In 2013, Narragansett celebrates its 125th year.
The town of Narragansett is located
( 43.8 km )
--- heading 186o (south) from Providence.
At the time of the 2000 census, the town of Narragansett had a population of 16,361 living in 6,846 households. The median age was 36.4 yrs.
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NEW BEDFORD — Cambridge-based Lesley University and the DeMello International Center have sealed their deal to offer bachelors and masters programs at the Union Street building in downtown New Bedford.As one part of the arrangement, current New Bedford school district teachers who obtain a masters in education will be required to commit to an additional three-years in the district. Students seeking to obtain an initial license to teach through the masters program will be [...]
Two women charged in drug deal after West End surveillance
Wed, 15 Aug 2018
NEW BEDFORD — Two women were arrested Monday night after narcotics detectives observed a drug deal in the city's West End, court records said.The drug deal was observed about 6:45 p.m. in the parking lot of CVS at 1145 Kempton St. by members of the New Bedford Police Department's Organized Crime Intelligence Bureau, which was targeting street-level narcotics sales in the West End, according to court documents.Rebecca A. Grace, 47, of 188 Shaw St., Apartment 3, is [...]
NEW BEDFORD — A 39-year-old city man was ordered held without bail Tuesday, after police charged him with running a heroin delivery service from his apartment, according to court documents.Eldeen Colon of 4579 Acushnet Ave., Apartment E, was found to be dangerous and ordered held without bail for up to four months by Judge Franco J. Gobourne after a dangerousness hearing Tuesday in New Bedford District Court, court records say.Colon is charged with trafficking in heroin [...]
Horseneck Beach evacuated after shark sighting
Tue, 14 Aug 2018
WESTPORT, Mass. — A shark was sighted in Westport near Horseneck Beach and Gooseberry Island, according to the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.A fisherman on shore, using binoculars, spotted two sharks just before noon. He immediately alerted the beach and police.It is not clear what types of sharks were spotted.Horseneck Beach, Demarest Lloyd State Park and Gooseberry were all evacuated as a precaution.They will reopen Wednesday. [...]
NEW BEDFORD — Residents interested in grilling at city parks may be inclined to attend a Human Relations Commission meeting Wednesday night at City Hall.The commission will meet at 6 p.m. on the first floor in the Ashley Room. The commission already has sent a letter to the office of Mayor Jon Mitchell and the City Council asking for a compromise of the rule that bans grilling at all city parks.According to the city, the stationary charcoal grills were removed as a [...]
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