September 11, 2008 RSS feed / News

NKHS coaches optimistic about new season

The North Kingstown High School (NKHS) fall sports season is underway. Included in last week's Press, were introductions to the head coaches of football, girls' soccer, girls' cross country and girls' volleyball. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Frank and Gail Delmonico, of Seaside Drive, took the Press to St. Petersburg, Russia, while on a Scandinavian cruise. More...

School committee hears proposed business office transition plan

Implementing a new Uniform Chart of Accounts required by the Rhode Island Department of Education, installing new accounting software and the upcoming retirement of Business Manager Maria Alfred will require changes at the School Department's busin More...

Landfill closure company looking at composting options

Town Administrator Bruce Keiser at Monday's Town Council meeting that landfill staff met with GZA, Geo Environmental, Inc., of Providence, the firm contracted to handle the closure, to discuss alternative storage/composting options that impact the More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Emily van Gelder, left, and Mei-ella Vickers took the Press to Bryant Park in New York City while they were awaiting the start of a Miley Cyrus concert. More...

Islanders to participate in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk for cancer

On Sunday, Sept. 21, a team of islanders and others who call themselves "Just Wings," will be participating in the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk which is the largest event benefiting the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. More...

Long says E-Z Pass could be costly to locals

State Representative Bruce Long (R-Jamestown, Middletown) said that the E-Z Pass system being proposed by the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) could be costly to locals if they are not given a discount. More...

Commission makes decisions on Shores property

The Planning Commission voted Sept. 3 to deny a recommendation to the zoning board for a variance on the John A. Hayes application to build a house at Bark and Seaside Drive. The motion to deny passed by a 3-2 margin. More...