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As part of her “Aging in the Community” package of legislation, Rep. Deborah Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown) has introduced legislation that would reform property tax relief for Rhode Island’s elderly community by increasing the property tax credit for low-income seniors. The bill (2017-H 5458) would amend the law on property tax relief extended to
Robert P. “Jasper” Coffman, 69, of Jamestown, died February 8, 2017, succumbing to COPD. He was the loving husband of Karen E. (Nicholson) Coffman, father of Brendan J. Coffman, and grandfather of Cora. He also leaves behind his daughter-in-law Christina, his siblings Carol (Donnie) Pagal, Paul, Noel (Terry) McCue, as well as many nieces &
Nonprofit organizations serving Newport County’s six communities have until Feb. 16 to apply for more than $260,000 in grants from the Rhode Island Foundation. The Newport County Fund (NCF) offers grants of up to $10,000 in eight key funding areas: arts and culture, basic human needs, children and families, education, economic security, environment, health
Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 2/4-2/10 Jamestown: Rte. 138 East, from North Rd. to Conanicus Ave., right lane closed for sign installation, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Newport: In order to accommodate construction work
In an effort to keep Rhode Island policy relevant to the state’s aging population, Rep. Deborah Ruggiero (D-Dist. 74, Jamestown, Middletown) has introduced legislation aimed at addressing “Aging In the Community.” “In the next 10 years, the 65-plus population in Rhode Island will increase from 152,000 to 247,000 with one out of every four Rhode
Here is what’s happening for road work, closures and detours in and around Newport, RI this week. Roadwork scheduled by Rhode Island Department Of Transportation: 1/14-1/20 Newport: As the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) prepares for construction work at the Newport Transportation and Visitors Center, motorists will experience road work and a right lane closure
Rhode Island schools, organizations, community centers and artists were awarded $164,890 in the December 2016 round of grants from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, More than $13,000 of that total was awarded to Newport County Arts Projects. These grants will go to support arts in education, community-based projects by organizations and individual
The Jamestown Police Department has announced a new partnership with Day One of Rhoe Island. Day One is an agency in Rhode Island that provides support and advocacy for the victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Recently the Jamestown Police Department has partnered with Day One in order to establish a law enforcement advocacy
William Heinrich Eibel, 67, of Jamestown died Sunday, January 8, 2017, at Newport Hospital. He will be laid to rest at the Veterans Cemetery. He was the husband of Jean Marie (Larosee) Eibel Born on September 13, 1949, in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late Julius and Lillian (Charette) Eibel. Mr. Eibel
The following op-ed was written by Representative Deborah Ruggiero (D-District 74, Jamestown and Middletown). The Rhode Islanders I know are doers—successful business owners, technology entrepreneurs, community advocates, and passionate educators. They know technology is part of our everyday life—online banking, GPS, email, SKYPE, search engines, even online dating. Every business, large or small, has a
Preppy Pig BBQ, named Rhode Island’s best BBQ by Thrillist, is closing its doors today at both the Warren and Jamestown restaurant in search of a bigger and better spot for their acclaimed barbecue cuisine. Both locations will be open under different ownership, and although they may look similar, they are not Preppy Pig BBQ.
The Coast Guard and Jamestown Police Department rescued a 60-year-old man Sunday off Fort Wetherill, Rhode Island after he fell off his sailboat. At approximately 12:20 a.m., Coast Guard Station Castle Hill received a call from Jamestown Police reporting a man in the water who had been clinging to his boat for about two hours.
Savor three-course prix-fixe lunches for $16 and three-course prix-fixe dinners for $35 during Newport Restaurant Week, November 4 – 13. The popular, bi-annual tradition throughout Newport and Bristol Counties will include more than 50 restaurants and inevitably invigorates the palates of frequent restaurant goers and occasional diners alike with dishes catering to the season’s harvest.
National Coffee Day, an occasion that is used to promote and celebrate coffee as a beverage, is celebrated in the United States on September 29th. Also celebrating National Coffee Day on September 29th is Australia, Canada, Scotland, Belgium, England, Ethiopia, Hungary, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, United States, Japan, Austria, Romania, Philippines and Taiwan. Take
A 56-year old man died off of Potter’s Cover on Saturday morning while participating in the 40th Annual Save The Bay Swim. The Jamestown Police Department said in a statement that at around 10 a.m. local officials were “alerted to a swimmer in distress in the area of Potter’s Cove, the man was removed from the
The 39th Annual Fools’ Rules Regatta will be held on Saturday, August 13, 2016 on the Town Beach at East Ferry in Jamestown, R.I. Rain date will be the following day. The cannon will be fired at 9:00 AM to begin construction of the “vessels.” Entrants are allowed two hours to construct a sailing craft
After being closed on Thursday, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommended the reopening of Mackerel Cove Beach in Jamestown around 5pm on Friday for swimming. The beach was closed based on results from water samples that measured bacteria counts at the beaches. RIDOH did recommend closing Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick due to high bacteria counts.
Sav Rebecchi, a Jamestown Resident who has decided to run against Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed for the Senate District 13 seat this November, joined me on The Open Forum today. Rebecchi spoke about his past, his decision, his platform and what he would propose Rhode Island does to move forward. For more information about Rebecchi,
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has recommended reopening Oakland Beach in Warwick and closing Mackerel Cove Beach in Jamestown for swimming. These recommendations are based on results from water samples that measured bacteria counts at the beaches. The status of a beach may change daily. The most up-to-date beach information is available through
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has announced that they have recommended the closure of Spouting Rock Beach in Newport; Easton’s Beach in Newport; and Mackeral Cove Beach in Jamestown for swimming because of high bacteria counts. According to RIDOH, officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend reopening the beaches when
A Jamestown Police Officer was killed early Tuesday morning when during his commute home he was struck head-on by a wrong way driver on Route 95 South. WPRI reports (Jamestown police officer killed in deadly head-on crash); ” Jamestown police officer Ryan Bourque had just gotten off his night shift and was driving home to Coventry
Join the Jamestown Arts Center in collaboration with DESIGNxRI on Thursday, May 26 at 6:00pm for a reading and discussion with author, Gregory Maguire, about his novel Wicked and its voyage from page to stage, as well as comments on recent books such as the New York Times bestseller, After Alice, and the Boston Globe
Lila Delman Real Estate International has listed Beavertail Farm House, the historic farmhouse once owned by Philadelphia industrialist Joseph Wharton. Wharton, who established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania, had roots in Jamestown, summering there with his extended family for many decades. The home was designed by well-known
Rep. Deborah Ruggiero has secured a $1,000 legislative grant to help support the Jamestown Historical Society’s celebration of Windmill Day this year. Windmill Day, scheduled July 16, is the society’s biennial celebration of the historic 1787 windmill on North Road in Jamestown. The free event will feature a bring-your-own picnic with music, a petting zoo