July 7, 2011 RSS feed / News

Scenes From The July 4th Parade

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Rescue mission

Jamestown firefighters and EMS staff help a woman who hurt her ankle while taking in the views from Fort Wetherill on Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten |align=left|width=250|height=141|link=node] More...

Registration begins for Around the Island race

Online registration has begun for the Around the Island race hosted by the Conanicut Yacht Club. The race is scheduled for Sept. 4 and has been held annually for more than 80 years on Labor Day weekend. More...

Russell, Butola wed

Chris Russell and Andrea Butola were married at Beavertail State Park on June 11. More...

Two islanders set sail on world’s largest privately owned sailboat

One morning in May, a most unusual sailboat appeared in Narragansett Bay, headed for a berth at the Newport Shipyard. The majestic 289-foot, 1,100-ton threemasted square rigger was the world-famous Maltese Falcon. More...

Dimitrov, Young both advance in Newport

The first round of the Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships kicked off on July 4, featuring great matches and an enthusiastic crowd of fans enjoying the Fourth of July holiday in Newport. More...

Jamestown nonprofits awarded grant money

The Rhode Island Foundation’s Newport County Fund has announced grants to three Jamestown-based nonprofit organizations. More...

‘Schoolhouse Rock’ in Newport tomorrow

Newport’s Theatre by the Sea announced its 2011 Children’s Festival schedule, which features a wide variety of performances to be held in July and August. More...

Blast off

Fireworks were launched from both the Newport side, above, and from Mackerel Cove on July 2. More...

Spinnakers launches new menu items in time for summer

Mike Ridge has owned Spinnakers for seven years, but the East Ferry location has been a destination for ice cream lovers for a considerably longer period of time. More...

Seal rescued from Ft. Getty released to sea

On June 28, Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Team, in collaboration with Shoals Marine Laboratory, released a harbor seal pup named Calliope at the Isle of Shoals off of Portsmouth, N.H. More...

Island artist displays work at library

Allie Sabalis has lived in Jamestown for nine years. During that time, she served as president of the board of the Conanicut Island Art Association for two years. More...

Governor signs cyberbullying legislation

The General Assembly approved and the governor has signed legislation – The Safe Schools Act – directing the Rhode Island Department of Education to establish a model policy on cyberbullying prevention. More...

Gilbert Stuart Museum announces art week

The Gilbert Stuart Museum will hold its second annual Artist in Residence Week from Thursday, July 14, through Monday, July 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. More...

Art icons

The CIAA awarded first-, second- and third-place cash prizes to winner of the recent Town Hall gallery show, “Icons of Jamestown.” From left are Priscilla Foley, third place, Martha Milot More...

Soccer standout prepares for freshman year at Loyola

Andrew Waddington just completed his first season with the New England Revolution’s U-18 developmental team. The Revolution is New England’s professional soccer team, part of Major League Soccer. More...

Ali’s season comes to a close in playoff finals

Ali’s Run, the Jamestown-affi liated team in the Newport Babe Ruth League, saw its season come to a close on June 30, following an 8-6 loss to FOP in the finals. More...

ACHIEVEMENTS

Muldoon named to dean’s list at Loyola Islander Shannon Muldoon, a member of the class of 2011, was recently named to the spring 2011 dean’s list at Loyola University in Maryland. More...

When life gives you lemons…

From left, Adam Bush, 4, Julia Bush, 10, and Allison Bush, 7, set up a lemonade stand outside of the Jamestown Press office on Narragansett Avenue. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Grand opening at arts center a ‘smashing success’

The Jamestown Arts Center held its grand opening over the weekend, and an estimated 300 people attended the Summer Soiree, which included an art exhibit entitled “Big,” curated by Tom Deininger. More...