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. Rosenberg, 63, was sentenced during a March 9 hearing in Providence. According to U.S. Attorney Stephen Dambruch, Rosenberg was receiving kickbacks in return for prescribing Subsys, a powerful and addictive version of the […]

Local organizations offering scholarships

As springtime nears and graduation looms, two Jamestown organizations have begun accepting applications for their annual scholarships. The Jamestown Women’s Club is offering scholarships to graduating high school seniors who live in town. Applications are available at the library, 26 North Road, and from members of the women’s club. There also are forms in the guidance departments at The Prout […]


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.


The senior center serves lunch Mondays through Fridays at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance. Friday, March 23 Cheeseburger or tomato macaroni and cheese with zucchini. Both served with cauliflower soup and apple strudel. Monday, March 26 Fruit, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, pancakes and muffin. Tuesday, March 27 Egg salad sandwich […]


Monday, March 26 6 p.m., there will be a budget workshop with the town council at Town Hall Tuesday, March 27 7 p.m., the zoning board of review will meet at Town Hall



Mother Goose Time Wednesday, March 28 10:15-10:45 a.m. Join us for “Mother Goose Time,” a play-based program featuring nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and books for children from birth to 2 years along with a parent or caregiver. Preschool Story Time Monday, March 26 10:15-11 a.m. and Wednesday, March 28 11:15 a.m. to noon Featuring books, songs, finger plays, and […]

Catholics are hosting Good Friday service

The annual Good Friday ecumenical service will be hosted by the Catholics at noon March 30 at St. Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Ave. The three Christian churches in town, St. Mark, St. Matthew’s Episcopalian and Central Baptist, rotate hosting duties annually. All three clergy and their congregations participate in the service. During the 2016 Good Friday service, these churches signed […]

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. Having just secured the EV3 system for the robotics program, the middle school no longer needed the older NXT models. Junge, a freshman at North Kingstown High, recommended letting them go. “We had these perfectly good kits […]

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. But for artists at North Kingstown High School, those students have no way to display their work for the rest of the school […]

Cindy (Quirk) Leveillee

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our mother, Cindy (Quirk) Leveillee, 1958-2018. Cindy was not set up for success, instead she created her own. As an entrepreneur, she started and ran her own company for more than 10 years before taking over operations and eventual ownership of Hope Oil Inc. She stood where few […]