September 3, 2009 RSS feed / News

Student athletes honored

The Fuzz Foundation for Dedicated Athletes has announced the recipients of its 2009 awards. More...

Jamestown home to new batch of military families

New in town

First of two parts Every summer brings a new batch of faces to the island from around the globe. Jamestown gets its share of summer residents and tourists, but unlike those two groups, these faces don’t disappear after Labor Day. More...

More skills I don’t have

Flotsam and Jetsam

There are some things I am not good at. Math is one. Whistling is another. I have just discovered yet another thing I can put on my list of failures: I am not good at mowing the lawn. More...

Backyard tomato troubles

The Island Garden

We talked about tomato late blight a few weeks ago, but lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions about other tomato problems. More...

South County Hospital offers free prostate cancer screening

On Saturday, Sept. 12, from 8 a.m. to noon, South County Hospital will hold its annual free prostate cancer screening clinic. The clinic will be held at the hospital and will be conducted by board-certified physicians from Urology Associates. More...

Brown, Bush exchange vows at yacht club

Lauren M. Brown and Alex W. Bush were married July 11, 2009, at the Conanicut Yacht Club in Jamestown. The Rev. Kathryn Palen officiated. More...

ACHIEVEMENTS

Spinney graduates basic training

Army Private Richard S. Spinney of Jamestown graduated from basic training at Ft. Jackson, S.C. on July 24, 2009. He will next attend officer candidate school. More...

Charter referenda previewed for taxpayer association

Referenda proposed to revise the Jamestown Town Charter were outlined for the Jamestown Taxpayers Association during the Aug. 26 meeting of the fledgling group. More...

Zoning amendment will allow ‘green roof’

The Jamestown Zoning Board of Review, during its meeting last week, approved an amendment to an existing permit that was rejected earlier by the Planning Commission because the commission said it changed downtown’s character. More...

Scholarship winners

Danielle Dutra and Jenny Lathan of Jamestown were the recipients of the 2009 Holy Ghost Society of Jamestown scholarships.The scholarships were awarded by President Joseph Medeiros and Scholarship Cha More...

The winning blooms

LuAnn Botelho, Ben Sabourin and Steve Cirella were the winners of this year’s sunflower contest at The Secret Garden. The winners each received a blue ribbon and a gift certificate. More...

High school freshman football restored, athletic director resigns

The North Kingstown School Committee restored freshman football by unanimous vote during its Aug. 26 meeting, but the fate of boys’ and girls’ freshman basketball remains undecided. More...

A winning team

Susan Wynn and her father, Rich Heath, both of Jamestown, recently competed in the national 80 and over father-daughter grass court tennis tournament held at the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill More...

Where in the world is the Jamestown Press?

Marjorie and Chris Cottle took the Jamestown Press along when they rode in the Livestrong Philadelphia Challenge recently. More...

Where in the world is the Jamestown Press?

Erica and Alisa Smith of Jamestown hold a copy of the Jamestown Press in Tokyo station, prior to boarding the Shinkansen – “bullet train” – for Nagano Prefecture in central Jap More...

Family reunion

Cousins Margaret Sheehan Gill of Manchester, N.H., daughter of Meredith and Brian Gill, and Penelope Pearl Smith of Los Angeles, Calif., daughter of Matthew and Maria Smith, visited Jamestown recently More...

Still time to join cast of JCT’s ‘Willy Wonka’

Though auditions are over, there are still a few good roles available in the Jamestown Community Theatre’s November production of “Willy Wonka.” More...