2006-05-04 / News of Record

Fire and EMS Runs

8:38 a.m., April 24, Car 3 went to Howland Avenue to help the EMS with a car accident.

9:33 p.m., April 24, Marine 1 and Engine 3 were dispatched to Narragansett Bay for a boating rescue.

10:33 p.m., April 24, Ladder 1, Engines 2 and 3 were sent to Walnut Street for an alarm malfunction.

6:44 p.m., April 25, Unit 10, Unit 11, Engines 2 and 3 were dispatched to Route 138 for a car accident with injuries.

4:04 p.m., April 27, Car 3 and Engine 2 were dispatched to Bonnet View Drive for a fuel spill.

7:00 p.m., April 27, all units turned out for a training drill at the fire station.

1:35 p.m., April 29, Car 1, Ladder 1, Engines 1,2 and 3 went to Narragansett Avenue for a false alarm.

9:20 a.m., April 30, Car 1 and the Special Services Team were sent to Narragansett Avenue for a flooded basement.

EMS Runs

1:10 p.m., April 23, Unit 10 went to Bridge View Drive for a person who was taken to Newport Hospital.

8:23 a.m., April 24, Unit 10 was sent to Howland Avenue for a person who was taken to Newport Hospital.

11:20 a.m., April 24, Unit 10 was dispatched to Pemberton Avenue for a person who was taken to South County Hospital.

9:38 a.m., April 24, Unit 10 was sent to East Ferry for a boating accident.

10:12 p.m., April 24, Unit 10 went to Walnut Street to standby for a fire.

4:25 a.m., April 25, Unit 10 was dispatched to Route 138 for a motor vehicle accident.

5:45 a.m., April 28, Unit 10 went to Knowles Court for a person who was taken to Newport Hospital.

7:16 a.m., April 29, Unit 10 was sent to Hull Street for a person with a medical condition.

1:30 p.m., April 29, Unit 10 went to Town Hall for a false alarm.

Sidewalk art event set for May 20

A one-day sidewalk art extravaganza will be held at the parking lot of St. Matthew's church on Saturday, May 20, from noon to 4p.m. The rain date is May 27.

Artists of all ages can show off their talent in the parking lot, where each team or individual will create a pastel painting within a 4by 4-foot square.

A prize of $50 will be given in each category. Local artists and sponsors will choose four winners. There are four categories of entries: children 8 to 12, teens 13 to 17, adults, and family teams. Observers can purchase tokens at five for $1 to place in buckets for the art they like best. The work with the most tokens wins.

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