Tuesday Aug 26
The Narragansett Times
First Annual Hummingbird Festival a success
The First Annual Hummingbird Music Festival brought acoustic acts from across the state to a small field tucked away in Shannock on Saturday, all for the benefit of RICAN, a local non-profit that assists those in need with food, heat, clothing and home repairs.
Heavy rain and high winds pound SouthCoast
The National Weather Service in Taunton warned of the potential for urban and small-stream flooding today and issued a flash flood watch through 8 p.m. Wind gusts may reach 25-40 mph, and could cause broken tree limbs and power outages, forecasters said.
The Chariho Times
HUD grant approved for Churchwoods
After several false starts, Churchwoods, a 24-unit senior affordable housing development, has been approved as part of the second round of Rhode Island's disaster recovery action plan through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development .