March 1, 2012 RSS feed / News

Lego club will be held each Thursday in March

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s Lego club will meet on all five Thursdays in March from 3 to 4 p.m. The Lego club is for kids of all ages, although children under 7 years old must be accompanied by an adult. More...

Top-seeded Skippers advance to third round of state championship

With islander Owen Heath getting key minutes, NKHS will face Rogers on Sunday

Going into the state tournament as the No. 1 overall seed, North Kingstown started the battle for the boys’ basketball crown on Tuesday night with a 62-54 win over Cumberland. More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3.

Thursday, March 1 Beef barley soup, Montreal chicken with gravy, mashed potatoes, California blend vegetables, pudding, seafood salad on wheat bread Friday, March 2 White clam chowder, crunchy pollock with tartar sauce, rice Florentine, coleslaw, app More...

Brown Bird will be on stage at the arts center’s first musical affair

The acoustic duo made headlines after their routine at Newport Folk Festival

The Jamestown Arts Center will present its first major music event Friday night. It’s an all Rhode Island affair, which will be headlined by the acoustic duo Brown Bird, who are based in Warren. More...

Rags to riches: The transformation of Dutch Harbor Boat Yard

Owner Alison Eichler named to the state’s America’s Cup World Series committee

With the America’s Cup World Series coming to Narragansett Bay in June, Governor Lincoln Chafee established a committee that would help with event logistics and marketing for the nine-day event that could pump as much as $70 million into Rhode More...

Businesses resurrected at exhibit

Jamestown Historic Society hangs signs of old ventures such as Godena’s Garage

The Jamestown Historical Society has a new exhibit of signs from prominent local businesses and buildings at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Islanders file to become presidential delegates

Three Jamestown residents were among 135 Rhode Islanders who filed to run for presidential delegate in the state’s April 24 presidential primary. More...

Pianist comes to Jamestown March 11

Celebrated Russian-born pianist Constantine Finehouse returns to the island on Sunday, March 11, to perform on the community’s 7-foot Schimmel grand piano at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. More...

Island musician killed in West Warwick

Michael Parrish, a Jamestown native who was a member of the band Nasty Habits, was killed Saturday morning after being run over twice by a Jeep Cherokee. The three men charged in the incident were arraigned Tuesday. More...

Putting a turbine together is no small job

Recently we’ve been working on a potential layout for the Jamestown wind turbine. More...

Mother Goose comes to Rosecliff tomorrow

The Island Moving Company will celebrate its 30th anniversary with an opening weekend beginning March 2 at the Rosecliff mansion in Newport. More...

House passes bill to ban pair trawling

The House of Representatives recently passed legislation sponsored by Rep. Teresa Tanzi to ban pair trawling in Rhode Island waters next year. More...