April 1, 2010 RSS feed / News

Smith to judge ‘ART NOW’ show

The Jamestown Arts Center’s upcoming art exhibition “ART NOW” will be judged by Jesse Smith, director and curator of 5Traverse Gallery in Providence. More...

Artful inspiration

Kieran McCarthy, a fifth-grade student at Lawn Avenue School, carefully observes and records an image of the bunny that visited the school’s art classes this week. More...

Lila Delman Real Estate takes top awards

Lila Delman Real Estate recently won a number of prestigious performance awards from the Kent Washington Association of Realtors during the Circle of Sales Excellence Awards ceremony in Providence, achieving the top spot for both individual and team More...

Library book groups announce spring selections

The book discussion groups at the Jamestown Philomenian Library have announced their selections for the coming months: • “Burning Bright” by Tracy Chevalier will be discussed Monday, April 19, at 7 p.m. More...

Measure of team’s success is more than statistics

The fifth and sixth-grade St. Mark CYO boys basketball team recently finished a special season, coming in second for league, play-off and tournament play, and finishing with an overall record of 18-6. More...

Jamestown Golf Club seeks new members

The Jamestown Golf Club seeks new members who live in Jamestown for the 2010 season. It is also time for current members to renew their memberships. More...

Sign of the season

The female osprey has arrived at the Marsh Meadows nest. The male arrived on Wednesday, March 24, several days prior to the female to “tidy” up the nest for her arrival. More...

Island churches announce Easter schedules

Jamestown’s churches will hold worship services for Easter. Central Baptist Church More...

New teacher evaluation model proposed for 2011

Teacher performance – and the methods with which that performance is evaluated – was a topic of discussion during last Thursday’s meeting of the Jamestown School Committee. More...

Island may get stimulus funding for wind farm

Project will need Town Council ok

Federal officials announced earlier this week that Jamestown was under consideration for a new stimulus grant to build a largescale farm of wind turbines. Fred. B. More...

A smaller scholl budget welcome by Town Council

What a difference a year makes. More...

Off-island school budget struggles may affect Jamestown students

As Jamestown faces the diffi- cult process of making cuts to its own town budget, school officials must also keep an eye on what’s happening to education budgets in North Kingstown and Narragansett – particularly as the school committee More...

Heading to college? Time to apply for island scholarships

Several island organizations and groups offer scholarships for Jamestown students who are entering college or studying a trade. Apply soon to be considered for the following scholarships: Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association More...

Easter egg hunt at Tennis Hall of Fame

The Easter bunny will hop right into the International Tennis Hall of Fame at 194 Bellevue Ave. in Newport this Saturday, April 3, for an Easter egg hunt through the museum. More...

Register now for women’s tennis and adult co-ed softball

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Dept. is now taking registrations for several upcoming programs. The women’s tennis program will begin June 1. Intermediates will play on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

RITBA sells $50 million in revenue bonds

The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority recently sold $50 million of toll revenue bonds at a true interest cost (TIC) of 5.01%, said David Darlington, chairman of RITBA. More...

ACHIEVEMENTS

Amerigian named to dean’s list at New Haven Oliver Amerigian of Jamestown has been named to the dean’s list at the University of New Haven for the fall 2009 semester. Chadwick wins ASJA Outstanding Book Award More...

Chamber members hear mixed news on R.I. economy

The news wasn’t always pretty when members of the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce gathered on March 25 for a breakfast meeting. “The state has no money,” Executive Director of the R.I. More...