October 29, 2009 RSS feed / News

Empty Bowls fundraiser planned for Nov. 6 at Melrose School

On Friday, Nov. 6, from 3:30 to 7 p.m., the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will be held at Melrose School in Jamestown. Throughout the year, hundreds of local school children and volunteers have been making and glazing bowls for this event. More...

Many Bay View condos still home to original owners

Gazing out the window of one of the first-floor units in the Bay View Condominiums simply takes your breath away. More...

Chamber Chatter

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce is proud to report that its annual fundraiser, “Night At…,” which this year was titled, “Dig It,” was a great success. More...

N.K. sailing team headed to national regatta

The North Kingstown High School sailing team is Louisiana bound in November, thanks to some impressive sailing by several islanders. More...

Islanders to compete in USTA junior nationals

After working their way through some of the region’s best tennis players, two Jamestown boys are headed to Alabama this weekend to compete for a national team championship. Sam Baines and Dan Hansen of Jamestown will travel to Mobile, Ala. More...

Islander plans 50th anniversary celebration of national barbershop music organization

Harmony Inc. will celebrate its 50th anniversary next month and for islander Barbara-Ann MacIntosh, participating in the group is more than a hobby – it’s a way of life. More...

Zoning amendment wins unanimous council approval

The Town Council last week approved a package of zoning amendments designed to encourage affordable housing development while maintaining the “small town” character of the Village. The Oct. More...

Walkin’ Jim shares journeys with students

When many of us head out for our daily walk, we go to Ft. Getty. Others head to Beavertail or Ft. Wetherill. When Jim Stoltz heads out, he may walk 2,000 miles and not return for two years. More...

Safety tips for a happy Halloween

This Saturday is Halloween, so keep an eye out for little ghosts and goblins. Here are a few tips to ensure a safe and happy time for all: • Enter and exit driveways and alleys carefully. • Watch for children wearing dark clothing. More...

Keepers of the Dutch Island Light: The light is re-lit

Last in a series

Albert Henry Porter was the first Dutch Island lighthouse keeper appointed under the new Civil Service legislation. He was also the first and only keeper asked to resign for moral turpitude. More...

Restoration, funding concerns discussed at Beavertail advisory meeting

The Beavertail State Park Advisory Committee held a swift meeting last week at the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum. More...

Jamestown recreational soccer results

U12 division Jamestown Golf Course, 5, Jamestown Boat Yard, 4 Noah Simmons and Adrian van der Waal scored for Jamestown Golf Course, with Samantha Daft and James Lawless playing tenacious soccer, and Madison Hodrick as a stellar goalkeeper. More...