May 27, 2010 RSS feed / News

Blood drive to be held June 7

The Rhode Island Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will host a blood drive at McQuade’s Marketplace on Monday, June 7, from 2 to 6 p.m. Visit www.ribc.org for more information. More...

Town wellness program earns award

Jamestown has been acknowledged for its efforts to encourage healthier lifestyles among its municipal employees – and there may be additional wellness opportunities for town workers down the road. More...

Innerlight Yoga opens new yoga space

Innerlight Yoga has opened a new space called the Willow Room in its studio at 850 Aquidneck Ave. in Middletown. More...

Island author wins award

Islander Maggie Kozel, MD, author of “My Time With Hippocrates: A Doctor’s Journey In and Out of Medicine,” has been awarded the silver medal in the 2010 Independent Publishers Book Awards. More...

Brothers graduate from URI

Adam Salisbury and his brother, Alexander Salisbury, both graduated from the University of Rhode Island last Sunday. Adam received a B.S. More...

Ali’s Run records a win

Ali’s Run defeated Horan Construction 8-4 on May 16 in Newport’s Babe Ruth baseball league. Danny Irwin and Graham Jamison combined in a great pitching performance and Irwin also contributed with a home run. More...

Former N.K.H.S. principal loses bid to regain job

Embattled former North Kingstown School Principal Gerry Foley lost his bid to overturn the N.K. School Committee’s decision not to renew his contract in a sevenhour hearing held May 19. More...

Planning Commission approves residential projects

Three residential island projects took a step toward completion when the Planning Commission gave preliminary subdivision approval and voted unanimously to recommend the other two projects to the Zoning Board of Review during the commission’s More...

Officers begin ‘click it or ticket’

The Jamestown Police Dept. will participate in the nationwide “Click It or Ticket” program now through June 6. The national campaign includes extra officers on duty, paid for with grant funds, specifically to enforce seatbelt laws. More...

New Republican committee to meet Wednesday

The new Jamestown Republican Town Committee will host its first get-together on Wednesday, June 2, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the home of co-chairs Robert and Amy Gallagher. More...

LNG Threat

It’s time to give siting authority back to the states

As you’ve undoubtedly heard, Hess is working to place a major LNG terminal in the middle of our towns, our naval facilities and our Bay. A decision from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is due on this project any day now. More...

Golini graduates from Washington University

Lee J. Golini, son of Kathleen Golini and William Golini of Jamestown, graduated May 21 with a Master’s degree in business administration and a juris doctor degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. More...

Rubino named to scholars society

Brian Rubino of Jamestown has been named to the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He is a student at Rhode Island College. More...

Portsmouth turbine celebrates anniversary

Portsmouth residents, People’s Power & Light members and prospective members gathered recently at Portsmouth High School to celebrate the wind turbine and garner support for more projects like it throughout the state. More...

The Island Garden

You can learn a lot from what doesn’t grow

The strange winter we had – with a lot of warm weather in early spring – was great for earlyfl owering fruit trees, such as apricot and plum, which often come into flower and then get snowed on. More...