Jamestown and Newport, Rhode Island
News and Information Sources on the Internet

Local News and Events

Daily and Weekly Newspapers:

     
  The Jamestown Press provides weekly updates of local news plus classified ads, interesting bits of island history, an island calendar and candid observations of people, places and events in the Jamestown area. Published Thursdays.
     
  The North Kingstown Standard Times is a weekly paper, published each Thursday, focusing on Jamestown, North Kingstown and areas to the west. Archived news available.
     
  The Newport Daily News focuses on Newport and areas to the east.
Here is a link to its local weather forecast.
     
  The Providence Journal. News from throughout the state with emphasis on the Providence area and state-wide issues.
     

Event Guides and Calendars:

Check out more than one - each source is updated separately

Jamestown Community Home Page Calendar - Listings coordinated by the Jamestown Library.

Weekly Conanicut Island Calendar produced by The Jamestown Press. On-island events, classes and meetings

Newport This Week - News of Newport County with an emphasis on Arts and Entertainment.

Newport County Convention & Visitor's Bureau Calendar of Events - Search for current or upcoming events in the Newport area.

The Newport Events Calendar - Events in and around Newport are arranged in sections with themes such as “art”, “music” and “Happenings.”

Calendar of Events compiled by OnAquidneck.com - Click on a month and see what is happening in the area.

Calendar of events from the Newport Best Read Guide and Newport Daily News.

Jamestown RI - The Municipality is the official website of the Town of Jamestown, providing information on scheduled meetings of municipal organizations, due dates for municipal taxes and fees, listings of town agencies and officials with phone numbers and email addresses, links to state agencies and other useful sites.

Rhode Island News and Information:

The Providence Journal, Your most comprehensive statewide news source.

WRIU, the non-commercial radio station of the University of Rhode Island, 90.3 FM, broadcasts 24 hours a day from Kingston. It can be heard in RI, parts of MA, CT and Long Island. Click on this link to listen to WRIU.

Providence TV12 Fox Eyewitness News. Latest news in print and video formats.

NRPR station WRNI, Providence AM1290 and Westerly AM 1230. Program listings and background information. Click on a link within the site to listen live.

Providence NBC TV10. Local and national news.

ABC TV6 New Bedford. News and weather for Rhode Island and southwestern Massachusetts.


Jamestown-focused Websites:

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