July 24, 2008 RSS feed / News

Money available to those who study law

The law firm of Correira & Iacono LLP has announced that they will give a $1,000 scholarship to a student who intends to pursue a legal career and will be either a high school senior this fall or is already in college. More...

North Road pumps don't work

Public Works Director Steve Goslee told the Town Council at Monday's meeting that he has no confidence in the Department of Transportation (DOT) pumping station at Route 138 and North Main Road. "The pumps are still not working," he said. More...

Tennis women hold tourney

The Jamestown Recreation Department Summer Tennis Doubles clinic recently held a round robin tournament. Sandi Langlais and Courtney Flaherty were the winners. More...

ENGAGEMENT

Quirk, Hawkins plan wedding

Sam and Cindy (Quirk) Leveillee of Hope and John T. and Lisa Quirk Jr. of Oklahoma are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Ann Quirk to Mark Hawkins, son of Mrs. More...

Mike Lyons entertains at East Ferry Sunday

Summer Music in Jamestown continues on Sunday, July 27, with the return of Mike Lyons and the Blue Moon Orchestra, a 17 piece "big band." This group wowed audiences last summer and is back by popular demand. The concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

Get rid of aches and pains with gardener's exercise class

Evolution Bodywork & Nutrition will be teaching a fitness workshop for gardeners at Blithewold Mansion, called "A Gardener's Guide to Movement: How to Stretch, Lengthen and Strengthen Your Body," on Thursday, Aug. 7, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. More...

Teen dog lovers needed for Black Tie Doggie Ball

The Jamestown Teen Center is partnering with the Friends of the Jamestown Animal Shelter and Paws and Claws for the "Black Tie Doggie Ball" at the pavilion at Fort Getty on Saturday, Aug. 2. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

The return delivery crew of the yacht Aurora, which finished first in their division in the Newport to Bermuda Race, took the Press when they hooked a 45-pound mahi mahi somewhere off the Gulf Stream between Hamilton and Newport. More...

Star cast performs in Shakespeare in the park

The Colonial Theatre is presenting Shakespeare's sunny and clever comedy "As You Like It" with 8 p.m. performances Tuesday through Sunday until Aug. 3. The stage will be in Westerly's Wilcox Park. More...

Rapport with kids key to success as police officer

Jamestown Police officer Jason A. Hopkins believes it is important for police officers to establish good relationships with children. "It is so important to interact with kids," Hopkins said. More...

Volunteers needed for town bike path design panel

Two vacancies exist on the Bike Path Design Committee. More...

Auditions next month for JCT holiday production

Auditions for the Jamestown Community Theatre production of "Miracle on 34th Street," are scheduled for Sunday and Monday, Aug. 17 and 18 at the Jamestown Golf Course building. More...

Race to benefit Doyle charities

On Saturday, Aug. 16, the inaugural Bobby Doyle Summer Classic will kick off from Narragansett Middle School at 5 p.m. Runners and walkers will race along a 5-mile USTF course. More...

Lower bay closed to boating this Saturday morning for annual swim

The 32nd annual Save the Bay Swim will take place this Saturday, July 26, between Coasters Harbor Island in Newport and Potter Cove in Jamestown. The first wave of more than 450 swimmers will depart from Naval Station Newport at 8 a.m. More...

Johnstone smokes J/22 fleet with back-to-back wins

The fresh 15- to 18- knot sea breeze on Sunday marked a sharp contrast to the light air of opening day two weeks ago. Anticipating the fast conditions, Race Committee Art Dutton and Peter Schott set a course of Zp, 13P (twice around). More...

BIRTH

Lilly A son, Jack Brennan Lilly, was born July 14, 2008 at South County Hospital to Jean (Monaghan) and Daniel E. Lilly, Jr. of Jamestown. Grandparents are Jean B. Lilly and the late Daniel E. Lilly, Sr. More...

Gardeners need to smell the roses, too

Flotsam and Jetsam

Gardeners are very hard on themselves. Every spring and summer I live to garden. More...

'Run' to be featured by book group

The next book to be read by the book groups at the Jamestown library will be "Run" by Ann Patchett, on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 1 p.m. There will be no evening discussion in August. Booklist gave "Run" a starred review. More...

The Senior Times

Hello to all! Hope you are enduring this heat wave, and I'm sure you are looking for some rain in the very near future. You are not alone! More...

Planners continue work on new zoning ordinance

The Planning Commission continued review of new zoning proposals for the Jamestown Village Special Development District at its July 16 meeting. More...

New town task force battles underage drinking

Coalition formed after lifeguard firing

Recreation Director Bill Piva has formed a coalition to combat underage drinking after three Mackerel Cove lifeguards, who were accused of drinking while on duty, were fired. More...