December 23, 2010 RSS feed / News

Island churches announce Christmas services

• Central Baptist Church will celebrate Christmas with a candlelight service at 7:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. More...

Council, school committee hold preliminary budget talks

The Jamestown School Committee outlined its current and future budget concerns for the Town Council. The informal discussion was held in anticipation of the pending deliberations on the town’s 2011- 2012 budget. More...

Islander leads Moses Brown to Division III Super Bowl

This season, senior Billy van der Wal led the Moses Brown High School Quakers varsity football team with five sacks. He also had 49 tackles. More...

Kennel to Conanicut: Islander welcomes hounds into home

“I started rescuing stray dogs when I was a little girl,” said Julie Adams, one of the shelter partners of Paws New England, a rescue organization that places abandoned dogs in homes of the six New England states. More...

Jamestown, North Kingstown agree on deadline extension

The Jamestown School Committee approved an extension to push back the deadline for notifying North Kingstown if Jamestown will be sending additional students. More...

Engineering student brings gift of fresh water

A group of Northeastern University students, including Jamestown resident John Chase, will team up with National Grid and visit Honduras to work with local villagers. More...

Barn timbers

The wood for the new equipment barn at the Jamestown Community Farm arrived on Tuesday and was unloaded by Chuck Gladding with his trusty backhoe/forklift. More...

Local student invited to United Nations convention

Ithaca College John Perrotti was invited to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Convention’s 16th Conference of Parties in Cancun, Mexico, from Nov. 27 to Dec. 4. More...

Harbor, planning commissions look for common ground

Jamestown Planning Commission focused on a review of the harbor ordinance revisions and a continuation of the 10-year review of the Jamestown Comprehensive Community Plan at their Dec. 15 meeting. More...