South Kingstown

BREAKING: University of Rhode Island on Lockdown

By Carroll Andrew Morse | April 4, 2013 |

Multiple news organizations are tweeting about a possible gunman on the University of Rhode Island Kingston Campus. Kim Kalunian of WPRO, in the last five minutes, has tweeted…State PD say “no evidence” of active shooter at URI Kingston campus, investigating now URI worker says someone in class stood up and said they had a gun;…

Referendum Tomorrow

By Monique Chartier | June 8, 2009 |

From today’s Providence Journal. Voters will decide Tuesday whether to cut $1.3 million from the $59.6-million school budget for the next fiscal year. A special all-day referendum was scheduled after hundreds of taxpayers filed a petition following a Town Council vote last month to approve the spending plan. Councilman James W. O’Neill, who cast the…

“It’s For the Children”: Legitimate Plea or Nice Window Dressing?

By Monique Chartier | June 1, 2009 |

On Friday, Andrew highlighted a letter to the editor laying out some of the issues that has prompted the June 9 Referendum, at which the town will decide whether to cut the school fund property tax appropriation (not the entire school budget) by 2.7%. This sign, urging a “no” vote on the cut, has popped…