June 10, 2010 RSS feed / News

Roll-over clause approved, high school review continues

Jamestown School Committee Chair Cathy Kaiser and committee member Julia Held reported at the June 3 workshop meeting that the North Kingstown School Committee had approved the contract roll-over language during its May 24 meeting. More...

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Ali’s Run draws hundreds of runners and walkers

More than 400 runners and walkers took part in the ninth annual Ali Dunn Packer Memorial Road Race last Sunday, June 6, under sunny skies and whipping winds at Ft. Getty. More...

What a ride!

A lone windsurfer took advantage of the weekend’s windy conditions to catch some air out at Mackerel Cove. Photos by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Check out Jamestown’s farms online

Conanicut Grange Report

This past month, the Conanicut Grange members successfully initiated a website that highlights the Conanicut Island farms, defines the produce available from the Jamestown farm community and gives a point of contact. More...

Island teachers’ group won’t sign on for ‘Race to the Top’

Rhode Island’s Phase II “Race to the Top” application has been submitted without the support of the Jamestown Teachers Association and its parent organization, the National Education Association of Rhode Island. More...

House approves measure requiring peace officers on LNG tankers

The R.I. House of Representatives approved a bill this week to require any company shipping liquefi ed natural gas through Rhode Island waters to use public peace offi cers to provide protection. More...

Jamestown Arts Center to offer glassblowing classes for beginners

Islanders David and Jennifer Clancy will offer a series of beginner glass blowing sessions through the Jamestown Arts Center. More...

JYC announces race results

The Jamestown Yacht Club has announced the results of its third spring series race, held May 25: More...

Sunny skies ahead: Travel forecast for 2010

Last year – 2009 – proved to be a difficult year for the U.S. travel and tourism industry. More...

An outstanding islander

Mike Spahr of Jamestown received the outstanding senior athlete award during the recent North Kingstown High School senior appreciation night. More...

Breaking bad habits on the road to fitness

Getting in shape is a goal for many people, and I’m no exception. More...

Save the Bay swim scheduled for July 17

The 34th annual Save the Bay swim will be held Saturday, July 17. Participants begin their journey at the Naval base in Newport and swim or kayak the 1.7 miles across Narragansett Bay to finish in Jamestown. More...

Bridges to hold golf tournament fundraiser

Bridges Inc. of Jamestown will host its fourth annual golf tournament on Friday, Aug. 13, at the Laurel Lane Country Club in West Kingston. More...

Apply now to join Rotary exchange team to Scotland

The Rotary Club of Wakefield seeks applications from South County residents who may be interested in participating as team members for a group study exchange to northern Scotland this October. More...