March 2, 2006 RSS feed / News

Jamestown baseball lists upcoming deadlines, tryouts

The Jamestown Baseball Association wants to remind boys who will be between the ages of 13 and 15 on April 30 that they are eligible to try out for the new Babe Ruth team. More...

Islanders named to NKHS honor roll

North Kingstown High School has released its honor roll for the second quarter. Students from Jamestown named to the roll include: More...

St. Michael’s presents Alice’ this weekend

Students in the drama program at St. Michael’s Country Day School will present Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland,” based on a script by Anne Coulter Martins, on Thursday and Friday evenings, March 2-3, at 7 p.m. More...

Proposals sought for after school programs

The Jamestown schools are seeking proposals for after-school enrichment programs to be held during an eight-week session beginning Monday, March 27. More...

Trattoria chef at charity event

Chef Kevin Gaudreau of Trattoria Simpatico will be sampling items from his menu at the third annual Great Chefs of Rhode Island event to benefit the American Red Cross R.I. Chapter. More...

Plenty of work remains after Hurricane Katrina

I recently spent my school vacation on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi as part of a volunteer team that I helped to co-ordinate and organize. More...

Year of the Dog arrives

Kindergartners at the Melrose Avenue School celebrate the Chinese new year Tuesday with a festive flair. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

Jury holds Swain responsible in wife’s 1999 drowning death

Shelley Tyre’s parents awarded $3.5 million

David Swain, a former Jamestown town councilman, has until March 16 to file an appeal in his loss of a civil lawsuit in Superior Court in Providence. More...

Mullen, Matteson announce plans to wed in October

Mary E. Turrisi of Jamestown and Dr. Charles F. Mullen of Pittsburgh, Pa., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Elizabeth M. Mullen of Jamestown to Ronald C. Matteson Jr. of Wakefield. More...

BankNewport continues local charitable giving

BankNewport President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas W. Kelly has announced that the bank contributed more than $950,000 in 2005 to over 350 non-profit organizations from Newport County, Bristol County, and throughout Rhode Island. More...

Wallace receives award from Re/Max

Re/Max associate Linda Wallace from Re/Max Bayview, located at 45 Narragansett Ave., received honors at the annual Re/Max of Rhode Island Awards Banquet, recently held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Crossings in Warwick. More...

Islanders named to dean’s lists

• Jennifer Poirier of Jamestown was named to the dean’s list at Northeastern University for the fall semester. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Commander Thomas Sitsch of Jamestown reads a copy of the Press sent to him while serving in Iraq. With him is Major General Parker of Great Britain. More...

With the Marine Corp bugler playing taps and a rifle salute, Edna Schultz and her cat “Joe Louis” were laid to rest Monday in one of the most beautiful and touching ceremonies I have ever attended. More...

Town finances in good shape, audit reports

Paul Danserau, an accountant representing Parmalee & Poirier of Warwick, the auditors for the town, had nothing but good news concerning the town audit marking the end of the fiscal year June 30, 2005. More...

Math league competes in state event

Seventh-grade teacher Nick Alfred led the Jamestown Math League to a top 10 finish in their first-ever entry into the Math Counts state competition at CCRI last Saturday. Students competed as individuals and in four-person teams. More...

This week in Island history

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of March 2

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago from the Newport Daily News comes from the collection of the Newport Historical Society. More...

Tree pruning and removal requests reviewed; deputy tree warden discussed

At its monthly meeting on Feb. More...

Education Day features renowned author, expert on ADD

Jamestown schools will hold their fourth annual Education Awareness Day next Saturday, March 11, from 8 a.m. to noon. More...

Class schedules topic at next PTSO meeting

The North Kingstown High School Parent Teacher Student Organization will hold its next meeting on Thursday, March 9, at 7 p.m. in the high school Media Center. More...

St. Mark CYO basketball teams are on a roll

Three St. Mark CYO basketball teams have advanced to playoffs. More...