July 22, 2010 RSS feed / News

Shores association to meet Wednesday

The Jamestown Shores Association will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Senior Center at 6 West St. The meeting will include the installation of new JSA officers for the 2010-2011 year. More...

Library trustees to meet Aug. 17

The Board of Trustees of the Jamestown Philomenian Library will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 5 p.m. at the Jamestown library. This is a one-time change. More...

Get ready for Fools’ Rules Regatta

The 33rd annual Fools’ Rules Regatta will be held Saturday, Aug. 14, on the Town Beach at East Ferry. The event is sponsored by the Jamestown Yacht Club. More...

Jamestown All-Stars make strong showing

The Jamestown Cal Ripken 12-year-old all-stars played last weekend for the R.I. state championship, playing Apponaug of Warwick in the first game of the tournament and losing 4 to 3. More...

Davis named to Villanova dean’s list

Kendra Davis of Jamestown has been named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University in Villanova, Pa. Davis is a freshman. More...

Kouttab honored at Pace University

Anna M. Kouttab of Jamestown was selected for dean’s third honors at Pace University in New York, N.Y. More...

Rozes graduates N.Y. Medical College

Emily Rozes of Jamestown recently graduated with a Master’s degree in medical science from New York Medical College. More...

Islanders named to St. Michael’s honor roll

Several island students were named to the honor roll at St. Michael’s Country Day School in Newport. Named to the effort honor roll for the 2010 spring term was eighth-grader Rebecca Howe of Jamestown. More...

Islander graduates Roanoke College

Mariah May Vietri, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Vietri of Jamestown, recently graduated from Roanoke College in Salem, Va. Vietri, a graduate of Rocky Hill School, earned a B.A. in international relations. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Josh Furtado, Jared Furtado and Jonathan Shippee took the Jamestown Press along when they climbed to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro recently. More...

Writing and sailing have a lot in common, says island author

For islander, author and 2004 Olympic sailing champion Carol Newman Cronin, sailing is more than just a sport. It’s a way to teach life skills and empowerment. More...

Islander’s journey to enhanced physique: So far, so good

Six weeks ago, when I first attended Physique Enhancement – a new program at Jamestown Fitness – I felt prepared to charge toward my fitness goals. More...

JYC announces summer sailing series race results

Race number four of the Jamestown Yacht Club summer series was held recently, with the following results: More...

‘Model Schools’ conference sets new standards and expectations

A Jamestown team of administrators, teachers and a School Committee member recently attended this year’s Model Schools Conference at the International Center for Leadership in Education in Wexford, N.Y. Jamestown Schools Superintendent Dr. More...

Kenyon’s Grist Mill to hold summer festival

Kenyon’s Grist Mill, the oldest operating manufacturing business in the state, invites Rhode Islanders to support more than 40 local vendors at the second annual Summer Festival on July 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Newport Hospital earns national stroke designation

The Joint Commission last week certified Newport Hospital as a primary stroke center, indicating that the hospital’s stroke program meets rigorous national standards and performance measures in caring for stroke patients and offering timely tr More...

Ali’s Run wraps up successful season

Ali’s Run, Jamestown’s team in the Newport Babe Ruth League, closed out its season on July 6 with a heartbreaking loss to a tough and determined FoP team, 11-3, in the tournament championship game. More...

Islander takes second place in sailing championship

Shifty winds posed challenges for the 40 teams competing during the recent U.S. Junior Women’s Doublehanded Championship. It was a gorgeous day on Hingham Bay in Hingham, Mass. More...

Islander earns two degrees from W.U.

Lee Golini, son of Kathleen Golini and William Golini of Jamestown, received graduate degrees from Washington University in St. Louis on May 21. More...

Newbolt named to R.I.T. dean’s list

Joel Newbolt of Jamestown was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. More...

Underhill graduates Bates College

Brynne Underhill, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Underhill of Jamestown, earned a bachelor’s degree from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. A 2006 graduate of Rocky Hill School, she majored in psychology at Bates. More...

Island student honored

Anthea Weixel of Jamestown, a graduate of Rocky Hill School, recently received the 2010 civic leadership award from Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis. More...

New laws to regulate saltwater fishing

According to new state and federal laws, R.I. More...