June 2, 2011 RSS feed / News

Islander named commercial lines account manager

Carey, Richmond & Viking Insurance announced that Margaret Holmes has been named commercial lines account manager. More...

Jamestown author releases how-to book

Islander Kristin Zhivago, a “revenue coach,” has authored a newly released book that teaches business owners and managers how to reverse-engineer their successful sales to produce new sales in quantity. More...

Island athlete hopes to return from torn ACL for senior season

By Dean Caparaz Emily Abbood won’t let a series of Jobean setbacks get her down. More...

Don’t monkey around with me

Flotsam and Jetsam

I am not afraid of many things, especially animals like snakes, bees, rats and other potential fearinducing organisms. I laugh when I hear someone eek in the presence of a mouse. More...

A foreign feat

Lawn Avenue School’s Lily Wright won the 2011 Rhode Island Foreign Language Association Middle School Post Contest. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Jenn Knollmeyer hiked up the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China on May 22. The Mutianyu section of the Great Wall is one of the best-preserved sections and is located in Huairou County. More...

Boat owners get their vessels ready for the summer

The pleasant spring weekend weather that many boat owners rely on to help them prepare their boats for the summer ahead has often been marked by clouds, rain and fog this year. More...

The 'Ganny plans its menu and music for the summer

There is no point in tampering with success. That is the philosophy of John Recca, who purchased the venerable Narragansett Cafe nearly three and a half years ago with his wife Cathy. More...

Assistant clerk discusses openings on town’s committees and commissions

The May 25 meeting of the Jamestown Shores Association was highlighted by a visit from Heather Lopes, an assistant clerk at Town Hall. Lopes was invited to speak to members regarding the 27 active town commissions and committees. More...

Parade fun

A little girl got to drive her John Deere cart in the Memorial Day Parade on Monday. She was followed by members of the Jamestown Lions Club. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

Whale Rock Road house becomes first of its kind in the state

In what may be a first not only for Jamestown, but also for all of southern New England, a house on Whale Rock Road has been retrofi tted with a new solar heating system. More...

Around the horn

• The fourth race of the Jamestown Yacht Club Spring Series was held on May 31. The results of the races were (boat’s name, boat’s type, skipper’s name): More...

RITBA announces possible E-ZPass changes

Thanks to the efforts of the tolling industry, the Rhode Island E-ZPass may work in Florida and North Carolina by the end of the year. More...

URI to hold annual writing conference

From Thursday, June 23, to Saturday, June 25, the University of Rhode Island will hold its annual Ocean State Summer Writing Conference to help break down writing roadblocks and help map out where aspiring writers want to go and how to get there. More...

Watson Farm opens to public this weekend

Watson Farm will host a free open farm weekend on Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5, from 1 to 5 p.m. to celebrate its opening for the season. More...

At the parade

This Brownie troop was one of several Jamestown Girl Scout and Boy Scout groups that marched in Monday’s Memorial Day Parade. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...