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Living in Allenton, Rhode Island

August 4, 2021

 

Allenton RI

Allenton village is a small community in North Kingstown that provides a quiet way of life. It also has a large art studio, a fishing lake, and an incredible amount of history, making it worth considering when buying a home in this area.

The History of the Charles W. Morgan Whaling Ship

July 21, 2021

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The Charles W. Morgan made its first voyage in 1841 and completed its final journey to date in 2014. The vessel is the world's last remaining wooden whaling ship, and an outstanding piece of American history to experience in Mystic, Connecticut.

The Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House Museum in Stonington, CT

July 8, 2021

The Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House Museum in Stonington Borough was the home of one of Connecticut's most important residents. Today, visitors and locals alike can explore the house and get to know a bit more about Nathaniel B. Palmer and his family. 

Where to Get Ice Cream in Watch Hill, Rhode Island

July 5, 2021

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Spending time in Watch Hill in the summer provides plenty of activities for the entire family, and the village's ice cream shops offer delicious opportunities to stay cool and beat the heat.

A Look at Some Scenic Waterfalls in Rhode Island and Connecticut

June 18, 2021

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Connecticut and Rhode Island don't have many waterfalls, but the ones that are present are scenic and worth checking out after buying a home in the region.

Where to Buy Fresh Produce in Charlestown, Rhode Island

May 4, 2021

Charlestown, RI, has a lot going for it, but finding grocery items can be challenging. Fortunately, there are some options for buying fresh produce, particularly in the summer months.

158-Acre Private Nature Preserve in Richmond Sells for $1.3 Million

April 26, 2021

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“Between its unparalleled access to picturesque outdoor space and its close proximity to the water, this preserve is home to an array of unique features that complement its value as a hub for family life and entertaining, while simultaneously living in harmony with nature,” said listing and selling agent Chris Randall.

Living in South Kingstown's Green Hill Neighborhood

January 22, 2021

South Kingstown has various wonderful communities to buy a home. Green Hill is a top option for those looking for a slower pace of life in a quiet location.

A Look at South County's Best Seafood Markets

January 8, 2021

South County, Rhode Island, has some of the country's best seafood markets, giving locals unlimited access to the freshest fish and shellfish available anywhere.

An Overview of the Westerly Public School System

November 5, 2020

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Westerly, Rhode Island, has a fantastic public school system. Interested homebuyers should learn a bit about the town's schools to make their decision to move to the area that much easier.

A Look at South County's Dog Parks

October 19, 2020

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South County is home to numerous dog parks that provide an excellent place to let your dog roam without having to stress about it getting lost or play with other dogs.

Checking Out Woodland BMX in West Greenwich, Rhode Island

September 29, 2020

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Rhode Island is loaded with outstanding activities for the entire family, including BMXing. Woodland BMX is one of the state's top tracks and has programs for riders of all skill levels, making it an excellent venue to visit after buying a home here.

Spending the Day at Johnston War Memorial Park in Johnston, RI

August 3, 2020

Johnston, Rhode Island's War Memorial Park has the types of facilities you'd expect to find in a major city, except for it sits in a town of just 30,000 on the outskirts of Providence.

The Story of The Ledyard Oak

July 27, 2020

There's a park in Ledyard, Connecticut, that is home to the remains of a 400-year-old oak tree, and the surrounding area and nearby house are important historical locations for locals.

A Look at the Marinas of Warwick, Rhode Island

July 20, 2020

Warwick, Rhode Island, is a wonderful place to live because it has outstanding ocean access and an abundance of marinas from which to choose. Before selecting a home marina, you'll have some decisions to make on which one is best for you.

What Makes Narragansett New England's Best Beach Town?

June 17, 2020

Multiple aspects go into creating a beach town, and Narragansett has numerous places that bring all of these elements together, which is perhaps why people believe it's the best beach town in New England.

Do-It-Yourself: A List of Hardware Stores in South Kingstown, Rhode Island

May 21, 2020

After buying a property in South Kingstown, you might want to make a few changes to create the perfect living environment for you and your family. The area's hardware stores sell all of the tools and materials you'll need to begin working toward creating your dream home immediately.

Getting to Know The Village at South County Commons in South Kingstown

March 21, 2020

South Kingstown's The Village at South County Commons is a relatively new development meant to emulate living in a classic New England village. It has many services that residents will need on a daily basis, making it an integral part of the greater town.

