February 1, 2018 RSS feed / News

Two Ruggiero bills are attached to Raimondo’s proposed budget

Legislation sponsored by Rep. Deb Ruggiero to establish grants for senior centers and to extend the maximum age for foster care has been included in Gov. More...

Local senior citizens reaping rewards from indoor bazaar

The bounty of the growing season ended in October, but that hasn’t stopped Jamestowners from enjoying fresh produce throughout the winter.  More...

Bill would legalize torpedo meddling

A bill introduced in the state legislature would make it legal to meddle with underwater devices used for torpedo practice from Goat Island west to the eastern shore of Conanicut Island.  More...

Foundation has $265K for nonprofit grants

Nonprofit organizations serving Jamestown residents have until Feb. 15 to apply for grants from the Rhode Island Foundation.  More...

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Black ice forces bridge closures

For the first time since February 2009, the Verrazzano and Pell bridges were closed for about an hour Saturday because of black ice.  The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority decided on the shutdown at 7:15 a.m. More...

DOMO ARIGATO, MR. ROBOTO

The Bubbly Coyotes, a robotics team that represented Lawn School at the FIRST Lego League state championship Jan. More...

Vestas boat undergoing repairs following fatal crash off China

After missing inshore racing Saturday in Hong Kong, Vestas 11th Hour Racing said it will skip the 100-mile transitional leg to Guangzhou, China. The fleet is scheduled to depart today. More...

Schools honor local students for their academic success

These Jamestown residents were honored for their academic achievements during the fall semester.  -- Freshman Julia Cote was named to the principal’s list for the first quarter of the 2017-18 academic year at North Kingstown High School. More...