March 15, 2012 RSS feed / News

The importance of young farmers

Farming hardly seems like the type of living that kids growing up dream about anymore. Firefi ghters, astronauts, Major League baseball players, president of the United States – all of these are typical goals of the average American child. More...

Open mic at Lawn Avenue tomorrow

The Lawn Avenue School will host a coffeehouse-style, openmic night on Friday, March 16, at 7 p.m. The evening of entertainment will feature live music, sketch comedy, student films and dance, all produced and performed by students and faculty. More...

SCHOLARSHIPS

Music-minded kids should apply for grant Applications are now being accepted for the sixth annual Jamestown Community Chorus Music Award. More...

North Kingstown winter teams exceed expectations

If the Skippers made a movie about this season’s winter sports teams, they’d have to make the theme something about surpassing hopes. More...

New members welcome for Monday volleyball

The all-ages recreational volleyball that meets every Monday evening will open itself up to players on a week-by-week basis. More...

Workshop will discuss kids with disabilities

The Rhode Island Parent Information Network will hold a workshop titled “Section 504: A Parent’s Guide” in the media center at the Narragansett Middle School on April 10. More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

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

Thursday, March 15St. More...

Island’s newest doctor settles into Jamestown life

Dr. Carla Vaccaro hopes to attract younger clients to Jamestown Family Practice

Jamestown Family Practice welcomed a new doctor to the practice recently. Carla Vaccaro joins Dr. Joseph England in providing medical services to the people of Jamestown as well as visitors to the island. More...

Proposed capital budget declines

Despite spending requests exceeding $1 million for the 2012- 13 fiscal year, Town Administrator Bruce Keiser has recommended a budget in line with current capital spending by proposing some belttightening in Jamestown’s budget for asset mainten More...

LIGHTS OUT

Jamestown students (from left) Kseniya Farrell, Calvin Conover and Zach Theisen pose in front of the electrical invention they made. More...

Update your phonebook listing online

The Jamestown Women’s Club and the Jamestown Press are preparing to publish the 2012 edition for the Jamestown Telephone Directory. More...

Nominees announced for community award

Nominees were recently announced for the fourth annual We Are Proud of You Award, an honor given to a local organization for its devotion to helping others. More...

4 AND COUNTING

Conanicut Island Art Association members and friends gathered recently for the fourth anniversary of the CIAA’s Town Hall shows. PHOTO BY OF DON MILLER More...

Register today for Cal Ripken Baseball

Registration is now open for the Cal Ripken Baseball League. Forms can be found at JamestownRI.com/Baseball. The form is a PDF and can be filled out on the computer and emailed to jamestownbase ball@gmail.com. More...

St. Mark wins state championship

Team will represent Rhode Island in N.E. regionals

The St. Mark CYO basketball team won both of its playoff games over the weekend, including a 67- 49 win against St. John Vianney (Cumberland) in the finals Sunday to capture the state championship. More...

Department of Health hires former Press editor

Former Jamestown Press editor Dara Chadwick was recently named to the role of chief officer of health promotion for the state Department of Health. She will serve as public information offi- cer and oversee communications strategy for the department. More...

Potter League to hold annual biscuit hunt

The Potter League for Animals will hold its annual biscuit hunt for dogs on Sunday, April 1, starting at 3 p.m. Using their sense of smell, leashed dogs will hunt for eggs filled with biscuits and other surprises. More...

Jamestown brass takes tour of Portsmouth’s wind turbine

Town Administrator Bruce Keiser, three councilors among those who took trip

Jamestown officials are weighing the benefits of installing a wind turbine on the island to generate power. More...