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September 19, 2017

Jamestown

4 Bridges Ride will cause brief road closures, delays on Sunday morning

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) Foundation announced today that due to its charity event, the 4 Bridges Ride on Sunday, September 17th, early morning motorists in the Jamestown, North Kingstown and Newport area should be prepared for slight delays and traffic detours. The 4 Bridges Ride, a 26-mile charity bike ride hosted by the RITBA

Waterfront home in Jamestown sells for $1.625 Million

Lila Delman Real Estate International has announced the sale of 102 Battery Lane in Jamestown for $1,625,000. According to Lila Delman Real Estate International, sales associate Michael Dupre represented the seller. “102 Battery Lane offers 3.25 acres of waterfront property with incredible views, magnificent sunsets, beach access, mature landscaping and privacy,” said Dupre in a

Waterfront home in Jamestown sells for $1.195 million

Lila Delman Real Estate International has announced the sale of 139 Seaside Drive in Jamestown for $1,195,000. In this transaction, Lila Delman Real Estate International was both the listing and In this transaction, Lila Delman Real Estate International was both the listing and the selling company. Nancy Cresser, Sales Associate, represented the seller and facilitated

Euer’s margin of victory increases after Board of Elections count remaining mail ballots

The Rhode Island Board of Elections held a hearing on Monday to review approximately 230 mail ballots from the Rhode Island Senate District 13 (Jamestown, Newport) race that held a Special Election on August 22nd. The Board requested a review because they had never seen so many mail ballots notarized by a single person, according to a press release from

30+ things to do this weekend: August 25 – 27

Hard to believe it, but the final weekend of August is here. Here’s what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this weekend, enjoy it! You Might Also Like – Live music and entertainment listings: Aug. 25 – 27 Friday, August 25 J Class World Championship Fort Adams Civil War Weekend 10 am to

Report: Jamestown Area Experiences 19% Decrease in Eelgrass Acreage Since 2012, 18% Decrease Statewide

Eelgrass is on the decline in Rhode Island waters according to a University of Rhode Island (URI researcher) and new report issued by URI’s Environmental Data Center. Michael Bradley calls eelgrass “the canary in the coal mine for estuarine health.” The flowering plant that grows beneath the surface of coastal waters and salt ponds provides

Republican Candidate Encourages Former Democratic Candidates to Rally Around His Candidacy

  Just after Dawn Euer won the Democratic Primary for Senate District 13 on Tuesday night, Republican Michael “Mike” Smith issued a statement calling his Democratic opponent the “most progressive candidate in the race” and encouraging the rest of the Democratic field to rally around his candidacy. “After a hard-fought primary on Tuesday, the most progressive candidate

General Assembly passes legislation expanding Rhode Island’s Renewable Energy Growth Program

The General Assembly today passed legislation introduced by Sen. William J. Conley Jr. (D-Dist. 18, East Providence, Pawtucket) and Rep. Deborah Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown) that would expand the successful Renewable Energy Growth Program with an additional 400 MW of renewable energy over 10 years. The measure now moves to the governor’s office. “The

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