February 15, 2007 RSS feed / News

Time to register for baseball

Baseball players can register early by picking up forms at the recreation center or at Baker's Pharmacy. Forms can also be downloaded at http://www.jamestownri.com/. Inperson sign-ups will occur Wednesday, Feb. 21, Thursday, Feb. More...

Safe bike, walk routes to school are aim of local study

A new grassroots effort has spun into action to create and encourage safe bicycle riding and walking on the island. More...

For the record

In the "Water plant construction could begin this summer" article written by Dotti Farrington, the Rhode Island Clean Water Finance Agency (RICWFA) is the fund administrator of the State Revolving Loan Funds for Wastewater Pollution Control and for More...

Library received incorrect IRS forms

The IRS sent 6,000 public libraries incorrect 1040X forms and instructions. The incorrect forms bear the revision date, "REV. December 2006." The correct forms have a revision date of February 2007. More...

Council accepts $75,000 grant to hire new police officer

Town Councilors agreed Monday to accept a $75,000 federal grant to hire another police offi- cer, as originally awarded in 2004. The addition will enable the police department to have 15 full-time members. More...

Chamber music concert Sunday

The Redwood Library and Athenaeum will host a concert featuring Janara Khassenova on piano and violinist Arman Mourzagaliev on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 2:30 p.m. in the library at 50 Bellevue Ave. in Newport. More...

Single-family home application recommended for approval

The Planning Commission approved a proposal to construct a new house, and continued reviewing two others at its Feb. 7 meeting, with a quorum of four out of seven board members. More...

School capital budget reviewed

The School Committee reviewed the capital reserve budget in its continuing series of school budget discussions last Thursday, Feb. 8. The next workshop is slated for tonight at Lawn Avenue School, and the general budget will be discussed. More...