December 31, 2009 RSS feed / News

A YEAR IN PICTURES

Workers cut down the big oak tree at the Town Hall in June. The tree was in declining health for several years and had become a safety hazard. More...

Skippers top Rebels in an edge-of-the-seat game

When all was said and done after the North Kingstown High School boys’ basketball team toppled the South Kingstown Rebels last Tuesday, head coach Aaron Thomas admitted the game was a little closer than he originally thought it would be. More...

Santa photos ready for pick up

Parents can stop by the Jamestown Press office to pick up photos from the fire station Christmas visit with Santa Claus. A $1 fee per photo will be charged. Call 423-3200 for information. More...

Budget tops school concerns in rough economic year

YEAR IN REVIEW

There is little doubt that 2009 will be remembered as a school year dominated by budget concerns and administrative changes, but Jamestown’s students and teachers provided many bright spots in an otherwise bleak year. More...

A YEAR IN PICTURES

Open space is a beautiful thing. The Godena Farm was aquired in late July by the Conanicut Island Land Trust in a $375,000 transaction. s Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

Islanders left their mark on the sports world in 2009

YEAR IN REVIEW

The year 2009 may have started with frosty 10-degree weather on Jan. 1, but it did not take long for Jamestowners to start burning up the sports world in the New Year. More...

Mission accomplished

Dianne Grippi, Bill Munger and Kate Petrie are all smiles after the Jamestown Arts Center completed the purchase of 18 Valley St. – its future home – on Dec. 21. More...

A YEAR IN PICTURES

More than 70 Jamestowners turned out in April to help with the annual Island Shoreline Cleanup. Above, Kim Chandler, Jamie Gillette and Daniel Forster collected trash along Sheffield Cove. More...