July 10, 2008 RSS feed / News

Annual Bird Ball scheduled for August

Celebrate the return of the eastern bluebird to the Norman Bird Sanctuary at annual Bird Ball on Saturday, Aug. 16. Themed "Paradise in Blue," guests are sure to be dazzled by the décor and menu prepared by Blackstone Caterers. More...

Narragansett Bay work camp helps Jamestown elderly

Four hundred young, able-bodied Narragansett Bay Workcamp campers from across the country arrived in Rhode Island last week. More...

How 'bout a little quiet?

Flotsam and Jetsam

I live in the noisiest place in Jamestown. Bucolic, pastoral, peaceful- the "jewel of the bay." These are all words people use to describe this beautiful island we all call home. And beautiful it is, but only if you wear earplugs. More...

Read books to win PawSox tickets

Children who complete their reading requirements and keep a journal of their reading are encouraged to enter a contest to win four free tickets to the PawSox game on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 7:05 p.m. at McCoy Stadium. More...

New zoning discussion spotlights sections of Narragansett Avenue

The new Zoning Ordinance amendments will attempt to regulate a better flow from commercial to residential zones utilizing transect zones (T zones), according to a discussion at the Planning Commission's July 3 meeting. More...

Weixel receives civic leadership award

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has honored a Jamestown teenager with the 2008 State High School Civic Leadership Award, which is given annually to seniors who make outstanding contributions to their schools and their hometowns. More...

Gorelick receives scholarship

Jamestown resident Jason Gorelick was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Dunkin' Donuts Franchisees of Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts recently, at a reception held in honor of the 2008 Dunkin' Donuts Franchisee Scholarship recipient More...

Phillips graduates from Eckerd

Alexander B. Phillips of Jamestown graduated May 18 from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla. Phillips received a bachelor's degree in business management. More...

Grapes & Gourmet celebrates fifth anniversary

Titillating customers' taste buds is not only company policy, it is a passion with the employees at Grapes and Gourmet, Jamestown's go to place for fine wine, exotic liqueurs, and epicurean delights for the past five years. More...

Landscape certificate class offered at URI

All landscape professionals who work within coastal buffer zones are invited to enroll in the Invasive Plant Management Certification Program at the University of Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay Campus on July 15 and 16. More...

Students are winners at end-of-year award ceremonies

The Lawn Avenue School presented awards to students in grades 5 to 8 at their June 16 ceremony. The winners and their awards follow. More...

"Nostalgia: Memories & Memorabilia" show at Wickford gallery

The Wickford Art Association's latest exhibit, "Nostalgia: Memories and Memorabilia," will run from July 18 to Aug. 6 at the Beach Street gallery. More...

Scholarship winners

Jon-Michael Digidio, left, and Kelly Wooley, with Richard Sullivan, were the recipients of the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association scholarships. The students had to write an essay and complete an application to compete for the scholarship. More...

Customer service along with a cone at Spinnakers

A choice of fourteen delicious flavors, hand packed into one scrumptiously divine cone, is the trademark for Spinnakers Café, set on the Jamestown waterfront. More...

Bank building celebrates 50 years on Jamestown

On Monday, July 1,Bank of America welcomed guests to 29 Narragansett Ave. to celebrate the building's fiftieth year on Jamestown's main street. More...

Wyman receives degree in England

Carolyn J. Wyman received her master's degree in conservation studies, with a concentration in metals, from the University of Sussex on July 5. Wyman is employed in the metals conservation department of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. More...

Hamilton wins paper competition

Roanoke College has named Laura Hamilton of Jamestown a winner of the 2008 Henry H. Fowler Student Public Policy Paper Competition. More...

Cote receives degree in music

Aaron Cote of Jamestown recently graduated from Butler University with a degree in music performance from the Jordan College of Fine Arts. More...

Graduation photos ready for pickup

Student portraits from the Lawn Avenue School eighth grade graduation ceremony are now available for pickup in the Lawn school office. Summer office hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...