September 10, 2009 RSS feed / News

Rec. department to host maritime programs for youth

The Jamestown Recreation Department and Teen Center will offer a series of afterschool classes for kids ages 7 to 15.   Classes will be held at Brandaris Maritime at 39 Ocean Ave. More...

Hurteau runs for a cure in memory of island young people

When former islander Linda Hurteau wanted to comfort friends who were enduring an excruciating loss – the illness and ultimate death of a child – she did the only thing she felt she could.   She ran.   More...

BIRTHS

Campo   Seth Ryan Campo, grandson of Joseph and Sheila Campo, was born Aug. 29, 2009, in Tucson, Ariz. More...

JYC announces first fall series race results

The first race of the Jamestown Yacht Club Fall Series was held on Sept. 1. The following are the results for the race:   More...

PTO to sponsor third annual tournament

The Jamestown Schools PTO will sponsor its third annual golf tournament and steak fry on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Jamestown Country Club. Check-in time is 11 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. More...

Plan now for next year’s garden

The Island Garden

Here we are, already nearing the middle of September. Soon, gardening season will be over and we’ll be seeing the white stuff blanket our yards. More...

Mechanical ability leads to islander’s passion for jewelry

Islander Charlie Phillips, owner of Gold Lady Jewelers in Wickford, hasn’t had a vacation in eight years.   “The business is my life,” he said. More...

WEDDING

Wood, Wright to wed

Meghan Wood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leighton C. Wood of Morgan Hill, Calif. and Jamestown, and John Paul Wright, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Military families bring rich diversity to Jamestown

Second of two parts

Although the majority of the military families that find their way to Conanicut Island have some connection to the Naval War College in Newport, there are some that are attached to other military commands and measure their stay in Jamestown not in m More...

Photographer to kick off fall forum series at Central Baptist Church

Photographer and lecturer Prentice K. Stout will return to Central Baptist Church at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20, to kick off the congregation’s series of fall forums. More...

Golf program for kids begins this Tuesday

The Jamestown Education Foundation will once again offer a five-week golf program for children with the Jamestown Golf Course, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 15. The program will run through Oct. 13. More...

An interesting find

Bob and Ewa Wright of Jamestown found this Indian spearhead while boating with their 5-year-old daughter, Polina, who loves to skip stones on the water. More...

Parents to join kids for ‘15-mile menu’

In the world of food, nothing has been more maligned than the school lunch. More...