August 28, 2014 RSS feed / News

Nota considers options to fix parking woes

Town Administrator Andy Nota presented to the Traffic Committee several proposed revisions to the traffic ordinance to deal with six problem areas in town. Nota at the Aug. More...

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Local research vessel maps underwater mountain chain

Just before the last big rain storm rumbled through the area, a NOAA research ship ducked into the bay to sit out the downpour in relative comfort. More...

Windy win

Jamestown resident Nick Nicholson skippered the trimaran Blackbird to a first-place finish over the weekend in the Newport Unlimited Regatta. More...

Bay classic

The Museum of Yachting in Newport will hold its 35th annual Classic Yacht Regatta on Narragansett Bay this weekend. More...

Three candidates for school panel

Along with five town councilors, November’s ballot will ask voters to elect two candidates to serve four-year terms on the local school board. More...

Library friends plan fundraiser

Benefit will take place at Fowler’s Rocks on Sept. 5

The Friends of the Jamestown Philomenian Library will hold their first fundraiser in four years next week. More...

Beach day

Abby, 1, and Alex DeMolles, 3, run in the surf Monday afternoon at Mackerel Cove. More...

Guatemalan journey

Deb Walters arrived in Jamestown Monday. The grandmother is en route on a solo paddling expedition from Maine to Guatemala. More...

2014-15 school bus schedule

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Varsity football prepares for opener

Are you ready for some football? North Kingstown High’s squad has been practicing hard in double sessions in preparation for the upcoming season. More...

Saratoga says goodbye to Newport

Thousands of spectators lined the shores of Narragansett Bay on Aug. 21 to view the final departure from Newport of the USS Saratoga as it left Naval Station Newport en route to its final destination at a dismantling facility in Brownsville, Texas. More...

Hot box

A firefighter assesses an electrical fire last Thursday at 124 Frigate St. More...

Island Chatter

I slander Judd Silvia, a special educator at Wickford Middle School for 15 years, has been named North Kingstown’s teacher of the year. More...