August 16, 2012 RSS feed / News

Results from Sunday’s 35th annual Fools’ Rules Regatta

Class 11. Going for Broke: David Jutras (Foster)2. Pokemon 2012: Adele Feldberg (Potomac, Md.)Class 21. M&M: Matt and Alyssa Gibbs (Jamestown)2. Spin Doctors: Ray and David Way (Warwick)3. More...

Island beech trees should be treated again

The huge fern-leaf form of the European beech found at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church is a signature tree of the island. More huge beech trees can be found in Jamestown, but they are not native trees. They originated in Europe. More...

Picante, Aurora among winners at JYC races

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the eighth race of its summer series on Aug. 7. The results were (boat name, boat type, skipper’s name): More...

CASTLE HILL CRUISER

The USS San Jacinto recently passed Castle Hill Lighthouse on its way to Naval Station Newport. The ship is part of the Navy’s Ticonderoga class of guided-missile cruisers. More...

Fish keeping island anglers busy

But with water warming up, stripers going more offshore

By day Fred Brown is the Jamestown building official. By even earlier in the day, he is an avid fisherman who has been a member of the Jamestown Striper Club for 10 years. On any given morning at around 4 a.m. More...

Dem. incumbents want to stay the course

Four incumbent Democrats – Robert Bowen, William Murphy Michael Schnack and Michael White – are seeking re-election to the Town Council. The four were elected in 2009. More...

Receiver appointed to recoup money from 38 Studios

Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced this week that attorney Richard J. Land will serve as 38 Studios’ receiver as the governor and the state of Rhode Island work to recoup as many taxpayer dollars as possible. More...

Please Vote!

Democratic Primary Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Open to Democrats & Unaffiliated Voters This election, you have a choice! As islanders, we know we depend on each other. Courtesy is essential; respect is earned. We value resourcefulness and efficiency. More...

Islander hopes for good start to tomorrow’s Ida Lewis race

Ed Flynn in 2011 collided while jockeying for position

Ed Flynn would rather forget the start of last year’s Ida Lewis Distance Race. The Jamestown resident was involved in a frightening collision as the boats vied for position on the starting line. More...

Jamestown rower breaks record at Blackburn Challenge

Tim Dwyer, Eric McNett set a new doubles mark

Jamestown’s Tim Dwyer and Maine’s Eric McNett teamed last month to win the Blackburn Challenge held in Gloucester, Mass. And they did so in record time. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Antonia Bunaes of Jamestown brought the Press along with her to the equestrian event at the London Olympics last week. More...

Sen. Reed ‘impressed’ with recent improvements at Fort Adams

Jamestown resident Jack McCormack is site manager

Fort Adams may be located in Newport, but the nearly 200-yearold defender of Narragansett Bay relies on a couple of Jamestown residents to help keep things operating smoothly. More...