February 16, 2017 RSS feed / News

Outdoor adventures set during school vacation

For parents who don’t want their children glued to the TV during February vacation, the state has scheduled a slate of outdoor explorations that will focus on Rhode Island’s wildlife and habitats.  According to Janet Coit, state envi More...

Ex-Jamestowner charged with medical fraud

A former Jamestown man faces up to 160 years in prison for allegedly receiving kickbacks in exchange for fraudulently prescribing the opioid drug Fentanyl to his patients.  More...

Quonset board welcomes islander

Job Toll set to attend first meeting

A new face is representing the interests of Jamestowners at the Quonset Business Park.  The town councilors in December appointed Job Toll to a three-year term as the Jamestown representative on the Quonset Development Corporation board of direc More...

VALENTINES FOR VETS

Melrose School students Mari Kallman, Jeremy Krause, Harper Carl and Claire Talancy, left to right, hold up some Valentine’s Day cards they and their schoolmates made for hospitalized veterans.   More...

Lawn hoops team exceeds hopes, finishes with winning mark

At the beginning of the season, coach Barry Westall set a goal for the girls’ basketball team at Lawn School — post a winning record. More...

Science shop opens

For science buffs at island schools, a new store that specializes in educational kits, toys and games has opened at Wakefield Mall.  To celebrate its relocation, Pow!Science! has a week of activities planned for February vacation.  More...

Town sailors aboard during Prospector’s win in Jamaica

Although Prospector crossed the finish line 99 minutes after rival Wizard, the 68-foot Mills design with three Jamestown sailors aboard won the 33rd Pineapple Cup on corrected time.  More...

Landfill accepting hazardous trash

Jamestowners with household hazardous waste can dispose of their trash Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Central Landfill in Johnston, 65 Shun Pike.  More...