It's been an eventful week in North Kingstown.
As the NK School Department and ESP union tussle over contract negotiations--including a brief work stoppage that delayed the scheduled start of school--tensions between the two sides reached a fever pitch this week, leading many to wonder if the relationship will ever be repaired.
In this week's Standard-Times, we bring you the latest news on the topic. In addition, we've got you covered with an exclusive look at the town of Exeter's worry relating to the proposed development near the Rt. 2 and 102 intersection.
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Turning around the North Kingstown football program isnâ€™t going to be
something that can be done overnight.
Joe Gilmartin has never said it was and never made a promise to anyone that this season, his first as head coach of the Skippers, will be easy.
But it is a chance to be a part of something he hopes will be great down the line.
â€śIt takes a long time to develop a new culture,â€ť Gilmartin says. â€ś... Thereâ€™s a lot of things going on and you have to be able to get people to buy into those things.â€ť