June 11, 2009 RSS feed / News

Great day for a run

Ali’s Run is an annual island tradition and many runners turned out to enjoy the perfect weather for exercise on Sunday. Above, a junior runner tested his ability in the kid’s race. More...

Islander wins outstanding teacher award

Science teacher and Jamestown resident James Simmons has been awarded the Outstanding Biology Teacher Award by the National Association of Biology Teachers. More...

Strong defense

Jack Westall, right, took the ball away from a Middletown Soccer player during a Pawtucket tournament game on Sunday afternoon. Photo by Caitlin Downing More...

Helping out

Members of the Jamestown Garden Club presented Jamestown Community Farm manager Bob Sutton with a $2,500 check to help with costs at the farm. More...

North Kingstown High School seniors receive awards and college scholarships

Graduating North Kingstown High School seniors were honored with scholarships and awards at a June 9 ceremony. The Allen Harbor Boating Association went to Russell Dauksis. The Thomas McCarthy Memorial was received by Alden Pickering. Allie S. More...

All-state hurdler

Islander Mike Spahr finished third in the 110-meter high hurdles at the Rhode Island state track meet on Saturday with a time of 15.5 seconds, less than two-tenths of a second behind the leader. More...

Four island students among top NKHS graduates on Saturday

On June 13, the North Kingstown High School Class of 2009 will participate in the graduation ceremony culminating four years of scholastic achievement. More...

School Committee approves five-year strategic plan

After four months of committee planning, the Jamestown School Committee approved a five-year strategic plan at its June 4 meeting. Superintendent Marcia Lukon presented the plan, which she said was ambitious, but workable. More...

The business of life

Flotsam and Jetsam

I was at my southern house last week and saw two things that are stuck in my head. One was a great blue heron flying up in front of me with a squirming baby alligator locked in its giant bill. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

LuAnn and Bill Botelho and Abby the bloodhound took the Jamestown Press to Greencastle, Indiana, to the American Mantrailing Academy. More...

Ali’s run

The dogs even got in on the action at Sunday’s Ali’s run road race. Runners and walkers took along kids, strollers and dogs to keep them company during the annual race. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Donna Peckham and her father Donald Richardson took the Press to Sao Miguel in the Azores. More...

Enter the Secret Garden’s sunflower contest

The tradition continues. The Secret Garden this week has launched its 13th annual Sunflower Contest. The Jamestown florist and garden center located at 12 Southwest Ave. More...

Jamestowner heads to New York to have his day in ‘People’s Court’

Television courtroom shows hold a special place in the television world. They reveal the justice system at work for the average Joe. Anything from the consequences of a sour breakup to a breach of contract is brought before the TV judges. More...