February 2, 2006 RSS feed / News

Science fair winners Jamestown students at North Kingstown High School fared well in the recent science fair. More...

Fitness for home and body

The owners of Sanctuary One, a new business in Jamestown, are looking to make people feel “at home in your body and at home in your dwelling.” More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press? Jamaica was just one of several stops on the cruise that Donald Richardson took with his family from Dec. 31 to Jan. 7. More...

Frostbiters enjoy more warm sailing weather

For the second week in a row, 45-degree temperatures greeted the Sunday morning Shellback Dinghy frostbiters. More...

Grazing at the Grange

Island meats are topic of cooking demonstration

The Farm Viability Committee is holding its second food preparation demonstration on Wednesday, March 1, at 7 p.m. at the Grange Hall at 6 West St. More...

Protecting nature

Bird expert to speak on the importance of large preserves

The Rhode Island Natural History Survey will host a free lecture titled “Conservation across Landscapes: Birds and the Importance of Large Nature Preserves” by distinguished ornithologist Robert Askins. More...

Town Meetings

Thursday, Feb. 2 7 p.m., Melrose school: the School Committee meets. More...

Learn about grant opportunities

2 The Rhode Island Foundation will hold a series of informal community meetings throughout the state to explain the many large and small grant opportunities available. More...

Making snow Brodie Rearden and Tyler Atwood are “making snow” during a kindergarten science experiment. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

NK high school PTSO to meet next week

The North Kingstown High School Parent Teacher Student Organization will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. in the school’s Media Center. More...

St. Michael’s honors announced

honors announced St. Michael’s School in Newport has posted its honor roll for the fall 2005 term. More...

Boredom, affluence, factors in teen substance abuse

Community education through task force seen as key to prevention

Despite appearing to be a happy, healthy, and affluent community, a new study released last week by the Jamestown Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force suggests that those factors that give the town a positive appearance may be some of the same facto More...

Wright talks about bullying in schools

Mary S. Wright, an educator and director of the Jamestown Community Theatre for many years, will present an interactive program and discussion on Bullying in Our Schools this Sunday, Feb. 5, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

CingularWireless application denied

Zoning Board of Review says “no” to proposed cell tower on Tashtassuc Road

Although the agenda was short for the Jan. More...

Islanders named to fall honor roll at URI

The University of Rhode Island has released the names of Jamestown students named to the dean’s list for the fall 2005 semester. More...

Spelling Bee champ Fifth-grader John Ragland was cool, calm, and confident as he slowly spelled i-s-o-l-a-t-i-o-n-i-s-m last Wednesday evening, winning the Jamestown School Spelling Bee. James D’Alessando, also in fifth grade, was the runner-up. More...

Planning Commission to issue comprehensive permits

A proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment drafted by Town Solicitor Lauriston Parks was presented at the Jan. 18. meeting of the Planning Commission. More...

Hoopsters

The boys and girls junior high basketball teams at the Lawn Avenue School are wrapping their seasons. Top photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

More baseball parents’ meetings are scheduled

Informational meetings for parents of children who will be playing baseball this season are being held on several days to ensure that all parents will be able to attend one session. Meetings are Monday, Feb. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press? Bonnie Hogan of Jamestown, Robert Fadden, and Roswitha Walker enjoyed the sun on Tintamarre Island in the West Indies recently. Photo by Greg Desnoyers More...

Seal watch tours set for Feb. 11-12

Seal watchers can board M/V Alletta Morris for an up-close look at the winter seals of Narragansett Bay on a Save The Bay Rose Island Seal Watch Cruise. Each cruise includes a lecture by a Save The Bay educator. Binoculars are provided. More...

First timer Steve Furtado of Jamestown gave blood for the first time at the blood drive hosted by the American Legion and the VFW. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

Deer management in the private sector

Two men develop Web site to connect hunters with Jamestown property owners More...

Fergus O’Farrell. Marshall named to dean’s list

David J. Marshall of Jamestown was named to the dean’s list at Connecticut College for the fall 2005 semester. More...

Student substance abuse counselor will work with students at the Lawn school

The Jamestown Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force introduced the community to the new student assistance counselor at a recent meeting at the Lawn Avenue School. More...