February 9, 2012 RSS feed / News

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS THE JAMESTOWN PRESS?

Peter Schott, Chris Michalik and Andy MacIntyre took the Press along to Gillette Stadium last month to watch the New England Patriots beat the Baltimore Ravens, 23-20. More...

JHS 100 years: The sale of Conanicut and Dutch islands

A pre-purchase contract More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS THE JAMESTOWN PRESS?

Jamestown Boy Scouts from Troop 1 recently stopped for a photo while on the top of Ragged Mountain in New Hampshire during their annual skiing and snowboarding weekend. More...

Consignment store opens its doors on Narragansett Avenue

Auntie Annie’s Attic offers new and old furniture, home decor, jewelry and art

Over the weekend, a grand opening for Jamestown’s newest business was held. Susan Paradis is the owner of Auntie Annie’s Attic, the consignment store now located on 123-A Narragansett Avenue. More...

SAIL AWAY

Jamestown’s frostbite sailors have enjoyed an unusually warm winter on the bay. Above, the skippers steer during a race in late January, which was won by John Horton. More...

RUSSO, LINDSAY WED

Christina Lindsay exchanged wedding vows with Joel Russo on Nov. 12 at the Round Barn Farm in Waitsfield, Vt. The newly married couple resides in Burlington. More...

A Valentine’s story: The Washburns celebrate 50 years of marriage

Maybe the lucky car put Art and Jan Washburn on the road to 50 years of marriage, the couple joked when asked why they’ve spent almost their entire lives together. More...

Jamestown Bridge will be part of bicycle route

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Bike MS: Ride the Rhode, the cycling route this year will feature a crossing of the Newport and Jamestown bridges. More...

Tickets now available for athletics fundraiser

Tickets are now available for the North Kingstown High School Booster Club’s annual Evening of Champions Dinner. This is the biggest fundraiser on the club’s calendar and features dinner, dancing, auctions and a $2,500 raffle. More...

Youth baseball league looking for volunteers

The Jamestown Cal Ripken Baseball league is looking for coaches and other volunteers to help out this spring with the upcoming baseball season. More...

Picton Castle will sail to Newport for festival

Ocean State Tall Ships recently announced that Picton Castle will join the growing fleet of ships coming to Newport for the festival in July. More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3.

Thursday, Feb. 9 Juice cup, chicken stew with potatoes, peas and carrots, buttermilk biscuit, cake with frosting, turkey and cheese on wheat bread Friday, Feb. More...

Wind committee concludes shadow flicker not an issue

When siting a wind turbine in a populated area, one of the issues that needs to be addressed is shadow flicker. In the early days of the wind energy industry in the U.S. this was not an issue as projects were being installed in remote areas. More...

ACHIEVEMENTS

Falces finishes second year in top 15 percent More...

Workshop planned to control goose population

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will offer four workshops and training programs on resident Canada goose population stabilization and developing grassroots efforts to control the geese. More...

Salvage of sunken barge completed

After three months of work, the final pieces of the work barge that sank beneath the Newport Pell Bridge in late 2011 were recovered Feb. 3. More...

Library hosts a seminar on estate laws

A seminar on estate planning will be offered on Feb. 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Chippendale, Hong to showcase their work at JAC’s latest show

Opening reception will take place Wednesday, display will hang until mid-March

The Jamestown Arts Center’s latest exhibition will feature the work of two of Rhode Island’s most prominent artists. The exhibit – titled “In Habitat” – is a display of works by Brian Chippendale and Jungil Hong. More...