January 4, 2008 RSS feed / News

Bank exhibit features collages

The new BankRI North Kingstown Gallery is showcasing "Emulsion Transfer Collages by Kristin Street" through April 2. The exhibition is located at the BankRI branch at 1140 Ten Rod Rd. in North Kingstown. More...

Learn about trains at the SK library

The South Kingstown Public Library in Peace Dale will feature Rich Lysik, with "My Life on the Railroad," on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 2 p.m. More...

Church service aims to eradicate poverty

Emmanuel Church in Newport is asking Rhode Islanders to "help make poverty history" at a special ONE Sabbath sevice on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 10 a.m. More...

Athletic director job is more than just sports

Anyone who knows Keith Kenyon is aware that he can remember any student-athlete that has walked through his office door over the past 23 years. He has a great memory and can place a name with a face and a sport in record time. More...

Where in the World Is the Jamestown Press?

Brian Stetson and Elizabeth Braley took the Press to their wedding at the Cathryn Jamieson Salon. The couple met at the salon and decided to exchange their vows there. More...

Chorus looking for new members

The Jamestown Community Chorus will begin rehearsals for its Spring Concert on Monday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church, at 99 Narragansett Ave. More...

Documentary focuses on violence

The documentary Rhode Island Voices on Violence, Perspectives on Peace, which was produced and directed by North Kingstown resident Mari Dias will be shown at the North Kingstown library on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. More...

A cold beginning

Revelers brave the icy waters at Mackerel Cove on New Year's Day. Photos by Vic Richardson More...

Winning $75,000 is real for fantasy sports champ

Jamestown native Ed Gillis, 48, and his son Dominique, 17, are national fantasy baseball and football champions, winning more than $75,000 in two championships at the high stakes game. More...

Glengarry Glen Ross at Firehouse

The Firehouse Theater will stage several performances of Glengarry Glen Ross, directed by Andrew Stigler, at 4 Equality Park Place, Newport. Opening night is this Saturday, Jan. 5, at 8 p.m. and the show runs through Jan. More...

Robotics competition inspires Lawn Avenue students

One robotics team member presses buttons on a remote control, which maneuvers a robot around a miniature field course. Fellow teammates coach the operator while another workmate resets the student-made machine at the starting line. More...

January is blood donor month

The Rhode Island Blood Center and Dunkin' Donuts are seeking blood donors for National Blood Donor Month. More...

Navy Choristers are looking for new talent

The Newport Navy Choristers are seeking new members in all voice ranges to sing with them for the 2008 musical season. More...

Free family activities with Audubon Society

Admission to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island's Environmental Education Center in Bristol will be free on the first Saturday of every month, courtesy of a grant from the Citizens Bank Foundation. More...

Blood drive next Sunday

There will be a blood drive on Sunday, Jan. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Hall on Narragansett Avenue. The drive will be sponsored by the Arnold Zweir Post 22 of the American Legion and Memorial Post 9447 of the VFW. More...

Enlisted group meeting scheduled

The Retired Enlisted Association, Chapter 79, will hold their next regular meeting on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 10 a.m. at VFW Post 4487, 52 Underwood Lane, in Middletown. More...

Islanders shine at post season honors ceremony

Jamestown was well represented in the fall sports post season honors lineup. More...

Mill River Players present 'A Bench in the Sun'

The Central Falls-based Mill River Players will perform "A Bench in the Sun," from Jan. 5 through Jan. 27 at the Mill River Theater, 4999 High St., in Central Falls. More...

Planning department dreams became reality in 2007

The planning office led many municipal improvement projects over the threshold of success in 2007. More...

Clancys' glass blowing studio causes a big stir

When David and Jennifer Clancy opened the doors to their glass blowing studio in November 2004, there was little fanfare and no indication that the diminutive post and beam barn would be cause for clamor. More...

Eat well at annual Peasants' Feast

The Chorus of Westerly's annual Peasants' Feast, a traditional component of the chorus' "A Celebration of Twelfth Night" will take place on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. More...

Learn to manage invasive plants

The University of Rhode Island will hold an invasive plant management certification program at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus on Jan. 23 and 24. More...

Dance troupe is holding auditions

Off the Curb, the Newportbased hip-hop dance troupe, is looking for individuals that love to dance, love to perform, and love to inspire others. Auditions for the group will be on Friday, Jan. 11, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Award for a beautiful job

The Quononoquott Garden Club awarded the first place ribbon in their holiday decoration contest to Tom LaFazio, left, representing the Conanicut Marina. The award was presented by club president Gloria Westlake. More...

Guests set up shop at Town Hall

Just after Christmas, guests visiting Town Hall offices during non-business hours became evident, said Town Administrator Bruce Keiser. More...