Jamestown police arrested 11 people Wednesday morning in a South County drug sting, including 4 in North Kingstown, according to a release issued by the Jamestown Police Dept...Opinion: Good Planning Demands Strong Political Will
A letter to the editor from Exeter resident Francis P. DiGregorio. The North Kingstown Town Council recently submitted its proposed “Rural Gateway” amendment to the Comprehensive Plan, Future Land Use Map, and Water Service Area Map at the western intersection of Routes 102 and 2 to State Wide Planning...Mudge Files Complaint Against School Committee
School Committee member Bill Mudge has filed a new open meetings complaint against the School Committee. The complaint alleges the panel discussed something in executive (i.e. closed) session during its meeting Aug. 13 that was not on the agenda – specifically whether or not Finance Director Mary King should or could take on the town's finance director duties...Pecking Away At Better Chicken Ordinance
Right now, if you live in North Kingstown and want to raise even one chicken – regardless of your lot size – you must seek a special-use permit from the Zoning Board. That can cost $500 to $600, making it harder to justify in terms of anything other than a somewhat expensive hobby...Long Time NKHS Guidance Clerk Mary Barnes Honored
Mary Barnes has been part of the guidance department at North Kingstown High School for 28 years, working behind the scenes to keep grades, schedules, and the myriad "data" of high school life running smoothly….NK Police Log: Walmart Nabs Three Shoplifters in One Week
EG Woman Charged With Shoplifting – An East Greenwich woman was arrested Oct. 16 at 2:31 p.m. on charges of shoplifting at Walmart. An employee began to follow the woman after she was noticed acting “suspiciously” …Pot: Addictive? Like Alcohol? Safer Legal? After Forum,…
Last week’s forum at Swift Community Center – Marijuana: What’s the Problem? – perhaps raised more questions than it answered. For organizer Bob Houghtaling, that isn’t a bad outcome...