June 21, 2012 RSS feed / News

TRY-ATHLETES

Lawn Avenue School physical education teacher Andrea Brayman recently taught her students the fine points of the triathlon. More...

Property inspections begin next week

Beginning Monday, June 25, Vision Appraisal will begin inspecting houses in Jamestown as part of a full revaluation of property values. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Elizabeth Sheehan Lindquist, left, and Cynthia Sheehan Smith took along a copy of the Jamestown Press during a visit to Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. More...

Jamestown Yacht Club begins summer races

The first race of the Jamestown Yacht Club’s summer series was held on June 12. The results were (boat name, boat type, skipper): More...

SAILING SKIPPERS WIN

The North Kingstown High School sailing team recently New England Schools Sailing Association North Division Herreshoff Trophy held at University of New Hampshire. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

From left, Andrew, Jenn, Jess and Pete Knollmeyer took the Jamestown Press to Cairns, Australia, where they celebrated three birthdays by skydiving from 14,000 feet at the Great Barrier Reef. More...

Coast Guard gives town two weeks to correct buoy issue

Markers in West Passage do not meet its regulations

The Coast Guard has put town officials on notice about two buoys marking the entrance to the West Passage, said Chairman Michael de Angeli at the Harbor Commission’s June 13 meeting. More...

Panel discusses possible ACWS crowds

Conservationists want protection assured

Is Jamestown ready for the hordes of tourists expected for the America’s Cup World Series? More...

100 YEARS YOUNG

Virginia Deterra, who was born on Howland Avenue on June 16, 1912, celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday. Deterra was the wife of the late Anthony Deterra. More...

BRONZE BUTTERFLIES

Girl Scout Troop 396 helped plant a butterfly garden at the Melrose Avenue School over the Memorial Day weekend. It was the final step toward completing the Bronze Award. More...

JCT announces November production

The Jamestown Community Theatre recently announced that its November production will be “Once Upon a Mattress.” This hilarious show, with music by Mary Rodgers and lyrics by Marshall Barer, entertains audiences with a far-fetched musical More...

Racing isn’t only reason to visit Fort Adams during ACWS

Exploration Zone will be an interactive group of exhibits

Not all of the excitement will be on the water when the America’s Cup World Series begins this week. Working closely with the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, organizers have created the Exploration Zone. More...

Icarus is first to attempt Around Jamestown Record

Icarus Racing set the benchmark for the Around Jamestown Record last week. The crew started at 1:25 p.m. on June 14 just off Fort Adams and completed the attempt with an elapsed time of 2 hours, 49 minutes, 37 seconds. More...

Open-road tolling just days away

With open-road tolling just days away, the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority is getting the word out to drivers about the changes. Under the new system, the new left lanes are for the exclusive use of vehicles with E-ZPass transponders. More...

Professor delivers DNA vaccines into fish

Marta Gomez-Chiarri honored for her patent

The University of Rhode Island celebrated excellence on May 17. Hosted by URI President David Dooley, the event honored 12 individuals and three intellectual property teams – among them was islander Marta Gomez-Chiarri. More...