April 26, 2012 RSS feed / News

Jamestowners favor Romney for GOP candidate

Only 314 of Jamestown’s 4,746 registered voters cast ballots at the recreation center Tuesday, and there were no surprises. More...

IN BLOOM

The 100 “Mrs. John T. More...

GREEN THUMBS

Elizabeth Leatherman, left, and Melissa Minto talk about their products at the Jamestown Arts Center’s green market held on Earth Day. More...

Islander earns silver medal on Latin exam

Out of 45 Rocky Hill School students who took the National Latin Exam, 25 received accolades, including Jamestowner Vaughn Gooding, a junior who earned the U.S. Maxima Cum Laude, or silver medal. More...

RABIES CLINIC

Island dog owners lined up at the fire station last Saturday to have their canines vaccinated for rabies. More...

Jamestown college student wins prestigious art award

Hannah Stahl was named the Hamblet Award winner at Vanderbilt University

Each year, senior studio art majors at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tenn.) are invited to compete for the prestigious Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award. The award was established in 1984 by Clement H. More...

Council adopts $21.6 million budget

If voters don’t revise the proposal at June’s FTM, increase will be $394,220

The Town Council this week adopted a $21,586,065 budget for Jamestown’s schools and municipal operations. More...

New golf clubhouse eyed

Council will discuss the proposal during a workshop on Monday

Jamestown should replace the rapidly deteriorating golf course building with a similar structure designed for ease of expansion, the Buildings and Facilities Committee will advise the Town Council. More...

MAKE A WISH

Margaret Metivier and Ellie Chase celebrated their birthdays with more than 50 people at the Jamestown Senior Center on April 18. More...

JCT’s ‘Wizard of Oz’ nominated 5 times

New England’s Motif Magazine has nominated the Jamestown Community Theatre’s November production of “The Wizard of Oz” in five categories for its 2012 theatre awards. More...

Melrose student breaks – unofficially – the world javelin record

Ian Hall’s father said his son set a new mark, but are still waiting on certification

Ask Ian Hall how to throw a javelin, and he’ll tell you there’s nothing to it. A javelin weighs about as much as an empty picture frame, he says. First, you pick it up, and then, you balance it. “It’s really pretty easy. More...

Middle school honors students for academics

The Lawn Avenue School recently announced the names of its Excellent in Effort students for the third quarter. More...

Yard sale to benefit NKHS sailing May 5

A nautical yard sale to benefit the North Kingstown High School sailing team will be held on Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to noon at the North Kingstown town beach. More...

Full slate of programs, camps and concerts planned for summer

The concert series, which has always been a favorite, will celebrate its 25th year

The popular event, Summer Concert Series ’12, will celebrate its 25th anniversary on the island this year. More...

JHS 100 years: Lighting up Narragansett Bay for ship captains

During the colonial period, most of the people living in Jamestown were farmers, making their living from the land. Many of the proprietors, however, were Newport merchants. More...