February 23, 2012 RSS feed / News

Whooping cough clinic Tuesday at Melrose

On Tuesday, Feb. 28, Police Chief Ed Mello, who serves as the director of the town’s Emergency Management Agency, along with the state Department of Health, will hold a pertussis clinic at the Melrose Avenue School from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Teens can sign up now for diversity program

Children and teens are needed to help the Friends of Jamestown Youth in its development of Go- Fourth, a respect for diversity and no-teasing program. More...

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Kendra Smith (from left), Holland Morris, Finoa Eaves, Adam Andrade, Logan Godwin and Keegan Bradley help the Lawn Avenue School fifth grade collect and donate food to the Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Sign up now for Babe Ruth League baseball

Anyone wishing to play baseball in the Newport Babe Ruth League should contact Steve Cirella as soon as possible. Cirella can be reached at 423-1425. Players must be at least 13 years old but not older than 16 on April 30. More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3.

Thursday, Feb. 23Beef barley soup, chicken cordon bleu with gravy, rice Florentine,green beans, applesauce, cheeseburger on a bunFriday, Feb. More...

ACHIEVEMENTS

5 islanders named to St. Michael’s honor roll More...

Turbines accepted after construction

Since the world’s first wind farm was installed in New Hampshire in 1980, there has been a lot of research done into the public acceptance of wind projects around the world. Some interesting information comes from projects here in New England. More...

State to offer voter IDs at Town Hall

Photo IDs not necessary for 2012 elections, but will be requirement by 2014

March 8 will be a notable day for many Jamestowners planning to vote in the state’s presidential preference primary. More...

Planning board may take more time with community plan

Town planner says panel could still make deadline, but may ask for state help

Work on Jamestown’s Comprehensive Community Plan is progressing, according to Town Planner Lisa Bryer. More...

Navy choristers plan concert in Portsmouth

The Newport Navy Choristers will present their “Music for a Sunday Afternoon” concert on Sunday, March 11, at 4 p.m. at St. Barnabas Church in Portsmouth. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. More...

Chorus plans annual CD donation to library

The Jamestown Community Chorus will make its annual donation to the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Thursday, March 1, at 5:30 p.m. during the community volunteer fair. More...

No clients too young or too old for Jamestown Fitness leader

Bill House has worked with professional athletes and former governors

Bill House has worked with weights and fitness for so long he can’t remember exactly when he started lifting dumbbells and punching a speed bag. The fitness equipment was always around the house, he said. More...

Registration open for girls’ softball leagues

Registration is now open for the Recreation Department’s girls’ softball program. The town will offer an instructional league (grades 1-3) and a youth league (grades 4-7). More...

USDA will hold conference for women farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the Rhode Island Division of Agriculture and the University of Rhode Island, will hold its second Rhode Island Women in Agriculture Conference on March 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Bristol-Warren representative introduces bill to eliminate RITBA

Jamestown delegation says they oppose Rep. Richard Morrison’s legislation

State Rep. Richard P. Morrison, who represents Bristol and Warren, introduced legislation Feb. More...