February 23, 2006 RSS feed / News

Last Friday, a wonderful Jamestown friend moved to heaven. Mrs. Edna Hill Schultz was the first U.S. Marine Corp nurse to serve in combat. More...

Prout posts honor roll

The following students from Jamestown were named to the second quarter honor roll at the Prout School: More...

St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church holds annual meeting

On Sunday, Feb. 19, the parishioners of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church held their 108th Annual Meeting in the Parish Hall. The purpose of the meeting was to vote on the annual budget and elect members to the church’s 13 member vestry. More...

Musings

I’m sure you’ll agree that without the Patriots, the latest edition More...

Avoid a stroke in 10 minutes

Residents living in and around Jamestown can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke. Life Line Screening will be at the Jamestown Housing Authority at 45 Pemberton Ave. on Friday, March 3. Appointments will begin at 9 a.m. More...

Lighthouse group offers scholarships

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association is offering two $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors who are Jamestown residents. Applications are available at the library or online at www.beavertaillight. org. More...

Wrongful death trial expected to go to jury today

David Swain faces civil trial in the death of his wife Shelley Tyre

After almost eight days of testimony, the Superior Court lawsuit against former Jamestown Town Councilman David Swain for the alleged “wrongful death and the crime of intentional killing” of his wife Shelley Arden Tyre by drowning on March 12, 1999 w More...

Jamestowner tapped to grow watershed alliance

Jamestown residents might not be aware that the Taunton River impacts the waters of Narragansett Bay that surround us. But Karen Augeri Benson wants to change that. More...

Free tax preparation assistance now available

For the 24th consecutive year, free tax preparation assistance will be provided to older taxpayers as well as low-income people through the Tax Counseling for the Elderly and Volunteers in Tax Assistance programs. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press? Jamestowner Charlotte Jackson and her mother, Beverly Worthington, took the Press along when they visited St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, England. More...

Rocky Hill honor roll

The following Jamestown residents were named to the Rocky Hill School honor roll in East Greenwich, in the first semester: More...

Deadline April 3 for grant applications

The Jamestown Community Fund, established five years ago at the Rhode Island Foundation, is seeking applications for programs and projects developed by nonprofit organizations located in and working for the benefit of Jamestown. More...

Family-tree workshop offered this Saturday

People who visit the Newport Historical Society can get an insider’s tour of the state’s second-largest genealogy-related collections. More...

Town Meetings

Thursday, Feb. 23 7 p.m., Lawn school: the School Committee meets. More...

Friends of the Jamestown Library plan a literary bus excursion

The Friends of the Jamestown Library are sponsoring a trip to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Conn., on Saturday, March 18. More...

Pre-Oscar gala slated

Newport Grand and the List Academy of Music & Arts of Newport are inviting the public to More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press? Don Bousquet and son Nate took the Press along for their recent trip to the Arizona desert. Nate snapped an aerial picture of his father reading the Press, about five miles from the Hoover Dam. More...

NKHS wrestlers place in state championship

Competing for North Kingstown High School, Jamestowners Chris Clark and Jeremy Wigton placed first and fourth respectively this weekend in the RIIL Junior Varsity State Wrestling tournament held at Coventry High School. More...