February 9, 2006 RSS feed / News

Newport Ski Club to meet tonight

The monthly meeting of the Newport Ski Club will be held Thursday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, lower level, 7 Valley Rd. in Middletown. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press? Former Jamestowner Mick Cochran took the Press along with him to Torino, Italy, where he is supervising the photo coverage of the Winter Olympics for USA Today. More...

Island soldier deploying to Operation Iraqi Freedom

U.S. Army Specialist Thomas Gladding of Jamestown is currently preparing for deployment overseas this month at a forward operating location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

Historical society acquires old Bay View Hotel sign

The Jamestown Historical Society recently acquired a portion of a former Jamestown landmark. More...

Learn to knit a sock at the library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will offer a Hand Knit Sock Class starting Sunday, March 12, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and running for three consecutive Sunday afternoons. More...

Animal shelter donation Dr. Jack Civic of the Jamestown Animal Clinic presents a $2,500 check to Barbara Szepatowski for the new Jamestown Animal Shelter. Also pictured is Town Administrator Bruce Keiser. More...

Program to help youths and their families prepare for the teen years

All Lawn Avenue School students in grades 6 through 8 and their families are invited to participate in an innovative program brought to Jamestown by the Rhode Island Student Assistance Program, a division RIEAP Inc., and the Jamestown Substance Abuse More...

‘Should I incorporate?’ Learn more at next chamber breakfast talk

The next session of the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce Winter Breakfast Series will be held on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Bay Voyage, 150 Conanicus Ave. More...

Jamestown Hardware offers customer rewards

“Big store discounts with personalized, hometown service — that’s what our reward program is about,” said Scott Sherman of Jamestown True Value Hardware on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Lawn school honor roll posted

The Lawn Avenue middle school honor roll has been posted, and the following students are named: More...

Potter League hosts class on Endangered Species Act

The Potter League for Animals will hold a Pet University Class on Wednesday, Feb. 15, on the Protecting the Endangered Species Act. More...

Trial in wrongful death lawsuit starts Monday

The civil trial in the case of a wrongful death suit against businessman and former Town Councilman David Swain of Jamestown is scheduled to start Monday, Feb. 13, before Associate Justice Patricia A. Hurst in Providence Superior Court. More...

Workshop on highway barn runs over three hours

Two leading town businessmen were among residents who raised concerns last week about the possible pollution of private water wells by the proposed placement of the town highway barn at the former town landfill on upper North Main Road. More...

Jamestowner takes silver in Rolex Miami Regatta

Jamestown sailor Hannah Swett, with teammates Melissa Purdy of Belvedere Tiburon, Calif., and Liz Filter of Stevensville, Md., took the silver medal in the Yngling class at the recent 2006 U.S. Sailing’s Rolex Miami Olympic Class Regatta. More...

Baseball registration deadlines announced

Registration deadlines for Jamestown Baseball Association teams are as follows: More...

Pennfield School holds admissions open house

The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth will hold Admissions Open Houses on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. and on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 8:15 a.m. to noon. More...

Hot air project

Lawn Avenue School science teacher Jim Kaczyski launches a hot air balloon Wednesday morning at the school’s ball fields. It was the culmination of an 8thgrade science project. More...

For the Record

In last week’s story on the Wildlife Committee’s report, the last bullet under “Deer managment” mentioned only shotguns. More...

Bake sale to help hungry These sixth-graders from the Lawn Avenue School held a bake sale Jan. 28 at McQuade’s Marketplace. They were raising money to help feed hungry children in the U.S. More...