June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Blessing of the fleet slated for Saturday

With the Narragansett Bay boating season already having begun, the town’s clergymen will bring their holy water to the shore Saturday to wish skippers safe sailing.  More...

Editorial

Onus on you to get to know candidates

As of tomorrow, we will know who will be the candidates to replace state Sen. Teresa Paiva Weed. More...

Not all chickens, eggs created equal

ANOTHER VIEW

I am a sixth-grader at Lawn Avenue School. In science, we recently finished studying chickens, their eggs, and treatment of these animals. More...

Political Cartoon

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Upcoming Events

MEETINGS

Thursday, June 8 7 p.m., the conservation commission will meet at Town Hall 7 p.m., the school committee will meet at Melrose School  Tuesday, June 13 7 p.m., the zoning board will meet at Town Hall   More...

TURN BACK THE CLOCK AT CONCERT SATURDAY

It was 13 years ago when Bill Knapp came across boxes of music as he was rummaging through the basement of a Wakefield consignment store.  The music once was owned by the Spencer Orchestra, a band that entertained Rhode Island resort guests year More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

A residential landmark on Newport Street was destroyed after flames engulfed a porch then tore through the house for three hours, The Jamestown Press reported June 10, 1999.  More...

THEY’RE AS HIGH AS A KITE

Jamestown’s Abigail Brodin, 7, flies her spaceship kite through the sunny skies Saturday at Watson Farm. Children were invited into the fields to fly kites along the West Passage. More...

Roach lays groundwork for ‘giving circle’

When it comes to charity, the Roach family has experience circling the wagons. Fittingly, circles have been the culmination of those efforts. More...

News

Thrift shop cuts Thursday hours

Bargain hunters in town will notice some changes the next time they scamper through the thrift shop at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.  More...

‘Butter’ late than never for Hallorans

Chef’s recipes shed new light on, use for traditional dairy product

Make it better with butter.  That’s the message being lauded by the Hallorans, a Center Street couple that has founded Butter Cuisine, a company with ambitions to make the dairy product more than a toast topper. More...

Feds: Remove caterpillars from vehicles before departing town

As campers and vacationers pile into town to enjoy the island’s pristine parks and shorelines, state and federal environmental officials are urging travelers to check their vehicles and equipment for gypsy moth caterpillars.  More...

About Town

WALLACE the BRAVE

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Chase tennis tourney Sunday at yacht club

The Conanicut Yacht Club will host its Roger Chase Memorial Tournament at 11 a.m. June 11 at the club’s tennis courts, 24 Whittier Road.  More...

Central Baptist needs donations for festival

Donations for Central Baptist Church’s spring festival can be dropped off from 9 a.m. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

Article 3, Section 302 (District Dimensional Regulations)to construct a 20 x 30 one story detached garage with a north & east setback of 5 ft. where 10 ft. is required. Said property is located in a R40 zone and contains 7,666 sq. ft. More...