November 11, 2010 RSS feed / News

NKHS presents ‘Romeo and Juliet’

NorTHeatre and Thespian Troupe 6945, North Kingstown High School’s drama club, will present their production of “Romeo and Juliet” on Nov. 19, 20 and 21. Friday and Saturday performances will be at 7 p.m. More...

NKHS teams qualify for New England Championships

Striving for a top-three finish and needing to finish in the top six to qualify for the New England Cross Country Championships, North Kingstown High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams challenged the state at Ponaganset High Sch More...

Save money by growing your own greens in just one month

The Island Garden

Do you pay up to $5 for a package of fresh salad greens in the supermarket? If you do, you may be wasting a lot of money. You can grow your own salad greens in about 30 to 40 days. More...

Life on the island before and after the bridges

Conanicut Grange Report

Norma Walsh, a life-long Jamestown resident and a woman of incredible enthusiasm and youth, has nothing but fond memories of a time when there were no bridges connecting the island to the rest of the world. More...

‘Don’t be afraid of who you are,’ a lesson to live by

“I’m proud of having Down syndrome,” Teresa Murray said. More...

Commissioner skeptical about validity of island survey

In order to spark discussion, Town Planner Lisa Bryer presented the commissioners with the full Jamestown Community Survey from the town’s Comprehensive Community Plan, but Commissioner Richard Lynn questioned the validity of the survey, and s More...

Raffle winner

Fran Gorman (left), director of the Jamestown Gallery, presents a Thanksgiving basket filled with food, drink and art to Frederica McLaughlin of Wickford at the gallery’s opening reception on Fr More...

Travel indicators show improvement for Newport County

What a difference a year makes — after struggling through most of 2009, the local hospitality industry experienced a significant comeback in 2010 with numerous signs of improvement. More...

Test scores get better, but still ‘much room for improvement’

According to a New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) report, Rhode Island students trail states New Hampshire and Vermont at all levels of fourth, eighth and 11th grades. More...

Salk named NEISA Sailor of the Week

Jamestowner Katrina Salk and teammate Atlantic Brugman of Connecticut College won the B Division at the Stu Nelson Trophy Regatta on the Thames River on Oct. 24. More...

Youth volleyball program set to begin

The Jamestown Recreation Department will be starting its youth recreation volleyball program. The program will start on Nov. 16 and run through March 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday night at the Lawn Avenue Gym. More...

Irwin sets school’s varsity cross-country record

Daniel Irwin of Jamestown recently set the varsity cross-country record for the Prout School. The sophomore became the first Prout athlete to run the 5k distance in under 17 minutes. He now holds both the Prout freshmen and varsity records. More...

Mintos, Watson Farm honored at awards night

Eastern Rhode Island Conservation District held their annual awards night and dinner at Crowther’s Restaurant in Little Compton on Nov. 3. More...