December 2, 2010 RSS feed / News

Mitten Drive teams up with Secret Garden

Once again employees from the Town of Jamestown are holding their traditional holiday Mitten Drive to support the Women’s Resource Center of Newport and Bristol Counties. More...

Monkey business

Kyle Tiexiera (left) and Doug Randall of the Jamestown Fire Department volunteer their time on Nov. 27 to dress up Narragansett Avenue for the holidays. More...

Dance to benefit Hasbro Children’s Hospital

The Adolescents Making Programs for Teens, the Jamestown Teen Center’s advisory council, will host a Snowflake Dance for teens grades 7 and up. More...

The last dance for the lady in red

Flotsam and Jetsam

The party’s nearly over for my lady in red. More...

NKHS falls to South Kingstown in finale

The good news for the North Kingstown High School football team is that on Thanksgiving morning they were involved in one of the more exciting games of the holiday, helping to combine for 60 points during their contest against cross-town rival South More...

Peace Posters

Lily Wright, a seventh grader from Lawn Avenue School, shows off her first-place poster alongside Mike Smith of the Jamestown Lions Club. More...

Island Lookout

At first glance, it was hard to imagine that there was a discouraging word to be spoken about the recent Veterans Day ceremony at East Ferry. More...

State fishing licenses given full legal status

The National Marine Fisheries Service approved Rhode Island’s Recreational Saltwater Fishing License Programs, giving Rhode Island full legal status as an exempted state under the National Saltwater Angler Registry Program. More...

The Senior Times

It seemed to me that for whatever reason, the Thanksgiving turkey tasted better than ever this year. Hope yours was just as tasty and that your day was a great one. More...

Local authors discuss new book about workplace conflicts

Finding a job in today’s economy is only half the problem. The other half is keeping the job. Competition to maintain employment in the current economic climate is particularly important. More...

Just for kicks

Mei-Ella Vickers, a fifth grader a Lawn Avenue School, was presented with a black belt in Matsubayahsi-ryu, a defensive form of martial arts, on Sunday, Nov. 14. More...

Chance to create own boxwood holiday tree

The library will host a workshop to create personalized tabletop boxwood trees for the holidays on Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon. Laura Clarke and Sandra Reynolds will provide instruction and supplies for a $20 fee. More...

Island school faces a difficult race

Jamestown School Superintendent Maria Lukon and her administration are discussing options on how to best implement changes in curriculum and reform the district’s educational system in order to qualify for grants under the federal Ride to the More...

Golden celebration

Clifford and Ruth Guy celebrate their 50th anniversary at Jamestown Chapel on Oct. 3. The couple – both Pokanoket Indians – married on Sept. More...

Experience not necessary: Archer shines for Cornell crew

Leigh Archer’s plan was to walk on to the Cornell University women’s crew team as a freshman in 2009. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Press photographer Andrea von Hohenleiten is just ducky (bottom row, second from left) with family and friends while visiting Walt Disney World in Orlando on Halloween. More...

Getting the yard ready for winter

The Island Garden

I don’t know about you, but I figure the weekends after Thanksgiving are garden cleanup time. More...

From the revolution to restoration, the Conanicut Battery lives on

Driving past Mackerel Cove and Fort Getty, Pat’s Pastured Farm goes by on the right, with horses and sheep grazing contentedly and free-range turkeys fattening up for the holidays. More...