December 6, 2007 RSS feed / News

Islanders add depth to Wahoos

The Newport YMCA swim team had their first home meet of the season last Saturday against the Cape Cod Makos. Jamestown is well represented on the Wahoos and is adding to the depth and youth of the team. More...

Audubon features island's bobolink project

Jamestown's unique investors' crop of bobolinks is featured in the current issue of the National Audubon Magazine. More...

Musings

How's your Holiday Season going, so far? More...

See the seals trip scheduled

Board M/V Alletta Morris for an up-close look at the winter seals of Narragansett Bay. Each cruise includes a lecture by an expert guide and binoculars are provided. Cruises depart Bowen's Ferry Landing Newport on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. More...

Self-defense class teaches women about risk factors

Island living can lull residents into a false sense of safety. Jamestown Police Officer Karen Catlow wants to remind locals that vigilance is important. More...

State program heats up island homes

On the surface, Jamestown appears to many as an affluent, comfortable place to live. More...

For the record

In an article about Stearns Farms in the Nov. 15 edition, David Martin was reported as being the chairman of the original charter commission. He was the secretary. More...

Swain hearing continued

The extradition hearing for David Swain, 51, set for today has been postponed at the request of his federal public defender. Swain was arrested Nov. More...

Retired enlisted association meets

The next regular meeting of The Retired Enlisted Association Chapter 79 will be a combined meeting and Christmas luncheon on Saturday, Dec. 8, at VFW Post 4487, 52 Underwood Lane, in Middletown. More...

Lawn Avenue School honor roll announced

The following students at the Lawn Avenue School were named to the honor roll for the first quarter. More...

Outdoor carol sing set for Newport

The Emmanuel Music & Arts Series is sponsoring Newport's largest outdoor carol sing on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 6 p.m. in the courtyard of Emmanuel Church. Songbooks for audience participation will be provided and refreshments will be served. More...

Tregenza, Rooney lead hockey team to tourney win

Anyone who is interested in playing local youth ice hockey is either all too familiar with Newport County Youth Hockey Association (NCYHA) or will be very soon. More...

Newport Virtuosi to host concert

The Newport Virtuosi String Trio will present a selection of classical, Christmas-related music by Haydn, Bach, and Mozart, along with popular Christmas pieces on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. More...

Utility offers energy tips for holidays

With the holiday season here, National Grid offers the following tips to help customers: •Using the smallest appliance for the job while cooking during the holidays will always save energy. More...

Messinger earns longevity honors

New England Institute of Technology recently held the sixteenth annual Hall of Fame reception to honor twenty college staff and faculty for their years of service to the institution. More...

Learn to take great shots with photography class

The Wickford Art Association is offering an open figure and portrait session on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The drop-in fee is $10. An informal still-life group meets on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $2 per session. More...

Lions raise money for charity with candy stocking stuffers

The Jamestown Lions Club has kicked off a brand new fund-raising effort. Just in time for Christmas, the Lions are selling packages of the famous See's candies, packaged especially for the holidays. More...

Shared victory

Jim Pemantell gave Payton Watson the medal he received from running the Steamtown Marathon in Scranton, Pa. He raised almost $10,000 for the Tomorrow Fund in Payton's honor. More...

Zoning board approves Randall mixed-use plan

The Zoning Board of Review unanimously approved the application of Allan and Nancy Randall for a mixed-use permit to construct a residential as well as a retail and office structure on their property at 61 Narragansett Ave. More...