November 25, 2009 RSS feed / News

Holiday hours at the Jamestown Press

The Jamestown Press will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, in observance of Thanksgiving. This week, the Press office at 42 Narragansett Ave. will be open on Wednesday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 27, until 3 p.m. More...

Zoning board approves wireless communication facility at water tower

The Zoning Board granted a special-use permit at its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 17, for the installation of another wireless communication facility at the water tower property on Howland Avenue. More...

Food that goes ‘plop’ and other issues

Flotsam and Jetsam

I have always enjoyed Thanksgiving. It’s the best holiday of the year for many reasons. It gives families a chance to get together to enjoy a fine meal. More...

Special arrival

Signs of the holiday season, including the village Christmas tree making its way to East Ferry, are appearing all over the island. More...

A thankful smile

Audrey Magarian, 5, gets into the holiday spirit while taking part in a “Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” potluck last Sunday at the Jamestown library. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

My Turn

It was a day to remember. Last September, I joined my daughter, Jacquie, my sonin law, Marc, and my grandson, Justin, to see a taping of “Wheel of Fortune” at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. More...

Planning panel discusses proposed projects under new code

Complex terminology and emerging loopholes in the recently passed zoning amendments provided ample conversation for the Planning Commission during last Wednesday’s meeting as the group worked to provide additional clarity on the document. More...

School attendance rates return to normal

Superintendent Marcia Lukon told the school committee last Thursday night that the recent H1N1 school vaccination clinics were successful. More...

Missing names needed for Junior Women’s Club Directory

The Jamestown Press will publish a special insert that will include the names and phone numbers of those not listed in the current island telephone directory. The Junior Women’s Club Telephone Directory uses the Verizon listing. More...

Grennan, Smith wed

Kelly Elizabeth Grennan and Richard “Rip” John Smith Jr. were married July 2 at St. Bernard’s Church in Wickford. The bride is the daughter of Thomas and Ellen Grennan of North Kingstown. More...

Cardio contest pits firefighters against farm ladies

Anyone who exercises regularly knows that the workout routine can all too easily become just that – routine. More...

Endangered whales make a comeback, thanks to changes in shipping

North Atlantic right whales, the most endangered of New England’s whales, are making a modest comeback, according to New England Aquarium’s senior scientist Moira Brown. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Ben and Carol Buglio of Jamestown took the Press along when they visited the Galata Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey, earlier this month. More...

Skippers will use off season to find key to play-off finals next year

The six islanders on the North Kingstown High School junior varsity boys’ soccer team would not mind making another run at the South Kingstown Rebels in the semifinals with the hindsight they have now. More...

Holiday trimmings

’Tis the season to decorate. More...