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5 Things: Happy New Year, Polar Bear Plunge & More

Five things to know for Jan. 1.

5 Things: Happy New Year, Polar Bear Plunge & More

1.  Want to know what's open today? Check out our list of business hours here.

2.  Usher in the new year with nearly freezing cold water! Of course, we're speaking of the 40th Annual Polar Bear Plunge at North Kingstown Town Beach. There will be refreshments and commemorative shirts available for purchase. P.S. There's a costume contest, too!

3.  This Friday, the North Kingstown firefighters are holding a fundraiser pasta dinner to benefit the family of Captain David Mowbray, who passed away in November. Learn more about the event here.

4.  Did you know you can add events (like yard sales, fundraisers, etc.) right to our site? Learn how to post your events and more here. 

5.  Today: cloudy then gradually becoming mostly sunny with highs near 38. Tonight: partly cloudy with lows around 17. Tomorrow: sunny with highs near 29.

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