October 18, 2012 RSS feed / News

MINI-MONSTERS

Olivia and Sophie Reyes play the part at the Jamestown Art Center’s Monster Party for kids on Oct. 6. The girls are the granddaughters of Karen and John Gray of Jamestown. More...

Queen Mary 2 visits Newport next week

Royalty will return to Narragansett Bay next week whenthe Queen Mary 2 visits Newport.Following is the cruise ship’s schedule for the comingweek:Thursday, Oct. 18 – Regatta of Oceania CruisesFriday, Oct. More...

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Restaurant week in Newport starts in Nov. 2

Newport Restaurant Week returns Nov. 2 with more than 45 participating restaurants throughout Newport and Bristol counties. More...

State creates plan for cyber security

Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee recently announced the first statewide cyber security strategic plan to ensure that Rhode Island is prepared for and can take steps to prevent a loss of cyber connectivity. More...

Halloween event for kids at Godena Farm

A family celebration for Halloween will take place at Godena Farm on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. There will be hayrides through the fields followed by cookies, cider and a sing-along around a campfire. More...

PIN SEEKER

Tom Rezendes stands on the ninth green at the Jamestown Golf Course after winning the 2012 senior league championship. Interested golfers can email napali12@msn.com to learn more about the league. More...

AUTUMN ACTIVITIES

Saturday was a beautiful day at the Jamestown Community Farm. Islanders got to tour the farm with a ride on Nick Robertson’s horse-drawn wagon (top picture). More...

Darigan, Neronha honored by justice organization

Francis Darigan Jr. and Peter Neronha were recently honored by Justice Assistance, a nonprofit agency whose mission is to assist victims and ex-offenders in navigating the Rhode Island justice system. More...

Small-game hunting season begins Saturday

The state Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Fish and Wildlife recently set seasons and bag limits for the Rhode Island small-game hunting season that begins on Saturday, Oct. 20. More...

FIELD TRIP

Kindergarten students were excited on Wednesday when they toured the Jamestown Fire Station. More...

Community theater is many times a family affair

Parents and children alike make productions possible

Parents of small children expect the usual requests. Driving the car pool, snacks for the soccer game and volunteering in the classroom are typical duties. More...

Keiser thanks outgoing councilors

Council quickly moves through its last agenda

Town Administrator Bruce Keiser thanked the outgoing councilors at their final meeting Monday night for their work on the town’s behalf. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Zachary Turillo of Beacon Avenue recently took the Jamestown Press aboard a cruise ship that made a stop in Skagway, Alaska. More...

SEASON’S END

The crew at Dutch Harbor Boat Yard haul a sailboat from the water Wednesday morning. Most of the boats in Dutch Harbor will be out of the water by the end of the month. More...

The Island Garden

Souped up gardening

I was walking into the corner deli the other morning in my summer sandals, shorts and T-shirt, and I noticed that my toes were cold. Well, it was only 58 degrees outside. That triggered several thoughts. The first of which was summer’s over. More...

Man rescued from waters off Ft. Wetherill

Jamestown firefighters were instrumental in the rescue of a fisherman Sunday who was dragged into the water near the East Passage Maudil Aguilar, 34, of Cranston, was fishing with another man from the rocks at Fort Wetherill around 4 p.m. More...

TOP TWO

From left, Richard “Rip” Smith and Chad Seelig, the top two resident finishers in the Jamestown half marathon in July, recently ran a half marathon in Newport. More...

IT’S ELECTRIC

A team from the state’s Division of Fish & Wildlife led by Alan Libby (far right) were recently electrofi shing in North Reservoir. More...

Jamestown Hardware cruises to 8-2 victory

The U12 and U10 Jamestown recreational soccer teams once again played teams from the North Kingstown program. In U12 play, Stearns Farms and Lila Delman lost 4-0 and 7-6 respectively. More...

Seminar held for environmental reporting

Group of notable panelists speak about climate change

Peter Lord was the environmental reporter for the Providence Journal for more than 30 years. In recent years he also served as journalism co-director for the Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting. More...

How to make a bear comfy?

Second-graders acted like engineers for their project

Second-graders in Mary Jane Moynihan’s class tackled their first engineering job on Monday when they designed, built and tested a prototype chair for a bear. More...

Birders flock to island for rare find

Wood sandpiper has never before been seen in region

Jamestown received an unexpected swarm of tourists over the weekend, and the reason for the uptick was the most unforeseen guest of all: a 2-ounce bird. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Amelia Cambio took the Press with her on a surfing trip to Oahu, Hawaii. She was on vacation with her grandmother, Barbara Infantolino. More...

Former rec player tallies first collegiate assist

Sophomore Trevor Bobola plays for Hamilton College

He’s come a long way from the Jamestown recreational soccer team to playing in the college ranks: Trevor Bobola has worked his way up from playing youth soccer into a key role with the his career total to 13 and moving into a tie for second pla More...