CHARLESTOWN -- The National Wildlife Refuge System will be celebrating the 108th anniversary of its establishment this year.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN â A few pets will be getting a new home soon as the South Kingstown Animal Shelter nears its completion of its new facility set to open in the late spring.
NARRAGANSETTâAs Japan reels from the tsunami disaster and its 11 local nuclear reactors steam and smoke, it has led experts of all kinds to debate the utility of atomic energy. Today, 30 percent of South Countyâs power comes from a nuclear plant in Waterford, Conn., and Narragansettâs own Nuclear Science Center research reactor on URIâs Bay Campus is humming quietly, for now. One critic, former Rep. Ray Rickman, is sending a letter to Gov. Lincoln Chafee demanding answers about the cost, safety, and future of the local nuclear facility.
NORTH KINGSTOWNâDo you take pride in your town? Are you looking to show off your spirit? Youâre not alone.
The 11th annual Spirit Day will be celebrated at North Kingstown High School this Saturday, Mar. 19 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
âThis is about good feelings, good friends and community interest,â said Spirit Day committee member Harriet Powell. According to Powell, the committee has been planning this day since November.