January 22, 2015 RSS feed / News

Local college students named to dean’s lists

• Thirty-two Jamestown residents were among 4,708 students named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of Rhode Island. Full-time students must have a GPA of at least 3.3 to qualify. More...

Former Navy reservist paintings on display

From math quizzes to Navy intelligence on a Nordic island, resident Carol Gates has never stopped painting. Now she is the spotlight of the Conanicut Island Art Association’s latest exhibit hanging in the lobby of the library. More...

Three Lawn School musicians will play at All-State festival

Three musicians from Lawn School were named to the Rhode Island Music Educators Association Junior All-State teams, who will perform at a music festival in March. More...

Applications available for sailing scholarship

The Jamestown Yacht Club is now accepting applications for its Joshua Wadsworth Leonard Memorial Sailing Scholarship, which is eligible for children between the ages of 8 and 14. More...

Ruggiero named chair of House subcommittee

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero has been named chairwoman of a House subcommittee that holds hearings on fiscal matters concerning the environment and transportation. More...

Lawn School robotics team will compete in California

Four Jamestown teams from Lawn School had formidable showings at the First Lego League state championship, according to coach Jack Hubbard. More...

Enrollment advice for affordable health care

Staff from HealthSource RI, the state’s health insurance exchange, will visit the library from noon to 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29. More...

Traffic board discusses North Road safety

North Road is “an accident waiting to happen,” according to Traffic Committeeman Vincent Moretti. Moretti and the other members agreed at their meeting on Tuesday to notify Town Administrator Andy Nota about their recommendation. More...

Registration available for driver’s education

Driver’s education will begin for students 15 years, 10 months old by the first class on Feb. 23. Classes will be held at the fire station on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. through March 30. More...

Lucky dog

Frank Doris plays fetch with Lucky on Tuesday afternoon at Fort Getty. More...

From the State House

I want to sincerely thank you again for your support in electing me as state representative for Jamestown and Middletown. I am honored to serve. More...

Longtime harbor chairman recalls tenure

After more than 10 years on the Harbor Management Commission and nine as its chairman, Michael de Angeli is no longer a harbor commissioner. More...

Island Chatter

You are invited to attend the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce 2015 planning breakfast to discuss the recent supporter survey. The event is at the Narragansett Cafe on Thursday, Jan. 29. More...