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SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Almost four month after the town council initiated its investigation into the release of student directory information, the results have seemingly left no one satisfied. 

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The RI Gives Vax Challenge already helped distribute hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding to dozens of local nonprofits that supported community members through the pandemic – including one right here in South County.The Collective, an organization that grounds itself in communi…

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Council unanimously appoints Mike Marran, Carol Vetter to fill vacanciesSOUTH KINGSTOWN – In all, nine highly qualified candidates put their names forward with hopes of putting their talents to good use in one of the vacant seats on the school committee, but two community members stood out i…

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Watershed works to educate community, monitor water qualityWAKEFIELD – “The Rhode Island Rivers Council has this big map of all the watersheds, and there was this little hole, along with a few others, that didn’t have a watershed council – and that was the Saugatucket River,” said Bill McCus…

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McKee still leaving school masking policy to individual districtsPROVIDENCE – The Ocean State is asking all of its healthcare professionals to roll up their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine before October.Gov. Dan McKee announced this new policy during his weekly standing media availability …

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Rhode Island dedicates its Purple Heart Trail with multi-town motorcycle rally WESTERLY – No one joins our armed forces with hopes of bringing home a Purple Heart, but it’s an award all our brave men and women in uniform know they might earn in service to their nation.The Purple Heart honors…

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On Thursday, beachgoers were called out of the water at Narragansett Town Beach after a shark was sighted in close proximity to the shoreline. Check out these photos submitted by Penny Ashford (www.pennyashfordphotos.com).

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Rhode Islanders get rare opportunity to view Declaration of Independence

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Scouts from Troop 1 Wakefield who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout during the pandemic participate in an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony at Camp Aquapaug in West Kingston. (From left to right): New Eagle Scouts Alex Champagne, Brady Cowger, Thomas Frye, Jack Grenier, Erik Lindstrom (not …

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VFW Post 916 Commander finishes trek along Rhode Island’s Purple Heart Highway