October 7, 2010 RSS feed / News

Tremblay, Shea wed

Faith Baptist Church in Warwick was the setting on Aug. 28 for the wedding of Erica Tremblay and Joshua Shea. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Diane Tremblay of Coventry. More...

Garden club to meet Oct. 18

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Monday, Oct. 18, at 1 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

A daily dose of sexism

Flotsam and Jetsam

Is sexism dead? No, and unfortunately it’s not even sick yet. More...

Yacht Club announces fall series race results

The Jamestown Yacht Club has announced the results of the fifth race in its fall series, held Oct. 3. Results were: A Class: 1. Hidalgo, Mod Express 37, Rich Moody; 2. Lynx, J/29, Dennis Nixon; 3. FLYER, Oys Mar SJ-35, Peter Quinn; 5. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Bobby Davidson of Scotland, a colleague of islander John Richardson, relaxes with the Jamestown Press during a recent visit to Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo. More...

Gardening is good for you – maybe

The Island Garden

I was shoveling mulch into a wheelbarrow last weekend when several runners ran down the street. They were getting their exercise and I was getting mine – only mine was what I consider to be more productive exercise. More...

Gilbert Stuart to host ‘Old Mill and Family Day’

The Gilbert Stuart Museum will hold its Old Mill and Family Day at the museum this Sunday, Oct. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. The rain date will be Oct. 11. More...

Teens seek toys for community service project

The Teen Center’s Advisory Council, Adolescents Making Programs for Teens, will collect toys for Hasbro Children’s Hospital during the upcoming holiday season. More...

Island stone carver wins McArthur genius grant

When the phone rang last week, island artist Nicholas Benson didn’t expect that it would change his life. But it has. More...

Proposed parking permit policy at N.K.H.S. to include safe driving contract

The North Kingstown Substance Abuse Task Force has joined with North Kingstown School Committee Chairman Larry Ceresi to put forth a proposal to establish a parking permit policy at North Kingstown High School that would include a mandated safe driv More...

Islander promoted to U.S.M.C. colonel

Gerry W. Leonard Jr., U.S.M.C., was promoted to the rank of colonel while stationed at the Naval War College during the summer of 2010. At the time of his promotion, he was serving as an instructor at the Naval War College. More...

N.K. administrators optimistic about NECAP scores

Although North Kingstown High School students have made only minimal gains in NECAP science scores with a 2.2% increase over last year, administrators remain optimistic that they are on the right path to improve both test scores and student learning More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Ken Newman and Heidi Keller Moon took the Jamestown Press along to the recent inauguration of Lynn Pasquerella as the 18th president of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Mass. More...

Island swimmer takes championship once again

Islander Diann Uustal once again proved she is a champion at the U.S. Masters Long Course swimming championships held recently in Puerto Rico. Uustal swam five events and won all five with commanding leads. More...

Newport County AARP chapter to meet

The Newport County AARP chapter will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Oct. 18, at 1:30 p.m. at Fenner Avenue Hall in Newport. New members should come at 1:15 and bring their national AARP membership card. More...

Conanicut Grange Report

The late Connecticut artist and author, Eric Sloane, spent much of his professional career painting early New England landscapes and writing about New England farm life. More...

Library system adds 15,000 free titles

Ocean State Libraries has added 15,000 free eBook titles to its EZone digital download service. The eBooks are made available through the organization’s partnership with Overdrive and Project Gutenberg. More...

Anthony, Brown married Sept. 5

Abigail Anthony and Ethan Brown were married Sept. 5, 2010, at the home of the bride’s parents in Jamestown. More...

Hole in One

Cynthia Smith got a hole in one on hole 5 at the Jamestown Golf Course. She is a member of the Jamestown Women’s Golf League. More...