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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Rhode Island-Inspired Works on Display at Gilbert Stuart Museum

Rhode Island-Inspired Works on Display at Gilbert Stuart Museum

You'll see farmers markets, kayaks on Narrow River, a glimpse of the Fantastic Umbrella Factory in Charlestown, Chepachet, Block Island, Newport, Narragansett and more.
NK Teacher Tours Japan, Tastes Culture, Meets Atomic Bomb Survivor, Sees Fukushima

NK Teacher Tours Japan, Tastes Culture, Meets Atomic Bomb Survivor, Sees Fukushima

Makielski just returned from a three week trip to Japan after her selection to join 9 other middle and high school teachers to attend the 2014 Educator's Trip to Japan
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Dad Calls Cops after Finding Son's Bag of Pot

Dad Calls Cops after Finding Son's Bag of Pot

The boy reportedly told police he had been smoking to relax because his "poor school grades had him stressed," according to a police report.
30 to 35 Lobsters Stolen from End O Main Lobster

30 to 35 Lobsters Stolen from End O Main Lobster

The lobsters were cull lobsters, which means they only have one claw. That could be the key to cracking open this criminal crustacean case.
Saunderstown's Bankston Lands $5,000 Scholarship for Local, Global Community Service

Saunderstown's Bankston Lands $5,000 Scholarship for Local, Global Community Service

NEIT Student and Saunderstown resident Bevin Bankston has worked on mission trips to Mexico, Turkey and Tennessee along with community service projects here in Rhode Island.
Black Ships, Hot Air Balloons and 13 other Great Things to Do in RI this Weekend

Black Ships, Hot Air Balloons and 13 other Great Things to Do in RI this Weekend

A sampling of some of the best things in Patch RI's calendar this weekend. Did we miss your event? Add it in the comments!
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Police Log: Naughty Graffiti, Social Host Violation, Suspicious Package Contains Biopsy Plates

Police Log: Naughty Graffiti, Social Host Violation, Suspicious Package Contains Biopsy Plates

The following arrest and incident reports were provided by North Kingstown Police. They do not indicate a conviction.
Viewing Party Tonight for NK's Emily James, Contestant on So You Think You Can Dance?

Viewing Party Tonight for NK's Emily James, Contestant on So You Think You Can Dance?

NK is rooting for one of their own -- Emily James, a contestant on So You Think You Can Tonight. A viewing party is scheduled for tonight at a local dance studio.
One-Eyed Siamese Cat Found in NK

One-Eyed Siamese Cat Found in NK

A cat that has been hanging around the Davisville area has finally been caught and is at the North Kingstown Animal Shelter. Do know know her story?
Love Jeeps? There's a Festival in NK for You

Love Jeeps? There's a Festival in NK for You

Ocean State Jeepsters and Paul Bailey's Dodge Chrysler Jeep in NK are hosting the Ocean State Jeep Festival on Aug. 17.
Foster Care and Adoption Info Night Next Week in NK

Foster Care and Adoption Info Night Next Week in NK

If you've thought about opening your door — and heart — to a foster child, or if you've contemplated adoption, there's an upcoming information session in North Kingstown that you won't w
LETTER: Charter Changes Could Weaken Democratic Process

LETTER: Charter Changes Could Weaken Democratic Process

Ellen Waxman, a candidate for the North Kingstown Town Council, writes that the proposed charter changes on the council's agenda could diminish the community's voice on important matters.
Letter: Proposed Charter Changes Could Put Town Property at Risk

Letter: Proposed Charter Changes Could Put Town Property at Risk

"Could the Town Beach, or any other Town owned property, valued for its historic, cultural, or recreational contribution, actually be sold without voter approval?" writes David Wrenn of Nort
NK's Christiana Laymon Earns Medal for French Studies

NK's Christiana Laymon Earns Medal for French Studies

A student at Bay View Academy, Layman studied four years of French under the direction of Upper School World Language teacher Kathleen DePasquale.
NK's Powell Recognized for Outstanding Conservation Work

NK's Powell Recognized for Outstanding Conservation Work

North Kingstown's Harriet Powell, also the president of the Rhode Island Resource Conservation and Development Council, was named "Outstanding Council Member of the Year" by a national counc