October 1, 2009 RSS feed / News

Tortola may start murder trial of Swain on Monday

The murder trial of former Jamestown Town Council member David Swain, accused of drowning his wife while vacationing in Tortola in 1999, is expected to begin on Monday, Oct. 5. More...

Zoning Board approves variances, special-use permit

The Jamestown Zoning Board unanimously approved a specialuse permit and variance to Cox TMI Wireless to offer cellular service in Jamestown, in addition to setback variances for a residential home. More...

North girls’ cross country dominates during dual meet

Improving a team dual meet record to an undefeated 6-0 is impressive for the North Kingstown High School girls cross country team, but getting to that mark by taking the top eight spots in their latest meet is more like domination. More...

It’s pumpkin time!

The Island Garden

For the next six weeks, we’ll be inundated with pumpkins. They are already appearing in supermarkets and farmer’s markets, and in a few weeks, you’ll see orange everywhere. More...

Planning Commission readies for public hearing on ordinance

In a Sept. More...

Ft. Getty panel debates survey questions

The Ft. Getty Master Plan Committee recently held initial discussions on the questions local residents would be asked in a survey of their opinions on the future of Ft. Getty. More...

Waxing nostalgic for wax paper

Flotsam and Jetsam

Of the many items I purchase for my kitchen, one of my favorites is wax paper. I always have some on hand, and while I don’t use it every week, it’s one of those things that comes in very handy on a regular basis. More...

Boy harriers off to undefeated start

Although the North Kingstown High School boys’ cross country team is off to a 4-0 start in the southern division, Head Coach Paul Tetreault is not taking anything for granted. More...

Newspaper deadlines for Columbus Day

The Jamestown Press will have special deadlines for the newspaper published for the week following Columbus Day on Monday, Oct. 12. More...

Plight of African refugees moves islander to start non-profit

Islander Sarah Tammelleo found herself so deeply moved by her sister Nicole’s work on a photography documentary about African refugees relocating to America that she not only started a non-profit organization to help them, but also has come to More...