August 21, 2014 RSS feed / News

37th annual Fools’ Rules Regatta results

Karl Smith Most Ingenious Design Award• “Beach Street Breakfast Club,” Chris Fuller, JoshuaGann, Alex Szessey and Chantelle Goldthwaite (Warren)Worst Example of Naval Architecture Award• “Quintimarang,” Amina Brown ( More...

Lobster line

Hungry residents line up Friday outside of Central Baptist Church to buy lobster rolls, chowder and clam cakes. More...

Swimmer has two golden performances

Jamestown swimmer Diann Uustal captured a gold medal and four silvers in her first-ever appearance at the world masters championships earlier this month in Montreal. More...

Design experts discuss historic preservation

Landscapes make a difference in people’s health and quality of life, according to Elizabeth Lynn of the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. But what is the future of historic preservation? What impact could the answers have on communities? More...

Board mulls kayak cap at Fort Getty

The Harbor Management Commission at its meeting last week agreed to cap the number of beach permits issued for Fort Getty, Head’s Beach and East Ferry. More...

Talent show celebrates silver anniversary

The Jamestown Community Chorus will present its 25th annual talent show Thursday night at the recreation center, and Director B.J. Whitehouse hopes that the silver anniversary will be bigger and better than ever. More...

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Forestry officials impressed with tree nursery

Providence had about 50,000 street trees in 1907; by 1980 the number had plummeted to just 22,320. Street trees must be replanted to compensate for loss from age and disease. But replanting takes money. More...

Island Chatter

The summer concert series is winding down. This Sunday the Jamestown Community Band will entertain the crowd at Veterans Memorial Square from 6:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Accounting professor joins SEC staff in Washington

Jamestown resident Judy Beckman, a professor of accounting at the University of Rhode Island, has been named the academic fellow in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s office of the chief accountant. More...