May 23, 2013 RSS feed / News

Watson Farm open free on June 1

Watson Farm will be one of four historic sites open to the public on Saturday, June 1, as part of a His­toric New England event. From 11 a.m. More...

Planners concerned about new historic district board

At its May 15 meeting, the Plan­ning Commission revised final comments on a proposed Shoreby Hills neighborhood historic district and governing board for the town council’s review. More...

WATERFRONT BLOSSOMED LAST SATURDAY

Shoppers browsed the selection of perennials Saturday at the annual plant sale, sponsored by the Quonono­quott Garden Club at East Ferry. More...

Resident parking permits debated

The Jamestown Town Council approved police Chief Ed Mello’s amendments to the parking ordi­nance with the changes the chief made after listening to residents’ and councilors’ comments at the May 6 public hearing. More...

Esposito completes crime investigation course

Officer Mark Esposito, of the Jamestown Police Department re­cently completed more than 200 hours of training in criminal inves­tigation during the past 26 weeks at the University of Rhode Island. More...

Ruggiero secures seed money for community farm

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero has se­cured a $500 legislative grant for the Jamestown Community Farm. More...

Hard play and long friendships keep varsity lacrosse team winning

The North Kingstown High girls’ varsity lacrosse team is wrapping up a challenging regular season. More...

Volunteer for tennis week in Newport

Looking for a fun way to spend a week in July? The 2013 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships are right around the corner, and there are great ways to get involved. Volunteers are now being sought for this exciting event. More...

Marsh sets out to break own record at Special Olympics

Jamestown’s Normand Marsh has a chance to topple a sports that has stood for 17 years the Special Olympics. More...

Student conference deadline tomorrow

The Rhode Island Interscholastic League is still accepting applica­tions for the third annual New England Student Leadership Confer­ence, scheduled for July 16 to 19 at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass. More...

Jamestown students receive degrees

• Ian Watters of Jamestown was one of 1,146 students receiving degrees from Keene State College May 11. Watters received a bach­elor’s degree with honors. More...

READY, AIM, FIRE!

Members of the Newport Artillery group fire historic cannons at the Conanicut Battery in celebration of the annual Battery Day, held last Saturday at the Revolutionary War-era fortification. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS THE PRESS?

Ron Jacobson of the Jamestown Police Department was one of seven members of the Rhode Island contingent of the Police Unity Tour. More...

TREATMENT PLANT WINS STATE AWARD

Last week the Jamestown Wastewater Treatment Facility received the “Most Efficient Small Second­ary Treatment Facility” awards for performance in 2012 from the Narragansett Water Pollutio More...

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SGT. HOPKINS HONORED

Sgt. Jason Hopkins, at left, was recently recognized by the New­port Police Department for his assistance last December when he was dispatched at 1:50 a.m. More...

Island resident featured in documentary about living with cancer

“You have cancer.” Those three words have inspired a new feature- length documentary by Rhode Is­land filmmaker Paul Roselli. The film, which is called “These Three Words,” is currently in production. More...

Thompson excels on Abbey track

Julia Thompson, of Jamestown, gave the best performances in her four-year track career at Ports­mouth Abbey last weekend at the New England Prep School Track and Field Division III Champion­ships. More...

The JYC posts spring series race results

The second race of the James­town Yacht Club spring series was held on Friday, May 17. The fol­lowing are the results for the race: A Class: 1. Hidalgo, Mod Ex­press 37, Rich Moody; 2. Celeri­tas, Viper 640 ODR, P. Denton/M. Gefter; 3. More...

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