October 16, 2014 RSS feed / News

Author details life from Alaska to Queens

Jamestown author Mike Freeman has written a new book called “Neither Mountain Nor River.” The memoir chronicles Freeman’s belief in family and faith, and how the outdoors has helped him to get in touch with both. More...

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Coastal cycling

Hundreds of bicycles circled the island on Columbus Day during the 39th annual Jamestown Classic sponsored by the Rotary Club. More...

Rise and shine

A purplish orange sunrise on Columbus Day made silhouettes of the Jamestown Windmill and Newport Bridge. More...

Where in the world?

Dean Cycon of Clinton Avenue recently took the Press to the Banda Islands, which is part of the Indonesian Spice Islands. It was the first place in the world where nutmeg was grown. More...

Little middle ground between congressional hopefuls

Democratic Sen. Jack Reed is seeking his fourth term in Congress, and he will be challenged on Nov. 4 by Mark Zaccaria, former chairman of the state Republican committee. More...

Hands in sand

Toddlers Ben Wurzbacher and Sven Neale enjoy the fall sunshine at the community playground on Sunday. More...

Rounders

Cyclists round the loop at the tip of Beavertail Monday during the Rotary Club’s annual Jamestown Classic bicycle race. More...

Learn how to protect private water wells

In Rhode Island, one in 10 residents get their drinking water from a private well, and property owners are responsible for testing and maintaining the quality of their own well water. More...

Horror film festival Wednesday night

A symphony of cinematic horror slashes its way across the big screen as the Rhode Island International Film Festival unspools its 15th annual horror festival next week. The Jamestown Arts Center will participate as a venue on Wednesday, Oct. More...

High Street right-of-way to be restored

The long saga of the High Street right-of-way is about to end on a positive note, the conservation commissioners learned on Tuesday. Eagle Scout candidate Sam Nickol presented his plan to restore a section of the passage. More...

Island Chatter

The North Kingstown High School football team had another dominating performance against Mount Pleasant, winning 35-12. Islander Jake Gillis had a great game with two interceptions and a touchdown. More...

Open enrollment for Medicare Thursday

Medicare open enrollment will be available for Jamestown residents at the library on Thursday, Oct. 16, from noon to 4 p.m. The free service is funded by the U.S. More...