September 6, 2007 RSS feed / News

Volleyball starts strong with six tournament wins

As the reigning state champions, the North Kingstown High School girls' volleyball team expects everyone to try to dethrone them this year. They will be the team everyone practices harder to play against, but they are ready for the challenge. More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

The finale of the Jamestown Historical Society summer season is our annual House Tour. This year the tour is this Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Two 19th century Jamestown homes are being opened to visitors. More...

Fishermen say that their industry is doomed

Commercial fishermen in Narragansett Bay claim that the last six months has produced the best catch in years. Unfortunately, the net profit has been zero. More...

Back to school

Wearing their brand new clothes, these kids lined up to begin the new school year yesterday morning at the Melrose Avenue School. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Wind tops list of renewable energy resources

Conanicut Island lays front and center in an aerial picture of Narragansett Bay. The photograph opens a recently published report for Gov. Don Carcieri about a wind siting study related to a state project to develop wind energy. More...

Where in the world is the Press?

Bill Knapp and Judy Bell read the Press online at the Indian Lake Library in New York. The Press is available around the globe at www. Jamestownpress.com. More...

Rough start for tough Skippers soccer team

The North Kingstown girls' soccer team did not have much time before facing their most anticipated opponent this season. After only playing two pre-season scrimmages, plus a 40-minute Injury Fund game against Pilgrim on Sept. More...

Where in the world is the Press?

Charlie Wooley, of Jamestown, takes his football fan gear and the Press to the Ohio State University horseshoe stadium where he watched the OSU Buckeyes play the Youngstown State Penguins on Saturday, Sept. 1. More...

The Island Garden

When September comes it's time to start thinking about what you are going to do with the plants you bought during summer. More...

BankNewport is a good place to work

BankNewport was honored at the "Best Places to Work in Rhode Island 2007" award ceremony held on Aug. 30 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport. More...

Farms buyback plans discussed by town council in closed session

In a special meeting of the Jamestown Town Council last Thursday, members heard an update from Town Administrator Bruce Keiser on a planned upcoming Sept. 18 Special Financial Town Meeting on the island's proposed farmland buyback effort. More...