February 19, 2009 RSS feed / News

Emotion commands the stage in Trinity Rep's production of 'A Raisin in the Sun'

Classic literature is engaging and reaches across generations. More...

Let the good times roll for Mardi Gras

Ever since I visited New Orleans during the chaos that is Mardi Gras, I have enjoyed celebrating the occasion with family and friends. It's a great excuse to throw a party during these long, cold days of winter. More...

Numbers indicate substance abuse education is working

The current financial crisis is squeezing school budgets across the country and, whenever fi- nances get tight, social service programs are often first on the chopping block. But does it make sense to cut these programs? More...

Scholarship for military dependents

Applications for the Newport Officer's Spouses' Club 2009 Scholarship are now available. More...

Date changes for 'Toast of the Town'

The Jamestown Education Foundation will honor J. Christopher Powell as this year's "Toast of the Town." Best known as the sprightly, zany Commodore of the Fools Regatta, Powell is known for his many contributions to the Jamestown community. More...

Gardening 101: store bought plants

The Island Garden

In a few weeks gardening stores will have a wide selection of plants for you to take home. For most gardeners this is a chance to get a vegetable or flower garden started without the hassle of buying seeds and potting soil. More...

Swain murder trial set for June 29

June 29 has been scheduled for the British Virgin Islands murder trial of Jamestowner David Swain, who is accused in the 1999 drowning death of this wife, Shelley Arden Tyre, while the couple was on a scuba diving vacation in Tortola. More...