July 13, 2006 RSS feed / News

Ferguson tops in Newport Regatta

Jamestown sailor Scott Ferguson was named the outstanding performer in the 22nd annual Newport Regatta held last weekend in Rhode Island Sound. More...

Downtown gardening contest underway

If you haven't planted those window boxes, don't wait any longer. More...

Greek festival in Newport this month

The annual Hellenic Festival will be held at St. Spyridon's Greek Orthodox Church on July 28-30 in Newport. The church is located on Lower Thames Street. The hours are Friday, 4 p.m. More...

Honor roll posted at St. Michael's

St. Michael's Country Day School has announced its springterm honor roll. More...

The Island Garden

R Rain, rain, go away, come again another day. The old nursery rhyme has had no effect on More...

Shark ID guide now in print

A new guide to sharks is now available from the Rhode Island Sea Grant. More...

Szepatowski named Town Council liaison to the community coalition on teenagers

The Town Council Monday appointed Town Councilor Barbara Szepatowski liaison to the Conanicut Community Coalition, a committee organized by the town recreation department. More...

St. Matthew's sale this Saturday

St. Matthew's church will hold its 75th summer sale this Saturday from 9 a.m. to p.m., rain or shine. More...

Seniors treated to picnic

The Jamestown Housing Authority held their annual cookout for senior citizens at the Pemberton Apartments last weekend. Manning the food tables were volunteers Bob and Sirje Carl, Ralph Misto, Ernest Anthony, and Joe Perry. More...

School panel concerned about what's for lunch

A nutrition specialist from the state Department of Education, joined the School Committee at its July 6 meeting to give advice on what school-lunch items must be provided in order to meet federal guidelines. More...

Jamestowners star in 'Oz'

See the Wizard of Oz performed by the Fantasy Works Youth Theater this weekend, July 14 and 15, at the Robert J. Shapiro Cultural Arts Center at Toll Gate High School, 575 Centerville Rd., Warwick. More...

Two aces reported at golf course

The Jamestown Golf Course reported that two golfers recently made holes-in-one on the seventh hole at the course. More...

Murray receives ribbons at national event

Jamestown's Teresa Murray placed in three track and field events held last week at the National Special Olympics in Ames, Iowa. More...

Lis does it again

Eli Lis, 8, of Clinton Avenue, caught this 31-inch striper that weighed in at 11 pounds on July 3, while trolling a tube-andworm rig in Dutch Harbor. More...

Knights of Columbus elect new officers

The St. Mark Knights of Columbus Council #9197 has elected a new slate of officers. More...

Council to hold hearing on tax exemption for the disabled

The Town Council will conduct a public hearing Monday, July 24, on a tax exemption for disabled people that was requested by a deaf person wanting to be treated "as equally" as a blind person. More...

hall contract expected by August

Town Administrator Bruce Keiser told the Town Council Monday that he expects to have a negotiated contract for the new town hall complex within the $3 million voter-approved budget ready for early August. More...

North Kingstown High School 4th quarter honor roll posted

North Kingstown High School has announced the names of students who made the honor roll for the fourth quarter. Those students from Jamestown are: More...

Learn the methods of Dr. King

Training in the methods of Kingian non-violence, as they were taught by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., is being offered free next week. Two separate programs on non-violence training will be given on July 17 and 18, with the teen session at St. More...

Environmental camp offered by island education foundation

The Jamestown Education Foundation, with the support of the Jamestown Community Fund and the town's Parks and Recreation Department, will bring Save The Bay's acclaimed marine education program back to Jamestown this summer. More...

Town officials are expected to ease some water-use restrictions

Town Councilors Monday discussed a very limited easing of the summer water-use restrictions in effect annually since 1995. More...

Town piers to remain accessible at night

The annual debate over the East Ferry piers is over. More...