January 28, 2010 RSS feed / News

ACHIEVEMENTS

Anderson graduates from URI Caroline Anderson, daughter of Jack and Cleo Anderson, and granddaughter of Helen Anderson, recently graduated summa cum laude from the University of Rhode Island with a B.S. More...

Pemberton apartments receives high score on HUD inspection

The Jamestown Housing Authority recently achieved a score of 99.9% out of 100% during a HUD REAC inspection of Pemberton apartments. Fewer than five percent of more than 3,700 housing authorities achieve this recognition. More...

Former European league basketball star calls Jamestown home

If Michael Andersen could combine the American way of developing players and the European style of basketball, he might be onto something big for the future of the game. More...

N.K.H.S. to host parent info night Monday

North Kingstown High School will hold its Eighth-grade Parent Night this Monday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. More...

Island veteran honored for volunteer work with blood center

Local veteran and JEMS member Jim McLoughlin reached quite a milestone last Sunday – he coordinated his 80th blood drive for the R.I. Blood Center. More...

School Committee considers dropping statewide transportation program

During last Thursday’s School Committee meeting, Superintendent Marcia Lukon reported that the latest estimates by the R.I. Dept. More...

Melrose preschool accepting applications

The Melrose Avenue Preschool, located at Melrose School, is now accepting applications for the 2010-2011 school year. The program is designed to be a fully inclusive program, supporting all children ages three to five. More...

Mattingly, Shannon to wed

Mr. and Mrs. James R. Mattingly of Jamestown and West Palm Beach, Fla., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Lucia Dixon Mattingly, to Jonathan Roman Shannon, son of Robert and Jayne Shannon of Billerica, Mass. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Richard and Amanda Romano took the Jamestown Press along to Salvador, Brazil, where they visited Allegra Bernardo and Elijah Mendelsohn. More...

Island author to teach essay writing class

Jamestown resident Leslie Banker, co-author of “Britannia in Brief: The Scoop on All Things British,” will offer an essay writing class on Thursday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

My brain is in stimulation overload

Flotsam and Jetsam

I think I am trying to learn too many things at once. It’s not going well. More...