April 28, 2010 RSS feed / News

Takasawa to play May 9 community piano concert

Manabu Takasawa, internationally known pianist and music scholar, returns to Jamestown on Sunday, May 9, for the final concert of the Jamestown Community Piano Association’s 2009- 2010 season. The concert begins at 4 p.m. at St. More...

Library adds PawSox passes to museum pass program

Jamestown residents can now pick up passes to certain Paw- Sox games at the Jamestown Philomenian Library, thanks to a new addition to the museum pass program of the Friends of the Jamestown Library. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Spencer and Riley Sprague took the Jamestown Press along during a visit to the Grand Canyon over April vacation. More...

Get rid of hazardous waste and e-waste on May 15

On Saturday, May 15, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., R.I. Resource Recovery Corporation and the town of Narragansett will hold a special collection for wastes that cannot be collected curbside or taken to transfer stations. More...

Island golf club kicks off tournament season

The Jamestown Golf Club began its tournament season on April 19 at the Jamestown Country Club. Club members battled wet, wild and raw conditions in an individual low-net tournament. More...

Last call to turn in bridge tokens

The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority is putting out the call for one last chance to redeem Newport Pell Bridge tokens. More...

Island artist succeeds in making the mundane original

Peter Marcus has been an art professor at Washington University in St. Louis for 32 years. But he’s been an artist for even longer. More...

Commission mulls switch to online survey

Planning Commission members have begun fine-tuning questions on the survey designed to help gauge public opinion on important issues that will assist in creating what will become the “blueprint” for the town’s future development &n More...

Trinity offers fun evening with ‘The Odd Couple’

It’s a comedy that many of us will remember from watching television in our younger days. More...

She’s the winner!

Michela Colognese, a fourth-grade student at Melrose School, recently won a Youth Art Month statewide postcard contest. More...

This is what island gardeners have been waiting for all winter

The Island Garden

It’s time to plant out. It’s doubtful that we’ll see a frost again this spring, so you can plant hardier plants such as cabbage, broccoli, leeks, onions and many herbs. More...

Clowning around

Islander Chip Young hams it up after getting a hole in one – on his 60th birthday – during the Jamestown Golf Club’s first tournament of the season. More...

ACHIEVEMENTS

Islander’s company creates sister firm Cote & D’Ambrosio, a communications firm with offices in Wickford, Washington, D.C. More...

Jamestown must improve its recycling rate

Let’s Recycle

Why all the fuss about recycling? Jamestown was charged in excess of $9,000 in penalties for fiscal year 2008-2009 because it exceeded the amount of waste the town was allotted for that period. More...