August 25, 2011 RSS feed / News

Tomorrow is deadline to announce candidacy for School Committee

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is reminding Jamestown residents that the deadline for throwing their hat in the ring for School Committee is Friday, Aug. 26, at 4 p.m. More...

CAREFREE

Anna Mansfield, 17 months, (above) enjoys St. Mark Church’s annual Summer Festival Saturday. Below, brothers Dylan and Ryan Delessio share a stick of cotton candy. More...

Caring for your potted plants

The Island Garden

The gardening season is slowly winding down as the nights begin to get shorter and cooler, although you’d be hard pressed to notice it right now. More...

The Press wants to know where you were on 9/11

For the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Jamestown Press is asking islanders to share their stories of the tragic day. Where were you when it happened? What were you doing? How did it make you feel? More...

Credit union opens new branch on Post Road

Pawtucket Credit Union recently announced the opening of its new branch on 5661 Post Road in East Greenwich. More...

Islanders enjoy their day on the bay – aside from one little crash

The Ida Lewis Distance Race was started in 2004 and was originally planned as a biennial event. It soon proved so popular that it became an annual race. It is the only round-trip distance race that begins and ends in Newport. More...

Book discussion group chooses its next title

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s book discussion group will debate “Booked to Die,” a mystery by author Jim Dunning, on Monday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. More...

Rowers prepare to compete on ‘best course I’ve ever seen or raced on’

Close to 100 ocean-going sculls, kayaks and outrigger canoes will line up across Mackerel Cove for the shotgun start of the fourth annual Jamestown Counter Revolution on Saturday, Aug. 27. More...

Conanicut Yacht Club elects new officers

The Conanicut Yacht Club recently elected its 2012 officers at its annual meeting on Aug. 18. Victor V. Calabretta is the new commodore, Susan Maffei Plowden is the new vice commodore and Don E. Wineberg is the new rear commodore. More...

Lila Delman opens new office in Providence

Lila Delman Real Estate, the leader in Rhode Island’s luxury property market, recently announced the opening of a new office in Providence, the sixth for the firm. More...

NIGHT AT THE COMMUNITY FARM

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual “Night at” event on Saturday evening at the Jamestown Community Farm. More...

Collection for hazardous waste next month in N.K.

On Saturday, Sept. 10, the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation will host an Eco-Depot collection for household hazardous waste from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

ISN’T IT GRAND

From left: Islanders Eric Holtzman and Matthew Archer each accept a $1,000 grant from Guy Archambault, president of the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association. The association sponsors the W. More...

Former NKHS cross-country standout enters final collegiate season

Caitlin Crawford’s career as a runner at Wake Forest almost didn’t happen. More...

Recreational soccer to hold registration Sunday

Registration for the Jamestown recreational soccer program is Sunday, Aug. 28 – interested parties can register online at jamestownsoccer.net. The season is expected to start Saturday, Sept. 10. More...

‘Just Wings’ takes the street with eyes set on conquering cancer

Anabelle Blakeley-Peterson liked to do all the things that little girls do when she visited her great-aunt, Vicki Schmidt, in Jamestown. More...