December 28, 2017 RSS feed / News

Council to consider marijuana ban Tuesday

A vote on the amended ordinance to regulate marijuana, which was updated to permit cooperative growers, is expected at a public hearing Tuesday before the town councilors.  More...

Reed: State should have input on catch limits in Mid-Atlantic region

After the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council voted 16-4 in mid-December against a proposed squid buffer zone off the coast of Nantucket, Rhode Island’s congressional delegation commended the regional agency.  According to U.S. Sen. More...

State lawmaker: No Pell toll for vets

A Coventry lawmaker doesn’t think Americans who serve their country should pay to cross the Newport Pell Bridge, which links Jamestown to the U.S. Navy base.  More...

U.S. captures bronze in third leg to Melbourne

Volvo Ocean Race fleet off to Hong Kong

Passage through the notorious Southern Ocean culminated with a third consecutive podium finish for the Americans in the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race.  More...

Grant to pay to pave arts center lot

The Champlin Foundation awarded $18.1 million in grants to 175 Rhode Island nonprofit institutions, including $21,000 for the Jamestown Arts Center to repave its parking lot. More...

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