May 5, 2011 RSS feed / News

Growing gets going in new hydroponics farm

Mark Drummond, 12, looked like a professional scientist Monday as he adjusted his microscope and examined a small white bug under the lens. More...

Paiva Weed sponsors bill to create energy board

The Rhode Island Senate passed legislation last week that will create a renewable energy coordinating board for Rhode Island. Sponsored by President of the Senate M. More...

Town aquaculture board holds its annual meeting

The Jamestown Aquaculture Movement held its annual board meeting last week and included guest speaker David Beutel, the aquaculture coordinator for the state Coastal Resource Management Council. More...

Ruggeiro presents JHS with legislative grant

Rep. Deborah Ruggeiro has secured a $1,000 legislative grant to help the Jamestown Historical Society create an exhibit on Jamestown’s history on stage and screen. More...

Navy Choristers to hold May concert

The Newport Navy Choristers will present “Proudly We Sing” on Friday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Lucy’s Church in Middletown. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Brian and Darien Petit pose for a photo in front of Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas, in Peru in February. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

During April vacation, John Titmas, from left, along with Marcel, Beth and Brigitte Desvaux, visited the Grand Canyon in Arizona. More...

Shores association welcomes CRMC staff to island

The Jamestown Shores Association held its monthly meeting last week, welcoming guest speakers from the state Coastal Resource Management Council in a relaxed question-and-answer forum. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Gary and Anita Girard enjoy the day with granddaughters Danielle and Nicole Grosso from the bridge in Monet’s Garden in Giverny, France. More...

Just ducky

Melrose Avenue School fourth grader Gaelyn Dwyer shows off duck-shaped cupcakes that she helped bake for this year’s Great Duck Derby held at Mackerel Cove Town Beach Saturday. More...

Island golfers make North Kingstown a threat to win division

Adam Southworth said that he likes the challenge that golf provides: “You can always get better,” he said. More...

Gilbert Stuart schedules bird walk

On Saturday, May 7, biologists Walter Berry and Wayne Munns will lead a bird walk on the Gilbert Stuart Birthplace & Museum Nature Trail from 7 to 9 a.m. More...

The second day of desynchronosis

Flotsam and Jetsam

So this morning I was awake at 4 a.m. Yesterday it was 2:30 a.m. There’s not a lot to do at that time of day, so I just lay in bed until the sky lightened up a bit. More...

Lighthouse, windmill get grants for new signage

The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities has awarded grants to the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association and the Jamestown Historical Society. More...