July 20, 2006 RSS feed / News

U-12 soccer takes second place in cup

Co-ed U-12 Soccer team, under the direction of coach Jay Sisson, takes second in the Rhode Island Cup this past weekend. More...

Yoffa selected for internship at Newport County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Islander Hannah Yoffa, a 2005 graduate of North Kingstown High School, was recently selected to intern for the Newport County Convention and Visitors Bureau this summer. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Leigh Gribble sent this photo back from Iraq, where he is working as a consultant for Blackthorne Rhino Ltd. Gribble is at the entrance to the Qalah, an ancient fortress on a hill in the center of the city of Erbil. With him is a Kurdish associate. More...

Conservation Commission cleans up summer business

The Conservation Commission last week discussed ongoing projects, including the Hull Cove right-of-way repairs and trails maintenance. More...

National publication features Beavertail

Beavertail State Park was featured in a July 11 article in USA Today as a great place to see the Atlantic coastline. More...

Island ambulances renamed

At their quarterly business meeting, members of the Jamestown Emergency Medical Services voted to change the designated names of their two ambulances from Jamestown Unit 10 and Jamestown Unit 11 to Jamestown EMS 1 and Jamestown EMS 2. More...

Island Sports

Cal Ripken team plays well at state tourney Last weekend, Jamestown Baseball's 12-year-old all-star team competed in the R. I. Cal Ripken State Tournament in Apponaug. More...

Musical arrangements

At its recent meeting, members of the Quononoquott Garden Club selected the best of floral arrangements that were designed around a song title or lyrics. Here, Gloria Westlake and Linda Warner cast their ballots. More...

Fleet 12 Newport Regatta results

While Fleet 12 boats were four of the five entries in this year's Newport Regatta J/22 Division, the one invader from afar, Dave Nickerson of Noank, Conn., came with credentials, having won the J/35s at the New York Yacht Club Regatta held in Newport More...

At the colleges

+ Amanda Seidler of Jamestown was named to the dean's list at Fairfield University for the spring 2006 semester. Seidler is the daughter of Harry and Sue Seidler of Jamestown. More...

Town committees need volunteers

Town officials are looking to fill vacancies on two committees. More...

Litter team makes a clean sweep

The Jamestown Youth Litter and Conservation Team began its litter cleanup at the end of June and will continue cleaning up the island through the end of the summer. More...

70 moorings without stickers at East Ferry

Violators will be cited next week

At last week's meeting of the Harbor Management Commission, Executive Director and Police Chief Thomas Tighe reported that out of 109 moorings checked at East Ferry this month 70 vessels were without valid mooring stickers. More...