NARRAGANSETTâ€”On Monday evening, the town council approved a motion to adopt parking changes in the Scarborough Hills area of Narragansett. Residents have expressed frustration with the oft-occurring disturbances that tourists cause by parking in the streets of the Scarborough Hills area.
CHARLESTOWN - The earliest recorded history of people living in southern Rhode Island dates back hundreds of years. Before the Civil and Revolutionary wars, before Roger Williams helped lay the foundation of this state, and before the first European explores ever set sail into the Narragansett Bay, there were indigenous American people.
By MARTHA SMITH
Special to the Standard
NORTH KINGSTOWN â€“ The 1973 three-quarter ton Chevy P-20 truck is just the same as when it rolled off the assembly line. It has 357,000 miles and only two people have owned it.
Of course, none of this matters to the legions who clamor at the side window when the van rolls up playing the theme from â€śThe Entertainer.â€ť From the smallest toddler to the giddiest bride to the most dedicated construction worker, they all share one thing in common.
This is Jackâ€™s Ice Cream truck, a musical purveyor of summertime happiness.