October 4, 2007 RSS feed / News

Banks to support food pantry

In preparation for the holiday season and the upcoming winter, every Aquidneck Island and Jamestown branch of Bank of America, BankNewport, Citizens Bank, Navy Federal Credit Union, NewportFed, People's Credit Union, Sovereign Bank, and Webster Ban More...

Soccer league results

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: Ma More...

NK football team to hold yard sale

The North Kingstown High School football team will hold a yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. to noon. More...

Chorus rehearsing favorites for the holiday season

The Jamestown Community Chorus is now nearly halfway through its season of Monday night rehearsals for their annual holiday concerts. This year they will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. More...

Meet the candidates for Jamestown town council

Editor's note: All of the candidates for Jamestown Town Council were invited by the Press to submit a 250 word statement giving some biographical information and to share their concerns and plans for the next council term. More...

Artists are asked to submit designs for winter exhibit at the RI Statehouse

Governor Donald L. Carcieri and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts announced a "call for artists" to submit works for a Dec. 2007 to Jan. More...

'Wash, dry and fold' laundry service offers convenience for a few coins

Teresa Murray is willing to clean everyone's dirty laundry. A new laundry service, "Wash, Dry and Fold," began at McQuade's Marketplace on Sept. 24. More...

Councilman David Long stepping aside on a good note

In politics, like show business, timing is everything. Perhaps no one understands that better than current Town Council President - and former musician and stand-up comic - David Long. More...

Consider sponsoring a NAPS student this year

The Naval Academy Preparatory School at Naval Station Newport seeks volunteers to sponsor midshipman and Cadet Candidates for the 2007-2008 academic year. More...

Fernwood unanimously denied by zoning board

Fernwood Building Company's request for a variance to construct a mixed-use residential and business building on a property at 27 Luther St. was unanimously denied at the Sept. 25 meeting of the Zoning Board of Review. More...

New format for Rotary bicycle event wheeled out

The 32nd annual Jamestown Classic, organized by the Rotary Club, has been split into two programs for this year. The 'Round the Island Bike Race, which is for USCF licensed and professional riders, will take place on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. More...

Local waters teeming with juvenile tropical fish species

Divers from the New England Aquarium Dive Club performed a tropical fish rescue mission at Ft. Wetherill on Sunday afternoon. "I just wish someone would tell the fish that is what we are doing," past president, Jean Stefanik, said. More...

Lawn soccer plays well against tough Cole

The Lawn Avenue School rose to a big challenge on Monday afternoon in their game against Cole Middle School. Cole came into the game with an undefeated record and had scored 14 goals against their most recent opponent. More...

Irwin, Byrne lead Lawn cross-country team

Walkers and drivers who are in the area of Lawn school in the afternoon have permission from Nick Alfred to encourage his cross-country runners to move a little faster. "As long as I am not running with them," the head coach jokes. More...

Stoeckle to be honored by Prout

The Prout School will hold their 4th annual Hall of Fame induction on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Laurel Lane Country Club. Among the inductees is Jamestown resident Lynn Stoeckle.. More...

'Peter' and 'Apprentice' coming to Prout stage

For the first time in recent memory, a full classical music presentation of "Peter and The Wolf" will be staged in South County for the entertainment of both children and adults. More...

Waterfront gift gallery closes its doors

Rena and Randy Tyson's shop, more famously known as R & Gallery, has closed its doors on waterfront row. Sunday, the last day of September, marked the passing of a successful chapter in the business annals of Jamestown history. More...

The right tool for the job

Firefighter Keith Godena uses the tools at hand to clean the gutters at the fire station on Monday. Photo by Donna Drago More...

Archbishop of Canterbury to visit island

The Most Reverend George Carey, former Archbishop of Canterbury, will speak at Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church in Jamestown on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. The topic of his address will be "Christianity and Islam: Is a clash inevitable? More...

Democrat to top Nov. 6 ballot

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis announced Monday where the candidates for several of Jamestown municipal offices will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. Mollis invited the public to attend the Sept. 28 ballot lottery to decide party ballot placement. More...