Latest Charlestown, Rhode Island Stories

2008-10-07 15:00:20

Nature is slowly reclaiming these former runways at Ninigret Park and Refuge, once the Charlestown Naval Auxiliary Landing Field, where former President George H.W. Bush trained as a pilot during World War II. More than a decade ago, the U.S.

2008-10-02 15:00:30

Nature hike: The Audubon Society of Rhode Island is sponsoring a six-mile hike along the Vin Gormley Trail, through Burlingame Management Area in Charlestown, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Walkers should meet at Kimball Wildlife Refuge, 180 Sanctuary Rd.

2008-09-21 15:00:16

The Friends of the National Wildlife Refuges of Rhode Island have announced the winners of their eighth annual amateur photo competition. The judges for the contest were Jim Hazelwood and Matt Wunsch.

2008-09-03 18:00:16

The Audubon Society of Rhode Island has listed the results of the fifth annual North American Butterfly Association Butterfly Count for Rhode Island on the Audubon Web site, www.asri.org.

2008-08-07 15:00:30

RICHMOND -- A public hearing on the proposed conversion of the Knowles Mill site, in Shannock, into a public park will be held tonight at 7 at the H.L. Arnold Fire And Safety Complex on Route 112. The mill, also known as Carmichael Mill, was razed in 2006. Geoffrey A.

2008-07-01 15:00:25

Storyteller and filmmaker Marc Joel Levitt is collecting oral histories from Navy pilots, local farmers and fishermen, members of the Narragansett Tribe, nuclear plant protesters, and former Hunter Island residents and biologists as part of a U.S.

2007-10-02 18:00:16

By Katie Mulvaney; Journal Staff Writer CHARLESTOWN - Del Barber remembers shellfishing in Foster Cove in the 1970s, when the waters were rich with oysters and blue crabs, and The Willows restaurant and resort had the only buildings along the shore.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.