January 4, 2007 RSS feed / News

Struggling with alcohol?

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism offers help to those who are struggling with addiction to alcohol. More...

Doctor’s office hit by vehicle

A woman drove her car into the front of the Jamestown Family Practice office Dec. 29 at about 9:40 a.m. Lt. More...

Legislators will focus on tight state budget

Jamestown’s legislators in the state General Assembly were sworn in to begin a new session on Tuesday. The Press asked Sen. Teresa Paiva Weed and Rep. Bruce Long what their top priorities were for 2007. Sen. More...

Yet another warm day for Frostbiters

For the last racing in 2006, Frostbiters got another sunny day in the high 30s with light and shifty northerly winds. Race Committee Dick Allphin and Dick Hutchinson set up a windward/leeward course just south of the Conanicut Marina. More...

Writing that press release

When writing a press release to the Jamestown Press, or any other newspaper, remember the following style tips to give your release a more polished, ready-to-go look. First, don’t use any bold, underline or italics. More...

Island scenes needed for town calendar

The Jamestown Department of Public Works wants your pictures of the island for its new calendar which will highlight the need to recycle. More...

Architects receive awards

Jamestown architects Jim Estes and Peter Twombly of Estes/Twombly Architects of Newport, both Jamestown residents, recently won two Honor Awards from the Rhode Island chapter of the American Institute of Architects in the annual awards competition. More...

For the record

In last week’s story “Shoreby Hill residence denied variance,” by Sam Bari, the two references to board member Dean Wagner in the first two paragraphs of the report were in error. More...

Birders see 65 species in annual winter count

The 24th annual Conanicut Island Christmas Bird Count was held Saturday, Dec. 30. Sixty-five species were recorded, an average for Christmas Bird Counts. Overall counts were down, most likely due to the unseasonably warm weather. More...