October 31, 2013 RSS feed / News

Top patrol

Jamestown Girl Scout Troop 396 was named top patrol out of 13 at last weekend’s competition at Camp Hoffman in Kingston. More...

Keeping the crows away

A turnout of more than 400 people Saturday attended the Halloween party sponsored by the Conanicut Island Land Trust at Godena Farm. More...

Farm fright

Above, a mad scientist made by a Melrose School student that was on display at the Godena Farm Halloween Party. Below, a scarecrow influenced by the movie, “Scream.” More...

Retired reverend releases book

The Rev. James Keller of Jamestown didn’t set out to be a cleric. The retired minister has written a memoir where he details his road to the church, stopping at three islands that have been the touchstones of his life. More...

Dine out, restaurant week starts Friday

Fifty-four restaurants from Newport and Bristol counties will participate during Newport Restaurant Week that begins Friday, Nov. 1. Cost is $16 for a threecourse lunch and $30 for a threecourse dinner. More...

All smiles

A smiling scarecrow made by a Melrose School student was displayed at Godena Farm during its annual Halloween party Saturday night. Children ranging from preschoolers to fourth grade participated. More...

Cross-country teams will compete in state championships this Sunday

The North Kingstown High varsity cross-country teams are in the hunt for the state title. Both the girls and boys were number one in their division and will compete this weekend for the state championship at Ponaganset High. More...

Island Chatter

The lights at the rec center have been on late as the cast of “Dear Edwina” is putting in its final weeks of rehearsal. More...

Head of marine trades association is newest Jamestowner

Gov. Lincoln Chafee last week visited Jamestown to pay tribute to Bill Munger, a local businessman whose Taylor Point boatyard is now powered entirely by alternative energy. More...

Commission celebrates 30 years

Thirty years ago this month the Jamestown Town Council approved the creation of a Conservation Commission. More...

Baby bee

Benjamin Wurzbacher, 4 months, enjoys his first Halloween at the Godena Farm party on Saturday night. Ben was a bumblebee. More...

Jamestown Historical Society Feature

St. Matthew’s movable chapel and Rev. Charles Preston

Moving buildings from one place to another is a time-honored tradition in Jamestown – and it seems to have applied especially to places of worship. More...

SpongeBob and bride

SpongeBob SquarePants was married Saturday at the Godena Farm Halloween party. The two scarecrows were made by Melrose School students. More...

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Where in the world?

Larry and Roberta Fagan took the Jamestown Press on their honeymoon to Grenada, Spain. More...

Home sweet home

Above, islander Andrew Potter in the lobby of the recently remodeled Hamm’s Building in San Francisco. More...

Underwater horrors

Divers from Jamestown got together Saturday for their annual Halloween dive at Potters Cove. This is the fourth straight year that the group has held the event. More...

Results from Saturday’s youth soccer games

In Saturday’s U-12 games, both Stearns Farms Lila Delman won their games against North Kingstown teams. The games concluded the season between friendly cross-town rivals. More...

Quaker meeting in Middletown Sunday

The first winter worship for friends of Jamestown’s Quaker meetinghouse will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3, at the studio of the Norman Bird Sanctuary at 583 Third Beach Road in Middletown. More...

State secures $16M for Sandy relief

A year after Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on many Rhode Island businesses and homes, the state’s congressional delegations announced Monday that an additional $16 million in federal funding is on its way to help pay rebuilding costs and better More...

Learn about new schools standards

Two policymakers involved in writing the Common Core State Standards will speak at the University of Rhode Island on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. at Edwards Hall. More...