June 9, 2011 RSS feed / News

Trat looks forward to another summer of welcomed guests

When it comes to restaurant management, Phyllis Bedard knows that her customers, or as she calls them her guests, come first. Bedard is the owner of Trattoria Simpatico, which will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Jamestown next year. More...

Local students earn college degrees

Islander William B. Kopelcheck was among the 548 students awarded a degree at St. Lawrence University’s commencement ceremony held May 22 on campus in Canton, N.Y. More...

The secrets to buying plants

The Island Garden

When you go to a garden store to buy plants, do you pick up the first plant you see? Do you wander the aisles looking for the perfect specimen? Or do you decide that you want a rhododendron, for example, and pick the biggest bush? More...

Cirella inducted into Salve Regina Athletic Hall of Fame

University of Rhode Island baseball assistant coach Eric Cirella will be inducted into the Salve Regina Athletic Hall of Fame, announced by the university’s department of athletics. More...

Around the horn

• Second-seeded North Kingstown High School girls’ lacrosse team won the RIIL Division I Championship with a 10-4 win over Barrington on June 4 at Rhode Island College. More...

Jamestown residents graduate from URI

The University of Rhode Island graduated 26 Jamestown students last month. More...

Hazardous waste collection next week

On Saturday, June 11, Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will hold a household hazardous waste and electronic waste collection at the Central Landfill, 65 Shun Pike in Johnston. The collection will be held from 8 a.m. until noon. More...

Fireboys

Thomas Chamberlain, from left, and Ryan Delessio, both 7, climb aboard a fire truck Sunday during the annual Open House and Member Recruitment Day at the Jamestown Fire Department. More...

ACHIEVEMENTS

North Kingstown announces third-quarter honor roll More...

Panel mulls over affordable housing for island residents

The Planning Commission tackled the final element of the Jamestown Comprehensive Community Plan at its June 1 meeting. More...

Send news of your summer events for the Jamestown Summer Guide

The staff of the Jamestown Press is preparing the 2011 Jamestown Summer Guide and we need to know about your summer events. If you have a summer happening planned, please e-mail details to News@JamestownPress.com. More...

Ten-hut

Islander and U.S. Army Sgt. Thomas K. Gladding, a human resources specialist stationed at the George C. More...

Recreation programs aplenty on island this summer

Islanders will have a choice of amusements this summer, according to Jill Goldstein, program supervisor with the Parks and Recreation Department. The ever-popular free concerts kick off July 3 at Memorial Square. More...

PCD sophomore selected to play on prep school all-star team

Kayliegh Rooney is officially an all star. More...

Hundreds compete in 10th and final Ali’s Run at Fort Getty

The 10th annual Ali’s Run took place Sunday at Fort Getty and Keven O’Neil continued his dominance of the road race, winning for the fifth consecutive year and for the ninth time in the race’s history. More...

St. Andrews graduate honored at State House

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis presented the 2011 State Civic Leadership Award to Brian Volpe of Jamestown at a State House ceremony. The St. Andrews School graduate was honored in recognition of his contributions to his school and his community. More...

Islander testifies before Senate Committee on drug abuse

Jamestown resident Laura Hosley recently testified before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. More...

Sewer disks washing up ashore on beaches

On March 6, approximately 4 million white sewer disks about five inches in diameter were released from a treatment facility in New Hampshire. More...