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During her daily press briefing today, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced 38 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the state to a total of 203 cases. Although this is the highest number of new cases Rhode Island has seen in one day to date, Raimondo assured Rhode Islanders that the state is working diligently.

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The Rhode Island National Guard (RING) announced today that due to health and safety concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Open House Air Show will not take place. The Guard canceled the event as a precautionary measure in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – On Monday, the Town of North Kingstown declared a state of emergency over the outbreak of COVID-19, or coronavirus. The town council voted unanimously to direct town manager Ralph Mollis to declare the state of emergency, which will remain in effect until April 8. 

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – On Monday, the North Kingstown Town Manager introduced to the town council the preliminary budget for FY2021, totaling nearly $109 million. The budget marks a 4.6 percent increase compared to last year. Various departments will meet with the council in the coming weeks to c…

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Earlier this month, a bill to raise wages for early childhood educators was heard by the Rhode Island House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare, and received no opposition. The bill, called the Early Educator Investment Act, seeks to raise compensation for educators of young children,…

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – For her senior project, Vanessa Thompson, a North Kingstown High School student, researched the importance of inclusive education within the school district, while also raising awareness of the specialized programs already being implemented. 

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – Eighth graders at Wickford Middle School took part in an all-day event last Thursday, which featured nonverbal drum lessons and poetry, all with a focus on community and social-emotional learning. The event, called Spread the Words: African Drumming and the Moving Poetry Pr…

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – As a result of North Kingstown Schools closing because of COVID-19, the school department is offering free lunch to anyone ages 1 to 18 years old.

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On Monday, the Town of North Kingstown declared a state of emergency over spreading of COVID-19, or coronavirus. The town council voted unanimously to direct town manager Ralph Mollis to declare the state of emergency, which will remain in effect until April 8. 

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NORTH KINGSTOWN - The North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announced today that it will be canceling scheduled workshops and events and that the North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce of staff will be working remotely effective March 18 to April 2nd.  The Chamber will continue…

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Due to the statewide effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, the Southern Rhode Island Newspapers office will be closed to the public until further notice.

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In light of the COVID 19 Virus and in an effort to protect our community and do all we can to help control its spread, [the Town of North Kingstown is] taking the following steps regarding the Town Council’s meeting this Monday night, March 16.

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NORTH KINGSTOWN – Wickford Art Association (WAA) will present "Fur - Feathers - Fins" from April 2 to April 26. Admission to the caller, located at 36 Beach Street, North Kingstown, RI, is free and open to the public. 

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Dozens of local athletes participated in the Rhode Island Special Olympics Winter Games over the weekend at Yawgoo Valley Ski Area. 

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Breaking News: Fire at Saw Mill Square, North Kingstown. Rescue crews have arrived and are currently working on the blaze.

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For over 70 years, dedicated volunteers at North Kingstown’s Smith’s Castle have been inspiring local school children and visitors from throughout the world with tales of our earliest Rhode Island history.  To continue that tradition, this award-winning historic house is in need of docents a…

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Students in North Kingstown High School's presentation of "Mary Poppins" were hard at work last night preparing for the upcoming performances that begin this weekend. Shows are Feb. 28, 29, March 6 and 7 at 7 pm, and March 1 and 8 at 2 pm. See the Standard Times this week for more on the show.

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This Saturday, Sojourn will be hosting its 9th annual polar plunge. The event, called the Insanity for Humanity Polar Plunge, seeks to raise money for International Network of Hearts (INH), a charity that focuses on helping fight sex trafficking in Mexico.