July 16, 2015 RSS feed / Island History

This Week In Island History

Compiled by Sue Maden  Week of July 16  The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 100 years ago came from the collection of the Newport Historical Society.   100 years ago  More...

Fort Getty campers cleaning up marine debris at local beaches

Some youngsters are spending part of their summer doing something a little unusual: picking up trash along the shoreline.  As part of the Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation’s summer camp, groups of campers have been picking up marine tras More...