January 24, 2008 RSS feed / News

Chocolate-making topic of next Ophelia Session at Newport's Castle Hill Inn

Michele DeLuca-Verley, founder and owner of La Maison De Coco, will be the guest at the next meeting of Newport's Child and Family Ophelia Sessions to be held on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Castle Hill Inn & Resort in Newport. More...

Help reunite cats with their owners

FOUND: Extremely friendly dark orange neutered male cat. Has been in the area of the dump for 2 to 3 months. He appears to be 4 to 6 years old. LOST: "HEMMINGWAY" aka "GEO," a solid white cat with small grey patch on its forehead. More...

Skippers girls' track has sweet victory over South

The undefeated North Kingstown High School girls' indoor track team beat South Kingstown, 56-44, in an exciting meet last week at CCRI in Lincoln. "Before the meet, I told the kids to keep their game faces on for the next two meets. More...

Lou Dobbs to speak at Roger Williams

CNN host Lou Dobbs will visit Roger Williams University as part of its Civil Discourse lecture series on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 5:30 p.m. The lecture will be held in the university's Recreation Center Gymnasium at One Old Ferry Rd. in Bristol. More...

Jazz ensembles to compete at URI

Young jazz musicians from high schools around Rhode Island, performing in 17 ensembles, will gather at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston on Saturday, Feb. 2, for the annual Rhode Island Music Educators High School Jazz Festival. More...

Brown University is looking for Gorham silverware owners

The Brown University Library is looking for people who have a set of Gorham flatware, are collectors of silver hollowware, or are interested in the history of industrial design. More...

CIAA artwork will cover Town Hall walls next week

The grand opening of a new art gallery in Jamestown is set for Thursday, Jan. 31, with a reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Dinner fund-raiser set for mission trip

A group of 21 volunteers from Emmanuel Church in Newport will return to New Orleans during the week of April 12 to work for Hands On New Orleans to help provide relief to those still struggling following Hurricane Katrina. More...

He shoots, he scores

Anthony Will, above, was the 13-year-old winner of the 2008 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. More...

North Kingstown wrestling team keeps undefeated streak alive

Island residents Chris Clark and Cem Kurt have had great success this season helping the North Kingstown High Schol boys' wrestling team in its drive for the state championship. The team is currently 9-0 and is dominating the competition. More...

North boys' track team wins Southern Division

The North Kingstown High School boys' track team won their sixth consecutive Southern Division championship on Friday. More...

Flotsam and Jetsam

I'm having a dinner party. But this one has a bit of a twist. The menu is so bizarre that I'm guessing no one will want to come. More...

Paws for a Cause

Last Wednesday, Jan. 16, seven teens and 25 adults attended the first meeting of 2008, to build an animal shelter for Jamestown. More...

Program encourages kids to enjoy music

The young audience of third and fourth graders at Melrose Avenue School sat in rapt attention as they awaited a performance from cellist Pricilla Lee and her husband, violist Burchard Tang, who visited Jan. More...