May 12, 2011 RSS feed / News

Summer courses planned for middle schoolers

Save the Bay and the Jamestown Education Foundation will offer a weeklong boat-based camp for students entering middle school. More...

Islander nominated to CRMC board

Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced his nomination of five outstanding Rhode Islanders to positions on the Coastal Resources Management Council Board, including islander Anne Livingston. More...

Canvassing

Talley Larkin, a 10th grader from Jamestown, poses with her artwork and U.S. Rep. More...

Darlington re-elected chairman of RITBA

David A. Darlington, of North Kingstown, has been re-elected as chairman by the board of directors of the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority. The board voted unanimously last week during its annual meeting. More...

DEM announces opening date for South County beaches

The Department of Environmental Management announced that state beaches in South County will be open weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning on Saturday, May 14. More...

Last week’s scores

BaseballMay 5: NKHS 10, Portsmouth 4May 9: NKHS 6, SKHS 5Boys’ lacrosseMay 6: Hendricken 7, NKHS 5Boys’ tennisMay 5: Hend More...

Ruggiero pleased about improvement to Assembly Web site

State Rep. Deborah Ruggiero said that she is pleased the General Assembly has begun posting the results of committee votes on its Web site, as she had proposed in legislation she introduced last year and again earlier this year. More...

Teen center to hold open enrollment session

The East Bay Youth Centers will host an open enrollment session on Monday, May 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Jamestown Teen Center. More...

And the winners are…

The Conanicut Island Art Association opened its most recent show — “Reflections” — last week at the Town Hall gallery. More...

Piano recital at St. Matthew’s Church this weekend

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will sponsor a recital with internationally renowned pianist Manabu Takasawa on Sunday, May 15, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. More...

Teachers recognized for ‘rigorous’ work

Jamestown Town Council member Michael White, who is also the liaison to the Jamestown School Committee, read a proclamation recognizing the “rigorous and relevant” work of all Jamestown teachers at last week’s School Committee meeti More...

Fundraising group works to make money for school playgrounds

In the summer of 2002, a volunteer group was formed to raise money and build a new playground on the Melrose Avenue School campus. More...

Senior center to hold Q-and-A for retirees

The Jamestown Senior Center will host a seminar on Friday, May 27, at 1 p.m. at Grange Hall. The conferences are designed to answer questions regarding recently retired seniors and baby boomers who are considering retirement in the near future. More...

Local vet rescues puppies from Caribbean island

First by boat, then by plane and finally by car, five sleepy pups finished a long Easter Sunday journey. More...

Farm fun

From left, Grace Lucas, 5, and sister Tess, 2, enjoy the weather at Watson Farm’s annual Sheep Shearing Day on Saturday. More...

Senior senator

Bruce Livingston, left, president of the Friends of the Jamestown Senior Center, and Jamestown Senior Center Executive Director Charlotte Richardson, right, receive a $5,000 grant from state Sen. M. More...

Jamestown investors purchase Valley Country Club in Warwick

Tom Markarian, Dr. David Siwicki and Dr. Frank Fornari are Jamestowners and leading investors in the recently revived 60-year-old Valley Country Club of Warwick. More...

Island broker enters first summer since business merger

One million people have visited the Web site of Lila Delman Real Estate over the past year, said Liz Brazil, the newest broker at the company. “I have the opportunity to speak with people all over the world,” she said. More...

Pennfield holds annual MayFair on Sunday

The Pennfield School in Portsmouth will hold its MayFair event on Sunday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Pennfield campus. More...

NKHS to hold ‘Race to Nowhere’ screening

The Jamestown Education Foundation will host a screening of the film “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture” on Monday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at North Kingstown High School. More...

Reap harvestable plants now

The Island Garden

Harvest time is here already. All you need to do is look around your garden. Right now the chives are ready to be picked, chopped and frozen for adding to winter dishes. More...