November 3, 2011 RSS feed / News

Jamestowner sets sights on making varsity squad this winter

Jamestown’s Owen Heath hopes to break into the Skippers’ varsity lineup in time for the Dec. 8 season opener against Westerly High. Basketball team tryouts start Nov. More...

Girls’ soccer begins quest for state title Saturday

On Saturday, Jamestown’s Nicole Perez and the North Kingstown girls’ varsity soccer team will make a run at the state championship, giving 11 seniors on the team something to remember for the rest of their lives. More...

DIGGING DEEP

Eric Maguire, 6, a first-grader at Melrose Avenue School, won third place for his drawing entered into the 2011 National Fossil Day Art Contest. More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3. Thursday, Nov. 3 Three-bean salad, macaroni and cheese with chopped ham, zucchini and tomato, pineapple, seafood salad on wheat bread Friday, Nov. 4 More...

KICKIN’ IT

The Lawn Avenue School girls’ soccer team poses for a team photo. Mike Martin coached the squad that recently finished its season on Oct. 24 against Curtis Corner. More...

The Island Garden

You too can have soft fruit

At this time of the year most gardens are looking ragged and after last weekend’s storm, they are looking very ragged indeed. But that’s no reason not to put off planning a soft fruit garden for next season. More...

School panel hopefuls discuss, debate issues

A meet-the-candidates night on Oct. 26 drew a full house to hear Sarah Baines, Lowell Thomas and B.J. Whitehouse answer questions about important issues facing the Jamestown schools. More...

Volunteers needed for Veterans Day festivities

On Friday, Nov. 11, more than 100 U.S. flags will be raised for Jamestown’s annual Veterans Day ceremony held at East Ferry, with guest speakers scheduled to address the crowd at 11 a.m. More...

ITHF to host lectures aimed at baby boomers

Dr. Srini Pillay, an award-winning author and psychiatrist from Harvard Medical School, will discuss how baby boomer tennis players can use the science of possibility thinking to improve their game on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. More...

Teen center’s advisory group enters its third year

Luke Lis, 16, offered a logical reason for dropping by the Jamestown Teen Center’s planning powwow Tuesday night, officially known as Adolescents Making Programs for Teens – or AMPT, for short. More...

Island rower wins gold at Head of the Charles

Jamestown’s Carol Browning counts her blessings differently than many other people. Near the top of her list, she puts waking up at 4:30 a.m. for a trip to Providence’s East Side. More...

ON TO REGIONALS

North Kingstown Jaguars Jr. Pee Wee Cheerleaders won first at the Ocean State Pop Warner State Competition on Oct. 22 at Coventry High School. More...

How Jamestown works: One man wears more than one hat

The Jamestown Building and Zoning Department has a lot to say about what this town will look like for the foreseeable future. The decisions made there often shape important decisions about the way islanders live. More...

Narragansett Bay one of 20 most contaminated in U.S.

According to a new fact sheet published by Environment Rhode Island Research & Policy Center, Narragansett Bay contains a toxic stew of pollutants including nitrogen, phosphorous and heavy metals. More...

Public forum planned to discuss housing

The Equity Project, a newly recognized 501(c) 3 nonprofit corporation, will hold a public forum on affordable housing in Jamestown on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Jamestown Philomenian Library at 7 p.m. More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

The final two programs of the “Jamestown and the Silver Screen” series are coming this month. Both will take place in the meeting room at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. Clips and Quips More...

Mello settling into his post as police chief

Jamestown Police Chief Edward Mello has been on the job for just over a month. He began his new job in September after serving as chief of police for seven years in Westerly. More...

ON TOP

Applejack won first place at the Halloween Parade sponsored by Jamestown Fitness on Saturday. The parade began at the fire station and costumed dogs and children marched down to East Ferry. More...