May 20, 2010 RSS feed / News

Commission mulls fishing ban at East Ferry

Representatives from Contech Construction Products Inc. met with members of the Harbor Management Commission during its meeting May 12 at Town Hall – a sign that work on the boat ramp at Ft. Getty could start soon. More...

Islander appointed chairman of AARP national board

Adding to a long list of honors and achievements, islander Phil Zarlengo, has been appointed 2010 chairman of the board of AARP. More...

Artists sought for ‘plein air’ event at Beavertail

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association and the Conanicut Island Art Association invite artists to participate in a “plein air” event to capture the beauty of one of Rhode Island’s most scenic places, Beavertail Point in James More...

Chamber Chatter

I am pleased and honored to report this ‘Chatter’ as the newly elected Jamestown Chamber of Commerce president. I look forward to an eventful, fun and productive year. More...

Gardening is slow, but rewarding work

The Island Garden

What are you eating? Right now, asparagus is growing almost faster than we can eat it, but I’m trying to keep up! More...

Sing it, sisters!

The Accidental Sisters, a Jamestown-based a capella singing group, will perform a summer concert on Sunday, June 6, at 4 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Island artist remembered through retrospective of his work

A man of many talents, the late Dwight S. Smith of Jamestown left behind a true artist’s legacy. Now, all islanders have a chance to view part of that legacy. More...

N.K. School Committee balks at Jamestown tuition vote

The North Kingstown School Committee refused to vote on the one-year rollover clause in the contract between North Kingstown and Jamestown during its May 11 meeting, leaving some Jamestown School Committee members shaking their heads. More...

Jamestown Yacht Club spring series results

The Jamestown Yacht Club has announced the results of its second spring series race, held May 18. A Class: 1. Lynx, J/29, Dennis Nixon; 2. Aurora, Tartan 41, A. Kallfelz; 3. Picante, J/109, R. Salk/J. Shagian; 4. More...

Publicize your event in the Jamestown Press Summer Guide

The Jamestown Press will soon publish its annual Summer Guide. Thirty thousand copies will be distributed statewide. Help us create a comprehensive list of summer events and happenings by sending your press releases to dara@jamestownpress. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Island residents Sue Romano and Donna Neville DeAngelis took the Jamestown Press along when they celebrated their 50th birthday recently with four friends. More...

Recyling 101: A look at what can and can’t be recycled

Let’s Recycle

Recycling is the collecting and separating of certain waste materials for processing into new forms, which will ultimately be marketed as raw materials for new products. More...

Man on a mission

Luke Robinson and his dogs, Hudson and Murphy, were at Ft. More...

Youth can compete in solar electric car competition

On Saturday, June 5, dozens of young Rhode Islanders will recycle old soda cans, drinking straws, empty spools of thread and lids from peanut butter jars as they race model solar electric cars comprised of these odd items and more at the R.I. More...

A fine feathered friend

Tena Davis of the R.I. Audubon Society stopped by Melrose School last week so that fourthgrade students could visit with a barred owl. The students had recently completed a study of More...

Lawn school invites experts to help students discover ‘island treasures’

If you happen to spot a few groups of middle-school students out and about in Jamestown today, May 20, there’s no need to worry – it’s all part of a day-long learning experience that has become a tradition at the Lawn Avenue School More...