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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary June 2, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor issued an Executive Order on March 23, 2020 to delay the Presidential Preference Primary from April 28, 2020 to JUNE 2, 2020 and to prepare for a predominantly mail ballot election. &...

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1. Front Page News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Budget Referendum Postponed to July 14, 2020

The South Kingstown Board of Canvassers has recently verified the signatures on two budget referendum petitions, and due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Canvassers has requested that the referendum be postponed in order to protect public he...

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Press Release 1. Front Page News
Posted on: May 31, 2020

Town Beach Season Passes Sold Out - Waiting List Established

As of Sunday, May 31st, the sale of season passes for the Town Beach is closed.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions related to capacity limitations on the beach, the 2020 Policy limited season pass sales to residents and capped the total at 850. Starti...

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1. Front Page News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Town Manager Extends 4th Quarter Property Tax Payment Due Date to June 1st

The Town Manager has issued an Executive Order today extending the due date for the Town’s 4th quarter property tax payment to JUNE 1st, 2020.

For further detail, please read the Press Release and Executive Order linked below.

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Press Release 1. Front Page News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Welcome Letter to Seasonal Residents

On behalf of the Town Council, the Town Manager has sent a letter welcoming back seasonal residents and providing information about the Town’s response to the COVID crisis, current restrictions and guidelines, and sharing the new "Covid-Saf...

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1. Front Page News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Declaration of Emergency & Executive Order Timeframes now June 8th, 2020

On May 11th, 2020, the Town Council voted to further extend the date of the local Declaration of Emergency from May 11th, 2020 to June 8th, 2020. The full Renewed Declaration of Emergency Ordinance is linked below within the Press Release. 

In add...

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Press Release 1. Front Page News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Town Beach Opens with Restrictions on May 23rd

South Kingstown Town Beach will open on Saturday, May 23rd at 8 am, and will operate on weekends only, until June 13th when it is scheduled to open full time for the season.  

For the health and safety of visitors and staff, new policies have been...

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1. Front Page News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Covid-19 Emergency Temporary Use Permit for Restaurants Outdoor Service Area Expansion

Governor Raimondo has announced that as of May 18, restaurants may resume limited outdoor dining service, with indoor dine-in service expected to resume at a later phase of the economic reopening. The Town is very aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has adve...

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1. Front Page News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

ReopeningRI.com

Governor Raimondo announced the State’s reopening strategy available online at ReopeningRI.com.   The plan, Charting the Course, outlines the Governor’s phased approach that includes Weathering the Storm, Phase 1 Testing the W...

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ReopeningRI.com 1. Front Page News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Governor Orders wearing of Cloth Face Covering

Governor Raimondo recently announced an executive order directing everyone in a public place – whether indoors or outdoors – to wear a cloth face covering. As a reminder, Executive Order 20-30 went into effect Friday May 8th, 2020. &am...

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Additional Info... 1. Front Page News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

'Home Style' SK - Virtual Public Open House and Survey

Virtual Open House Advertising Flyer

As part of the ’Home Style’ SK project, we had planned a public open house during the month of March. Unfortunately we could not hold that event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.. Since that time we taken the materials for our in person op...

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1. Front Page News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

The Dog Park, Skate Park, and Tennis Courts REOPEN on May 9th, 2020

The Town and the Parks and Recreation Department are pleased to share that as we begin the phased approach to reopen our parks and recreation facilities, the Dog Park, Skate Park, and Tennis Courts reopen - with limitations, on May 9th, 2020.   F...

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Press Release 1. Front Page News
Posted on: April 25, 2020

Town Meetings Info

Until Town meetings are able to be held in person, they will be held virtually via Video- and Tele-conference. The instructions to join the meeting, via Zoom video or phone, are included on each individual agenda.  You can also watch the live str...

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1. Front Page News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Declaration of Emergency & Executive Order Timeframes now May 11th, 2020

On April 13th, the Town Council voted to extend the end date of the local Declaration of Emergency from April 15th, 2020 to May 11th, 2020.  In addition, the Town Manager has amended several Executive Orders to extend the timeframes through May 1...

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Press Release 1. Front Page News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Town Manager issues 7th Executive order

The Town Manager issued Executive Order 2020-07 today, authorizing a suspension of the "Plastic Bag Ban" for the duration of the local state of emergency.

The full Executive Order can be accessed using the link below.

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Executive Order 2020-07 1. Front Page News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Town Manager issuses 6th Executive Order

The Town Manager issued Executive Order 2020-06 today to authorize the following emergency measures, effective immediately:

  • The timeframe for the Stay at Home order, initially authorized in EO 2020-05 paragraph 1 is extended through May 8th, 2020
  • T...
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Press Release: Executive Order 2020-06 1. Front Page News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

UPDATED RESTRICTIONS for Town Parks

The Town of South Kingstown has made the difficult decision to close additional South Kingstown Parks and Recreation facilities in order to minimize the risk of overcrowding at municipal parks. 

