April 28, 2011 RSS feed / News

Farm’s afterschool program begins tomorrow

Watson Farm will offer a six-week afterschool program for fifthand sixth-grade students, which begins tomorrow — Friday, April 29 — from 3 to 5 p.m. It will run every Friday until June 3. More...

JCC prepares for upcoming spring concert

The Jamestown Community Chorus will present two performances of “Spring Fling: Our Salute to Broadway” on Saturday, May 7, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 8, at 3 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

From the State House

Greetings, friends and neighbors. I’m honored that the Jamestown Press has asked me to write a monthly column updating you on legislation and events at the State House. More...

Newport named starting point for 3,000-mile race

While the water views from anywhere along Newport Harbor are already magnificent, they will be absolutely breathtaking in late June and early July when 32 ocean-going yachts set sail in the Transatlantic Race 2011, which charts a course that stretche More...

New-age group schedules series of workshops in Jamestown

The Foundation of the Sacred Stream is a California-based nonprofi t organization dedicated to providing the wisdom of ancient spiritual and healing traditions to those interested in being of service in the world. More...

Couple hosts Fort Wetherill walk for stroke awareness

Imagine taking a newborn home from the hospital with a clean bill of health only to find out months later your baby had suffered a stroke at birth. More...

Weekend ‘Big Bag Sale’ at Jamestown Hardware

Back by popular demand, Jamestown Hardware on Narragansett Avenue will hold its annual “Big Bag Sale” this Saturday and Sunday, April 30 to May 1. More...

Island authors serve up their second cookbook

Books are important to Keith Stavely and Kathleen Fitzgerald, who have lived in Jamestown since 1996. Stavely served as director of the Fall River Library and Fitzgerald is currently a librarian at the Newport Public Library. More...

Community plan revisions focus on drop in population

Jamestown’s declining population — particularly that of people under the age of 18 — was a topic in the ongoing review of the Jamestown Comprehensive Community Plan. More...

Planting time right around the corner

The Island Garden

It used to be that you would not dare put plants in the ground before May 15 or the first full moon in May, but global warming has changed that theory. More...

DEM announces 2011 fishing regulations; license required

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has enacted final recreational fishing regulations for marine fisheries for the 2011 season. The regulations for one species — black sea bass — are still being finalized. More...