August 26, 2010 RSS feed / News

N.K. teachers settle contract; Jamestown teachers to meet soon

The North Kingstown School Dept. has reached a three-year contract agreement with the National Education Association of North Kingstown Teachers that both sides say reflects a collaborative effort. More...

Jamestown school bus stops and times

Island students will head back to school before long. The first day of classes at the Jamestown Melrose and Lawn schools will be Sept. 2 (North Kingstown High School begins Sept. 1). More...

Of mice and men

Flotsam and Jetsam

You should never get between a man and his muscle car. At my house, the muscle car is a very well pampered and loved item. It lives in the garage and is only taken out on beautiful days for top-down rides around the island. More...

Ready or not…here fall (fishing) comes

Inshore and offshore fishing changes very quickly at this time of year. More...

Islander named to U of Delaware dean’s list

Elizabeth Aresti of Jamestown, a junior majoring in the college of arts and sciences, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester at the University of Delaware. More...

Navy choristers seek new voices

The Newport Navy Choristers are currently seeking new voices to sing with them for the upcoming 2010-2011 musical season. New voices in all ranges are welcome. More...

Fundraiser will benefit Theatre By The Sea

Ocean State Theatre Company, the not-for-profit producing entity at Theatre By The Sea, will host its first fundraising event, “Beyond the Sea,” on Saturday, Sept. 25. More...

JYC announces latest summer series race results

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

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Islander Greg Glomb and Mason Walsh, who spends summers in Jamestown, took the Jamestown Press along during a four-day cross-country drive. More...

Board approves variance for Court St. property

Jamestown attorney Michael de Angeli represented himself with the help of architect Mary Meagher in his application for a variance for his Court Street property. More...

Bubbles to reign at Theatre by the Sea

Keith Michael Johnson’s enormously popular production, “The Secret World of Bubbles,” will return to Theatre by the Sea for two performances on Saturday, Sept. 4. More...

Train to be a hospice volunteer

A six-week Hospice Volunteer Training program, offered by Visiting Nurse Services of Newport & Bristol Counties, begins Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Portsmouth office, 1184 East Main Road. More...

Jamestown real estate enjoys a thriving market

While the country is suffering from one of the worst recessions since the Great Depression – and most major real estate markets have collapsed – the Jamestown real estate business is on the upswing. More...

N.K. Skippers football team ready for new season

Small, tough, smart and fast – that’s exactly how Head Coach John Horsman describes his North Kingstown High School Skippers football team. More...

Garlic breath may be good for you

The Island Garden

In another few weeks, it will be time to plant garlic, so you might want to order a pound or two now. More...

Angelou fundraiser to benefit Day One

Day One will sponsor a benefit performance, “An Evening with Dr. Maya Angelou,” on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence. More...

One big fish

Kyle Rafferty, 11, of Jamestown was the big winner with his 4.8-pound bass during the recent fishing derby at North reservoir held by the Jamestown Striper Club. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Bond with your horse this Saturday

On Saturday, Aug. 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Horse Play at 143 Gilbert Stuart Rd. in Saunderstown, a free workshop on forming a bond, building trust and establishing a connection with your horse will be held. More...

Quilt show to be held in Portsmouth

Quilters by the Sea will host its biannual quilt show on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Portsmouth Middle School on Jepson Lane. More...

MHS to hold first annual photography contest

The Middletown Historical Society, in conjunction with the Newport Art Museum and Art Association, will hold its first annual Beautiful Middletown photography contest. More...

Library ‘Friends’ add online auction to fundraising efforts

Cocktail party and silent auction will be held Sept. 11

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will try something new this year in their quest to raise funds. On Sept. 11, the Friends group will host its first online auction in conjunction with its traditional cocktail party fundraiser and silent auction. More...