March 22, 2018 RSS feed / News

Town to study north end cellular site

The town councilors are streamlining efforts to improve the “legendary poor service” that has stymied residents living north of the windmill.  “A north end cell tower is probably our best shot at improving Internet service,&rdq More...

Lawn teacher uses personal battle to inspire

Liv Scott hopes story will encourage students to raise money for cancer patients

A Lawn School teacher is hoping her survival story will inspire students to raise cash for cancer. More...

Ex-resident sentenced to 51 months in opioid kickback scheme

Dr. Jerrold Rosenberg, the former Highland Drive resident who pleaded guilty to 19 counts of fraud and conspiracy, has been sentenced to 51 months in federal prison. More...

Local organizations offering scholarships

As springtime nears and graduation looms, two Jamestown organizations have begun accepting applications for their annual scholarships. More...

Donations needed for high school gallery

For high school students, there is no better feeling than being recognized for hard work. Sports teams have cheering fans in the bleachers, theater departments fill auditoriums with applause and marching bands serenade the streets during parades. More...

Volvo fleet departs for Brazil

Vestas 11th Hour Racing, the American team sidelined following a fatal collision in January with a Chinese fishing boat, has rejoined the fleet for the longest leg of the Volvo Ocean Race through the South Ocean.  More...

SENIOR SKETCHES

Artist Tom Martino with portraits he drew depicting visitors to the senior center. Martino, a former math teacher who learned to paint through informal art classes, is at the Conanicut Grange every Monday from 10 a.m. More...

Delays expected on Route 138

The Route 138 corridor between the Verrazzano and Pell bridges will be resurfaced from Friday night through early morning Monday.  During work this weekend, there will be one lane temporarily closed in both the eastbound and westbound directions More...

North Kingstown freshman offers robotics help

Leggo our Legos.  That’s what Ella Junge suggested when she came across seven Lego Mindstorms kits collecting dust in the Lawn School library. More...

AWAY WE GO

Eighth-grade science teacher Jim Kaczynski fills a handmade hot-air balloon Tuesday morning using a wood stove in the Lawn School courtyard. In the background, seventh-graders are using devices to measure the angle of the ascent.   More...

Euer wants mandated licensing for lab techs

Practitioners working in medical labs are responsible for determining whether patients suffer from a range of ailments, from high cholesterol to cancer, according to state Sen. Dawn Euer. More...

REMEMBERING THE PARKLAND VICTIMS

Eighth-graders Abigail Wagner, Sophia Long and Natalie Conover organized a presentation last week at Lawn School on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland school shooting. More...

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