North Kingstown http://ripr.org en New Development Brings Dozens of Affordable Homes To North Kingstown http://ripr.org/post/new-development-brings-dozens-affordable-homes-north-kingstown <p>Affordable homes are going up in North Kingstown. The North Cove development is a collection of 38 affordable rental homes just outside Wickford Village. Richard Godfrey, Executive Director of Rhode Island Housing, said there’s a demand for affordable housing outside the state’s urban core.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:42:00 +0000 Catherine Welch 23874 at http://ripr.org North Kingstown Facing the Impending Impact of Climate Change http://ripr.org/post/north-kingstown-facing-impending-impact-climate-change <p>Residents and businesses in the North Kingstown area are invited to a free public meeting regarding the impacts of climate change, rising tides, and flooding in the coastal communities of Rhode Island.</p><p></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 13:04:57 +0000 Catherine Welch 21913 at http://ripr.org More Mosquito Pools Test Positive for West Nile in RI http://ripr.org/post/more-mosquito-pools-test-positive-west-nile-ri <p>Three more mosquito pools have tested positive for West Nile virus. The positive results were from mosquitoes trapped in the Smith Hill area of Providence, in the southern section of East Providence, and in central North Kingstown. All of the mosquitoes were of a species that feeds on birds and mammals.</p><p></p><p>The Department of Environmental Management says these findings are not unexpected this time of year.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:50:45 +0000 Flo Jonic 21874 at http://ripr.org More Mosquito Pools Test Positive for West Nile in RI New State Board of Ed Nearing Completion http://ripr.org/post/new-state-board-ed-nearing-completion <p>The Senate Education Committee Wednesday approved the last of 11 members for a new state board overseeing K through 12 and higher education.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 13:06:27 +0000 Ian Donnis 11098 at http://ripr.org