• flooding September 13, 2022 12:37 pm

    VIDEO: Flooding at Narragansett Town Beach

    Water flooded the streets around Narragansett Town Beach in Narragansett, Rhode Island on Tuesday. Video from the scene shows several vehicles driving through the flooded roads near the beach. Safety officials say you should never drive through floodwaters and instead turn around whenever possible. Rhode Island is at risk for severe weather Tuesday as showers and storms move through, bringing…

  • Rhode Island September 13, 2022 12:34 pm

    Flooding in Narragansett, Rhode Island

    Viewer video shows vehicles driving through floodwaters near Narragansett Town Beach in Narragansett, Rhode Island.
    Courtesy: Jill Long.

  • Rhode Island August 9, 2022 7:29 am

    Fight on Block Island Ferry Results in Multiple Injuries

    A fight on the Block Island Ferry broke out Monday night, resulting in multiple injuries, according to NBC affiliate WJAR-TV. The Narragansett fire chief confirmed the incident to WJAR, which reported that the ferry was on its way back and headed toward the Point Judith ferry terminal. Crews with the news outlet saw multiple rescues and first responders at the…

  • outdoor dining July 19, 2022 2:30 pm

    6 New England Restaurants Make List of Best Outdoor Dining Options in US

    With beautiful summer weather comes an increased demand for outdoor dining, and New Englanders have plenty of options — several restaurants in the region have just been named among the best in the country for dining al fresco. OpenTable released its list of the 100 best restaurants for outdoor dining on Monday. Covering establishments from coast to coast, the list…

  • Native Americans May 28, 2022 10:01 am

    New England Seaside Towns Offer Free Beach Passes to Native Americans

    Seaside communities in New England are providing free beach access to Native Americans as the summer season kicks off this Memorial Day weekend. Officials in Narragansett, Rhode Island, earlier this month approved free seasonal beach passes for anyone with a valid identification card from the Narragansett Indian tribe. On Cape Cod in Massachusetts, the towns of Truro and Wellfleet are also...

  • outdoor dining July 26, 2021 1:14 pm

    Rhode Island Gov. Signs Bill Allowing Eateries to Continue Outdoor Dining

    Gov. Dan McKee has signed into law legislation allowing restaurants to continue to use COVID-19 modifications, including outdoor dining and takeout windows. The legislation imposes a moratorium on the enforcement of any municipal ordinance or zoning requirement that would penalize restaurants and bars for modifications made in response to emergency orders from state or local officials. The moratorium is effective…

  • Rhode Island June 8, 2021 11:09 pm

    Woman Who Targeted Black Family Guilty of Disorderly Conduct

    A Rhode Island woman who told a Black family to “go back where you came from” during a racially motivated tirade at a beachfront restaurant last summer was convicted of disorderly conduct Tuesday, but the judge ruled that her actions were not a hate crime that would have meant an enhanced sentence. Christine Longo, 34, was sentenced to six months…

  • Rhode Island March 13, 2021 2:46 pm

    4 Charged With Sexually Assaulting Incapacitated Woman

    Three young men and a juvenile are accused of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman in Rhode Island and then sending her video clips of the incident. The woman told state police that she was both physically and sexually assaulted at a home in Wakefield on March 1 and that she became aware of the details after the men sent her…

  • Rhode Island July 13, 2020 11:35 am

    Massachusetts Man Drowned Off of RI Beach

    The U.S. Coast Guard found the body of a swimmer Monday Morning after he was reported missing Sunday night near a Rhode Island beach. Officials say the victim, Matthew Smith, of Fitchburg, MA, drowned. The 64-year-old man was reported last seen swimming about a half-mile off Scarborough State Beach in Narragansett, RI. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management’s...

  • Rhode Island July 11, 2020 4:59 pm

    Top Adviser to RI Governor Resigns After DUI Arrest

    A top adviser to Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has resigned after he was charged with driving under the influence.

  • coronavirus May 16, 2020 8:24 am

    Virus Revolt? RI Beach Town Considers Ignoring Restrictions

    A popular Rhode Island beach town is considering openly ignoring the state’s coronavirus restrictions as the traditional Memorial Day start of the summer season approaches, but Gov. Gina Raimondo warns the move would be “selfish” and “reckless.” Narragansett Town Council President Matthew Mannix has proposed a resolution allowing the police department and other local law enforcement agencies to “exercise...

  • VMS June 20, 2019 4:25 pm

    George's of Galilee and Sweet Spot

    After a long day of activities in Narragansett, Rhode Island, a great place to stop and grab a delicious meal is George’s of Galilee. And for dessert, head over to The Sweet Spot for some homemade ice cream and baked goods.

  • New England June 21, 2019 5:46 pm

    14 Places to Explore on the Connecticut and Rhode Island Coast

    It’s Vacation Week and we’re exploring the best summer destinations in New England. Here are some awesome ways to enjoy the summer on the Connecticut and Rhode Island coast.

  • Facebook May 29, 2019 1:08 pm

    Startling Photo Shows Bear Trying to Open Car Door in Rhode Island

    A woman had to fight to keep a bear out of her car on Tuesday according to Animal Control in Narragansett, Rhode Island.

  • New York December 30, 2017 9:13 pm

    Some New Year Events Iced; Man's Death May Be Due to Cold Temperatures

    Around the Northeast from New Year’s Eve through New Year’s Day, brutal weather has iced plans for scores of events. But not in New York City, where people will start gathering in Times Square up to nine hours before the famous ball drop. Dress in layers, lay off the booze and bring some hand warmers. Those are some of the...

  • New England March 11, 2017 3:14 pm

    Narragansett Beer Returns to Rhode Island

    After a decades long absence, Narragansett Beer is coming back home to Rhode Island.

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