November 29, 2007 RSS feed / News

Chorus caroling set for Dec. 17

The Jamestown Community Chorus invites Jamestowners of all ages to join them for caroling around the island on Monday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. More...

Teen center is ready for a sneak peek

Just inside the recreation center entrance, hammers and radio tunes come from a room off to the right. More...

Football ends season on winning note

The North Kingstown High School football team capped their season with a win over South Kingstown on Thanksgiving Day at the University of Rhode Island. More...

Where in the world is the Press?

Ann Zartler took the Press to St. Petersburg, Russia in August. More...

Holiday plant sale fund raiser

Some 1,500 poinsettia plants, many of them unusual varieties, will be sold Saturday, Dec. 1 by URI Master Gardeners as part of an annual fund-raising and research event. More...

Recreation class relocation

The Jamestown Recreation Department has announced that effective Dec. 1, all recreation dance and exercise classes presently being held at the Well Spring building will now be held at the Jamestown Country Club, 245 Conanicus Ave. More...

Final tests for electrolysis damage show no problems

Studies at East Ferry marina proved no electrical currents in the water were strong enough to cause the damage done to the new harbormaster's boat, Police Chief Thomas Tighe reported at the Nov. 21 Harbor Commission meeting. More...

Conservation Commission wants role in drafting any new building codes

Conservation Commissioners who have been monitoring the town's talks about form-based zoning are not satisfied yet with data they have seen on the use of environmental principles in guiding future town development. More...

Local author publishes renovating book

Confronted with hundreds of decisions that range from the deceptively simple to the complex and costly, most homeowners find themselves bewildered, overwhelmed, and uninformed when it comes to renovating. More...

Rembrandt topic of artist lunch

The artist Rembrandt and "The Dutch Explosion" will be the topic of "Lunch with the Artist" on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 12 p.m., at the Newport Art Museum. More...

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Frostbiters start sixth season

The frostbiters greeted and helped each other unload their Shellback dinghies from trucks and cars and launch them at the Conanicut Marina for the opening day of their sixth season of racing. More...

Snowboarders get early snow

The snow arrived a little early for island snowboarders Ben Schmidt and Nate Pease, who headed up to Ski Market Underground in Warwick earlier this month for the Pickle Jam Rail Jam. More...

Long awaited Trail Guide now on sale

The Conservation Commission's Conanicut Island Trail Guide, more than a year in the making, is finally on sales racks about town, in time to be ballyhooed as valued-packed $1 (nontaxed) holiday gifts for Hanukkah, Christmas or Kwanzaa. More...

Holiday centerpiece workshop offered

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will present a Boxwood Tree Workshop at the library on Saturday afternoon, Dec. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Helping those in need

McQuade's Market Manager Maurice Browning, left, Jamestown Rotary Club president-elect David Reardon, center, and John Williamson, Rotary Club past-president and McQuade's clerk, gather to put together this year's Thanksgiving baskets for those in ne More...