March 19, 2009 RSS feed / News

Gardening 101: Crop Rotation

The Island Garden

Last week we looked at growing organically. One method of keeping pests under control and ensuring the fertility of your garden is to rotate your crops each year. More...

New memberships available for Jamestown Golf Club

The Jamestown Golf Club is seeking new members who reside in Jamestown for the 2009 season. It is also time for current members to renew their memberships. More...

Girls play in last freshman sports season

What may have been the final season for the North Kingstown High School freshman winter sports teams has come to a close. This season the girls' freshman basketball team had 11 on the roster, including five from Jamestown. More...

Zoning ordinance changes take shape

The Planning Commission and Planning Department have culminated an 11-month process, which included a review and proposed amendment of the Zoning Ordinance. More...

Island science teacher wins prestigious teaching award

Fourth grade science teacher Charlene Tuttle was honored at a special surprise celebration at Melrose School on Monday. During the ceremony Tuttle received the Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence in Rhode Island. More...

Music to their ears

The Jamestown Community Piano Association board joined the performers, violinist Ann Samuelson and pianist Paul Rosenbloom, to celebrate a successful concert at St. Matthew's on Sunday. More...

Jamestown homes featured on 'Newport' tour

The 2009 Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour will provide exclusive entry to several private homes in Jamestown on Sunday, April 26. This tour is sponsored by the Parents Association of St. Michael's Country Day School, in Newport. More...

Lucky winner

B.J. Whitehouse presented Paul Cardin of Jamestown with a $1,000 check as the winner of the Rhode Island Festival Chorus grand prize raffle. The Jamestown Community Chorus is the founder of the Festival Chorus. More...

A conversation with Toyota of Newport's Paul Mika

Paul Mika, the owner of Toyota Scion of Newport, has seen a number of recessions during his long career in the car business, and is optimistic that spring will bring renewed interest in purchasing automobiles. "We've seen it already," he said. More...

Championship team

The St. Mark Girls' High School Cadette basketball team won the Rhode Island Catholic Athletic League State Championship final on Saturday, March 14 at Mt. Saint Charles School. The team beat St. Barnabas (Portsmouth) 32 - 30. St. More...

School Committee stands behind budget

Last Thursday's school committee meeting was relatively brief and somewhat anti-climatic following on the heels of the March 3 joint meeting between the Town Council and the School Committee. More...

FOR THE RECORD

Reece Bennett, the art student in last week's mask photo on page 3, is in Jan Kraus' class at Melrose school, not Stephanie Pamula's class at Lawn School. More...

Lawn Avenue School posts second quarter honor roll

The Lawn Avenue School has announced the names of students who were named to the honor roll for the second quarter. More...