Support ALL of South Kingstown

It has been more than a decade since the community has had a Special Election to determine the town budget. On July 14th, there are two budget changes to consider. One is a reduction of the property tax transfer to the schools and the other is a reduction to the municipal budget. Initially, the schools... Continue Reading →

Not One Paperclip?

I think it is safe to say that everyone’s lives have been changed by COVID 19.  We read about new ways of teaching, working, shopping. We hear about curbside pick up and reduced contact with the public. There are layoffs, furloughs, pay cuts and more. The news is constantly sharing the number of new cases and sadly the... Continue Reading →

A closer look at the recent demography study

The recent demographic study update for the facility application contradicted the projected decline of South Kingstown school enrollment and now projects a flat to mild increase over the next several years.   At a recent Town Council meeting, the Town manager said the update shows "instead of a precipitous decline, it is much more of a... Continue Reading →

What a Difference a Year Makes

One year ago, Steve Alfred retired after serving South Kingstown as Town Manager for over 40 years.  During Steve Alfred’s tenure, our town grew from 16,000 to 30,000 residents, with Steve overseeing 10 additions to the town’s public schools, the building of the senior center, the purchase of land for open-space preservation and recreation, the... Continue Reading →

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