SCITUATE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Town of Scituate is coming together after a teenager was killed in a dirt bike accident over the weekend.Jared Carpenter, 14, Saturday died in the crash on Matteson Road just south of the intersection with Tunk Hill Road.To express condolences, the town is holding a vigil Monday at 6:30 p.m. on Matteson Road.The police department said officers and the fire department will help with temporary road closures and urged residents to find alternate routes in that area until 8:30 p.m.Scituate schools had grief counselors on hand to help students, faculty and staff cope with the tragedy and Superintendent Carol Blanchette released the following statement."We in the Scituate School Department extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends ofour student who passed away over the weekend. Scituate is a small, close-knit community, and this tragedy has impacted all of us. Although schools are not in session, we want parents and students to … [Read more...] about Vigil planned for Scituate teen killed in dirt bike accident
SCITUATE, R.I. (WPRI) -- The Scituate school department will be making grief counseling available in the wake of a tragic dirt bike accident that claimed the life of a student on Saturday.The superintendent sent out an email to parents and teachers alerting them to the loss of rising ninth grade student Jared Carpenter.Superintendent Carol Blanchette wrote, "I know that you will join me in expressing deepest sympathy and condolences to the Carpenter family. Our thoughts and prayers are with them as they go through this difficult time." Counselors will be on hand in the middle school cafeteria on Monday, July 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.Parents, students, faculty, staff and community members are all welcome to stop by for support.There's also a GoFundMe page set up for a memorial fund. … [Read more...] about Scituate schools offering counseling following tragic dirt bike accident
SCITUATE, R.I. (WPRI) -- A juvenile has died following a dirt bike accident in Scituate.Police Chief Donald Delaere Jr. confirmed the incident Saturday, but did not release any further information.In a statement, Chief Delaere said, "The family, friends, Scituate Police Department, and the town of Scituate is grieving this terrible loss of the young child."He tells us, the Scituate School Department has been advised of the very tragic event and will be making grief counselors available. … [Read more...] about Juvenile killed in dirt bike accident in Scituate
244-246 Central Ave., Scituate $1,100,000Style: ColonialYear built: 2005Square feet: 2,386Bedrooms: 4Baths: 3 fullWater: PublicSewer: Inspection required for saleTaxes: $11,980 (2018) Moving to this house in Scituate’s Humarock neighborhood means never having to mow a lawn again, and not because someone else will be handling the laborious task. There is no grass on this lot at all — only softball-sized stones underneath the house and its thick wooden pilings. The house — and its neighbors — straddle the Atlantic Ocean and South River, and when nor’easters hit, the water often flows underneath the house as the two bodies of water make a concerted effort to unite. But because the house is on stilts on the 0.61-acre lot, there is no basement to worry about. A set of wooden stairs — which can be raised, depending on the weather’s mood — leads to the deck and the riverside door of this expansive house. Stepping inside, there are two bedrooms, … [Read more...] about Ocean, Scituate river beckon from our Home of the Week.
If you are longing for a space to entertain this summer, this Scituate home may just offer what you’re looking for. The 3,149-square-foot Scituate Colonial has four bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and a backyard with a deck, fire pit, outdoor shower, and gardens. It’s less than a mile from the shops and restaurants along Scituate Harbor. The home, 127 Tilden Road, is priced at $839,900. Inside, the lower level is finished with cork-insulated flooring. The main floor also boasts hardwood floors, a gas-log fireplace, and fine architectural details like crown molding and wainscot. The kitchen offers soft-close cabinets, stainless-steel appliances, granite counters, and an island. The master suite has two walk-in closets, a jetted tub, a double vanity, and a separate shower. The lot is 0.47 of an acre. There will be an open house on Saturday, April 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Search for more open house listings on realestate.boston.com and subscribe to our free … [Read more...] about Scituate Colonial has outdoor appeal with deck, fire pit, gardens