September 13, 2007 RSS feed / News

NK boys take down Chariho 4-0 in soccer

North Kingstown High School boys' soccer team captain Brett Utley has been dreaming of only one thing since the Skippers stunning quarterfinal playoff loss in overtime to Barrington last November. More...

The Jamestown Yacht Club's fall series race results

Race number 2 of the Jamestown Yacht Club Fall Series was held on Sept. 9. The following are the results for the race: A Class: 1. Rumours, Thompson 35, T. Woodhouse; 2. Celeritas, Swan 42, M. Gefter; 3. Unplugged, Custom 30, S. Murray; 4. More...

National Grid undecided on LNG plans

National Grid, the major provider of energy in Rhode Island and elsewhere, is reviewing its pursuit of federal approval, already denied twice, for tankers to supply its newly-acquired KeySpan liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Providence. More...

Conanicut Marine ferry involved in collision

A U.S. Coast Guard press release reported three recreational boaters were injured Sept. 1 in a collision with a charter boat near Newport around 9:40 p.m. More...

File of Life cards now available

Baker's Pharmacy in Jamestown now has copies of the File of Life for distribution to the community. Tim Baker, owner of the pharmacy, offered to distribute and assist his clients with filling in their free File of Life packets. More...

Islander on a fast track with online innovation

Native islander Chris Crawford has found a great way to help Corporate America shop. His company, The Corporate Marketplace, Inc. More...

Tree preservation ordinance changes proposed

The Planning Commission recommended approval of proposed amendments to the tree preservation ordinance last week. The commission also agreed to a schedule set up by the planning office for public discussions about general updates to the ordinance. More...

Rare SS class sailboat on display at marina

Thanks to the kind folks at Conanicut Marina, an unusual antique sailboat is on display behind Spinnaker's at the East Ferry Wharf. The boat is an SS class sloop from the east end of Long Island, New York. More...

Soccer scores

U-6 League Outstanding Players: Stearns Farms, Meadow Barrett, Ben Cowan; Lila Delman Real Estate, Peter Andres, Mike Bonner; McQuade's Market, Max Coletta, Adler Delyi; Jamestown Rotary Club, Nolan Bush, Liam Farrell; Jamestown Women's Club, Maya More...

St. Michael's school accepts 70th class at opening day

St. Michael's Country Day School inaugurated its 70th year on Wednesday, Sept. More...

A few surprises for Skippers cross country team

The girls' cross country Injury Fund Carnival Races on Sept.5 answered a few questions about how well the North Kingstown High School team will be able to defend their state title this season. More...

Island Fishing Report

The thermal winds of summer are being replaced by the cooler air and northerly breezes that turn fish into eating machines as they instinctively fatten up for their long migrations. More...

Woodpile pier repairs discussed at joint session

Town Councilors and Harbor Management Commission members met at a workgroup last Thursday to discuss several issues of mutual interest, including the usage of the town woodpile pier and the need to address previously identified deterioration at the More...

Wind committee asks town to fund study

Wind energy on Jamestown could take several forms, according to Jamestown's Wind Energy Committee. More...

Send us your best how-to tips for fall house and garden guide

The annual Fall Home Improvement Guide will be published by the Jamestown Press on Thursday, Sept. 27. More...

Tapestry discusssion set

The Bayeux Tapestry will be the topic of "Lunch with the Artist" on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Newport Art Museum. The noon discussion will be facilitated by Richard Tyre. It is free for museum members and there is a $3 charge for non-members. More...

Help the band play & write a check!

The Jamestown Community Band is holding a fund-raising drive to raise money for items that keep the music coming at many town events throughout the year. More...

Goldstein on dean's list

Rachel Lauren Goldstein, daughter of Laura and Barry Goldstein of Jamestown, has been named to the spring 2007 dean's list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. More...