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Spend Valentine’s Day with Marilyn Monroe

NewportFILM will present a special Valentine’s Day double feature of “Love, Marily,” a 2012 documentary directed by Liz Garbus. More...

Indoor track teams training for states in winter wonderland

Championship meet to be held Feb. 16 in Providence

North Kingstown High School’s indoor track teams battled the cold weather this week as they prepared for the upcoming state championship meet on Feb. 16 in Providence. More...

Cupcake Wars Sunday at North Kingstown

Cupcake Wars will take place in the North Kingstown High School cafeteria on Sunday, Feb. 10, from noon to 4 p.m. There will be 20 teams competing for multiple honors, including the people’s choice award. The event is free to enter. More...

READING WITH MOM

Adam Bush, 6, and his mother Michelle read Leo Lionni’s “Swimmy” at family literacy night last week at Melrose Avenue School. More...

Island women launch local chapter

Citizens Climate Lobby now in Rhode Island

Last year two Jamestown women who had never met found themselves at the same conference in Washington, D.C. Alison Glassie, an English teacher at St. More...

Jamestowner on the short list to be the next Rev Girl

Sara Leonard hopes to be one of three girls picked

Jamestown’s Sara Leonard says she never had a bad day on the job when she worked as a brand ambassador at the Newport Yachting Center. On Thursday, Feb. More...

A cappella group will spice up concert with guitar, fiddle and poetry

Accidental Sisters will be featured at library Sunday

In 2009, after a 30-year career as a performer on the opera stage, Julie Andrews began to realize that her professional career was coming to an end. More...

KLONDIKE KIDS

Jamestown Boy Scouts Troop 1 finished fourth out of 24 sleds entered in Camp Yagoog’s Klondike Derby held earlier this month. More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

How the Jamestown windmill works will soon be easier to understand. The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities has awarded the society $11,650 to improve the signage inside the 1787 structure. More...

‘Mother Goose’ visits Rosecliff next month

Newport’s Island Moving Company, a contemporary ballet ensemble, will open its 31st season next month at Rosecliff. More...

Boys’ varsity basketball clinches league title

With a 63-51 win over Bishop Hendricken Friday, the North Kingstown boys’ varsity basketball team clinched the Division I-Southern League title. The Skippers led by as much as 21 points in the second half. More...

Island Chatter

Grab your dancing shoes for the Jamestown Community Band’s USO-style big band concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 15, at the Jamestown Tavern. Come hear swing, polka and lots of tunes from the big band era. More...

OVER THE KING’S SHOULDERS

The fleet of Volvo Open 70’s sail towards the Cristo-Rei statue during an in-port race in Lisbon during the last Volvo Ocean Race in 2011. More...

Proposed bill would extend TDI coverage

On the 20th anniversary of the signing of the federal Family Medical Leave Act, state Sen. More...