November 1, 2007 RSS feed / News

Town needs volunteers to fill many committee vacancies

One (1) vacancy exists on the Beavertail State Park Advisory Committee for a three-year term appointment. This Committee is charged with overseeing the use and operation of the park. Meetings are conducted semiannually. More...

Where in the world is the Press?

Bob Bowen, of Capstan Street, took the Press to the 5th Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association Science Symposium in Durban, South Africa. More...

Reed secures funding for kids' environmental programs

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Soccer girls sweep Toll Gate 2-0 in season finale

The North Kingstown Girls Varsity soccer team played their regular season finale Oct. 25 at home. The Skippers were able to finish a frustrating season with a shutout of Division I South Champions Toll Gate, 2-0. More...

Costumed runners compete for top spots

Batman and Jeannie, of I Dream of Jeannie fame, led the pack of runners that wound their way through the streets of Jamestown in the 19th annual Jack O'Lantern Jog. More...

Beautifying the village

Members of the Quononoquott Garden Club planted daffodil bulbs at the Town Cemetery last week as part of their ongoing civic beautification efforts. From left are Linda Warner, Gloria Westlake, Joan Vessella and Betty Gulley. Photo by Joyce Allphin More...

Hannah Davis brings literacy project to Ghana

When Hannah Davis was at the end of her senior year in high school, she was feeling antsy. The next step was college, and she hadn't decided what she wanted to study. More...

Clancy special use permit denied

Zoning Board Chairman Thomas Ginnerty made a motion to deny the request of David M. and Jennifer R. Clancy to reconsider a special use permit to sell home craft products manufactured on the premises of their studio at 382 North Main Rd. More...

Cited for Cold War service

Joseph A. Pizzi of Jamestown recently received a document, signed by former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, recognizing him for his service during the Cold War. Pizzi, now 85, served as a corporal in the U.S. More...

How to help stranded marine animals

The Friends of the Jamestown Library present "Mystic Aquarium's First Responders for Stranded Animals," on Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. More...

Where in the world is the Press?

Jennifer and Daniel Krider went to Zion National Park and the Grand Canyon in September. Here, Jennifer took the Press to the entrance of Zion National Park. More...

Top Fall fashion trends... according to real people

Every year the experts tell us what's hot in fall fashion. Unfortunately many of these items may look great on the supermodels on TV, but not so great on your own hips or thighs. Real people have real clothing needs! More...

From the Librarian's Desk

So, who could know that the first night of the World Series would be Oct. More...

Fighting with your family can play havoc with your heart

Fighting with family members can cause you a whole lot of pain... literally. New research indicates that fighting with family members can increase your risk of heart disease and such coronary events as heart attacks or chest pain. More...

Tennis tourney costumes

The annual Jamestown Recreation Department Ladies Doubles Halloween Tennis Tournament was a rain out, but awards were given for costumes. The best costumed duo was "The Bunnies," worn by the team of Tracy Ouellette and Bonnie Kennedy. More...

NK playoff action this weekend

This week will be an exciting one for North Kingstown High School sports. The Skippers have the opportunity to crown two state champions and advance to the state finals in another. More...

Where in the world is the Press?

Fifteen former and present residents of Jamestown a day after attending the wedding of Kate McCandless in Dunedin, Fla. More...

Fill compost bins with 'Harvest Stew'

Here's a recipe for "Harvest Stew" using the season's leftovers: Gather all apple cores, potato peels, mushy Jack O'Lanterns, dead mums, coffee grinds, green bean snippings, dried out corn stalks, hay bales, and leaves. Place in compost bin. More...

School committee candidates talk about their vision

Melissa Burrows is throwing her hat in the ring for the first time in a bid for a school committee seat. Burrows sees her experience as a fourth-generation native Jamestown resident and parent of two to be her strong qualifying points for office. More...

U.S. Coast Guard puts clamps on LNG project

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Candidates hope to make the grade

School Committee candidates Melissa Burrows, Julie Kallfelz and Bruce "BJ" Whitehouse made their case to island residents at the Jamestown Shores Association's candidates forum last Thursday at the Jamestown Senior Center. More...

Deer hunt to continue at Beavertail State Park

Associate Director Larry Mouradjian, of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, reported that the deer hunting program at Beavertail State Park will continue this year. More...

Town and school get ready for an intense 2008 budget process

"Surprise, surprise, it looks like we're in for another tight year," said Town Administrator Bruce Keiser, after meeting with members of Jamestown's two major budgeting bodies. More...