June 24, 2010 RSS feed / News

School Committee presents scholarships, hear about SAMS

School Committee Chair Cathy Kaiser presented the Elizabeth Stone Scholarship awards to Jamestown students Sarah Croak and Lisa Brendlinger during the School Committee’s meeting on June 17. More...

Zoning Board approves special-use application

The Zoning Board of Review unanimously approved a special use application to develop a property on Starboard Avenue between Buoy and Ship Streets during its June 22 meeting. More...

It’s tea time for plants

The Island Garden

In America, we drink mostly coffee, but in England, tea is the beverage of choice. More...

Islander graduates University of New Haven

Oliver Amerigian of Jamestown recently graduated from the University of New Haven with a B.S. in music and sound recording. More...

Jamestown students make CCRI dean’s list

The Community College of Rhode Island has named the following island students to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester: Patrick Byrne, Raphael Conte, Jacqueline Flores, Kerra Grednuk, Elisabeth Gregoire, Erika Ritacco and Justin Sular More...

Island students graduate Colby College

Two Jamestown residents were among 477 seniors who graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine recently. More...

Weibust graduates Mass. College of Art & Design

Casey Weibust of Jamestown recently graduated with a B.F.A. in printmaking from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston. More...

Almanac – Thursday, June 24, 2010 The Walrus Says

There are wonderful items on the silent auction block at the Central Baptist Church’s 30th annual June Festival this Saturday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More...

Planning Commission approves division of Cottrell Farm property

The Jamestown Planning Commission unanimously approved the application of Cottrell Farm property owners Victoria A. Valentine and William H. Hutchinson to divide the 32-acre, two-lot parcel into three tax assessor’s lots. More...

Pull!

Students show their strength during the recent tug-of-war event during Field Day at the Melrose School. More...

What’s for breakfast?

Bill Brayman took this picture of a deer searching for food in his backyard. More...

And they’re off…

Boats crowd the waters surrounding Jamestown at the start of the Newport Bermuda race. Alex Jackson’s maxi 100-foot sloop Speedboat finished the race early Monday morning at 3:49 a.m. More...

SAMS off to strong start this year

As the school year comes to a close, the Science and Math Scholars program, a joint effort between the Jamestown Education Foundation and the Lawn Avenue School, is well underway. More...

BankNewport named a ‘best place to work’

BankNewport was recently honored at the “Best Places to Work in Rhode Island” 2010 award ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick. More...

Burns earns doctorate from Johnson & Wales

Rosemary Burns of Jamestown recently received a doctor of education degree in educational leadership from the school of education at Johnson & Wales University. More...

CIAA presents scholarship awards

The Conanicut Island Art Association has announced the winners of its scholarship awards to Jamestown students for 2010. One award per grade – K-8 – is presented. Winners receive a class of their choice at the Newport Museum School. More...

Islanders honored at Maine Maritime Academy

Several island students recently graduated from Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine. David Desalvo received a B.S. degree in small vessel operations. More...

Ali’s Run wins series of games

Ali’s Run defeated R&R Construction, 12-3, recently at Cardine’s Field. Nick Fay turned in a fine pitching performance, and the team was led by Garrett MacPherson, Drew MacIntyre and Eric Stroud. More...

They’re the champs!

The Jamestown Boys U-12 soccer team took home first prize at the 25th annual Father’s Day Tournament held in North Kingstown last weekend. More...

Non-profits receive grants from Community Fund

Three Jamestown nonprofit organizations were recently awarded grants from the Jamestown Community Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation. The announcement was made during an event at the Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown. More...