November 15, 2012 RSS feed / News

Last chance to see JCT’s ‘Once upon a Mattress’

The final three performances of the Jamestown Community Theatre’s “Once Upon a Mattress” will take place on Friday, Nov. 16, Saturday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 18. All shows will be held at the recreation center. More...

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DEM director: Passing environmental bonds vital

State Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit recently praised Rhode Island voters for their commitment to investing in clean water, green space and Narragansett Bay restoration by approving the two environmental bond issues on thi More...

Local rower caps off banner year

Carol Browning defends title at Head of the Charles

Jamestown’s Carol Browning likes to be the favorite in a race, even if that means she presents a bit of a target for the competition. More...

Rare bird spotted at Ft. Getty

Marci Lindsay was first to spot mountain bluebird

Just a month removed from the discovery of a wood sandpiper in Marsh Meadows, another rare bird has appeared to have gotten lost and found its way onto Conanicut Island. More...

Absentee ballots don’t affect election results

GOP’s Blake Dickinson will be minority town councilor

When the Town Council convenes Monday, five new members will raise their right hand and take an oath of office. More...

CONANICUT COLONEL

Retired Marine Col. David Fuquea of Jamestown gives a speech Sunday at the annual Veterans Day ceremony held at East Ferry. More...

FIRING SQUAD

From left, Tiny Clark, Donald Rose, Tom Chadronet, Donald Richardson and Nick Robertson bow during the play- ing of “Taps” at Sunday’s Veterans Day ceremony at East Ferry Memorial S More...

The Island Garden

Fixing a greenhouse

It’s fall, and it’s time to make sure the greenhouse is ready for all the plants that it will house this winter. I’ve had one or two leaks lately, so it was time to climb up and fix them before I put the winter cover over the glass. More...

More than 100 islanders compete in bridge run

Of the 2,500 people who entered Saturday’s Pell Bridge Run, 2,218 crossed the finish line, including islanders David Marshall and Allie Dolce, the first male and female finishers of more than 100 Jamestowners to complete the 4-mile race. More...

RI receives $23M to help heat homes

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed recently announced that the Obama administration is releasing $3.1 billion in low-income heating assistance funds for fiscal year 2013. Rhode Island will receive $22.8 million. More...

How does flushing a toilet affect ecosystem of Narragansett Bay?

Scientist says 65 percent of bay’s nitrogen from sewage

Dr. Jason Krumholz of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration gave a lecture Tuesday titled “The Grand Experiment” at the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Institute. More...