March 16, 2017 RSS feed / News

Soulmates tragically killed in freak accident

A 23-year-old Jamestown woman was killed instantly after wind toppled a tree onto her boyfriend’s Mini Cooper while driving in Michigan.  Maggie Potter, 23, was killed along with her boyfriend, Max Muessig, 20, while driving to his mother& More...

Registration open for swim across bay

Swimmers who want to compete in the Save The Bay race across the East Passage should channel the speed of Michael Phelps before it sells out.  The agency is accepting registrations for the 41st annual swim from the Naval War College to Potter&rs More...

Russian brothers reunite for recital

One is teaching piano in Manhattan, while the other is flaunting his flute 4,800 miles away in the Volga region of Russia.  More...

CELEBRATING ST. PATRICK

Jamestown firefighters Eric von Hohenleiten, Gary Largess, Jordan Smith and East Providence firefighter Jamie Silvia were in Newport for Saturday’s frigid St. Patrick’s Day parade. Largess is in his Newport uniform.   More...

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Governor touched by Lawn student’s letter

A Lawn School student’s passionate advocacy for refugees has caught the eye of the highest office in Rhode Island.  Seventh-grader Abby Wagner wrote a letter about how Gov. More...

Ballplayers now eligible for Babe Ruth League

Ballplayers who’ve outgrown Cal Ripken Baseball at Lawn Avenue now have the opportunity to swing for the fences across the Newport bridge.  More...

Powells hosting travel presentation tonight

Jamestown conservationists Chris and Candy Powell will take an audience on a photographic exploration of Ecuador’s wildlife, birds and unique habitats. The presentation is today, March 16, from 7-8 p.m. More...

College scholarships available

With graduation looming, Jamestown organizations are beginning to offer scholarships to students preparing to take the next step.  Applications are available for the Elizabeth Stone Scholarship, a one-time award for incoming college freshmen. More...

DOLPHIN WASHES ASHORE

A dead common dolphin washed ashore on the Fort Getty beach near the Fox Hill Salt Marsh. Although no cause of death was determined, the dolphin had a series of scores across its back. More...