December 8, 2011 RSS feed / News

Teen center plans two basketball tournaments

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a basketball tournament as a fundraiser for Hasbro’s Children Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the recreation center. The tournament for participants from ninth grade through adult will be held at 4 p.m. More...

Jamestowners focus on helping needy

Islanders this Christmas are not forgetting the lonely, the less fortunate, or the soldiers overseas. More...

Three snowy owl sightings on Conanicut Island

Approximately every four years snowy owls appear on Conanicut Island and in other areas around New England. More...

Community chorus sets the stage Sunday for Handel’s ‘Messiah’

Monday night at the recreation center the Jamestown Community Chorus had a bit of fun with Handel’s “Messiah” in advance of its concert Sunday. More...

Island skater scores game-winning goal

Jamestown’s Charlie Tregenza scored the winning goal in the injury fund season opener on Nov. 26 against Prout played at URI’s Boss Arena. More...

NKHS all-girl hockey team begins season

Up to now, girls who wanted to play hockey at North Kingstown High had one option – try out for the coed team and play with the boys. Now, NKHS girls can play in a hockey league without boys. More...

Chafee establishes America’s Cup committee

Gov. Lincoln Chafee recently signed an executive order establishing the America’s Cup World Series Host Committee. More...

Fundraiser tomorrow for NKHS basketball

A fundraiser for the North Kingstown High School basketball program will be held on Friday, Dec. 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. at NKHS. More...

Barge moved to shallower waters

The U.S. Coast Guard, in coordination with Donjon Marine, Clean Harbors and partner agencies, oversaw the surfacing Monday of a barge that sank Oct. 31 directly under the Newport Pell Bridge. More...

Town poised to select turbine consultant, mulls over pavilion options

In its last regular meeting of 2011, the Town Council set the stage for a number of near-term decisions, a number of which will reach a vote as early as next week, when the councilors hold a special meeting on the future uses of Fort Getty. More...