November 22, 2012 RSS feed / News

Register by Saturday for wreath-making workshop

The second annual wreath-making workshop will be held on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Jamestown Community Farm. Lynda Sutton will lead the workshop. More...

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Rare canine virus re-emerges on Prudence Island

The state Department of Environmental Management is cautioning dog owners about the reemergence of a dog disease that is now considered rare in Rhode Island. More...

Rhode Islanders want smoke-free outdoors

A recent survey conducted by the state Department of Health and a handful of community organizations show an increased demand for smoke-free outdoor areas. More...

Connecticut College finishes fall season ranked top 25 nationally

Jamestowner Gabe Salk is a junior on the sailing team

Most of the best sailors begin at a young age, and Jamestown’s Gabe Salk is no exception. The son of an avid sailor, Salk recalls first sailing at 7 years old. More...

School board meets for first time since elections

Committee mulls ways to improve foreign language

The newly elected School Committee met Thursday for the first time since the Nov. 6 general election, and the liveliest discussion centered on a foreign language immersion program. More...

Jamestowner Deb Ruggiero re-elected for second time

Jamestown resident Deb Ruggiero was recently elected to her third term in the state House of Representatives. Ruggiero serves the state’s 74th District, which represents Jamestown and Middletown. More...

Deadlines for the Nov. 29 issue of the Jamestown Press

Display Advertising3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26 News Items3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26 Classified Advertising5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 26 More...

A VETERAN’S TALE

Former Town Council member Mike White visits Melrose Avenue School to speak about his experiences during and after the Vietnam War. More...

Boat parade along Newport waterfront Friday

The 15th annual Newport Harbor Illuminated Boat Parade will take place on Friday, Nov. 23, at 6:15 p.m. More...

PEACE BE WITH YOU

Winners of the annual Lions Club contest for the best poster signifying peace were Amber Perez, first place, Caroline Crabtree, second place, and Madison Tragenza, third place. More...

Workshops will focus on conservation funding

The state’s conservation districts, in partnership with the U.S. More...

Jamestown Historical Society 100 years: From island to peninsula

Before the advent of the railroad and adequate surface roads, Narragansett Bay was a highway that served island and mainland towns alike. After transportation on land became faster and more reliable, the bay became a barrier. More...