December 10, 2009 RSS feed / News

Former islander named deputy chief of L.A. police dept.

At the age of 28, former Jamestown resident Debra McCarthy asked herself a pointed question: “What do I really want to do with my life?” The answer, it turns out, was law enforcement – a realization that led her to apply to the L More...

Navy Choristers to perform Friday evening

The Newport Navy Choristers, under the direction of JoAnn Loewenthal, will present their holiday concert, “Christmas in Song,” Friday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Lucy’s Church at 909 West Main Road in Middletown. More...

Coaches have high hopes for winter sports teams

After a fall sports season riddled with coaching changes, illness and injuries, the winter sports coaches at North Kingstown High School are looking forward to turning the tide and bringing some good things to the table this season. More...

Signs of the season

Teresa Murray admires the decorations on one of the Christmas trees at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

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New island pet shop focuses on holistic care

Following the death of their pet German shepherd-lab mix, Mako, Tori Hellewell and her fi- ancé, Pio Moretti, brought home two German shepherd puppies, Isla and Cuda. More...

Planning Commission preps for comprehensive plan survey

During its meeting last Wednesday, the Jamestown Planning Commission touched on a number of topics to be included in its updated comprehensive plan survey, which will be distributed this spring. More...

Thieves steal merchandise for pet benefit yard sale

When Barbara Szepatowski headed over to the Jamestown Shores building at about six o’clock last Saturday morning to open an “early bird” yard sale to benefit the Paws and Claws Pet Fund, she faced a rather unpleasant surprise. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Jake and Marnie Jacobsen (back row, center) of Jamestown took the Jamestown Press along recently as they sailed their 60-foot sailboat, Avalanche, from Jamestown to Antigua. More...

Whining about fine dining

Flotsam and Jetsam

Over the years, I have spent a lot of time in restaurants – all different kinds of eateries, all over the world, in all price ranges. I have enjoyed countless wonderful meals. Luckily, there have been very few that qualify as abysmal. More...

New track facility could produce new state records

Indoor track coaches statewide have reason to be excited this season, and the North Kingstown High School indoor track coaches are no exception. More...

How much does your garden cost?

The Island Garden

I was reading last week that food scares, carbon emissions and the recession have turned many more people into gardeners. By some accounts, last year saw seven million people start new vegetable gardens. More...