April 13, 2006 RSS feed / News

St. Michael's parents group develops cookbook for fund-raiser

St. Michael's Country Day School will soon release its cookbook: "Flavors of a Newport Summer," put together by the Parents' Association. More...

Pennfield School open house this Friday

The Pennfield School in Portsmouth will hold an Admissions Open House on Friday, April 14, from 8:15 a.m. to Noon. More...

Jamestown baseball news

Baseball registrations for major and minor league players are now closed. Registrations for rookie league, approximately 7to 8-yearolds, and instructional league, 5to 6year-olds, will continue to be accepted until Friday, April 28. More...

Tips to avoid Lyme disease

Spring is here, and with it comes the awakening of the dreaded tick, those ugly creatures that lurk in the woods and lawns, just waiting, perhaps, to give us Lyme disease. More...

Cedar Lane subdivision application reviewed

Neighbors voice concerns over water at public hearing

By Michaela Kennedy The Planning Commission last week held a public hearing on a proposed nine-lot subdivision on Cedar Lane. More...

Lawn Avenue science team earns medals

The Jamestown Science Olympiad Team brought home several medals from the April 1 science event. More...

Sarah Nixon named to dean's list

Sarah Nixon was named to the dean's list at American University for the fall 2005 semester. Nixon, a senior, is majoring in an interdisciplinary program that includes communication, legal institutions, economics and government. More...

DEM okay with sole-source aquifer request

The state Department of Environmental Management "is supportive of the idea (of designation of Jamestown as a solesource aquifer) and would be happy to work with the town on the petition," according to a DEM spokesman. More...

Chamber of Commerce elects new officers

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce elected officers for 2006-2007 at its recent board meeting. More...

Volunteers to rehab three Newport County houses

On April 29, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Rebuilding Together Greater Newport, an affiliate of Rebuilding Together Providence, will participate in a workday to assist some designated homeowners with repairs to their homes. More...

Who wants to be the top dog?

"I'm number one." "No, I'm number one." "No, I want to be. More...

Community chorus spring concert tickets on sale

Spring is in the air and next month the Jamestown Community Chorus will present its concert, "Love and Spirit," to welcome the month of May. More...

Mark your calendar for annual spring bird count

The annual Spring Bird Count will be on Saturday, May 6, beginning in the early morning. More...

Summer playground registrations underway

The Jamestown Parks & Recreation Department has started registrations for its Summer Playground Program at Ft. Getty. More...

Warriors will be represented by a wolf at island schools

After studying the matter for some months, the students at Jamestown School have selected the image of the wolf to be their new mascot. The wolf replaces a Native American warrior image. More...

Birth

Rudman A son, Samuel Grace Rudman, was born March 13, 2006 at Westerly Hospital to Ann More...

Holy Week services planned by churches

Central Baptist Church Central Baptist Church will hold a Maundy Thursday service at 7:30 p.m. and have their Easter Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. More...

Court postpones LNG appeal

The Federal First Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to postpone action on requests before it from interveners in the Weaver Cove plan to build a liquefied natural gas terminal in Fall River, Mass, that would require LNG tankers to pass through Narr More...

Successful food drive

Students at the Melrose Avenue school collected hundreds of food items during Hunger Awareness Week. These fourthgraders made the posters and helped with the collection. More...

Farm Kids program starts in May

It will soon be Farm Kids time at Watson Farm. This six-week outdoor afterschool program starts Friday, May 5. More...