July 17, 2008 RSS feed / News

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Lemonade for sale Natalie Toland, left, Casey Weibust, Bridgette Toland and Lauren Toland set up a lemonade stand on Narragansett Avenue to help passersby beat the heat. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Pest management class set in East Greenwich

Despite the many obstacles there are to contend with, more people are trying to grow gardens this year. Sometimes it seems like insects and pests are harvesting more of the crop than the gardeners. More...

MILESTONES

Calcina receives master's degree Justine Calcina, daughter of Phil and Hanne Calcina of Jamestown, received a master's degree in regional planning from the University of Massachusetts Amherst on May 23. More...

Explore Ft. Getty beach with URI marine scientists

Join University of Rhode Island Marine Outreach Scientists on a summer day at low tide for a twohour beachcombing expedition. More...

North Kingstown names honor roll for fourth quarter

The following Jamestown students achieved an academic average of 90 or better, with no failures for the fourth quarter of the 2007 - 2008 school year. They were named to the Principal's honor roll. More...

Jamestown Yacht Club summer series race results

Race number four of the Jamestown Yacht Club Summer Series was held on July 8. The following are the results for the race: A Class: 1. Devocean, Swan 45, Stephen Devoe; 2. Downhill Express, Swan 42, Tom and Cindy Hirsch; 3. More...

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Largess on scholar's list Gary Largess of Jamestown made the commendable scholar list for the spring 2008 semester at Mitchell College. More...

Police officer promoted and new officer sworn in

Six-year police department veteran Karen Catlow was promoted to sergeant and probationary offi- cer Scott Sullivan was sworn in at a ceremony preceding Monday's Town Council meeting. More...

Class trip

The Lawn Avenue School eighth grade class visited the United States Marine Corps War Memorial during their class field trip to Washington, D.C. in June. Photo by Liz Perez More...

ENGAGEMENT

Rosener-Quint Mr. and Mrs. Gill and Carrol Daniels of Nacogdoches, Texas announce the engagement of their daughter Natalie Rosener to Michael Quint, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd and Kathy Quint of Portsmouth. More...

Help support the animals at Doggie Ball

Take out that tuxedo and put on some dancing shoes for the Black Tie Doggie Ball, Saturday, Aug. 2, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Fort Getty. More...

Commissioners mull riparian rights policy

The commissioners discussed at length the sometimes murky policy for riparian rights at the July 9 Harbor Management Commission meeting. Chairman Michael deAngeli said that riparian property owners get priority for moorings. More...

Concert on the beach planned

There will be a free Blues on the Beach concert on Wednesday, July 30, at Westerly Town Beach. More...

Tree stump's wardrobe garners attention

Residents who enjoy seasonal yet original decorations may want to take a detour this week to encounter the new and charming participant on the block. More...

'Bay Window' wins federal funding to study pollution effects

The congressional delegation that secured money for the Bay Window Monitoring Program gathered at the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Fisheries site at Fort Wetherill Monday morning, June 23, for a press conference to announce the $916 More...

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Historic donation John Murphy, left, of the Jamestown Lions Club presents a $1,000 donation to Harry Wright and Rosemary Enright of the Jamestown Historical Society. More...

Prepare now for annual 'fools' regatta

The 31st Annual Fools' Rules Regatta will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23 on the Town Beach at East Ferry in Jamestown. The rain date will be the following day. As always, the cannon will be fired at 9 a.m. More...

Teen Center forum to discuss underage drinking

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with the Jamestown Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force, is hosting a public discussion session regarding issues of teen drinking on Wednesday, July 30, from 5:30 to 7pm. More...

Porter and Ritt sail to opening day wins in J/22's

The 2008 Fleet 12 series for J/22's got off with a bang July 6. Well, make that two bangs, as Race Committee Betty and Jack Hubbard were forced to signal the first Fleet 12 general recall in years. More...

Fish tales

Brad Gaudreau, 8, proudly shows off the 32-pound bass he caught while fishing with his grandfather, Bob Wilkie. More...

Police pension committee looking for volunteer

There is one vacancy on the Police Pension Plan Committee for an individual experienced in asset management and investments. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

In June, the Tamburini and Italiano family visited Villa Balbianello, in Lenno, on Lake Como, Italy. More...

School panel eyes cost-saving alliance with North Kingstown

A sub-committee of members from the Jamestown and North Kingstown School Committees might reveal paths to saving money, committee members from Jamestown agreed at its July 10 meeting. More...

Officer Catlow promoted to sergeant at special ceremony

Town Council President Julio DiGiando presented Jamestown Police Officer Karen Catlow with her certificate of promotion to sergeant at a brief ceremony preceding Monday's Town Council meeting. Sgt. More...

Smith and Ianetta's garden art showcases artists

After Ray Iannetta backed his car over an expensive sculpture prototype, designer Dwight Smith knew he had made the right decision to go into business with the right people. More...