February 24, 2011 RSS feed / News

Senior moment

Bruce Livingston, president of the Senior Center, shows off the new roof at the facility. The entire funding for the roof came from fundraising. More...

Two locations approved for new pavilion

The Jamestown Town Council this week selected a pair of finalist sites for the structure that will replace the Lt. Col. John C. Rembijas memorial pavilion, which was destroyed by a recent storm and has since been demolished. More...

The art of rowing: von Gumppenberg still going strong

At the 2008 Connecticut Indoor Rowing Championships, Johannes von Gumppenberg won a blue ribbon for placing first in his age group by rowing an ergometer – a rowing machine – 2,000 kilometers in 9:01. He was 76 years old. More...

Two generations of service in ‘God’s country’

The story that follows pulls at just one of the threads in Linnea Petersen’s tapestry. It’s the story of two women, a generation apart. More...

Ruggerio named co-chair of port panel

Sen. William A. Walaska and Rep. More...

Baseball registrations begin for spring season

Registration has started for the Jamestown Baseball Association for the upcoming baseball season. The deadline to register is March 31. More...

Award-winning group to perform at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will host the award-winning Celtic music group Atwater and Donnelly on Sunday, March 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the meeting hall. More...

Review, revision of community plan continues

The Jamestown Planning Commission last week addressed the Economic Development section of the Jamestown Comprehensive Community Plan in its continuing 10-year review and revision of the document. More...

FOR THE RECORD

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Maggie’s memoir

Islander Maggie Kozel discussed her new book – “The Color of Atmosphere: One Doctor’s Journey in and out of Medicine” – on Feb. 17 at Central Baptist Church. More...

Taking the reigns

Donna Fogarty, the new director of the Jamestown Philomenian Library, shakes the hand of Press photographer Vic Richardson. More...

A new-s experience

Julia Totten, 8, was invited to WPRI’s studio by meteorologist Michelle Muscatello for the noon taping of the news on Jan. 14. More...

Pavia Weed pleads to keep registry in Newport

Saying that she will do everything in her power to ensure that Aquidneck Island has a registry branch located there, President of the Senate M. More...

Titles announced for upcoming discussions

Next month the Jamestown Library Book Discussion Group will deliberate “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson. Discussions are scheduled for Tuesday, March 15, at 1 p.m., and Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m. More...

Starting your own garden to feed the family

The Island Garden

According to several gardening sources, the hottest trend for the foreseeable future in gardening is growing for the dinner table. Many parents are concerned about pesticides, heavy metals, fertilizer residues, and germs such as E. More...

School Committee approves $11.8 million budget

The Jamestown School Committee unanimously approved the 2011-2012 budget at its Feb. 17 meeting, moving it forward to the Jamestown Town Council for approval. More...