August 19, 2010 RSS feed / News

Jamestown schools offer new policies, methods and looks

Melrose and Lawn Avenue schools offer a wealth of change for the better as students prepare to return to the classrooms. Jamestown School Superintendent Dr. More...

Some recipe ideas for those home-grown vegetables

In August, my home garden is bursting with vegetables. Finally, all the hard work that began in April or May is paying off. There’s so much that can be done with all the produce. More...

Seamen’s Church Institute benefit this Sunday

This Sunday, Aug. 22, Seamen’s Church Institute of Newport will host its fourth annual Rock the Docks Lobsterfest from 6 to 9 p.m. under the North Lawn tent at Ft. Adams. More...

Yoga for toddlers among fall programs at rec center

Innerlight Center for Yoga and Meditation owned by Jamestowner, Kim Chandler, celebrates 12 years of collaborating with the Jamestown Recreation Department to bring yoga to Jamestown. More...

The Island Garden

It may seem like a bad time to be starting seeds, but this is the time of year to get a second crop. You may have harvested garlic, potatoes, onions, and your lettuce is probably gone to seed because of the heat. So why not try a second crop? More...

From hook to cook: fish is on the menu

Opportunities to catch fish for the table depend only on your personal tastes. There is great fishing right now for a variety of species. More...

Jamestown woman takes an ‘ace’

Gina “Ning” Gotauco, third from left, got her first ever hole in one at the Jamestown golf club on July 21. More...

Free rugby clinic for kids in Newport

The Newport Rugby Football Club will host a youth flag rugby clinic at Ft. Adams State Park this Saturday, Aug. 21, at 10 a.m. More...

Island twins will dance their way to international event

Island twins Tyler and Travis Atwood, 10, will travel to Poland this December to represent the U.S. in the World Dance Championship. Both boys were selected to fill two of the five soloist spots on the team. More...

A mighty tasty catch

Ethan Roach proudly displays his contribution to a fine dinner. Fluke are found throughout Narragansett Bay and the near-shore waters, and are considered excellent table fare by most. More...

Ice cream social for military families slated

The Jamestown Military Spouses Group will hold a “Welcome to Jamestown” ice cream social on Monday, Aug. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 85 Howland Ave. More...

Got talent?

Jamestown resident Mac Ellen McDonough sang an original composition and accompanied herself on guitar at Monday night’s auditions for the annual talent show. More...

Island recycling tips and facts

This month’s recycling question is: Q: Why are some of my plastic containers not picked up, even though they’re marked numberone and number-two? More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Vincenzo Moretti, of Jamestown, and his cousin Jamie Moretti, both students at The Prout School, went on a 10 day tour of Italy with the Italian class. They took the Press to the Colosseum in Rome. More...

Child safety fair in N.K. this weekend

S.I.P. Kids will host a free child safety fair this Friday, Aug. 20, from 2 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Paul Bailey Service & Collision Center at 425 Ten Rod Rd. in North Kingstown. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

The Nelsons took the Press to Universal Theme Parks in Orlando , Fla. recently. From left are Debbie Gatta, Myles Nelson, Liza Nelson and Jon Nelson. |align=left|width=248|height=250|link=node] More...

JYC announces summer series race results

The Jamestown Yacht Club has announced the results of its most recent summer series race held on Aug. 10: More...

Register now for fall soccer league

Registration for the Fall 2010 recreation soccer league, which begins Sept. 11, is currently underway. Forms are available online for registration. More...

Triple E threat reported in Massachusetts

A Newport County man is the state’s first case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in 2010 according to the Department of Health. More...