February 18, 2010 RSS feed / News

Town funds for snow removal running low after last winter storm

All that white snow gracing our island landscape may be pretty, but it is also expensive. Jamestown’s annual budget for snow removal has been nearly depleted, Town Administrator Bruce Keiser said Wednesday. More...

Show of school spirit

Lawn Avenue School mascot “Wolfie” was on hand recently to cheer on the students as they took on the teachers in the annual faculty-student basketball game. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Commander Douglas Peterson of Jamestown took the Jamestown Press along during his recent deployment with the Marines to the Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan. More...

Up, up and away

Eighth-grade students in Jim Kaczynski’s science class put the hot air balloons they created to the test last week at the Lawn Avenue School. More...

Gardening columnist to speak at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will present “Grow Your Own Garden This Year” with Roger Marshall on Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m. More...

School panel approves smaller budget

The Jamestown School Committee voted 4-0 to approve the FY 11 budget during last Thursday’s budget workshop meeting. The $11,606,867 operating budget represents a 1.37% decrease from FY 10. More...

St. Matthew’s thrift shop seeks donations

The thrift shop at St. Matthew’s Church seeks donations of goods for all seasons: winter, spring, summer and fall, as well as lightly used home items. More...

Scholarships offered for Catholic high school

The R.I. State Circle, Daughters of Isabella, will offer two “Msgr. Thomas V. Cassidy Memorial Scholarships” to eighth-grade girls entering a Catholic high school of their choice. More...

Environmental charter school to open this September

Non-traditional learners whose idea of the perfect learning environment involves lots of fresh air and blue skies will soon have reason to rejoice. More...

ACHIEVEMENTS

Island students named to dean’s list at Northeastern University More...

Apply now for Newport County Fund grants

The Newport County Fund seeks proposals for programs and projects that benefit communities in Newport County. Any nonprofit, 501(c) organization – including municipal departments operating in Newport County – is eligible to apply. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Two Jamestown neighbors, Bob Rodgers (left) and Dean Cycon, took the Jamestown Press along during a July trip to the Peruvian Amazon. More...

Promoting Jamestown and Newport is a ‘dream job’ for Jamestowner

Few people are fortunate enough to find happiness in their everyday work. Islander Evan Smith is one of those few. Smith, president and CEO of the Newport & Bristol County Convention & Visitors Bureau, said he truly loves his job. More...