Charlestown is a beautiful, romantic unspoiled example of a late Georgian working port. Constructed between 1791 and 1801 by Charles Rashleigh. Originally built to export copper and import coal, it wasnot long before it was being used for the export of China Clay. 231 more words
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CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — Low number — scratch that, “low numbah” — Rhode Island license plates have been hot commodities for years. Now that most new Ocean State license plates simply have six numerical digits, anything else is a minor oddity — and a status symbol. 308 more words
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island couple is pushing for an exception to state law that would allow them to raise money for charity by selling their prized family heirloom — license plate No. 146 more words
CHARLESTOWN (CBS) — A boy is in critical condition after he was hit in the chest with a baseball on Sunday.
“He pitched the ball. The ball then hit the child in the chest,” Boston EMS Deputy Superintendent Edmund Hassan said. 236 more words