August 8, 2013 RSS feed / News

Architect chosen for new clubhouse

Burgin Lambert Architects will design the new golf-course building, the Town Council decided on Monday.  The Newport firm was the unanimous choice of the subcommittee charged with reviewing the proposals, according to a memo signed by Town Plann More...

Beavertail Lighthouse Museum expands

It’s often said that many people who live in New York City have never visited some of its most popular attractions, like the Empire State Building. More...

Going, going, gonzalez

The USS Gonzalez departed Narragansett Bay Sunday on its way back to its homeport in Virginia after a sevenmonth deployment in the Indian Ocean. The ship arrived in Rhode Island Aug. More...

Welcoming adelyn

Adelyn Grace Desrosiers was born July 14, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. at South County Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. More...

Drug-free teens named to All-State teams

Two Jamestown student athletes, Ben Stewart and Garrett Bucklin, both 17, have been named First Team All-State in their respective sports.  Ben is a track star and Garrett plays volleyball.  This is the second time Ben has received the hono More...

Local artists will be panelists at forum

Three Jamestown artists will be among seven panelists who will discuss craftsmanship on Friday, Aug. 16, at the International Yacht Restoration School in Newport. More...

RITBA announces race beneficiaries

The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission, responsible for bringing the Aquidneck Island Bikeway one step closer to reality, will be the beneficiary of all net proceeds from the Four Bridges Bike Ride.  More...

Volunteers needed to help raise, lower flags

Volunteers are needed on Victory Day to raise and lower 75 American flags at East Ferry Memorial Square. The flags were donated to the local American Legion and VFW from the families of late veterans. They date back to the Spanish American War. More...

Owner of abandoned boat near Fort Getty found

The owner of an abandoned sailboat that ran aground off Fort Getty last week was located by police following a brief rescue search by local authorities.  More...

Different generations

Above, Benjamin Thomas Insana was born July 29, 2013, at Woman & Infants Hospital to Nicholas and Heather Insana of Jamestown. His big brothers are Anthony and Andrew Insana. More...

Tuna time

Lenny Brescia of Seaview Avenue and his son-in-law Adam Costa chartered a boat last week and each caught a blue fin tuna. Brescia’s tuna (left) was 74 inches and weighed 235 pounds. More...

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Congratulations again to Jamestown’s Cal Ripken team for a great season and a great run in the state’s All-Star tournament. In last week’s blurb about the season, Finn Gaudreau was mistakenly omitted from the roster. More...