August 14, 2008 RSS feed / News

On stage at Theatre by the Sea

'The Producers' will tickle your funnybone

If you like the theatre you owe it to yourself to see "The Producers" now playing at Theatre by the Sea in Matunuck. More...

Meet new friends at Back to School night

The Jamestown Teen Center is having a back to school night for all students entering grades 9 through 12 on Thursday, Aug. 21, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Teen Center. Incoming freshmen can meet other students from their schools. More...

Marshalls get back-to-back J/22 wins

The starting line for this week's racing was shifted to Potter Cove where CYC was holding its annual picnic. More...

Stormy day

Stormy day Monday's stormy skies yielded a perfect backdrop for this rainbow over the Newport Bridge. Photo by Vic Richardson More...

Officer Silva says helping people is the best part of his job

Jamestown Police Officer Rui J. Silva, 32, loves going to work. He says that being a policeman is a great job that always presents new challenges. "If you want to be a good police officer, you have to like people," Silva says. More...

Feeney-Dolbashian to wed in October

Kimberly Ann Feeney of Jamestown and David Martin Dolbashian of Portsmouth announce their engagement. The bride to be is the daughter of Millie Feeney of Jamestown and Tom Feeney of Middletown. More...

Men to perform eclectic choral program

The Men's Chorus of Jamestown will present its annual concert on Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Recreation Center in Jamestown. The family-oriented program has been a favorite end-of-summer event for years on Conanicut Island. More...

More input sought on zoning changes

Planning Commission Chairman Gary Girard wasted no time steering the Aug. 6 meeting to a discussion of the zoning ordinance update for the Jamestown Village Special Development District. More...

Community helpers

Girls from Girl Scout Troop 709 in Jamestown made and hung this sign announcing the hours at the Jamestown Community Farm. They are, from left to right, Meryl Nelson-Lee, Faith Chadwick, Rebecca Small, and Emma Vogel. More...

Furry swimmer

Morrow the dog swam out to visit with Ellen Conway Vietri as she kayaked in Sheffield's Cove Photo by Vic Richardson More...

Hunt remembered at annual golf tourney

The Jamestown Medical Fund is hosting its annual golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Jamestown Golf Course. They will be honoring the memory of Phil Hunt, an avid golfer who lost his battle with cancer earlier this year. More...

Service Above Self: Rotary Club committed to community service

On July 1, I was given the honor of being the president of the Jamestown Rotary Club. I have been asked "Is Rotary a secret club with some type of secret ritual? More...

Jamestown School Bus Stops and Times:

Bus #1 North Kingstown High School A.M. 6:35 Beavertail Rd. & Clarkes Village Rd. 6:37 Beavertail Rd. & Bonnet View 6:40 Southwest and Hamilton Avenue 6:41 Southwest and High Street 6:45 Narragansett Ave. and Melrose Ave. More...

JCB entertains Sunday

Summer music in Jamestown continues with the last concert of the season this Sunday, Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. with the Jamestown Community Band. More...

Fall high school athletics tryouts set

North Kingstown High School has announced the tryout schedule for fall sports programs at the high school. Girls' soccer Girls' soccer will try out Monday, Aug. 18, from 8 to 11 a.m. and again from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. More...

Floating florals theme of September contest

A new event, the Flower Flotilla, will be part of this year's Wickford Harbor Fest to be held Sept. 20 and 21. More...

Youths place well in surfing contest

Jack Westall, Gavin Wagner, and Caleb Wagner competed in the Chad O'Brien Surfing Competition at Narragansett Beach on Aug. 8. More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

A nnual Meeting The Jamestown Historical Society (JHS) will hold this year's annual meeting today, Thursday, Aug. 14 in the Jamestown Philomenian Library meeting room. The business meeting starts at 7 p.m. More...

Learn about the bay on family cruise

Save the Bay's "Family Bay Days" will explore upper Narragansett Bay with the organization's naturalists aboard the educational vessel M/V Swift. This is a chance to collect and learn about local species while enjoying fantastic water views. More...

BIRTH

Dourado

A daughter, Tessa Marie Dourado, was born June 26, 2008 at Women and Infants Hospital, to Stacey (Desaulniers) and John Dourado III of Jamestown. More...

Cost of war depicted in documentary

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will present the documentary film, "The Road Home," on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. The film is about the human cost of war and the strength of the human spirit. More...

Farmers eye changes in the business of agriculture

Rising fuel costs are just one consideration

The right mixture of sun, rain and breezes are blended for bumper crops this year, despite a tsunami of cost hikes. More...

Jamestown Community Theater announces audition schedule

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

New travel soccer teams now forming

Jamestown Soccer is pleased to announce the fielding of two competitive teams in the RI Fall Super Liga: one U12 boys' team and one U12 girls' team. Under 12 players, who were born between Aug. More...