June 19, 2008 RSS feed / News

The Island Garden

I harvested the first of the red bliss potatoes yesterday… well actually, I rooted around the roots of the red bliss potato plant and took some of the twoinch diameter potatoes for an early salad. More...

J/22 Summer racing begins July 6

This year's Fleet 12 summer racing series, hosted by the Conanicut Yacht Club, will have its first start on Sunday, July 6. This one-design series is held on most Sunday afternoons in July and August. More...

Sport Shorts: NKHS spring season wrap

q The boys' JV baseball team were the Southern Division Champions and beat Portsmouth to be crowned Rhode Island State Champion. Islanders Tom Abbood, Nick Baccari, Matt Baptista and Nate Vigneault were on the roster. More...

Jamestown athletes honored at senior night

The sixth Annual North Kingstown High School Senior Athlete Appreciation Night was held June 1 at the Quidnessett Country Club. Twenty-four islanders were among those seniors honored for their contributions to high school athletics. More...

Jamestown Schools receive health award

The school nurse's office has always been the place to go for some comfort when a student felt sick or had an injury. "Can I go to the nurse?" has never been the question a teacher enjoys hearing. More...

Join the family at the Trattoria

With elegant twinkling lights, graceful green canopies, and artistic wooden latticework, the Trattoria Simpatico is a tempting destination to all who pass by- whether long time patrons or new arrivals. More...

New boat yard partner to meet with Keiser

The new partner and financier of the Dutch Island Boat Yard, Lawrence Eichler, has requested a meeting with the Town Administrator Bruce Keiser to discuss the details of the lease. More...

Narragansett Tribe seeks 'partnership' on school campus improvement plan

A representative of the Narragansett Tribe appeared at a special work session with the School Committee and the Town Council Monday evening to seek a partnership with the town on a proposed land project involving townowned lands. More...

Cote graduates from Butler U.

Aaron A. Cote, of Jamestown, graduated May 11 with honors from Butler University in Indianapolis, Ind. Cote received a bachelor's degree in music performance and a minor in religion. More...

Donation to historical society collection honors soldier killed in WWII

Of the many thousands of U.S. More...

Wickford Art Fest coming soon

The Wickford Art Association announces its 46th Annual Wickford Art Festival, featuring nearly 250 artists from across the country. More...

Sunflower child

Robert Haberland may have had some interesting tan lines after getting his face painted at the Penny Carnival. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Football team heads to conference games

Islander and outside linebacker Stacey Martin and the New England Intensity finished their regular season on Saturday with a 14-7 upset against division rival Manchester Freedom. More...

Newport Gulls ready for 2008 season

As Newport swings back into another busy summer, so opens another season for the hometown Gulls. More...

Commission opposes proposed wetlands plans

The Conservation Commission discussed at length the proposed wetlands project surrounding the new water treatment plant on North Main Road at its June 10 meeting. The commissioners did not agree with the plans for a variety of reasons. More...

Young firefighter

Johnny Russo from Dillon, Colo. visited the Jamestown Fire Station during a trip to see his grandparents, Cathy and Johnny Russo of Jamestown. More...

Rec center has new program coordinator

Jill Goldstein, a recent graduate of New Hampshire's Colby- Sawyer College, has accepted the position of program supervisor at the Jamestown Recreation Center, which operates under the auspices of the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department. More...

What a mess

Mikayla Kramer had a big mess to clean up after manning the slime booth at the Penny Carnival. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Rocky Hill gives student awards

Jamestown students attending the Rocky Hill School recently received athletic and academic awards at end-of-year ceremonies. Receiving awards were Jacqueline Weixel , who got the M. More...