June 25, 2009 RSS feed / News

A nice boost

State Representative Deborah Ruggiero, center, recently presented a check for $1,500 to Teen Center Coordinator Debbie Tungett and Recreation Director Bill Piva. More...

Whatever happened to jello molds?

Flotsam and Jetsam

When I was younger, much younger, every cook seemed to have a few favorite recipes that involved gelatin. Usually, these recipes were trotted out when there were dinner guests, or when it was a holiday. More...

Vintage look

Noel Brakenhoff sports some old-time finery during the recent June Festival at the Central Baptist Church. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Sam and Ben Cowan took the Press to the top of the Empire State Building during a recent trip to New York. A rare clear day lets you see the Statue of Liberty in the background. More...

Fourth of July deadlines at the Jamestown Press

The Jamestown Press office will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of the Fourth of July. The Press will have an early deadline for display advertising due to the holiday. More...

JAC gets planning commission approval to buy Valley Road property

The Jamestown Arts Center received unanimous approval from the Jamestown Planning Commission to buy the house at 18 Valley Rd. in Jamestown at its June 17 meeting. The sole concern raised was the issue of parking. More...

Faithful companion

State Trooper Matt Moynihan stopped by the Melrose School recently with his canine partner, Axel, to teach kindergarten and first-grade students how dogs can assist police. More...

School Committee passes drug and alcohol abuse prevention policy

The North Kingstown School Committee passed a revised version of the Chemical Health and Student Safety (Drug and Alcohol Use by Students) Policy by a six to one vote during its meeting on June 16. More...

In the spotlight

Connor Froberg, left, and cousin Lauren Froberg listen attentively during the recent preschool celebration at Melrose School. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Stay in touch with your garden’s daily rhythms

The Island Garden

The best gardeners are often the best observers. More...

Island architect creates new tool to smooth surfboard prep

Rhode Island has its share of passionate surfers who take to the water whenever the waves are good. But, quite a bit of work must be done before a surfer ever hits the waves. More...