September 28, 2006 RSS feed / News

Choose energy efficiency for your home's lighting

When building or remodeling your home, one thing you are likely to consider is your lighting options. More...

Enjoy herbs all winter

If you haven't already done it, go into your garden, dig up a parsley plant and transplant it into a large pot. Once it has gotten over the trauma of replanting move it indoors so you can snip a sprig of parsley off when you need it for cooking. More...

Breaker, breaker: Know your fuse box

A fairly common problem in American homes these days is too many electrical appliances. The more we get, the more power they draw and the more likely they will break a circuit or blow a fuse. Once they've done this, though, how do you fix it? More...

Propagating plants is easier than you think

If you go to a nursery, you'll see a huge selection of plants with rows of identical plants of one kind or another. Most of these plants were propagated from older identical plants. More...

CIAA artists' works at the heart of island life

Shows & Announcements Save Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., for the annual Holiday Craft Show at the Melrose Avenue School. Shoppers are expected from far and wide. More...

Island Knights Celebrate 20 Years

Eight men take first step to Knighthood

The St. Mark Council #9197 Knights of Columbus celebrated a historical First Degree Ceremonial last Tuesday at the St. Mark Church for only the second time in 20 years. The first and only other First Degree Ceremonial held at St. More...

Fire & EMS Runs

Fire runs 1:51 p.m., Sept. 21, FM1 responded to an unintentional transmission oN alarm at 53 Conanicus Ave. More...

Learning to sign

Morgan Lopes (left) and Katrina Thorson practice sign language last week in a class offered by the town's teen program. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Sutton to be honored

Robert Sutton, Jamestown's first town administrator, who has been active in many areas of the community, including farm preservation, will be honored Friday, Oct. 6, as the Rhode Island State Grange Agriculturalist of 2006. More...

School Committee will continue searching for the healthy school lunch

School Committee Chairwoman Cathy Kaiser and Co-Chairwoman Julie Kallfelz announced that they will be the sub-committee that will further research the issue of providing economically feasible healthy lunches for students at the two Jamestown schools. More...

PTO sells coupon books for fund-raiser

The 2007 Entertainment Books are on sale now. The Jamestown PTO has a limited supply this year so do not wait until the last minute to get yours. More...

Become a drywall doctor in your space time

Your son is playing catch with his friend in the living room for the third time this week. You start to tell him to take it outside when he misses a catch. It flies past the vase, but you now have a baseballsized hole in your drywall. More...

Rearranging furniture for a fresh look for your home

Now that fall has settled in and you're preparing your home for winter, you may have noticed that some of the rooms in your home have become drab. More...

Now is the time to get your tools ready for spring

What do you do with your garden tools each winter? Put them in the shed or garage and leave them until spring? This winter make a difference, drag your small power tools into your shop and maintain them properly. More...

Make quick work of washing those dirty dishes

Dinner is over, and while everything was delicious, the table is now full of dirty dishes. You don't have a dishwasher, so it's up to you to wash the dishes by hand. More...

There's still time to paint your home's exterior

Before it gets too cold, check the paintwork around your house. Does it need a touch up? Are any signs of rot showing up? Is the paint flaking? More...

Good lessons with 'You're a Good Man Charlie Brown'

After hibernating for almost a year, The Jamestown Community Theatre is back with Jamestown's talented Julie Andrews directing the revised version of Charles M. More...

Next bridge blast is today

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) had announced that the next underwater demolition for the old Jamestown Bridge is scheduled to take place today at noon. More...

Soccer

Last week's soccer results: U-6 League: Outstanding Players, Jamestown Women's Club: Ula McCarthy, John Schott. Stearns Farms: Andrea Kanary, Caroline Ferguson. Lila Delman Real Estate:Josh Gaudreau, Olivia Garcia. More...

Discover art treasures at Three Golden Apples

The treasures behind the modest storefront at 140 Bellevue Ave. in downtown Newport are not apparent to the average shopper strolling through the neighborhood. More...

Town workers praised for fast move

Town employees were hailed Monday for their teamwork and efficiency the previous weekend in making the move from the historic Town Hall on Narragansett Avenue to temporary quarters in the townowned building at the golf course, across from the police More...