Please be advised of the following CLOSURES AND REST...

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Press Release - Updated Facility Restrictions 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Additional Parks & Rec Facilities CLOSED

The Town of South Kingstown has made the difficult decision to CLOSE, effective immediately, the following South Kingstown Parks and Recreation facilities; the South Kingstown Dog Park; the South Kingstown Skate Park; all athletic fields and basketball co...

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PRESS RELEASE: Additional Parks & Rec Closures 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Governor's Executive Order 20-14 March 28th, 2020

The Governor signed Executive Order 20-14 on Saturday March 28th, 2020, issuing several significant orders, including:

  • a Stay at Home Order to all Rhode Islanders effective immediately, 
  • directives to Rhode Island residents who commute to other sta...
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Governor's Executive Order 20-14 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Letter to Seasonal Residents & Visitors

The Town Manager has released a letter to seasonal residents and visitors to South Kingstown, which will also be distributed on Saturday March 28th by members of the South Kingstown Police Department to the homes of many seasonal residents in Town. The le...

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Letter to Seasonal Residents & Visitors 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary June 2, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor issued an Executive Order on March 23, 2020 to delay the Presidential Preference Primary from April 28, 2020 to JUNE 2, 2020 and to prepare for a predominantly mail ballot election. &...

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1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Town Manager Amends Executive Order

The Town Manager amended Executive Order 2020-03 today, in light of the Governor’s recent Executive Order 20-12, in order to provide additional information and further directives to Seasonal Residents and Visitors regarding the need to self-quar...

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Press Release: Amended Executive Order 2020-03 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Town Manager issues 4th Executive Order

The Town Manager issued a fourth Executive Order today, which becomes effective 5pm Thursday March 26th, 2020, and provides directives to Retail and Grocery stores to prevent crowding. The full Executive Order is linked below for ease in reference.&nb...

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Executive Order 2020-04 - Prevent Crowding 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Town Manager issues 3rd Executive Order

The Town Manager issued a third Executive Order today providing a directive to Seasonal Residents and Visitors to South Kingstown regarding the need to self-quarantine, and directives on travel to South Kingstown by non-residents, and resident travel in S...

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Press Release: March 25, 2020 with Executive Order 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 21, 2020

Town Manager issues 2nd Executive Order

In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order 20-8 issued March 20th, 2020 and the recent directive issued by the Governor relative to gatherings, the Town Manager has issued an Executive Order today amending emergency measures initially aut...

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Press Release: March 21, 2020 with ExecutiveOrder 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Updates on Municipal Operations, Public Meetings, and Playground Closures

Please read the attached press release which includes a number of updates from the Town regarding Municipal operations including SKPD, upcoming Public Meetings and virtual participation, and the difficult decision to close playgrounds.

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PRESS RELEASE: Muni Ops, Public Mtgs, Playgrounds 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Group and Team Use of Town Athletic Fields Prohibited Until Further Notice

The Town of South Kingstown Parks and Recreation Department is following all CDC and RIDOH advisories regarding COVID-19.  Effective immediately, all field use permits are void until further notice and all leagues, teams, groups of ten or more, a...

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PRESS RELEASE - Field Use Restricted 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Notice to Older Adults and At Risk Residents

The Town of South Kingstown is monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, and is following State and Federal guidance to help promote the health and safety of our community.

If you are over the age of sixty or have an underlying medical condit...

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1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Town Manager issues Executive Order Effective March 17th, 2020

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the recent Declaration of Emergency by the Town Council (March 15th, 2020), and in accordance with a directive issued today by the Governor, the Town Manager has authorized by Executive Order the following ...

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PRESS RELEASE: Executive Order eff. March 17, 2020 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Town Hall & Municipal Offices open by APPOINTMENT ONLY

Effective Monday March 16, and until further notice, Town Hall and all municipal offices that  remain open to the public are no longer allowing walk ins, and are open by appointment only.  

Please call (401) 789-9331 to schedule an appoin...

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Muni Offices Open By Appointment Only Sign 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Notice Regarding Public Meetings

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the recent Declaration of Emergency by the Town Council, the Town has cancelled several public meetings that were scheduled the week of March 16th, 2020.  Please read the attached Press Release for...

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PRESS RELEASE: Notice Regarding Public Meetings 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 15, 2020

DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY Authorized by Town Council

At an emergency meeting of the Town Council, held Sunday March 15th, 2020 the Town Council voted to approve an Ordinance to declare an emergency in the Town of South Kingstown, based on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  Based on this Ordinance, sev...

