November 14, 2013 RSS feed / News

Honor guards

Marine Col. Tom Savage and Air Force veteran Leslie Kurtz, commander of the local American Legion, honor fallen soldiers at Monday’s Veterans Day ceremony at East Ferry. More...

State officials OK deer cull on Block Island

While Jamestown officials are figuring out how to manage its own deer herd, the state Department of Environmental Management last week filed emergency regulations to reduce the over-population of white-tailed deer that currently presents an imminent More...

Walking the wa lk

Islanders Denise Dreapeau-Walker, David Walker and Kimberly Canning were in no rush to complete Sunday’s Pell Bridge Run. More...

ORDINARY BILL

Full Story

Thousands run across Newport Bridge

More than 3,500 runners were at the starting line Sunday of the annual Citizens Bank Pell Bridge Run, and Geoff Nelson of Bristol was the first to break the tape at the finish line. More...

Butterfield’s Lullaby

A trumpeter plays “Taps” at Monday’s Veterans Day ceremony at East Ferry Memorial Square. U.S. Marine Col. More...

Island photographer releases new book

Nautical photographer and Jamestown resident Onne van der Wal will sign copies of his newly released book, “Sailing,” during a reception at the Clarke Cooke House in Newport on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Conservationists split on whether deer cull will eliminate Lyme

The Conservation Commission on Tuesday voted to send a letter and appear at the Town Council meeting on Nov. More...

Town to install gates at North Pond reservoir

The town will install gates at the reservoir to prevent people from walking on top of North Pond dam, according to Town Engineer Michael Gray. More...

Salve Regina archaeology students dig up history at Godena Farm

It’s always been Conanicut Island Land Trust’s vision to turn Godena Farm into an outdoor classroom, and a lot of students are digging the latest project to take place there. More...

Shakespeare visits island for two shows this weekend

The words of Shakespeare are making a reappearance at the Jamestown Arts Center this weekend, presented by Brown University/ Trinity Rep MFA programs. More...

SCENES FROM VETERANS DAY

AT EAST FERRY

More...

Revolutionary

During a recent Veterans Day celebration, Jamestown resident Michael J. Hunt (left) was admitted into the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. More...

Lawn School boys make playoffs for first time in decade

For Jamestown soccer players, the fall season turned into a November to remember. More...

Community congratulates local Oracle heroes

The America’s Cup returned to its spiritual home in Newport on Nov. 2, and a sold-out audience at the Jane Pickens Theater paid homage the local members of the team that retained the Cup for the United States. More...

Island Chatter

The North Kingstown boys’ soccer team beat Shea in the Division I semifinals of the state soccer championship. More...

Shoreby Hill home sells for $2.9 million

A Colonial revival in Shoreby Hill overlooking the harbor and Narragansett Bay sold for $2,955,000, the second highest price for a residential sale in Jamestown this year. More...