May 15, 2008 RSS feed / News

Register now for women's tennis

Women's Tennis classes will be offered this summer through the recreation department. The beginners' class will start Monday, June 2. The intermediate class will start Tuesday, June 3. More...

Caitie Kelly sets new school vault record

The regular season has come and gone for the North Kingstown High School girls' track and field team and preparations are underway for the state meet. There are 11 islanders on the 84 member roster. More...

Give blood on Sunday, May 25, at Holy Ghost Hall

There will be a blood drive and bone marrow registration drive on Sunday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Hall on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Ready to serve

The Jamestown Fire Department volunteers turned out in their dress uniforms after the department's annual meeting. More...

Local students show art in capital city

Several students from the Lawn Avenue School will have their artwork exhibited in Providence during the month of May. The Second Annual Richard W. and Ronald S. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Rachel and Brooke Warner took the Press to Washington, DC, where they spent their April school vacation week with their families. More...

Concert at the 'Ganny this Sunday to benefit medical fund

A benefit for the Jamestown Medical Fund will take place Sunday, May 18, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Narragansett Café, 25 Narragansett Ave., in Jamestown. More...

Parent group to meet

The North Kingstown High School PTSO will hold its final meeting of the school year on Wednesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at the school's Media Center. The agenda will include the election of new officers for the 2008-2009 school year. More...

School panel hears about high school changes

Gerald Foley, principal of North Kingstown High School, met with the Jamestown School Committee last week to share updates on programming and anticipated changes for the next school year. More...

Dutch Island Boat Yard up for auction

Town Administrator Bruce Keiser announced the June 4 public auction of the Dutch Harbor Boat Yard at Monday's Town Council meeting. More...

My foray into the world of golf

Flotsam and Jetsam

If you had asked me a few years ago if I played any sports, I would have said no. More...

Morris hits second homer in division championship

The North Kingstown Skippers took on rival Narragansett High this week for a win that would clinch the division title for the Skippers. The Mariners of Narragansett came out quickly with hot bats, putting men on first and second. More...

North Kingstown high school announces third quarter honor roll

The following Jamestown students were named to the Principal's Honor Roll for achieving an academic average of 90 or better, with no failures for the third quarter of the 2007-08 school year. More...

Bryer re-elected as fire chief at annual meeting

The Jamestown Fire Department elected officers at its annual meeting May 1 at the fire station. James R. Bryer Jr. was re-elected as the Chief of the Department for another two-year term. Bryer has served as chief since 2005. More...

Summer concerts to help autism project

The Newport Yachting Center announces that partial proceeds from this summer's 11th Annual Snapple Sunset Music Series will benefit the Autism Project of Rhode Island for the eighth consecutive year. More...

Four new art classes coming to Wickford in June

The Wickford Art Association will offer four new classes at their Beach Street location, beginning later this month. A class on Composition, with accomplished watercolorist, Vernon Graham is scheduled to begin June 4. More...

Food and wine pairing event at museum

Travel through the world of wines on Friday evening, May 30 during a wine tasting and food pairing evening at the Newport Art Museum Hosted by the museum and Bellevue Wines & Spirits, More...

Animal shelter to hold sale this Saturday

Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will host a "Flea Market Extravaganza!" on May 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Warwick Animal Shelter, 250 Service Rd. (off Jefferson Blvd.), in Warwick. More...

Seawall project expands again

The state transportation department is expanding the scope of the seawall project on Conanicus Avenue near East Ferry for the second time, according to Heidi Cote, a Rhode Island Department of Transportation spokesperson. More...

St. Michael's Country Day School hosts art fair tomorrow night

The St. Michael's Country Day School community will celebrate its commitment to the arts this Friday, May 16, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the school's ninth annual ArtsFest. More...