June 14, 2018 RSS feed / News

Gould Island restoration meeting delayed

The first meeting of the Gould Island advisory board, which was scheduled for June 19, has been postponed.  According to board member Donald Summers, the project manager, U.S. Army Capt. More...

East Ferry marina won’t have fuel

There will be no fuel on the waterfront this boating season.  More...

CONGRATULATIONS NORTH KINGSTOWN CLASS OF 2018

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Katz named top EMT in Ocean State

Newport firefighter Evan Katz is the second first responder from Jamestown in three years to be awarded at the state level for saving lives.  More...

PROSPECTOR IS CALIFORNIA DREAMING

Jamestown sailor David Siwicki and his team aboard Prospector finished first in its class, second overall, during the California Offshore Race Week from May 26 through June 2. More...

Caterpillar defoliation not expected

A statewide survey, which shows a marked decline in the prevalence of gypsy moth eggs, has led environmental officials to report an optimistic forecast for trees.  More...

Harmful algae blooms are here

As the weather warms, boating in the bay and clamming along the coast is becoming commonplace, which are the reason state environmental officials are reminding Rhode Islanders about harmful algae blooms. More...

Party disaffiliation deadline today

Today is the deadline for voters to disaffiliate from their political parties.  Registered Jamestown voters can update their party affiliations online at the Rhode Island Voter Information Center. More...

EAST FERRY TIDE CHART

JUNE 14 - JUNE 21
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KNITTING AT NINETY

Nina Tarantino, 92, was at Beavertail State Park Saturday to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day. Launched by Danielle Landes in 2005, the event is celebrated annually the second Saturday in June. More...

Narragansett class of ’18 will include one Jamestown face

While nearly three dozen Jamestown teens graduated Monday from North Kingstown High School, one of their peers had to wait a few extra days to walk across the Ryan Center stage at the University of Rhode Island.  More...

Town taps Newport Solar as official installer

Solarize Jamestown, a joint initiative between the state, municipality and the nonprofit marketing firm SmartPower, has tapped Newport Solar as the official energy installer for the program.  More...

171 boats to depart bay tomorrow for Bermuda

A sailing spectacle unique to Rhode Island commences Friday when more than 1,500 sailors aboard 171 boats depart Narragansett Bay en route to Bermuda for the 51st Thrash to the Onion Patch. More...

Entropy, Spookie, Challenge 12 all win annual regatta divisions

The Jamestown contingency racing in the New York Yacht Club’s flagship event had a pretty good weekend on the bay.  More...

THIRD ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE FLEET

Harbormaster Mark Campbell leads the procession past the Revs. Steve Amaral, left, and Kurt Satherlie during the blessing of the fleet Saturday from the East Ferry fuel dock. More...

GREEN THUMBS EARN GREENBACKS

Melrose School students Ryann Petrillo, in glasses, and Mari Kallman, green shirt, sell plants during the Green Thumb Club’s sale last Thursday and Friday on the school grounds. More...

Girl Scouts will trade brownies for books

The local fourth- and fifth-grade Girl Scout Troop will host its “Bring a Book, Get a Brownie” book drive from 10 a.m. to noon June 16 at the East Ferry Green. More...

Finance panel sends budget to House floor

The House Finance Committee has approved a $9.56 billion budget that restores proposed cuts to services for the state’s most vulnerable populations while continuing to phaseout the car tax.  The bill passed by a 15-3 vote Friday, including More...