December 11, 2008 RSS feed / News

Scared deer

Clarke Westall helps an injured deer get out of the road at the island transfer station. The Department of Environmental Management was called in to ascertain the deer's condition. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Early season look at the high school winter sports

The weather gets colder and the winter sports season begins. The North Kingstown High School teams began practicing the first of December and here the varsity coaches share their thoughts on the season and their teams. More...

Lawn honor roll students announced

The Lawn Avenue School announced the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2008-09 school year. Those students named to the roll follow. More...

Thunderstorm

A thunderstorm is a mixture of violent weather conditions that come together during a storm. Before a thunderstorm, the sky is as dark as an unlit room, and thunder growls like a lion in the distance. More...

Little helper

Matthew Gibbs, 6, helps him mom at one of the children's booths at the Central Baptist Church Christmas Fair on Saturday. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Affordable housing proposal challenged by Pemberton Avenue abutters

A two-lot subdivision, proposed by John Lawless for his property at 14 Pemberton Ave., was challenged by abutters during a public hearing at the Dec.3 Planning Commission meeting. More...

Many volunteer opportunities in South County

SHO (Serving Communities, Helping Others, Opportunities for All) is a clearinghouse for volunteer opportunities. Adults 18 and older are always welcome; a few positions for teens, ages 13 to 17, are also available at the SHO office. More...

Santa's helpers

Budd Oldewurtel, left, Riley Greene and Dustin Page wait for Santaon Saturday in his sleigh in front of Conanicut Marine Ship's Store. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Time to review Medicare plans

Rhode Island seniors should review and compare their current Medicare plans to ensure they have the best coverage to meet their needs. The annual open enrollment period, which runs from Nov. 15 through Dec. More...

Nothing to do? Visit Roger Williams Park Zoo!

Roger Williams Park Zoo is ringing in "zoo-thousand and nine" by offering free admission for all on New Year's Day, Jan. 1. More...

Kids' Corner

Student works from the Jamestown School

The students in Mrs. Huff's 7th grade reading class were asked to write a new ending for the short story "The Necklace." The assignment was to create a script that offers a more developed resolution. More...

Tips for driving in winter conditions

'Tis the Season: Thanksgiving has come and gone, Christmas is on the way and already we've had our first snowstorm and several weeks of slippery road conditions. More...

Board members propose new Jamestown Arts Center

"We want this to be a hub for arts of all kinds."

Jamestown Arts Center board members Elizabeth Congdon and Kate Petrie have a vision for the old town offices building and, oh, what a vision it is. "We've been looking for a site for the arts center forever," Congdon said. More...

Polar express

Islanders were treated to a ride on the "Polar Express" and a stop at the North Pole on Sunday. More...