October 13, 2011 RSS feed / News

Jamestown resident discusses his role as U.S. attorney

Peter Neronha is a fourth generation native of Jamestown. He graduated summa cum laude from Boston College in 1985, and magna cum laude from Boston College Law School in 1989. More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3. Thursday, Oct. 13 Vegetable beef soup, pollock with tartar sauce, scalloped potatoes, tomato and cucumber salad, birthday cake, salami and cheese on Italian bread Friday, Oct. 14 More...

Islander’s Samoan-inspired works wins poetry award in Fiji

Jamestown resident John Enright has won an award in the First International Literature Competition conducted by the University of the South Pacific Press in Suva, Fiji. More...

RIDE rep discusses new evaluation system

A state Department of Education representative was on hand during the School Committee’s Oct. 6 business meeting to outline the Rhode Island model educator evaluation system. More...

TOP ARTISTS

Betty Anderson Twiss, left, won second place at the Conanicut Island Art Association’s most recent Town Hall show entitled “Large Works.” Edwin Roche, right, won first and third pla More...

URI to honor Franz Liszt’s 200th birthday

The University of Rhode Island will feature “Happy Birthday Franz,” an event to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of composer and pianist Franz Liszt on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 8 p.m. in the URI Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. More...

NKHS plans coffee hour for parents of students

A community coffee hour will take place on Monday, Oct. 24, from 8 to 9 a.m. in the NKHS cafeteria. This event is open to parents and community members from North Kingstown and Jamestown. Dr. More...

Skippers look to break losing streak against East Greenwich

This week’s football game against East Greenwich Saturday could mark a turning point for the North Kingstown Skippers, the players say. It could be something as simple as a victory. More...

JSA to hold tryouts for spring travel league

The Jamestown Soccer Association will hold tryouts for the spring 2012 travel league on Saturday, Oct. 22, at noon at the Eldred Avenue fields. Games are played from April through June but indoor practices begin in January. More...

Library discussion on legalizing drugs tonight

Rev. James Keller, a retired Presbyterian minister, and former state Rep. Norma Willis will sponsor a special event at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. More...

Tall ships to return to Narragansett Bay after five-year hiatus

The tall ships are coming. After a five-year absence from the area, the tall ships will return to local waters next summer. Organizers expect 15 to 20 boats to take part in the Ocean State Tall Ships Festival from July 6-9, 2012. More...

Richard Leco named interim director at JHA

Richard Leco, a managing partner for D&V Associates, has been named interim director at the Jamestown Housing Authority. Leco has more than 35 years of experience in the public housing industry. More...

New engineering firm opens its doors on the island

Nikki Schultz has made a firm commitment to Jamestown by opening her new engineering company in the town where she lives. More...

WHERE IS THE WORLD IS THE JAMESTOWN PRESS?

Pat Orlando, center, recently visited his hometown of Oliveria, Italy, with islanders Len (left) and Jill Hubbard. Jill Hubbard is the president of the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce. More...

JAC to offer fashion photography courses

The Jamestown Arts Center will offer a three-session introductory fashion photography course beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. Subsequent classes will be held on Oct. 26 and Nov. 2. More...

TOWN MEETINGS

Monday, Oct. 17 6 p.m., the Town Council meets as the water and sewer commissioners at Town Hall 7 p.m., the Town Council meets at Town Hall Wednesday, Oct. 19 7 p.m., the Planning Commission meets at Town Hall Thursday, Oct. 20 More...

RITBA announces two additional hearings

Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has added two additional public hearings this month to continue its conversation with the public about its revenue needs and tolling options. More...