January 18, 2007 RSS feed / News

Skippers tennis steps up competition in Division I

The North Kingstown girls' tennis team made a big leap this year. The girls moved from Division II, where the Skippers were second in the state behind East Greenwich last year, to Division I this past fall. More...

Volunteer opportunities available with CFS

Did you make a New Year's resolution to make better use of your time? Child & Family Services (CFS) has some volunteer suggestions. Transitional Housing provides temporary housing in Newport Heights for homeless women and their families. More...

Buy a bracelet for Payton

Blue rubber bracelets that say "Payton" are available, for $2 at the Jamestown Police Station to support the family of Payton Watson, who has been diagnosed with leukemia. More...

Medical fund sponsors lecture series

The Jamestown Medical Fund announced this week the first in a new Medical Lecture Series, sponsored by the fund. More...

Students named to honor rolls

+ Brian L. Klochkoff of Jamestown was named to the honor roll at Deerfield Atcademy in Deerfield, Mass. Klochkoff is a senior. + Hannah Farrell of Jamestown was named to the dean's list at Quinnipiac College for the fall 2006 semester. More...

Blood drive

A blood drive sponsored by the Arnold Zweir Post 22 of the American Legion and Memorial Post 9447 of the VFW will be held Sunday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Hall on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Keen Footwear: a homegrown international success story

Since its initial splash in 2003, Keen Footwear has blossomed from an island concept to a household name worldwide. Martin Keen, owner of the revolutionary footwear company, is still pinching himself. More...

URI dean's list announced

The following Jamestown residents were named to the dean's list for the fall 2006 semester at the University of Rhode Island: Richard S. Tutalo, Lydia M. Lis, Kyle M. Carlson, Rachel A. Wigton, Keith W. Simmons, Rebekah L. Wigton, Sarah J. More...

Island wellness experts offer opportunity to look good, feel good in the New Year

Looking to feel and look good in 2007? Are you ready to make yourself a priority? More...

Scientists discuss landfill development

Landfill to Landmark is the topic of a talk on brownfields development by environmental experts on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 11 a.m. at the Save The Bay Center, 100 Save The Bay Drive in Providence. More...

Alex Tutsch is the key to Tollgate's powerful offense

One word that people in hockey circles can agree on when it comes to Alex Tutsch is "fast." Tutsch, a junior on the Tollgate High School Varsity hockey team and a Jamestown resident, has made a name for himself by being able to outskate his opponent More...

Let's begin with who we are…Not all artists, but all for the arts. The CIAA is a non-profit, 501(c)3 Corporation, chartered to promote and share the arts and crafts of Conanicut Island. 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...

A new town hall: 1883

From the Jamestown Historical Society

In April 1883, at the annual town meeting, a committee was appointed "to make inquiries in relation to locating and Building a Town House for said Town and an estimate of the cost thereof." Within a month the committee reported that John J. More...

Chamber business breakfast next week

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will hold its first session of the 2007 Winter Breakfast Series on Tuesday, Jan. 23. More...

Conservation Commision seeks funding for restoration of Round Marsh

At its Jan. 10 meeting, the Conservation Commission reviewed ways of obtaining funds to restore Round Marsh, located at the Conanicut Island Sanctuary and North Main Road. More...