February 1, 2018 RSS feed / Around Town

Winter Fun and Frolic!

PARENTS' CORNER

Tighten your coats and hang onto your hats, people. It’s February… the best month of the year! Why, you ask? More...

Jamestown Takes Local Action on Immigration

“This is not just a legal issue, it’s a moral issue,” said Carl Krueger as he addressed a packed room of concerned citizens at an immigration roundtable hosted by the Conanicut Sanctuary last Wednesday, January 24, at the Jamestown More...

SPOTLIGHT on Music

Dad by Day, Drummer by Night

There’s an old saying, “if you really want something done, ask a busy person to do it.” Local drummer Josh Mello is one of the busiest people around, but he’s found a way to balance his day job with coaching, being a DJ, raisi More...

‘The Post’ Packs a Timely Punch

FILM REVIEW

“The Post” is engaging, polished, star-studded and old-fashioned in a good way. More...

Former Navy Land Transfers to Middletown

A 10-year dream has become a land windfall reality for Middletown.  In a formal ceremony in council chambers on Jan. More...

Middletown Schools Look to Light for Less

With the local cost of energy set to increase, along with a recent RI statewide report outlining major upgrades needed to area schools and the Middletown district in the midst of a “lean classroom” initiative designed to cut costs, the in More...

Music Scene

Thursday, February 1 Bay Voyage, Jamestown: 6:30 p.m., TBA Grace Vanderbilt: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Michael Johnson, Jazz Piano Midtown Oyster Bar: 9 p.m., John Erikson Newport Blues Cafe: 10 p.m., The Z Boys & Th More...

Late Wins Run RMR Streak to Nine Games

GAME OF THE WEEK

The RMR co-op boys hockey team has become the New England Patriots of Rhode Island high schools. They don’t score early, but they are adept at pulling out games in the final period.  More...