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PRESS RELEASE: Declaration of Emergency 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Notice Regarding CLOSURE TO THE PUBLIC of Some Town Facilities

PRESS RELEASE: In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the Town has made the difficult decision to close, effective Saturday March 14th, 2020 through Sunday March 22nd, 2020 the following buildings to the public: Peace Dale Library, Kingston Free L...

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PRESS RELEASE: Facility Closures 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Notice Regarding Library, Senior Center, and Recreation Programming Suspension

To help promote the health and safety of our community and reduce the opportunities for COVID-19 transmission in our community, the Town has suspended the majority of programming for the next 2 weeks at the Libraries, the Senior Center, the Guild, and the...

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PRESS RELEASE: Programming Suspension 1. Front Page News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

COVID-19 (coronavirus) Information and Resources

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The Town has developed a webpage to provide members of the public with information and resources from the CDC and RIDOH on COVID-19 (coronavirus) to promote awareness, prevention, and preparedness in our community. It is important to note that th...

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COVID-19 Information & Resources 1. Front Page News
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Planning Board and Zoning Board of Review meetings to be live streamed

 Click here to watch the LIVE VIDEO.

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News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2020

Covid-19 Emergency Temporary Use Permit for Restaurants Outdoor Service Area Expansion

A Temporary Use Permit can be issued to restaurants for outside service areas based on the Town Manager's and Governor's Executive Orders to temporarily expand their service areas due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Governor Raimondo has announced that as of May 18, restaurants may resume limited outdoor dining service, with indoor dine-in service expected to resume at a later phase of the economic reopening. The Town is very aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has adve...

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Building Inspection and Zoning

News Flash

Posted on: May 27, 2020

Budget Referendum Postponed to July 14, 2020

The South Kingstown Board of Canvassers has recently verified the signatures on two budget referendum petitions, and due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Canvassers has requested that the referendum be postponed in order to protect public he...

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Press Release Election news
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Presidential Preference Primary June 2 - Mail Ballot Drop Off

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor issued an Executive Order on March 23, 2020 to delay the Presidential Preference Primary from April 28, 2020 to JUNE 2, 2020 and to prepare for a predominantly mail ballot election. &...

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Election news

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Town Beach Information - 2020 Policy and Season Pass Sales

The South Kingstown Town Beach Policy for 2020 reflects necessary modifications that address the current restrictions and mandates related to Covid-19.  This includes a lower beach capacity and social distancing rules for patrons and staff. &...

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 8, 2020

The Dog Park, Skate Park, and Tennis Courts REOPEN on May 9th, 2020

The Town and the Parks and Recreation Department are pleased to share that as we begin the phased approach to reopen our parks and recreation facilities, the Dog Park, Skate Park, and Tennis Courts reopen - with limitations, on May 9th, 2020.   F...

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Press Release Parks & Recreation
Posted on: April 3, 2020

UPDATED RESTRICTIONS for Town Parks

The Town of South Kingstown has made the difficult decision to close additional South Kingstown Parks and Recreation facilities in order to minimize the risk of overcrowding at municipal parks. 

Please be advised of the following CLOSURES AND REST...

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Press Release - Updated Facility Restrictions Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Additional Parks & Rec Facilities CLOSED

The Town of South Kingstown has made the difficult decision to CLOSE, effective immediately, the following South Kingstown Parks and Recreation facilities; the South Kingstown Dog Park; the South Kingstown Skate Park; all athletic fields and basketball co...

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PRESS RELEASE: Additional Parks & Rec Closures Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Spring Brochure 2020

You can view the new brochure by clicking the link. Online registration begins March 23rd.

Spring Brochure 2020 Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 13, 2019

2020 Participant Medical Form

We kindly ask that you complete the 2020 medical form for your child (ages 17 and under) and return it to the Guild or Rec Center. New forms are required each calendar year. The form is 2-sided and does not need any physician information. 

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Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Town Manager Extends 4th Quarter Property Tax Payment Due Date to June 1st

The Town Manager has issued an Executive Order today extending the due date for the Town’s 4th quarter property tax payment to JUNE 1st, 2020.

For further detail, please read the Press Release and Executive Order linked below.

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Press Release Tax Collector

News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2020

Covid-19 Emergency Temporary Use Permit for Restaurants Outdoor Service Area Expansion

Governor Raimondo has announced that as of May 18, restaurants may resume limited outdoor dining service, with indoor dine-in service expected to resume at a later phase of the economic reopening. The Town is very aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has adve...

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Town Clerk

News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2020

Welcome Letter to Seasonal Residents

On behalf of the Town Council, the Town Manager has sent a letter welcoming back seasonal residents and providing information about the Town’s response to the COVID crisis, current restrictions and guidelines, and sharing the new "Covid-Saf...

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Town Manager
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Town Manager Extends 4th Quarter Property Tax Payment to June 1st

The Town Manager has issued an Executive Order today extending the due date for the Town’s 4th quarter property tax payment to JUNE 1st, 2020.

Town Manager

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