October 27, 2005 RSS feed / News

NKHS JV field hockey girls win state tourney

Several Jamestown girls were instrumental in seeing their team to an Oct. 22 state field hockey tournament victory. More...

Wellness panel to determine what’s healthy for island kids

The school department is looking for members of the community to be on a state-mandated Health and Wellness Sub-committee that will advise the school board on matters pertaining to stemming childhood obesity and encouraging healthy foods and attitude More...

Estes/Twombly homes featured

The architectural firm of Jim Estes and Peter Twombly has two homes featured in a new book called “Inside the Not So Big House” by Sarah Susanka. The book focuses on the details that bring a home to life. More...

Old Jamestown fire fighting photos and movies are sought

Firefighter Ken Caswell wants everyone in town to take a look in their attics and closets for old photos that have something to do with the Jamestown Fire Department. More...

PTO selling holiday luminary kits

The Jamestown Parent Teacher Organization is hoping that everyone will be propelled into the holiday spirit as a result of their upcoming luminary fund-raiser. More...

Head to ‘River City’ with NK musical

present “The Music Man” the weekend of Nov. 4-6 in the school’s auditorium. Performances will be Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. More...

Forum for parents of high schoolers

The North Kingstown High School PTSO will present the parent forum “Transitions” on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. More...

Register now for fall story hour

Fall story hour registration began this week at the library for programs that will run from Nov. 14 to Dec. 21. More...

‘Empty Bowls’ coming Nov. 4

Isabel Crabtree, 9, one of many makers of ceramic bowls for ‘Empty Bowls,’ checks out her work before packing it up for delivery to the event. The Empty Bowls supper is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4, from 4:30 to 8 p.m. More...

Panel targets trees in need

Many trees on public property are neglected, committee told

The Town Tree Preservation and Protection Committee announced last week that bidding was open for quotes on the Town Forest Removal project. Also at the Oct. 18 meeting, the committee discussed trees in public rights-of-way. More...

Think Halloween safety

This Monday, Oct. 31, is Halloween. Kids don costumes and go door to door trick or treating. More...

Jamestown Soccer

Results for Oct. More...

Volunteers needed to serve on town panels

Town officials are looking for volunteers to serve on eight separate committes, commissions, and boards. More...

Jamestown will have deer checking station

The state Department of Environmental Management has announced that the season for deer hunting with muzzleloading firearms opens Monday, Oct. 31, and continues through Nov. 18 on both state and private land. More...

Sundlun doesn’t get Coventry’s town manager job

Coventry has declined to hire former state Governor Bruce Sundlun of Jamestown as its town manager because he does not have academic degrees required by its town charter. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press? Mame Reynolds and Carolyn Armington, both of Jamestown, visited Ainu Village in Hokkaido, Japan, earlier this month. More...

No deer hunting at Beavertail this year

The subject of deer hunting took an early precedence at the Oct. 19 Beavertail State Park Advisory Committee meeting. More...

Halloween party Friday at music school

List Academy of Music & Arts will host a Halloween party this Friday, Oct. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the academy, located at 5 Harrison Ave. in Newport. More...

URI offers parent training, counseling

Family Therapy Clinic will present its parent training program that encourages communication and mutual support in families. More...

Town Meetings

Thursday, Oct. 27 7 p.m., Town Hall: the newly-formed Wildlife Committee meets. More...

Police boats may help with harbor duties

At last week’s Harbor Commission facilities meeting, Interim Town Administrator Thomas Tighe said that the Jamestown police inflatable boat might be available to help with some of the duties now being handled by the harbormaster’s boat. More...

Island hosts weekend of howlin’ Halloween events

Whether you’re a kid or just a kid at heart, there’s plenty for everyone to do this weekend in celebration of Halloween. More...