July 23, 2009 RSS feed / News

FOR THE RECORD

A July 16 article on locally produced fresh food stated that Joe and Jesse Dutra’s dairy cows at Wanton Farm, also known as Dutra Farm, in Jamestown produce milk for the Rhody Fresh Dairy Cooperative. More...

Up to my elbows in produce – and loving it

Flotsam and Jetsam

On the seventh day, I cook More...

New Teen Center Job Corps program a win-win for kids and families

Summer often finds teens scraping the piggy bank for gas money or $10 to catch the latest flick. This year, with the weak economy, some adolescents have found it tough to find a summer job – unless they are from Jamestown, that is. More...

Treasure hunt

Emily and Christopher Adams took a break to search for treasures during last weekend’s Summer Fair at St. Matthew’s Church. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Planning Commission recommends historic district zoning for Shoreby Hill

Planning Commission members last week unanimously agreed to recommend to the Town Council that a historic zoning district be established in lower Jamestown’s Shoreby Hill area. More...

School committee approves new director of student services

The Jamestown School Committee held a short meeting last Wednesday evening during which it approved the appointment of Gwenn Spence as director of student services. Spence will replace Dr. More...

Highway barn completed

The highway department this week planned to start its move into the town’s new public works facility. Here are a few additional pictures of the new building. More...

Jamestown team captures Newport Babe Ruth baseball championship

Jamestown’s Ali’s Run team won the Newport Babe Ruth Baseball Championship on July 9 at Cardine’s Field in Newport, with a hard-fought 5-4 victory over the R&R Construction team. More...

The Jamestown Yacht Club’s summer series race results

Race Number 5 of the Jamestown Yacht Club Summer Series was held on July14. The following are the results for the race: A Class: 1. Macx, C28, Bill MacGowan; 2. Viper 640 #85, Viper 640, William Freeborn; 3. More...

A bountiful berry harvest

The Island Garden

I was out picking blueberries quite early the other morning, listening to the sounds of the birds (smack!) and the sounds of the deer snuffling through the undergrowth (smack!). More...

Island authors pen guide to all things British

One island couple has turned their own efforts to bridge the gap between what is foreign and what is familiar into a new book called “Brittania in Brief.” More...