April 2, 2009 RSS feed / News

Rose Island Lighthouse comes to library

Children can learn more about Rose Island Lighthouse and the environment on Rose Island during the Jamestown library's free, hour-long, hands-on program on Tuesday, April 14, from 11a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

The Andrews family took the Press to Donner Pass in California while in town for a family wedding in Squaw Valley. More...

Teen gives talk on Nicaragua service project

As part of his senior project, islander Victor Lambert will give a presentation on his July 2007 trip to Nicaragua tonight, Thursday, April 2, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Teen Center. More...

Jamestown swimmers excel at New England Championships

Jamestown was well represented on the Newport Wahoos swim team this season, including several islanders who advanced to the New England Swimming Championships held on March 21 and 22 at Boston University and Harvard University. More...

Angel face

Hana Toler, 19 months, of Jamestown found someone her size while visiting the newborn baby goats at Windmist (Neale) farm in Jamestown. More...

Special Town Council meeting on Friday

The Jamestown Town Council will hold a special meeting tomorrow, Friday, April 3, to approve a Fort Wetherill National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant application for the coastal and marine habitat restoration program. More...

Native American girl

Third grader Breanna McNeil dressed the part for the Melrose school Native American show. The third graders made Native American villages out of natural materials as a conclusion to that unit. More...

Wickford celebrates spring this weekend

Historic Wickford Village in North Kingstown will celebrate its 7th annual Daffodil Days event this Saturday and Sunday, April 4 and 5. More...

Spring cleaning

Dave Reardon, left, Jim Walker and Deb Ruggiero spent their Saturday morning with the Jamestown Rotary Club giving Will's Rest on Walcott Avenue a spring cleaning. More...

America's Cup history takes center stage at library

Larry Fisher, executive director of the Herreshoff Museum/America's Cup Hall of Fame, will speak on boat and sailing history that can be found in that museum on Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Jamestown Boy Scout troop conquers Breakheart Trail

The Boy Scouts of Troop 1 Jamestown hiked the Breakheart Trail at Arcadia Park in western Rhode Island on March 15 and 16. They began their trek at Frosty Hollow Pond carrying full packs with all their gear for an overnight campout. More...

Alton Jones holds summer camp open house

The University of Rhode Island's W. Alton Jones Campus in West Greenwich will host an open house on Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for families interested in Alton Jones Summer Camps for children. More...

The Island Garden

Seed starting

By now you are seeing signs that spring is almost here. Crocuses and some daffodils are up, birds are chirping away merrily, looking for food and nesting materials. Mourning doves are cooing and all is well with the gardener's world. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

The Black, Rogers and Tuttle families took the Press with them when they visited Walt Disney World in January. More...

Nest-keeping

Mark Baker, pictured, and Chris Powell did some spring sprucing on the osprey perch and nest at Great Marsh. The nest and platform were checked for soundness, cleared of debris and the webcam adjusted on Tuesday. More...

Forum sheds light on teen substance abuse

The Jamestown schools will shed light on drug and alcohol use by teens during an informational workshop on Tuesday, April 7, at 7 p.m. More...

Recycle e-waste and hazardous materials on April 18

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will hold an e-waste recycling and Eco-Depot collection on Saturday, April 18, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Second Beach in Middletown. This service is free for all Rhode Island residents. More...

Island groups offer scholarships

Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship Program Rotary District 7950 will offer one Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship in 2010-2011 for a candidate considering either two years of degree-oriented study abroad or up to six months of intensive More...

Wyman-Eminger wedding

Chloe Renee Wyman and Craig Matthew Eminger were married March 26, 2009 at Boston City Hall. The bride is the daughter of Joseph and Donna Drago of Jamestown, and Richard Wyman of Richmond. More...