November 22, 2017 RSS feed / News

Skippers advance to D-II Super Bowl

On the first play from scrimmage under the Friday night lights, North Kingstown quarterback Joe Gilmartin hit Zack Pezza for a 40-yard gain during the Division II semifinals against East Greenwich.  That was the beginning of the end.  More...

Oceanographer: Water quality up, but climate change still problem

The water quality in Narragansett Bay has improved because of upgraded infrastructure to reduce excess nutrients, toxic contaminants and pathogens, although the rising sea level continues to threaten cities and towns along the coast.  More...

TUNES FOR TURKEY DAY

Second-graders at Melrose School dressed like Pilgrims and Indians Friday to perform a Thanksgiving musical in front of their families. Mairead Lapierre, right, sang as a Native American.   More...

Quakers close up shop for winter

The historic 1786 Conanicut Friends Meetinghouse was cleaned and shuttered as Quakers prepare to move their worship services into a heated facility for the winter.  The new site is the Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown. More...

A CUT ABOVE THE REST

Workers from Conanicut Marine hoist the village Christmas tree into place Saturday near the East Ferry parking lot. This year’s tree was donated by Dick and Jackie Cribb. More...

State program automatically mails missing money

Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner has launched Your Money, a program that will mail money to more than 35,000 Rhode Islanders who have unclaimed property with the state.  More...

Melrose Avenue resident wants to build fixed pier

Jack Civic, under an LLC titled JBL Realty, is requesting permission from the state to build a residential fixed pier in Dutch Harbor with a 10,000-pound boat lift that will extend 75 feet beyond the low water mark.  More...

New York Yacht Club sets racing calendar for ’18

The 20th anniversary of the Rolex race week headlines the 2018 sailing season on Narragansett Bay for the historic New York Yacht Club. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Narragansett Avenue residents Jane and Peter Mercer took The Jamestown Press to the Israeli city of Akko on the Mediterranean coast, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. More...

CAN YOU DIG IT?

The North Kingstown girls’ volleyball team following their three-set sweep against Coventry at Rhode Island College to win Division-I state championship. This is the Skippers’ first title since 2006.   More...

More daffodils planted on Route 138

Members of the Quononoquott Garden Club planted 6,000 daffodil bulbs Monday morning along Route 138 near the toll plaza and outside Cedar Cemetery, adding to the thousands planted along that stretch last November.  More...

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