June 15, 2017 RSS feed / News

Shredded paper banned from curbside recycling

To comply with new regulations, Island Rubbish is no longer accepting shredded paper in its recycling bins.  Owner Cheryl Page, who said the company’s always encouraged the practice, has since been cautioning customers about the new rule e More...

Still lifes highlight Out of the Box Studio’s debut exhibit

The Out of the Box Studio will feature its inaugural gallery opening tonight with the works of Tonya Tengco and Katherine Thompson, two developmentally disabled artists from Bridges Inc. who have been capturing still life.  More...

GREEN PLANTS FOR GREENBACKS

Melrose School fourth-grader Cassidy Lineberry cashes out a customer Saturday during a plant sale at the ball fields. The fundraiser was hosted by students in the green-thumb club under the supervision of kindergarten teacher Jane Mitchell. More...

State rep and family advocate group team up

The Rhode Island Parent Information Network, an agency established in 1991 to provide socio-economic support for families, has named state Rep. Deb Ruggiero as its legislative partner.  More...

Bryer caps college career with All-American honor

As the sailing season gets going on Narragansett Bay, collegiate skipper Rachel Bryer put the finishing touches on her remarkable career at the University of Rhode Island.  Bryer, who graduated earlier this month, was named an honorable mention More...

HIGH-FLYING ACT

Kite surfer Joe Sassi catches air Sunday off the western coast of Fort Getty. The 92-degree day attracted surfers, sailors and swimmers to the town park.   More...

CELEBRATING THE CENTENNIAL

The Holy Ghost Society of Jamestown donated four statues to St. Mark Catholic Church. More...

New owners are restaurant veterans looking to serve casual comfort food

With some luck and hard work, the new owners of Angel’s Kitchen hope their restaurant will return heavenly results.  John Martin and Michelle Clark plan on opening the new eatery at the site of the former House of Pizza in the next week or More...

Work now underway on eastbound lanes of Pell Bridge

Workers switched Tuesday to the eastbound lanes of the Newport Pell Bridge after completing the first phase to repair the 2-mile bridge deck.  More...

Melrose students introduced to Spanish

Adios, Espanol lecciones.  Kindergartners and first-graders said goodbye to their Spanish lessons following a six-week introduction to the nation’s second most common language. More...

CLOSE-KNIT CAMARADERIE

Nearly 20 women celebrated Worldwide Knit in Public Day on Saturday at Beavertail State Park. The holiday, founded in 2005, is celebrated annually on the second Saturday in June. The Jamestown edition was spearheaded Carol Crafts.   More...

House approves Ruggiero bill extending green energy program

As the state legislature’s session comes to a close, the House passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Deb Ruggiero that would expand green energy in Rhode Island.  More...

Spookie edged Friday, dominates weekend

It was a bittersweet regatta for Spookie last weekend on Narragansett Bay. More...

Museum unveils interactive display of Fresnel lens

The state park at the southern tip of the Beavertail peninsula is the town’s busiest summer attraction, offering panoramic ocean views, 2 miles of rocky cliffs for fishermen and an aquarium that showcases creatures from the Atlantic Ocean.  More...

Simpler life aboard Tree of Life

Captain Paul Morse departs bay tonight for Boston

The lone active commissioned sailing vessel in U.S. military service, Eagle, will lead an offshore parade Saturday along the Boston waterfront, where Colonial patriots first raised arms against the British nearly 250 years ago. More...

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