Property Tax Rates for New London County in 2020

March 13, 2020

As tax season approaches in Connecticut, you'll want to be aware of what you owe so you can start planning ahead. Here's what you should know about property taxes in some of New London County's towns and cities.

A Breakdown of Washington County, Rhode Island's Property Taxes for 2019/2020

March 11, 2020

Property tax in Washington County, RI costs residents about 4.61% of their annual income, an amount that is in-line with many other desirable places to live on the East Coast. This tax funds local schools, projects, and infrastructure, helping to keep the quality of life in South County among the highest in the nation.

Five Great Places to Eat in Charlestown, Rhode Island

February 27, 2020

Charlestown, Rhode Island, is full of outstanding outdoor activities, and once it's time to stop for a meal, you'll find plenty of great options throughout the town.

Aunt Carrie's: Celebrating 100 Years in Narragansett

February 17, 2020

Aunt Carrie's seafood shack has operated from the same location since 1920 and is home to the world's first clamcake. The original recipe is used today, making this Rhode Island institution worth a visit.

Some Historic Sites in Westerly, Rhode Island

February 10, 2020

Westerly, Rhode Island, is full of history, and walking through the downtown area is like stepping back in time. Many of the old buildings in Westerly remain functional, so you can visit whenever you wish to have a look, while others are now museums that are worth checking out.

What You Should Know About the Kinney Azalea Gardens in South Kingstown

January 17, 2020

There are many places throughout South County where you can buy flowers to plant in your yard, but none have the history, selection, or beauty of the Kinney Azalea Gardens in South Kingstown.

The Top 5 Ice Cream Shops in Narragansett, Rhode Island

December 30, 2019

Narragansett is full of great beaches and plenty of activities for the whole family. At the end of the long day at the beach, cooling off with an ice cream cone is always a great idea, and, luckily, the town has plenty of parlors to accommodate you.

Checking Out a Providence Bruins' Game

December 20, 2019

While there are plenty of professional sports teams in New England, Rhode Island only has the Providence Bruins. Luckily, their games are easily accessible from South County and affordable, too.

The Story of Samuel Casey, the Silversmith Who Escaped the Gallows

December 13, 2019

South County is full of interesting characters and remarkable stories, including that of Samuel Casey, a popular silversmith who escaped after an overly-aggressive judge ruled him to be hanged.

Where to Go Public Skating in South County

December 6, 2019

South County, Rhode Island might not be known for its abundance of ice skating rinks, but you'll find enough places to hit the ice all year round in South County and its surrounding area.

What Students Do For Fun at the University of Rhode Island

December 2, 2019

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Attending the University of Rhode Island means getting an outstanding education in an ideal setting. At the same time, there are plenty of activities to keep students busy when they aren't studying.

The War Memorials of Washington County, Rhode Island

November 19, 2019

War memorials are located all over South County as a way for us to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect our way of life.

There are Some Great Breweries in South County

November 12, 2019

We are seeing craft beer become more popular all over the country as consumers are becoming more likely to try new things. South County is no different, as the expanding market has opened up the door for local entrepreneurs to open small brewery throughout the region.

As the craft beer industry grows even further, keep your eyes open for new breweries popping up all over Rhode Island's coastline and beyond.

Restaurants in South County That Use Local Ingredients

October 21, 2019

Visiting these restaurants means doing something a little extra for the environment and your own health. Eating whole foods is important because processed items have additives that aren't good for you, while organic foods are free from cancer-causing pesticides.

It's hard to find healthy, sustainable food when eating out, so it's nice to see that these establishments in South County are doing their part and making it slightly more manageable.

Looking at Some of South County's Public Libraries

October 14, 2019

No matter where you live in South County, you'll have plenty of opportunities to borrow some books or join a club meeting at one of the local libraries. In fact, there's likely a library just a few minutes from your home, so get out there and take advantage of these local services that are available to all residents.

Ways to Spend a Day in Mystic, Connecticut

October 7, 2019

Mystic, CT, is full of great activities for the entire family. Of course, once you buy a home in Mystic, you'll have all the time in the world to explore these and other attractions that are sure to keep your days entertaining and informative.

Pet Boarding and Doggy Daycare Options in South County

September 17, 2019

Having so many pet care options in South County means you'll never have to worry about your dogs or cats when you're out of town.

Whether you need someone to stop by to let your dog out for a few minutes during the day or are going away for a couple of weeks and need a place for your pet to stay, you're covered thanks to these excellent South County services.