August 7, 2008 RSS feed / News

Sign up now for fall soccer

Registration for the Fall 2008 recreation soccer league is now underway. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Bruce Callahan and Linda Viel cooled off with the Press during a trip to Alaska in June. The Portage Glacier is behind them. More...

Net metering law gives some hope to economic change

Without doubt, Rhode Islanders are making strides to move away from dependency on fossil fuels. More...

Swain will stand trial for murder in Caribbean

Former Jamestown Town Council member David Swain, 51, has been committed to stand trial in a British Virgin Islands court for the 1999 murder of his wife, Shelley Tyre. More...

Underage drinking is never okay

Last Wednesday's Forum on Teen Drinking, hosted by the Teen Center, conveyed a clear message: underage drinking is never okay. More...

Nominate big trees for 'champion' status

The Rhode Island Tree Council recently announced that it is accepting tree nominations for the Helen Walker Raleigh Champion Tree Program. More...

Recycling talk set

The Quononoquott Garden Club invites the public to hear a representative from Rhode Island Resource and Recovery talk on the "Importance of Recycling" at the Jamestown library on Monday, Aug. 18, at 1 p.m. More...

Tennis winners announced

Members of the Jamestown Recreation Department Ladies Doubles Tennis Clinic Beginner Division held a mini summer sizzler tournament. The top four high individual scores were used to determine the teams in the finals. More...

Close race

Spinnakers flew and the field was close during Sunday's J/22 racing series at the Conanicut Yacht Club. Photo by Timothy Westcott More...

Jamestown Yacht Club's Summer Series Race

Race number 6 of the Jamestown Yacht Club Summer Series was held on July 29. Following are the results for the race: A Class: 1. Devocean, Swan 45, Stephen Devoe; 2. Rumours, Thompson 35, Tim Woodhouse; 3. Madrigal, J/130, William Kimbell; 4. More...

Skin exam leads to peace of mind

Flotsam and Jetsam

What a relief! I went to a dermatologist last week and had all of my moles examined. I'd been thinking about having this done for about five years, but kept putting it off for no other reason than I was afraid to hear any bad results. More...

Police force takes part in impaired driving crackdown

The Jamestown Police Department is taking the "You Drink & Drive, You Lose" campaign one step farther. The department is participating in an "Impaired Driving Crackdown" on Aug. 8, from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. with 11 other coastal communities. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

With Mount Rainier in the background, Liz, left, and Nicole Perez took the Press to Seattle, Wash. to visit friends. More...

Volunteers needed for elderly, children

Child & Family Services has an immediate need for Friendly Visitors who visit the homebound elderly on a regular basis. More...

MILESTONES

Montoya earns law degree Michael J. Montoya of Mount Hope Avenue graduated with a Juris Doctor degree from Northeastern Law School in Boston on May 25. More...