June 8, 2017 RSS feed / 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...

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...

Chorus honors Eastman prospect

Others earn academic achievements, receive degrees from college

As she heads this fall to study music performance at the distinguished Eastman School at the University of Rochester, Erica Smith will have some extra cash to finance her education.  More...

SABALIS EXHIBIT OPENS IN LIBRARY

Allie Sabalis and Jillian Barber, from left, prepare the library wall Monday for Sabalis’ month-long exhibit titled “Holy Cards.” The collection of digital images, which hangs through July 12, was created using personal objects, pho More...

BATTERY DAY — THE ROAR OF THE CANNONS

The Jamestown Community Band plays the national anthems of France, Great Britain and the United States during Saturday’s celebration of Conanicut Battery. More...

Debut 50-footer to battle Prospector

It’s become yet another tradition for a race that already has them in spades. More...

DUMPLINGS HOME SELLS FOR $2.1M

This William Burgindesigned home at 33 Blueberry Lane sold for $2.1 million this month, making it the most expensive sale this year in Jamestown not on the waterfront. 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...

FIREFIGHTERS FOR A DAY

Elias George, left, and Mason Mele, both students in South Kingstown, get ready for a ride aboard the fire department’s new engine. The boys won the trip from a raffle at the Eileen Teixeira fundraiser in March. More...

N.K. freshman tabbed for scientific congress

Although Casey Egan always has been passionate about science, especially robotics, his pending trip to the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders will be a whole new world for the North Kingstown freshman. More...

Advocate agencies recognize town for wastewater plant, affordable housing

The town’s wastewater operations and its commitment to affordable housing both have been recognized this spring by nonprofit organization’s that honor the best of the best across the Ocean State.  More...

Ruggiero bill aiming for cheaper electricity approved by R.I. House

The House last Thursday passed legislation sponsored by Jamestown’s state representative that would enable towns to get lower electrical prices for customers within their borders.  More...

New boat yet same result for Benjamin

Although he wasn’t aboard Spookie, Steve Benjamin spooked his opponents this past weekend during the Etchells national championship, winning four of eight races and finishing 17 points ahead of the fleet.  More...

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