February 5, 2009 RSS feed / News

Cowgirl up for breast cancer hoe down at arts center

The women will be in charge at the Courthouse Center for the Arts this Saturday, Feb. 7, during the Sadie Hawkins Hoe Down. More...

JEF honors 'Toast of the Town'

The Jamestown Education Foundation will honor J. Christopher Powell as this year's "Toast of the Town." Best known as the sprightly, zany Commodore of the Fools Regatta, Powell is known for his many contributions to the Jamestown community. More...

Break away

Ben Carlisle shows some fancy footwork during a scrimmage game against an Ocean State Soccer team on Friday night. Jamestown competitive soccer league teams have begun practicing indoors in preparation for the spring season. Photo by Caitlin Downing More...

Support for the troops

Volunteers from BankNewport, OceanPoint Insurance Agency and the American Legion packed 100 care packages for Rhode Island troops. More...

Heavy work

Firefighter Kyle Tiexiera took part in a pumping drill with Engine 3 at East Passage Estates on Sunday. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Artic artist speaks at next art museum lecture

Artist Lucia deLeiris finds inspiration in the extreme conditions she encounters in the beautiful landscapes of Antarctica and the Arctic. More...

Hard earned money

Lawn Avenue School eighth graders worked at East Ferry Deli as servers and bussers to raise money for the class trip to Washington, D.C., in June. More...

Zoning approves police department variance

The Zoning Board of Review at its Jan. 27 meeting unanimously approved an application for a special use permit and a variance by the Town of Jamestown. More...

Sunset

The setting sun cast a beautiful glint on the lower pond in East Passage Estates on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Plan now for annual Soap Box Derby

The 14th Annual All American Soap Box Derby will take place on Saturday, May 9, at Easton's Beach in Newport. The races will start at 9 a.m. and the rain date will be Sunday, May 10. More...

Help kids learn about finances with free coin counting

BankNewport invites children from the Newport County area to the BankNewport Portsmouth branch on Saturday, Feb. 7, to have some fun while learning about finances. "Kids Count Coin Counting Day" will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Island swimmers score big in recent YMCA meet

The Newport Whaoos tied the Smithfield swim team 329-329 at the team's Jan. 31 meet. Results for Jamestown swimmers are listed below. More...

St. Mark basketball teams head for playoffs

Most Sunday afternoons from October through February the Lawn Avenue gym is taken over by the Catholic Athletic League, formerly the CYO basketball league. Jamestown has six teams with boys and girls ranging from sixth grade through high school. More...

Healthy relationships - next teen center series

A speaker from the Women's Resource Center of Newport and Bristol Counties will be the next speaker for the "Speakers and Sundaes" series on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 4:30 p.m. at the James town Teen Center. More...

Volunteer positions available in the South County area

Serving Communities, Helping Others, Opportunities for All is a clearinghouse for volunteer opportunities. Adults 18 and older are always welcome and a few positions are available for teens, ages 13 to 17, at the SHO office. More...

Photographer to share trip to Galapagos Islands

Rhode Island photographer and naturalist Prentice K. Stout will present a lecture and photo presentation about his travels to the Galapagos Islands on Sunday, Feb. 22, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...