Hopkinton Land Trust volunteers are facing as they try to improve and maintain the hiking trails on their properties.
RICHMOND — After considerable discussion, members of the Richmond Town Council decided Tuesday on a name for the committee that will determine what residents want in their proposed new community center.
HOPKINTON — The fourth and final installment of the hearing on proposed zoning and comprehensive plan changes to allow the construction of the largest solar energy project in New England closed Monday, with attorneys for the developer and an opposition group making their final arguments. Res…
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Adopted by the Chariho school district last summer, the iStand program contains a single, simple message: “if you see something, do something.”
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Katie Kirakosian holds a Ph.D in Anthropology, which, she says, ended up being a perfect fit for her new position as Director of Development for the Chariho school district.
WESTERLY — When Tim Thayer asked his son what he wanted for Christmas in 2016, the Chariho High School student answered the question with just three words, “a toy drive.”
RICHMOND — On Monday and Wednesday mornings from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., students fill the Richmond Elementary School gymnasium before their classes even begin. The walking, running, relays and games are intended to prepare children for the school day by helping them become more relaxed and focused.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — New and returning members sat down Tuesday for the first meeting of the Chariho School Committee since the Nov. 6 midterm election.
Connecticut State Police will kick off the holiday season toy and gift collection on Saturday with a Stuff-A-Cruiser event, part of ongoing state and local efforts over the next few weeks in order to provide a happy holiday for the less fortunate.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Rehearsals for this year’s holiday production, “Miracle on 34th Street,” were in full swing Tuesday in the Chariho Middle School auditorium.
NORTH KINGSTOWN — This was the scene on Wednesday inside an enormous, frigid warehouse in Quonset Point: Hundreds of actors, a life-size rickety replica of a real wooden bridge, and dozens of carefully crated sets designed to look like hospital rooms, a library in Iowa, and the bedrooms, kit…
Work will start next week on the rehabilitation of the Wood River Valley Bridge, which carries I-95 over Mechanic Street and the Wood River on the Hopkinton-Richmond line, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced Friday. The structure is about a mile north of Exit 2.
WOOD RIVER JUNCTION — Every seat in the Chariho Tech dining room was filled Friday for the annual seniors’ Thanksgiving lunch. The event, a collaborative effort between students in the culinary arts and hospitality programs, is partially funded by an Innovative Project Grant from the Communi…
WESTERLY— The American Red Cross said it is facing a blood shortage after a significant shortfall in donations in September and October. With the holidays approaching — typically a period of lower blood donations — blood and platelet donors and volunteer blood drive hosts are needed to avoid…
CHARLESTOWN — Depicting a black-crowned night heron in flight above Cow Cove beach, a new quarter featuring the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge was launched Thursday at the Kettle Pond Visitor Center, in a ceremony that was live-streamed to Block Island. Charles Vandemoer, project lead…
COVENTRY — Tens of thousands of dead oak trees that succumbed to years of severe gypsy moth defoliation are now beginning to lose their smaller branches, and soon, larger branches and entire trees will fall, causing a widespread threat to homes, roads and power lines.