October 17, 2013 RSS feed / News

Island teen achieves rank of Eagle Scout

Zachary Neronha, 16, has attained the rank of Eagle Scout. On Monday, the Town Council will present him with a proclamation acknowledging his contribution to the community. More...

Speed demons

Riders in the men’s masters division (35 and older) crest Hamilton Avenue during Monday’s Jamestown Classic bicycle race. More...

Marcus exhibit opens at arts center Friday

The Jamestown Arts Center will present collagraph prints by award-winning artist Peter Marcus on Friday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will be on display until Nov. 15. More...

Local sailor finishes top 10 in two prestigious regattas

A young sailor who grew up in Jamestown recently had strong showings in two major regattas held in the area. More...

Winning warriors

The Warriors on Saturday were crowned champs of the fall basketball league held at the recreation center. More...

Lecture Friday at Newport restoration school

The lecture series sponsored by the International Yacht Restoration School in Newport will welcome Dr. Robert Russell on Friday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the restoration hall at 449 Thames St. More...

Boat yard on display Monday

Gov. Chafee will be in town to commend local initiative

Conanicut Marine Services will welcome Gov. Lincoln Chafee to its Taylor Point boat yard to see the unveiling of a new addition that has transformed the company into a leader in environmental stewardship for the Rhode Island marine trades. More...

Oracle’s Rome Kirby returns to Rocky Hill

Rocky Hill School will welcome back to campus America’s Cup winner and Newport native Rome Kirby on Saturday, Oct. 19, at noon. Kirby, a 2007 graduate of Rocky Hill School, was the only American born member of Oracle Team USA. More...

Contingency plan needed in case of water emergency

Jamestown’s water department is working with local police on an instant notification system – using reverse 911 calls – to alert residents in the event of a water advisory. More...

New director takes helm at thrift shop

After 20 years under the same leadership, the thrift shop at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church has a new director. More...

Men will be honored for saving jumper

A Rhode Island state trooper and two civilians will be honored next week by Gov. Lincoln Chafee for their roles in talking a potential jumper from the Pell Bridge earlier this year. More...

Merit men

Jamestown residents (from left) Jonathan Carney and Samuel Hollister from the North Kingstown class of 2014 have been honored as National Merit scholars. More...

Day at the station

Melrose School kindergarten students toured the Narragansett Avenue fire station last week. Youngsters tried on the heavy gear and explored the fire engines. More...

Local war hero featured in Korean War book

Larkin Spivey, an author who has vacationed in Jamestown for more than 15 years, was recently in town to present a copy of his new book to Col. Bruce Livingston. More...

Girls continue strong play down stretch

The North Kingstown field hockey team, which has two weeks to go in the regular season, was back out on the practice field Friday afternoon following a 4-0 win over Tiverton the night before. More...

Seapower seminar canceled due to shutdown

The 21st biennial International Seapower Symposium was canceled Tuesday as a result of the government shutdown. The fourday event was scheduled for next week at the Naval War College in Newport. More...

Island Chatter

The Jamestown Soccer Association will hold informal tryouts for the spring competitive season on Saturday, Oct 26, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Eldred Fields. The association expects to field teams in the U-8, U-10, U-12 and possibly U-14 age divisions. More...

Pipe dream

Town workers have been busy digging up pipes on a beach off Racquet Road. The property is owned by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island. More...