November 16, 2006 RSS feed / News

Grange gives dictionaries to island third-graders

On Nov. More...

Survey part of $1.2 million URI study on island farming future

About 2,500 residents are being asked to take part in a research survey aimed at helping to save island farms through the expansion of profitable activities. More...

Teens support police at basketball game

A busload of kids from the Jamestown Teen Center turned out to cheer on local police officers when they took on the Harlem Rockets in a basketball game, held at North Kingstown High School last Friday night. More...

Community band says 'bon voyage' to young veteran and French horn player

In the wake of Veterans Day, Jamestown is saying farewell to U.S. Navy Officer Bethany Busch, who leaves this week for training before deployment to Iraq in December. More...

Matt Bolles' reflections on public life

Friday, Nov. 10, was the last day on the job for retiring Parks and Recreation Director Matt Bolles, who has spent 17 years serving the town in that role. More...

Town Forest acquires new signs through Eagle Scout project

Boy Scout leader and Eagle Scout candidate Brian Volpe spent last Sunday with a crew of helpers putting the finishing touches on three roofed signs for the Town Forest. More...

NK crosscountry teams place first

The North Kingstown Skippers girls' cross-country team took first place in the RIIL State track meet, which was held Nov. 5 at Ponagansett High School. The team took five straight titles in prior years, but lost last year to Coventry. More...

Rocky Hill soccer wins division

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Rocky Hill School Boys' Varsity Soccer team won the SENE Division II Championship against Hyde School by a score of 8-2. More...

St. Michael's presents awards

The Middle School students, faculty and parents at St. Michael's Country Day School recently paid tribute to the fall soccer season at the school's Fall Sports Awards ceremony. More...

Hazelett Marine presents alternative mooring system

Commissioners and attendees alike watched and listened intently as Hazelett Marine's General Manager Jeff Lefebvre presented the Hazelett Elastic Mooring System at the Nov. 8 meeting of the Harbor Management Commission. More...

Teens find home at community center

Harbor Office to move

The Town Council by consensus Monday sanctioned administrative plans to re-establish use of the town Community Center as the island's official teen center. More...

Signs dedicated

Walter Schroder, a military historian, was instrumental in penning the language for the new interpretive signs at Ft. Wetherill, which were dedicated on Veterans Day. More...

Send us recipes and memories of the holidays

Sailboats are still coming out of the water, the weather is sunny, but believe it or not, there are just about five weeks left until Christmas. More...

Learning from the pros

Sen. Teresa Paiva Weed and Rep. Bruce Long gave a lecture on the workings of state government to More...

Town considers wind energy to power municipal buildings

The Town Council Monday harnessed the concept of wind energy to power municipal buildings, resulting in a savings of more than $200,000 a year in electricity costs. More...