September 22, 2011 RSS feed / News

Secret Garden, Slice of Heaven come out on top

The Jamestown recreation soccer league kicked its season off Sept. 17, and Slice of Heaven and Secret Garden were victorious in their respective U10 division games. Slice of Heaven edged Lila Delman, 7-5. More...

From the State House

Greetings, friends and neighbors. Hope you enjoyed the summer. Thanks for the emails, phone calls, and stopping me at McQuade’s to talk about your interests and concerns regarding pension reform and the new renewable energy laws. More...

Jamestown reps sponsor energy bill

Four bills passed by the General Assembly this year to encourage the generation and use of renewable energy in Rhode Island were signed into law by Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee recently. More...

JAC among 200 venues worldwide participating in Manhattan Short

On Thursday, Sept. 29, the Jamestown Arts Center will host the Manhattan Short Film Festival. On that evening, 10 short films will be screened, and the audience will have the opportunity to vote for their favorites. More...

Teachers prepare for new state evaluation standards

With the beginning of the school year well underway, teachers are preparing for their next big endeavor: the new state teacher evaluations. More...

IN HONOR OF

From left, Bruce Page and Rob Bauer stand alongside a section of steel from the World Trade Center that is on display in the garden outside of the Fire Department’s Memorial Museum during a sun More...

Annual bike race to be held on Columbus Day

The Jamestown Rotary Club’s 36th annual Jamestown Classic bicycle race will take place on Columbus Day, Oct. 10. The classic is the largest road race in Rhode Island and the Rotary Club’s main fundraiser of the year. More...

ITHF names Stan Smith president of organization

Former world No. 1 tennis player and past U.S. Open and Wimbledon champion Stan Smith has been named president of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum. More...

HEATH, FALLON WIN

USTA New England Hall of Famer and Jamestowner Rich Heath hosted the inaugural Conanicut Island Century Men’s Doubles Classic on Sept. 17 and Sept. 18 at the Conanicut Yacht Club clay courts. More...

Trio of college roommates continue to jam

Three friends went away to college, shared a house and started a band. That’s the story behind the Jamestown group Chukka, according to band members Ben Taylor, Derek Delahunt and Andres Aveledo. More...

America’s Cup event to generate $72 million

An economic impact analysis report conducted by the Rhode Island Department of Revenue estimates that the America’s Cup World Series event scheduled to take place in Newport on June 23 through July 1, 2012, is expected to generate $72 million i More...

Library to celebrate Banned Books Week

From Sept. 24 to Oct. 2, the Jamestown Philomenian Library and the American Library Association will sponsor Banned Books Week, an annual celebration for a reader’s right to access books without censorship. More...

Sundlun house put on market for $1.1 million

Soozie Sundlin, the widow of former Rhode Island Gov. Bruce Sundlun, has recently put her Seaside Drive home on the market for $1.1 million. The 2,788-square-foot threebedroom Colonial was built in 1996 and is located in Jamestown Shores. More...