September 6, 2018 RSS feed / News

Councilors seeking volunteers to help create a policy for public art displays

The town will begin soliciting residents for an ad hoc committee to draft a public art policy, which could determine whether the “Whale’s Tail” sculpture will be fast-tracked to East Ferry.  More...

State bans guns in schools

It took Gov. Gina Raimondo less than a week to fire back after President Donald Trump’s education secretary said she wanted to use federal money to arm schools with guns.  “It isn’t hard,” Raimondo said. More...

Siren leads 100 yachts around Conanicut isle

William Hubbard and his crew onboard Siren, which was rated as the fastest boat in the fleet, won line honors Sunday by lapping Conanicut Island in two hours, 20 minutes. More...

Beekeepers save honeybee swarm

The self-proclaimed swarm chasers from the Conanicut Island Land Trust have rescued their second cluster of honeybees this season, and the whole ordeal was caught on camera.  Donned in beekeeper suits and equipped with a broom, Jim Turenne and D More...

Bountiful season for vendors during inagural downtown farmers market

Following five fruitful seasons along the West Passage of Narragansett Bay, farmers are reaping the rewards of their inaugural summer with waterfront views of the channel on the opposite side of the island. More...

CRUISIN’ BY THE SEASIDE

LEFT: This 1965 AC Cobra owned by Ferry Street’s Karen Gabriele was named the top local car at Sunday’s Jamestown Seaside Family Cruise at Fort Getty. More...

GOOD TO THE LAST DROP

! PHOTO BY ANDREA VON HOHENLEITEN   More...

VERY WARM RETURNS

ABOVE: Melrose School principal Carrie Petersen greets Evan Wilk on his first day of school Tuesday. More...

Adult volunteers needed for ‘Shrek’

Community theater will perform show this fall

When the curtains open for “Shrek the Musical” in November, it will mark the 50th show produced by the Jamestown Community Theatre.  More...

State issues new fee schedule for building permits

Because of suspected price gouging, municipal governments in Rhode Island no longer are determining the cost of their building permits.  According to Town Administrator Andy Nota, the statewide formula was enacted to protect builders from paying More...

Conanicut Battery part of tour’s Revolutionary War section

The Conanicut Battery also makes an appearance on the Rhode Tour website in the section titled “Revolutionary War Fortifications of Rhode Island.”  More...