Archive - Aug 11, 2011
EAST MATUNUCK â€“ When Drew Wheelan opened up the BirdSong Gallery on Succotash Road near East Matunuck State Beach it was a little bit serendipitous and a little bit of poor timing.
NARRAGANSETTâ€”The roof of the old Lighthouse Inn Restaurant at Point Judith collapsed Sunday, forcing the town to close the Rose Nulman Park, on which the building currently stands. The park has been a gathering point for tourists and residents alike who want to take in the impressive views of the Atlantic Ocean, yet the building itself has been closed since 1987.
EXETER â€“ In summer, Mondays on Route 2 become a trip down memory lane with a classic car show beginning at 5pm. Scores of people bring their mobile monuments of history to the front lawn at Oak Harbour Village where they can show off their cars, talk about the work theyâ€™ve done and swap stories.
RICHMOND - Broadening the tax base has been a concern of Richmond residents and officials for many years. The majority of the tax burden in the rural town falls squarely on the shoulder of individual homeowners. However, progress is being made, one step at a time.