April 5, 2018 RSS feed / News

Tax levy increase close to state’s 4 percent cap

Heading for the homestretch of budget season, the town councilors will have to keep their eyes on 3.82 percent, which represents the proposed increase to the tax levy for 2018-19.  More...

Town tapped for all-star tournament

For the second consecutive season, the hardball diamond on the school grounds will host 10-year-old all-stars from across Rhode Island during the Cal Ripken Baseball tournament in late June.  More...

Work to cause delays on both bridges, Route 138 connector through summer

While daily commuters traversing the Newport Pell Bridge will be spared the delays that hampered them last spring, the state bridge agency still has a heavy workload this year to keep the spans in safe condition.  More...

LET THE MUSIC PLAY

Lawn School’s seventh- and eighth-grade band performed in the junior division at the Rhode Island all-state concert last week at East Greenwich-West Greenwich Regional High School. More...

ON WITH THE HUNT

Luca Furtado, 2, grabs a pencil from the Easter bunny during the spring celebration Saturday at Godena Farm. More...

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Military students use maps to locate former homes

Military students at Melrose School had the whole world in their hands Tuesday morning. More...

Rabies clinic Saturday for pets

Pet owners who want to vaccinate their dogs, cats and ferrets for rabies can attend a clinic from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the fire station, 50 Narragansett Ave.  All animals must be 6 months old and leashed or in carriers. More...

Froberg promoted to air boss on USS Harry S. Truman

A Jamestown native is taking the next step in his 20-year U.S. Navy career.  Cmdr. Ken Froberg is joining the staff of the USS Harry S. Truman as its air boss in June. More...

Council: Foreclosure mediation needed

Law mandating that process set to expire

When the housing bubble burst and the nation floundered into recession during the late 2000s, municipalities across Rhode Island began taking measures to protect their taxpayers.   More...

ABOVE AND BEYOND

Emily Kallman is airborne during the 80-meter hurdles at Lawn School’s first track meet of the season last week at North Kingstown High. More...

U.S. Volvo boat dismasted near Falklands

Vestas 11th Hour Racing, the American yacht competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, continues to sail on choppy waters — both figuratively and literally.  More...