June 14, 2012 RSS feed / News

EMPTY NEST

Pete Roderick, the captain of Jamestown Fire Department’s 100-foot ladder truck, rescued Zouki – an escaped cockatiel – from a tree Friday. More...

Wakefield DMV closed on Fridays

Gov. Lincoln Chafee recently announced that the state Department of Motor Vehicles will return to a four-day schedule in its Wakefield branch, effective immediately. More...

Two island boats will race from Newport to Bermuda

Aurora and Gold Digger both hail from Jamestown

Lost in the wake of the America’s Cup World Series that arrives in Newport next month is the biennial Newport Bermuda Race, a 635-mile journey from Narragansett Bay to the island just 1,000 miles northeast of Miami. More...

URI infielder earns top honor

Jamestowner Jeff Cammans has been named the 2012 NCBWA District I Player of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America. More...

JUMP, JUMP

Audrey Magarian, 7, and Zoe Melucci, 4, pass the time Saturday by jumping off the wall at the Jamestown Golf Course. The girls were there for the Dragonflies for Dori fundraiser. More...

Boat yards in full force, prepare for busy summer

America’s Cup and Tall Ships will keep yards busy

The only thing that has been predictable about the weather this spring is that it has been completely unpredictable. More...

Board approves residential apartments

Downtown commercial space will be converted

Jack Brittain, owner of commercial property at 14 Clinton Ave., went to the Planning Commission for permission to convert the second and third floors of his downtown building into two residential apartments. More...

‘Mayor of Howland Avenue’ laid to rest after 16 years

The dog that slept so many hours will be missed dearly

In the world beyond Jamestown, many notable things happened in early June. More...

PRINCIPAL FOR A DAY

Third-grader Julia Cote was named principal for day Tuesday at Melrose Avenue School, taking over for Carole Melucci. More...

Islander will get taste of Olympics

Meghann Maguire makes Team USA’s Futures squad

Meghann Maguire will have a thrill later this month when she’ll be standing on the grounds of the U.S. national field hockey team’s training center. More...

North Kingstown golf takes fourth in state championship

Island golfer Owen Heath was NKHS’s top finisher

The North Kingstown High School varsity golf team settled for a fourth-place finish at the state championship held at the Cranston Country Club in late May. “It wasn’t disappointing,” Owen Heath, 17, said. More...

NEW ARRIVAL

Mary Ellen and Brian Dutra of Jamestown are recently announced the arrival of their grandson, Timothy Allen O’Connor Jr., born May 24. More...

White Witch wins A Class race at JYC

The Jamestown Yacht Club held its fifth week of racing for its spring series Tuesday. The results were (boat name, boat type, skipper): More...

Head of Save the Bay supports aquaculture projects on island

Aquaculture group remains interested in Fox Hill farm

The goals of the Jamestown Aquaculture Movement were supported by Jonathon Stone, executive director of Save the Bay, who spoke during the group’s annual meeting on June 1. More...