All it takes it one look at any national news network to see that the US economy still hasn't recovered fully from the effects of the current recession but, locally, one business is finding a way to thrive despite the obstacles it faces.
North Kingstown's Tarbox Toyota officially celebrated the groundbreaking of its expansion project and, when completed, the dealership will be one of the largest in the area.
Read all about it in this week's Standard Times.
SOUTH KINGSTOWN - After months of contentious school negotiations, the South Kingstown School Committee and NEA-South Kingstown have agreed to and ratified the collective bargaining agreement, settling a new three year contract for 2011 to 2014.
The NEA-SK union membership ratified the agreement last Thursday, Aug. 11 and the school committee followed, approving the agreement in a 6 to 0 vote at Tuesday nightâ€™s school committee meeting. The new contract begins Sept. 1.
The agreement comes just before the Aug. 31 deadline, when the last contract was to expire.