May 17, 2018 RSS feed / News

HIGHLAND HOME FETCHES $3.75M

This three-bedroom Cape at 96 Highland Drive, situated on 2 acres along Mackerel Cove with a guest cottage, three-car garage and floating dock, was sold for $3.75 million. Dianne Grippi, of Island Realty, represented the buyer. More...

A WOOLY GOOD TIME

Lara Sullivan shears the wool from a sheep during the annual spring festival Saturday at Watson Farm. More...

Birders spot 95 species in the rain

Despite cool weather, spitting rain and a depleted field of birders, participants in the 34th annual spring count tallied 95 species, one fewer than the 2017 total.  More...

Ospreys build on utility pole

The town beach at Mackerel Cove doesn’t officially open until June 23, but nobody broke that news to the family of ospreys moving onto the isthmus.  More...

Always plan for a summer drought

The Island Garden

As the temperature rises and the April showers give way to May flowers, you might want to think ahead to a potential summer drought. More...

THAT WINNING FEELING

Fuller Gallery owner Tory Corey’s son, Andrew, hangs a Volvo Ocean Race bunting from the roof of his mom’s shop. More...

Traffic board to mull faster speeds tonight

The traffic commission will discuss increasing the speed limit on the stretch of North Main Road from Route 138 to Wickford Avenue. More...

Brown honors local for thinning out population

Seaside Drive woman noted for obesity research

A medical researcher who has devoted her life to making patients skinnier is fattening up her trophy case.  Rena Wing, a part-time Jamestowner with a home on Seaside Drive, was recognized by Brown University last month for obesity research that More...

NEA lends financial support to arts center

The Jamestown Arts Center has received $20,000 in grants to benefit two upcoming events, including the first time that money from the National Endowment for the Arts has been given to the Valley Street facility. More...

Application submitted to build 62-foot dock off East Shore Road

Objectors to a residential L-shaped dock extending 62 feet from the shore at 850 East Shore Road have until May 25 to submit a protest. More...

State may gamble on sports betting

Democratic leaders in Providence have expressed interest in expanding sports gambling after the nation’s highest court ruled that a 1994 federal law is unconstitutional.  More...

Inshore racing still on tap before Volvo fleet departs

Despite the poor weather, more than 40,000 people visited Fort Adams during the first week of the Volvo Ocean Race stopover, the only North American port during the 2017-18 global circumnavigation.  More...

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