September 1, 2005 RSS feed / News

Land trust establishes environmental service award, continues quest with ‘No Small Plan’

At its Aug. 25 annual meeting, the Conanicut Island Land Trust announced the establishment of the Russell S. More...

Hebrew school scheduled posted

The South County Hebrew School will begin Sunday school classes on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at White Hall on the University of Rhode Island campus. Sunday school is for students in grades kindergarten to 7. More...

Choristers looking for new singers

The Newport Navy Choristers are seeking new members of all voice ranges for the upcoming 2005-2006 musical season.. More...

Become a better gardener at fall class

Amateur gardeners interested in gaining a more comprehensive understanding of their hobby are invited to participate in the Fall Gardening School sponsored by the University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension. More...

Holiday trip to Radio City Music Hall planned

The Jamestown Police Association is once again offering the New York Radio City Music Hall Bus Trip, scheduled for Friday, Dec. 9. More...

Visit the Amistad this weekend

The schooner Amistad, Connecticut’s flagship and tall ship ambassador, will be making a visit to Rhode Island over the Labor Day weekend, docking at Fort Adams on Thursday, Sept. 1. More...

Town officials seek volunteers to serve on committees

The Town needs to fill seats on two committees One vacancy exists for a Jamestown alternate representative on the subcommittee for the state Coastal Resource Management Council. More...

Stringed instrument group forming at Lawn Ave. school

String ensembles at the Jamestown Lawn Avenue school are forming up and will begin rehearsals on Wednesday, Sept. 28. More...

New high school bus schedule

Due to an Aug. 24 decision by the North Kingstown School Committee, the starting time for students at North Kingstown schools, including the high school, will be 10 minutes earlier than previously announced. More...

Rotary seeks adult exchange candidate

The Rotary Club of Jamestown is currently seeking applications for team members for a Group Study Exchange to Portugal. More...

Historical society elects new officers

The Jamestown Historical Society elected new officers and directors at its annual meeting held Aug. 11 in the Jamestown library. More...

Swanhurst Chorus seeks new voices

Swanhurst Chorus, Newport County’s oldest continually performing choral ensemble, will begin rehearsals for its 77th season on Tuesday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m., with a repeat session on Wednesday, Sept. 7, also at 7 p.m. More...

She read up a storm

Danielle Broomfield of Jamestown was named an All-Star reader who won tickets to a PawSox game at McCoy Stadium. Broomfield successfully completed Read Up A Storm, a summer reading program at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Golf course operators asked to fund upgrade on irrigation

Town officials are working on an equitable plan to provide waste water to irrigate the town-owned golf course that is leased out and operated by a private enterprise. More...

Boating safety course offered

The Newport Sail and Power Squadron will offer a Boat Smart class this fall, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Newport Yacht Club in Newport. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Jamestowners took the Press on a tour of Fenway Park in Boston. Standing at the Green Monster are Bill Botelho, Paul Botelho and Tim Marsh. Kneeling are LuAnn Botelho and Norm Marsh. More...

Town Meetings

Monday, Sept. 5 Labor Day. All town facilities will be closed. More...

Be ‘Enchanted’ by the CBC players

The CBC Players will present the play “Enchanted April,” next weekend at the Central Baptist Church. More...

Tuesday night racing

Sailors fly their spinnakers off Rose Island last week during the final race of the Jamestown Yacht Club’s summer series. Photo by Don Miller More...

Funds raised for autism research

The Jamestown Gulls Golf League recently raised some $6,000 at a golf tournament, which they presented to Erica Giunta of the National Alliance of Autism Research at a luncheon Monday at Trattoria Simpatico. More...

Wake up! You’re late for school!

By the time they read this paper today, some teens and their parents will realize that they were late for the first day of school. More...

Crowley, Lombardo take top honors in Secret Garden’s sunflower contest

The Secret Garden judged the annual Sunflower Contest on Saturday, Aug. 27. More...