October 3, 2013 RSS feed / News

Pumpkin party

Families will have the opportunity to take hayrides and buy their Halloween pumpkins at the Jamestown Community Farm’s pumpkin fest on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Recycling rewards

Town Engineer Mike Gray accepts a check for Jamestown’s share of the $740,626 state recycling profit. Gray (center), pictured with Gov. More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

Columbus Day Weekend – Oct. 12 through Oct. 14 – is the last weekend this year to visit the Jamestown Windmill or the historical society museum. Both will be open on the Monday holiday, as well as Saturday and Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Learn fly-fishing for fall season

The state will hold several fishing programs this fall for residents looking to reel in stripers and bluefish that are plentiful in Narragansett Bay in the autumn. More...

Where in the world?

Jane and Peter Mercer of Narragansett Avenue took the Press to Slovakia for a visit to the Frantiskansky Church in the town of Bratislava. More...

Bulls hands Warriors first loss of season

Two games were played at the rec center on Saturday in the offseason basketball league for highschool players. Behind 36 points from Prout’s Chris DiClemente, the Bulls handed the Warriors their first loss of the season, 85-70. More...

Girls look to cap off perfect year, shoot for number-one seed

Head coach Dick Ernst has positioned his junior-varsity girls in familiar territory this week – on the brink of an undefeated season and a run at another state title in girls’ tennis. More...

Island Chatter

Something major is cooking at the old Bay Voyage restaurant. Opening on Columbus Day weekend will be Plantation at the Bay. Yum! *** More...

New restaurant set to open at Bay Voyage Inn for Columbus Day

There is new management – and a new name – for the restaurant in the Bay Voyage Inn. The restaurant, now known as Plantation at the Bay, will be operated by Plantation Catering that is located on Douglas Street in Jamestown. More...

Tickets available for ‘Nutcracker at Rosecliff ’

Island Moving Co. will present Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff the week after Thanksgiving. Artistic Director Miki Ohlsen oversees the production that moves from room to room through Newport’s most romantic mansion. More...

Richmond horse put down after confirmed EEE

A horse from Richmond was euthanized on Sept. 20 after test results confirmed that it had tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis, according to the state Health Department. More...

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Castle Hill cruising

Holland America’s Eurodam passes Castle Hill Light last week en route to New York. The 935-footlong cruise ship holds as many as 2,100 passengers and has 11 decks. More...

Islanders release book about suicidal family member

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated one in 10 adult Americans report depression. Mental-health issues such as clinical depression are considered the epidemic of the 21st century. More...

Results from Saturday’s soccer games

In the U-12 division on Saturday, Jack Hutchinson and Helena Deresky scored goals in Stearns Farms’ 6-2 win over Lila Delman. Kyle Takata scored both goals in the loss. More...

Skippers hope to stay unbeaten against Rogers

The North Kingstown football team is undefeated going into Friday night’s game against Rogers, and according to assistant coach Bill Piva, it may be the school’s best start ever. More...

Avalanche the 5th wins fourth race of season

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the fourth race of its fall series on Sept. 29. The results were: More...

Bobola named NESCAC player of week

Jamestowner Trevor Bobola, who plays midfield on the Hamilton College soccer team, was named the men’s player of the week on Sept. 30 by the New England Small College Athletic Conference. More...

Local delegates tense over federal shutdown

For the first time in 17 years, the U.S. government partially shutdown Tuesday because Congress has not agreed on a federal spending plan. The U.S. More...