September 6, 2012 RSS feed / News

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

David (left) and Diane Cormier (right) took the Press to the Pennsic War in Slippery Rock, Pa. More...

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Underclassmen will be crucial to success

Only two seniors on roster of NK girls’ volleyball team

The Skippers will send a talented – but young – girls’ volleyball team into Division-I competition this season, according to coach Victoria Tefft. More...

LYNX ARRIVAL

The 122-foot square-top sail schooner Lynx will arrive in Jamestown on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m. Guests will be able to board the ship, either for a tour or to take a sail on Narragansett Bay. More...

The Island Garden

Bringing potted plants indoors

Fall is coming and it’s time to check on the plants that have been outside all summer. More...

Former conservation chair questions dedication of nature trail

Council names path after Bucky Caswell, a firefighter

It’s nothing personal, the former head of the Conservation Commission said, but Chris Powell wants to know why the Town Council is dedicating a trail along the western edge of Fort Getty to Valmont “Bucky” Caswell, a member of the J More...

Final watercolor workshop of season Saturday

Natalie Pfanstiehl will lead a watercolor workshop at Watson Farm on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pfanstiehl will give a one-hour demonstration of landscape painting. More...

VROOM, VROOM

Hoods aplenty were open at Sunday’s annual Jamestown Seaside Family Cruise at Fort Getty. Classic, custom and antique vehicles dominated the park for the afternoon. More...

Garden club will meet at library on Monday

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 10, at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. There will be a business meeting at 1 p.m., and then the public is invited to attend a talk by Chris Powell at 2 p.m. More...

Driver’s license for vets available

Rep. Peter Martin is urging former military service members to visit their nearest Division of Motor Vehicles office to apply for the new veteran-status driver’s license the DMV will begin issuing next week. More...

Arethusa posts best time in Around the Island Race

95 boats circumnavigated Conanicut Island Sunday

Nearly 100 sailboats and their crew took to the waters Sunday to celebrate the end of the summer the same way they have been for the last eight decades – the Around the Island Race. More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

Next weekend – Sept. 14 and 15 – is the Jamestown Historical Society’s big house tour weekend. Preview Party More...