December 24, 2009 RSS feed / News

Hard at work

Dr. Paul Demieri shoveled snow from his driveway on Standish Road as more snow continued to fall on Sunday. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

‘All I want for Christmas…’

Ariona Gallo shows Santa Claus her missing teeth during his annual visit at the fire station last Thursday. More...

Blizzard scenes

A blanket of snow – and then some – covered the outdoor seating on the deck of this island home. Islanders had plenty of shoveling to do after the winter storm. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

Jamestown may adopt ‘pay-as-you-throw’ trash disposal

The Jamestown Recycling Committee will examine the feasibility of requiring residents to use purpose-labeled bags for the household waste they bring to the transfer station. More...

Suspended high school principal sues North Kingstown

North Kingstown High School Principal Gerald F. More...

The old-fashioned way

These hardy islanders gave up and started shoveling after their snowblower was overwhelmed by the sheer volume of snow in their driveway. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Reflecting on the reason for the season

Recently, my wife was reading a book with my 6-year-old son. It was a clever and well-illustrated book in which a young boy is led on a kind of scavenger hunt by notes left in various places by his aunt. More...

Track Santa’s progress tonight at NORAD

While the rest of the world winds down for a holiday break, one person will face his toughest workday of the year today – Santa Claus. If you’d like to see what Santa’s up to, visit www.noradsanta. More...

Waiting for Spring

Snow blankets the boats at Dutch Harbor. Officials say Jamestown received about 20 inches of snow during the December blizzard. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

Ocean Policy Task Force report proposes regional oversight

Nine regional planning bodies would coordinate America’s oceans under an Obama administration task force recommendation released Dec. 14. More...