October 23, 2008 RSS feed / News

Marshall a sailing scholar-athlete

David Marshall of Jamestown has been named to the First Team- All Academic Sailing Team by the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA). Marshall, a junior at Connecticut College, is a biology/anthropology major with a 3.95 grade point average. More...

Merchants question zoning ordinance amendments

A group of Chamber of Commerce members attended the Oct. 15 Planning Commission meeting to question ordinance changes suggested by the planning office. More...

Beavertail Lighthouse sets new attendance records

The Beavertail Lighthouse set a record for the number of visitors in one year, Beavertail Lighthouse Museum board member Varoujan Karentz announced at the Oct. 15 Beavertail Lighthouse Committee meeting. More...

CORRECTION

Pet Refuge in North Kingstown does not have an agreement with the town of Jamestown, as stated in last week's press release about the shelter. More...

Grant being used to make recycling easier

The town recently received a grant for $12,500 that will be used to produce a calendar that promotes recycling on a daily basis. More...

Pilates for pink

The Lawn Avenue School gymnasium was packed to capacity Saturday morning as community members worked out in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Week 5 soccer results

U-6 League: Outstanding Players: Stearns Farms, Victoria Coulter; Well Works, Pierce Cardoza; McQuade's Market, Evan Tuttle; Jamestown Women's Club, Matthew Totten; Murphy's Law, Ben Turenne; Del's Lemonade, Wyatt Daft; Jamestown Rotary Club, J More...

NK ends losing streak with first tie of the season

When the North Kingstown boys' soccer team stepped onto the field with their Chariho opponents on Monday night, they knew that this game was important. First, Chariho had given North Kingstown its first loss earlier in the season. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Ivy Burns, her aunt Erica Evans, and her grandmother Belle Evans, recently took the Press to Forks, Wash.; the sight of the best selling vampire love series "Twilight," by Stephanie Meyer. More...

Smoke alarms save lives when batteries are fresh

The Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs (RIAFC) is urging Rhode Islanders to change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when they turn back their clocks this fall. Clocks should be turned back one hour at 2 a.m. More...

E-waste recycling coming to transfer station

Town Administrator Bruce Keiser reported at the Oct. 14 Town Council meeting that Director of Public Works Steve Goslee made arrangements with Cartridge World to place a 10-yard container at the transfer station to collect electronic waste. More...