May 21, 2009 RSS feed / News

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The Island Garden

No, this is not about the jolly fat man coming down the chimney with a bag full of toys on his back, it's about getting rid of weeds and saving your back from the usual gardening aches and pains. More...

Little helper

Sarah Turner, 2, waters her newly planted flower at the Quononoquott Garden Club annual plant sale on Saturday morning. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

AMPT and Teen Institute to hold dodgeball tournament

The Teen Center's Youth Advisory Board, AMPT and Jamestown's seventh grade Teen Institute 2009 participants will host a dodgeball tournament at the Recreation Center on Thursday, June 11, at 3:30 p.m. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Gemma Guinguing took the Press to the statue of Duke the Surfer at Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, the last stop on her 50 states tour. It took Guinguing seven years, but she visited all 50 states. More...

Changes to Town Charter discussion continues tonight at Town Hall

Vote scheduled for tonight to be ready for FTM

At its regular meeting Monday night, the Town Council continued discussions surrounding amendments to Jamestown's Town Charter and decided to reconvene at Town Hall tonight, Thursday, May 21, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Farm credits

Christian Kirby, a sixth-grade student at the Monsignor Clarke School, hoes rows of young veggie plants last Saturday at the Jamestown Community Farm. Kirby earned community service credits for his efforts. More...

Biddle, Schneider to wed

Tania A. Biddle and Leland J. Schneider will marry Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 4 p.m. at a private residence in Topanga, Calif. Lotta Alsén, a Universal Life Church minister, will officiate. More...

North Kingstown High School names third quarter honor roll

The following Jamestown students were named to the North Kingstown High School Principal's Honor Roll for achieving an academic average of 90 or better for the first quarter. More...

Island arts group withdraws bid on former town offices

Town will put Southwest Avenue property back on market

The Jamestown Arts Center has withdrawn its bid for the old town office building on Southwest Avenue, where the organization had hoped to establish its headquarters, because of wetlands and Native American artifacts which restricted use of the prop More...

Abandoned and unwanted horses find a home at Horse Play

People are not the only ones being affected by the slow economy. Animals are also feeling the pinch when owners who can no longer afford their care surrender or abandon them. More...

Contest winner

Erica Croft, grade 7, was chosen as this year's winner of the Rhode Island Foreign Language Association's Middle School Poster Contest. This year's poster theme was "The World Is Our Classroom." Photo by Adrienne Downing More...

Appraiser of rare books to speak at library tonight

If you've got some old books you have been sitting on for some time, wondering if they might be worth something, now is the time to find out. More...

Rocket 'Hogs want to blow up your money

The fearless Rocket 'Hogs are planning to launch their fund-drive for the 2009 fireworks display this Monday, May 25, at the Memorial Day Parade. Look for the 'Hogs in front of the Jamestown Fire Department Museum. More...