October 16, 2008 RSS feed / News

Islanders boost undefeated North field hockey team

The North Kingstown field hockey team continued its winning streak with a 5-0 win over Cumberland High School on Monday night at home. More...

Collecting my thoughts on stuff

Flotsam and Jetsam

Many people collect things. All kinds of things. Some like to call themselves "collectors," which means that they are serious about whatever it is they are collecting. I collect several different things. More...

Documentary on ticks and Lyme disease to be held at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host Dr. Thomas Mather from the University of Rhode Island's Tick Encounter Resource Center and the film "Hidden in the Leaves" on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. More...

Rewarded for service

Islander Frank Paquette received the Army Commendation Medal from U.S. Senator Jack Reed for his service during the Somalia conflict. More...

Panel recommends affordable housing duplex to Planning Commission

John Lawless, a property owner at 14 Pemberton Ave., presented a proposal to the Affordable Housing Committee to subdivide his property and sell the existing dwelling as an affordable housing unit. More...

Judge delays trial to February so Swain can raise money

A judge in the British Virgin Islands on Monday agreed to delay the trial of David Swain until February so that the former Jamestown dive shop owner can raise money for his defense. More...

Jamestown Yacht Club's Fall Series race results

The fifth and final race of the Jamestown Yacht Club's fall series was held on Oct. 5. The results for the race follow: A Class: 1. Baby Bella, Melges 24, Mark Nannini; 2. Floating Point, Frers 40, Pat Clayton. B Class: 1. More...

Stewart leads Jamestown cross country team

Under beautiful fall conditions, the Jamestown middle school cross country team competed in their last home meet of the season Oct. 7 against Kickemuit and Bayview at Fort Getty. More...

Teens to make college visit to Roger Williams University

The Jamestown Teen Center tour of Roger Williams University has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 11. On the tour there will be university students available to answer any questions. More...

Commercial mooring increase denied

The Harbor Management Commission voted at its Oct. 8 meeting to deny the Jamestown Boatyard request for 15 additional commercial moorings at its facility. More...