April 23, 2009 RSS feed / News

The Island Garden

Most gardeners are tempted to plant everything out already, but it's only the middle of April and we can still get a killing frost. Nighttime temperatures are staying just above or around freezing, so don't plant out yet. More...

North baseball team has their eyes on state title

When asked about the possibility of winning the Division I baseball state title, North Kingstown High School Head Coach Kevin Gormley plays it cool. "I would say it is a possibility. We have always had strong teams here. More...

Hard worker

Rhonda Groskin cleaned up the leftover World War II structure at Fort Getty as part of Saturday's Island Shoreline Cleanup. Photo by Caitlin Downing More...

Sheep shearing is a sure sign of spring

Celebrate spring at Watson Farm's annual Sheep Shearing Day on Saturday, May 9, from noon to 4 p.m. Historic New England invites the public to this special preseason open farm day at Watson Farm. More...

Split the defense

Tim Fay left two defenders baffled as he took the ball downfield in Sunday's U8 game at Eldred Field. Photo by Caitlin Downing More...

Golf course holds first tourney of season

The Jamestown Golf Club opened its season at the Jamestown Golf Course on April 18 with a low net tournament. Under warming weather conditions, the membership battled ultra quick greens and winter rust. More...

Summer athletic camps keep kids active

North Kingstown High School has announced its summer sports camp schedule. Soccer camp, for ages 6 to 14, will be held June 29 to July 3 from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Help needed to get fields in playable condition

Parents, coaches and community members can help get the Jamestown baseball league's fields ready for the season at the annual Field Clean Up Day. The clean up will take place this Sunday, April 26, starting at 9 a.m. More...

Local economic forecasts predict healthy summer

While a global money crisis has people tightening their budgets, Newport County's diverse tourism industry will preserve a steady cash flow this summer if there is good weather, officials say. More...

Last call on phonebook

We are nearly ready to take the 2009 Jamestown Telephone Directory to the printer. All advertisements must be at the Jamestown Press office by the end of the day on Friday, April 24 (that's tomorrow!). More...

Organized cart

Alex Clarke made some improvements to the produce cart at the Jamestown Community Farm as part of his senior project. Here, he fits the bins he made to hold the produce. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...