August 9, 2012 RSS feed / News

How to beat the heat

The Island Garden

We gardeners have had a rough go of it lately with temperatures soaring into the 80s and 90s, so I have come up with a solution. The first part of the solution is to find a large glass of your favorite beverage. More...

‘How to Succeed in Business’ opens Wednesday

The Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” which recently enjoyed a successful revival on Broadway, opens at Theatre by the Sea on Wednesday, Aug.15. More...

Jamestown Historical Society 100 years: Steam ferries at last

John Fitch constructed steamboats capable of plying inland waterways as early as 1785. His original design used a bank of oars on each side of the boat to propel it through the water. More...

Compassion toward animals is the focus of weeklong workshop

Humane society offers free program for youngsters

Kindness toward animals includes the amazing creatures that live in the Rhode Island woods, says Jane Koster of the Humane Society of Jamestown. More...

Number of community members discuss turbine during open forum

Time constraints force topic to be moved to next agenda

The proposed wind turbine at Taylor Point continued to be an issue of contention for Jamestown residents who attended Monday’s Town Council meeting. More...

GO FISH

The Jamestown Striper Club held its annual kids’ fishing derby at North Pond reservoir Saturday. More...

Former North Kingstown standout eyes career in golf

Ryan Southworth enters his second year at PGCC

When Ryan Southworth goes back to college in the fall, he will be expected to concentrate on one thing: golf. More...

Fools will take over East Ferry Saturday

The 35th annual Fools’ Rules Regatta, sponsored by the Jamestown Yacht Club, will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, on the town beach at East Ferry. More...

New Jamestown postmaster a “hands-on” manager

Jared Brongo previously held the post in Ashaway

On any given day after 1 p.m. you’ll find Jared Brongo in his car or in a postal vehicle, delivering a handful of Express Mail envelopes before the 3 p.m. guaranteed delivery deadline. More...