July 12, 2007 RSS feed / News

NKHS 10th reunion planned

The North Kingstown High School Class of 1997 is planning a 10-year reunion event for Saturday, Aug. 11. The party will be at the Harborside Grill in East Greenwich, beginning at 5 p.m. and a daytime picnic is also being planned. More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

H orsehead Gala July 28 The Horsehead Gala is only two and half weeks away! Saturday, July 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Horsehead, 250 Highland Drive. The Gala is a fund-raiser for the JHS Capital Campaign. More...

Where in the World is the Press?

Kathy and Barbara Brownell took the Press to Fenway Park on July 5- the game that honored the fifth anniversary of the passing of Red Sox great Ted Williams. More...

Register now for fall soccer in Jamestown

Registration for the fall 2007 recreation soccer league is underway. More...

Jamestown girls take lacrosse to the next level

Islanders Ashley Smith and Sydney Ferguson have replaced the words rival and opponent with friend and teammate in their vocabulary this summer. More...

Diepenbrock show at museum

A new show at the Newport Art Museum gives visitors a look at the experimental phase of the creative process, something most people never see. More...

Women's center plans fund-raiser

On Friday, July 20, dance the night away as the Women's Resource Center of Newport & Bristol Counties hosts "A Summer Evening by the Sea," at Easton's Beach Rotunda at First Beach in Newport. More...

Interns help keep Jamestown history alive

The history of the town of Jamestown is safe in the hands of three young women this summer. More...

Woman suffers back injuries in fall from cliff

Jamestown EMTs and firefighters participated in a dramatic rescue on the cliffs at Beavertail State Park Sunday about noon. More...

Call to be part of 350th parade

Anyone interested in participating in the 350th Celebration Parade on Sunday, August 12, should contact Ed Morinho at 423-1784 or Jim McLoughlin at 423-0814. More...

Tall ships weekend a big hit with island retailers

In the wake of the Tall Ships parade and July 4 holiday week, Jamestown merchants are smiling and showing pride in the island's downtown. More...

Sgouros landscapes on display at Newport gallery

Didi Suydam Contemporary will host an exhibition of new work by Thomas Sgouros during the month of July in their new location at One Bannister's Wharf off America's Cup Avenue. More...

Jamestown police department hires three recent academy graduates

Three recent graduates of the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy in Lincoln were sworn in as Jamestown police officers at Monday's Town Council meeting. More...

Mulderig honored at school

Drew Mulderig received a Leadership Award from the Hyde School in Bath, Maine. Mulderig is the son of Robert and Jane Mulderig of Jamestown. More...

St. Michael's announces honor roll

Head of School Whitney C. Slade and Middle School Head Robert Tavares have announced the spring term 2007 honor roll and the 2006-07 all-year honor roll for students at St. Michael's Country Day School. More...

Teen book group meets tomorrow

The Middle School Book Group will meet tomorrow, July 13 to discuss "The Black Duck," by award-winning Rhode Island author, Janet Taylor Lisle. The Black Duck takes place in coastal Rhode Island during the Prohibition era. More...

Yacht Club's summer series

Race number 4 of the Jamestown Yacht Club Summer Series was held on July 3. The following are the results for the race: A Class: 1. Manic, Shaw 6.5, JAC Wadson; 2. Macx, Custom 30, B. MacGowan; 3. Unplugged, Custom 30, S. Murray; 4. More...

Independence a senior goal

As a result of meetings held last fall and winter to explore the needs and desires of local senior citizens a new organization has been founded. Called SRI at Home, the group hopes to have branches in South County, Jamestown and Newport. More...

Hospital to hold HPV clinic

South County Hospital will hold a series of clinics to provide the HPV vaccine to women ages 19 to 26. The clinics will be on one Saturday each month from 9 a.m. More...

Teens going to movie night

The Jamestown Teen Center, Youth Pride Inc. (YPI), and the Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Machbuster and Paladin win J/22 series event

Conanicut Yacht Club's J/22 Fleet 12's 2007 season began in spectacular fashion with picture perfect conditions on June 30. Jeff Westcott's Machbuster, and F. J. More...

Teen activities scheduled

The Teen Council meets at the recreation center every Wednesday from 3 to 4 p.m. Mondays are girls' softball pick-up nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lawn Avenue fields. Softball is for girls entering grade 5 and up. More...

Photo

The Art Association's busiest time of year is upon us. Please mark you calendars! Annual Art Exhibit, July 19 to July 22 The Annual Art Exhibit will open in the community center on July 18, with a reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Theater by the Sea musical to open Aug. 10

Bill Hanney, new owner and producer of the historic Theatre By The Sea in Matunuck, is pleased to announce the opening of the theatre's box office for the 2007 sneak preview summer event of Stephen Sondheim's nine-time Tony Award-winning musical co More...

Nice wheels!

Kerry Sheehan takes Isabella Sheehan for a spin in their pedicab during the North End Fourth of July parade. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Sea level topic of talk tonight

Recent predictions about global climate change and sea level rise are alarming. But what do they mean for coastal Rhode Island? Scientists predict that we can expect a one-meter rise in sea level in our grandchildren's lifetime. More...

Senior picnic July 28

The Jamestown Housing Authority will host the annual Commissioner's Picnic on Saturday, July 28, beginning at noon. All senior citizens and islanders with disabilities are invited to attend this free event. More...

Valuna sponsors children's grief camp

Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island (HHCRI), a leader in hospice and palliative care, is partnering with Valuna Restaurant in Saunderstown and the Wakefield YMCA's Camp Fuller, to help lighten the burden of grief that children experience following More...

Apprentice glassblowers show off wares

Jamestown middle school students will hold an exhibition of their blown-glass designs at the community center this weekend. More...

Island students on dean's lists

• Mollie Alyssa Ruben of Jamestown was named to the dean's list at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. for the spring semester. Ruben is a junior, majoring in American studies and psychology. More...

Turon receives scholarship

The Community College of Rhode Island recently selected Victoria Turon of Jamestown as the recipient of the 2007 Cooperative Education Scholarship. More...