June 1, 2006 RSS feed / News

Restored boats to be launched this Saturday

The International Yacht Restoration School is inviting the public to its launch of a new fleet of restored boats this Saturday, June 3. More...

Daytime book group to meet June 13

The Afternoon Book Discussion at the Jamestown library continues on Tuesday, June 13, from 1 to 2 p.m. with the book "Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the fall of Madame X" by Deborah Davis. More...

Scholarship winners

Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association members Jim Myers and Frank Meyer give scholarship checks to Abbey Littman and Reece LaFlamme. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Hospital arthritis lecture scheduled

Rheumatologist Brenda Burke will present "Exploring Options for Arthritis Management" on Wednesday, June 7, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the hospital's Gudoian Conference Room. More...

Musings

The illegal immigration question is a subset of a larger issue that even fewer people want to hear about. More...

Marine channel opens under Jamestown Bridge

A portion of the navigation channel under the Jamestown Bridge was re-opened to marine traffic in time for the Memorial Day weekend. More...

Council hears LNG update from Harsch, Long

The Town Council Monday directed Town Solicitor J. William W. More...

Harbor guide available

Seamen's Church Institute has announced that the 2006 edition of the Newport Harbor Guide is now available for mariners visiting Newport Harbor. More...

Prout Valedictorian

Jamestown resident Reece LaFlamme was named valedictorian for the Class of 2006 at the Prout School. LaFlamme will attend Babson College in the fall. The school's graduation ceremony will be held in the auditorium on Tuesday, June 13, at 7 p.m. More...

Jamestown Wine and Spirits expands hours for summer

"We heard there was a store for sale in Jamestown, and I got very excited," said Varsha Patel. On May 1, Patel opened her new liquor store, Jamestown Wine and Spirits at 30 Southwest Ave., next to the video store. More...

Order your DMV vanity plates online

The state Division of Motor Vehicles this week launched a new online service -Online Vanity Plate Orders. More...

Steve Heath, Carol Chase and Dean Chase participated in the dedication of a plaque honoring Roger Chase at the Conanicut Yacht Club last weekend. More...

URI graduates named

The University of Rhode Island graduated many Jamestown students at its commencement held May 20. More...

Different business model works for Island Realty owners

It's not enough to be a good sales person to work for Island Realty in Jamestown. More...

Donna Drago named editor of the Jamestown Press

Donna Drago has been named editor of the Jamestown Press. More...

Coxe honored by national garden club

National Garden Clubs, Inc. has honored Preservation Society of Newport County CEO and Executive Director Trudy Coxe, a former Jamestown resident, with its highest achievement award, the Award of Excellence. More...

Book group meets tonight at library

The Evening Book Discussion at the Jamestown library will be held tonight with the novel "The End of the Affair" by Graham Greene being featured. More...

JYC Race results

Race number 4 of the Jamestown Yacht Club Spring Series was held on May 30. The following are the results for the race: More...

Leadership summer camp for teens offered

Teens entering grades 10 to 12 who want to make a difference in their community are invited to apply to the Project RESPECT leadership development institute summer camp. More...

Councilors to decide on Siegmund appeal

At a special meeting this week, the Town Council was expected to decide whether or not to appeal the arbitration decision on the three-year-old Siegmund case involving work to upgrade the municipal sewer system. More...

Crowell serves 45 years as Kent nurse

Jamestowner Patricia Crowell, second from right, was recently honored by Kent Hospital for her 45 years of service. She currently serves as the intensive care unit assistant nurse manager. More...

Bridge treasures donated to island historical society

The scissors used to cut "The Ribbon of Beauty" at the old Jamestown Bridge Opening Dedication on Aug. 3, 1940 were donated to the Jamestown Historical Society by the Brooks family in memory of their grandparents Charles H. More...

DEM bay hot line opens

The state Department of Environmental Management announced that its 24-hour tollfree Bay Line is open for the season. More...

Local shellfish grounds closed

The state Department of Environmental Management has recently enacted seasonal closures of shellfishing grounds around the state, which will run from May 27 to Oct. 10. More...

Tips to prevent Lyme disease

The Jamestown Shores Association invited island tick expert Nancy Crawford to give a speech on Lyme disease prevention at their regular monthly meeting last Wednesday, May 24. More...

Town gets sole bid for treatment plant work

Only one bid was received Friday for renovations to the town's wastewater treatment plant that was built in 1980. It was submitted by Thielsch Engineering of Cranston for $2,927,577, plus three options and 11 alternatives. More...

Town Meetings

Thursday, June 1 7 p.m., Lawn school: a School Committee public workshop. More...

Birth

Carnevale A daughter, Ceriana Grace Carnevale, was born May 23, 2006 at Newport Hospital to Kim (Delargy) and Mark Carnevale of Bridgeview Drive. More...

Andreozzi, Brewer to wed

Rocco Andreozzi of Rockville, and Rebecca Andreozzi of Jamestown, have announced the engagement of their daughter Jessica Adams Andreozzi to Ian Kenneth Brewer of North Kingstown. More...

Ambulance fund-raiser in memory of Karl Smith

The Jamestown Emergency Medical Services organization is kicking off their annual fund-raising drive this month - this time with the assistance of the family of the late Karl Smith Jr., who, because of his lifelong illness, was a frequent user of the More...

Ferry hits famed 12meter yachts

The Jamestown-Newport Ferry was involved in a boating accident Monday in Newport Harbor. Both the vessel and its captain have been cleared of any wrong-doing by the U.S. More...

Bike raffle winners announced

Despite the gloomy weather bike racks were full for Friday's Bike to School Day. More...

Ahoy!

Kailin Froberg and Annabel O'Donnell launched their homemade vessel as part of the kindergarten boat show last week. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...