April 30, 2009 RSS feed / News

Tickets available for Mae Day Silent Auction

Tickets will be available next week for the Mae Day Silent Auction, which will be held on Thursday, May 28, at Trattoria Simpatico from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. More...

Step back in time at Battery Day

The 2009 Battery Day Celebration at Conanicut Battery Historic Park is scheduled for Saturday, May 9. Festivities begin at 1 p.m. More...

Chorus prepares for concert this weekend

The sweet sound of voices raised in song wafted out of the open door of Central Baptist Church on Monday night as the Jamestown Community Chorus prepared for its upcoming spring concert. The chorus, led by Choral Director B.J. More...

Education foundation receives legislative grant

The Jamestown Education Foundation is the recipient of a $500 legislative grant secured by Rep. Deborah Ruggiero. More...

Smaller budget gets school panel's nod

School Committee members voted last Thursday to approve a budget that had been trimmed to comply with requests by the Jamestown Town Council. More...

Deadline for two local scholarships tomorrow

Leigha Carlisle Scholarship High school seniors from Jamestown interested in applying for the Leigha Carlisle Scholarship award may pick up applications from the North Kingstown High School guidance office. More...

Day game

Brian McDevitt, top, shoots off a pass in the Skippers game on Saturday. More...

Warm temperatures do not mean warm water

The U.S. Coast Guard has a cold water advisory for all boaters, paddlers, sailors and fishers on the inland and coastal waters of the Northeast's Coast Guard's First District. More...

Alternative sources for garden advice

Flotsam and Jetsam

Gardeners are among the most cheerful and optimistic people I know. They can look at the tiny speck that is a carrot seed and imagine the carrot at the other end. More...

Recycle e-waste and hazardous materials at Narragansett beach

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will hold an e-waste recycling and Eco-Depot collection on Saturday, May 16, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Narragansett. More...

Watson Farm's 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. Located in Jamestown, Historic New England invites the public to this special pre-season Open Farm Day at Watson Farm. More...

The Pennfield School holds family-friendly fair

The Pennfield School will hold one of its biggest events of the year, the annual May Fair, with enough attractions to keep families entertained for hours. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Beth Desvaux and her son, Marc, took the Press to San Diego, Calif. during April vacation. The photo was taken with the in-house Mariachi band at El Guadalahara restaurant in Old Town, San Diego. More...

Sign of spring

Jaydin White, 5, enjoyed an ice cream cone with her grandmother at Spinnaker's this weekend. It was the first weekend the restaurant was open this season. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...