December 17, 2009 RSS feed / News

Class action

Melrose School teacher Leanne Turenne took her first-grade class on a walk from the school to East Ferry – and back again – to study the buildings and businesses in Jamestown so that they More...

School band program teaches responsibility and teamwork

The Lawn Avenue School jazz band traveled to the R.I. State House last Monday to perform as part of the R.I. State Council on the Arts’ concert series featuring music by R.I. school musicians. More...

Winter sports season kicks off at N.K. high school

The North Kingstown High School ice hockey team would like to make a third consecutive run to the state championship tournament this year, but the team will have to stay at the top of its game to repeat the previous season’s successes. More...

New coach takes the helm of North Kingstown swimming

Three Jamestown freshmen are part of the surprise that new North Kingstown High School swimming coach Leslie Becki has in store for the rest of the league this season. More...

A strong season

Jamestown Soccer’s Fall competitive U10 team finished the Fall Super Liga tournament with a 7-1 record. More...

Unusual plants start with good seeds

The Island Garden

Have you noticed how many American gardens plants from the Home Depot, Walmart or any of the large chain stores dominate in early spring? If a plant isn’t at any of these stores, it might never get planted in most gardens. More...

Dateline NBC to air tragic story of Swain, Tyre on Friday

Jamestown will find itself in the national spotlight tomorrow evening when the television show Dateline NBC airs an episode focusing on the 1999 drowning death of Shelley Tyre and the subsequent murder conviction of her husband, David Swain. More...

A band of merry elves

A crew of helpers was on hand recently to help decorate the Village Christmas tree, an annual symbol of the season. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

BIRTHS

Moorehead A son, Magnus Robert Moorehead, was born Nov. 18, 2009, to Christina and Robert Moorehead Jr. of Jamestown, at Kent County Memorial Hospital in Warwick. He weighed 7 pounds, six ounces. More...

Community band an ‘instrument of growth’ for island musician

Sometimes, clarity strikes at the most unexpected moments. Such was the case for Bethany Clarke, the 21-year-old director of the Jamestown Community Band. More...

Island business owner brings beads of hope to Africa

Local business owner and entrepreneur Debbie Goyette never thought in a million years that her modest little bead shop would take her on an African safari, allow her to join a university study and help her transform the lives of women struggling to More...

Island artists create co-op gallery

A group of island artists have come together to create a co-op style gallery, the Jamestown Gallery, at 47 Conanicus Ave. The space will feature a wide range of fine art by both Jamestown and off-island artists. More...

On the move

Rhode Island’s future Tall Ship, the Oliver Hazard Perry, was towed from Newport recently by the tugboat, Hope. More...

Community Piano Association to sponsor competition preview

Samuel Hollister, an eighthgrader at the Lawn Avenue School, and Dennis Wu of East Greenwich, a senior at Rocky Hill School, will preview their programs for the Music Teachers National Association eastern division competition on Sunday, Dec. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Dave and Dianne Piccoli, and David and Sandra Nardolillo, all of Jamestown, took the Jamestown Press along when they stayed at the castle of the explorer Verrazano in the Chianti Classico area of Ital More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Jamestown residents John and Gwen Bellion, and John and Melissa DiFilippo, took the Jamestown Press along on their recent visit to Dry Tortugas National Park, located almost 70 miles west of Key West, More...