March 15, 2018 RSS feed / News

Get feet wet Sunday at rescheduled plunge

When the New Year’s Day plunge was canceled because of dangerously cold temperatures, organizers had no idea winter weather would strike again during the rescheduled event.  More...

LIGHTING THE WAY

Makeshift lanterns illuminated the village Sunday night during the Jamestown Arts Center’s fifth annual parade. More...

Whitehouse endorses infrastructure money

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is applauding a trillion-dollar infrastructure proposal unveiled by Senate Democratic leadership, which would make major investments in upgrading crumbling roads and bridges to bolster Rhode Island’s coastline. More...

Few private burial sites remain in town

For many years after Jamestown was settled, the dead were buried in plots on their family farms. Most of these early burial sites disappeared without a trace when the family died or the farm was sold. More...

GETTIN’ THEIR KICKS

Cooper Andrew, 7, from left, Tad Woolfe, 10, Kellan Woolfe, 8, and Todd McDonough, 7, play soccer Monday before the snowstorm buried their front-yard field the following day.   More...

Portsmouth Abbey swimmer sets mark

Sheila Joyce, a junior at Portsmouth Abbey, arrived at Roger Williams University with her goggles, swimsuit, swim cap and the two fastest 100-meter times in school history.  When she returned home following the meet, she unpacked the three faste More...

Town in line to secure $400K from state for bicycle path

When Mike Gray submitted the capital request for his public works department to Town Administrator Andy Nota, it included money for the bicycle path that will connect North Main to East Shore via the reservoir property. More...

Nota sets his sights on solar

Town Administrator Andy Nota has recommended borrowing $500,000 to install solar panels at four public sites, which would save taxpayers nearly $30,000 on the municipal electricity bill in year one. More...

URI to simulcast Volvo Ocean Race

The University of Rhode Island will bring the world’s premiere offshore regatta, the Volvo Ocean Race, to campus Tuesday through a live broadcast as the fleet races across the Pacific Ocean between New Zealand and South America. More...

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