June 15, 2006 RSS feed / News

Roger Birn receives culinary degree

Johnson and Wales University has announced the graduation of Roger Birn of Jamestown. Birn received an associate's degree in culinary arts from the College of Culinary Arts. More...

The Press is angling for a fishing columnist

Each summer, the shoreline of Jamestown is visited by hundreds, maybe thousands of anglers - each hoping to land either a supper of tasty fluke or a striper big enough to tell stories about for years to come. More...

Private school textbooks must be returned

All Jamestown residents with students in private schools or who will be attending private school and have borrowed textbooks from the Jamestown School must return textbooks to the office at the Melrose school office by June 23. More...

Under-10 co-ed soccer team wins season ender 5-4

The Jamestown Soccer Association Under 10 co-ed competitive soccer team traveled to Burrillville and won their season finale on Sunday. More...

Summer fun for kids at the J'town library

Many free programs for children ages 4 to 10 will be held in the library meeting hall in coming weeks. No advance registration is required. More...

Ritacco, Rhodes to wed

Daniel David Ritacco, son of Patricia Ritacco of Jamestown, and Jillian Zoe Rhodes, of Colorado, will marry on June 24 in Fort Collins, Colo. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Students in grade 8 took the Press to the nation's capital, where they spent a few days learning how the federal government works. Photo by Liz Perez More...

Council to review operations of all town committees

The Town Council Monday decided to review operations of all town committees it appoints as a result of discussions about frequent absences reported some weeks ago by Emmet Turley, chairman of the Town Tree Preservation and Protection Committee. More...

No Planning Commission vote on proposed village condos

Despite requests for conditional approval of the development plan for 10 Narragansett Ave. by attorney Bruce W. More...

Jamestown Press awarded town advertising contract

The Town Council on Monday awarded the contract for annual advertising services for the town to the Jamestown Press, maintaining it as the town's newspaper of record. More...

Openings on town boards need to be filled

Town officials are looking for volunteers to fill vacancies on six committees and boards. More...

After months of discussions, and start dates that have More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Jamestowner Brenda Ratcliff recently took the Press with her to Disneyworld in Orlando, Fla. With her are daughter Lisa DeLany and granddaughter Haley DeLany, who had lunch with Tigger. More...

First of the season

Kyle Rafferty caught his first schoolie striper of the year at East Ferry Monday night. Photo by Barbara Dickinson More...

Council members hear from Save The Bay about LNG port opposition

Curt Spalding says Coast Guard will hold hearings in September

More calls for renewed action to oppose liquid natural gas activities were voiced at the Monday's Town Council meeting, with the latest actions being led off by Curt Spalding, executive director of Save The Bay. More...

Roger Chase tennis tourney winners named

Results are in from the Roger Chase Memorial Tennis Tournament, held Sunday, June 11 at the Conanicut Yacht Club courts and the Jamestown municipal courts. More...

Green, Campbell exchange marriage vows in Florida

Jennifer Beaulieu Green and Steven Campbell were married March 18, 2006 at the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine, Fla. More...

Council honors all town graduates

The Town Council Monday issued its annual proclamation honoring town graduates and designated the week starting Sunday, June 18, as Jamestown Graduates Week. More...

Islanders earn diplomas

+ Morgan Parker graduated from American University in Washington, D.C. More...

Walsh wins Ali's Run 5K

Stephen Walsh of Jamestown took the top spot in the recently held Ali's Run 5K road race. More...

Summer arrives next week

Before the next edition of the Jamestown Press arrives in mailboxes around the island, the official start of the summer season More...

The deer paddle

While out fishing early Tuesday morning, islanders Bill Brayman and Joe Tiexiera passed this deer swimming near Beavertail. More...