September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Father Ron will show devotion to Broadway

Performance tonight at 7:30 at arts center

A number of Broadway’s greatest songs will resonate tonight a great long way from the Great White Way. The Rev. Ron Brassard of St. More...

About Town

WALLACE the BRAVE

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Fort Getty nature hike slated for next month

Environmental educator Haley Barber will lead a guided nature hike of Fort Getty from 3-5 p.m. Oct. 1 beginning at the pavilion. Barber is an outdoor specialist with the Conanicut Island Sailing Foundation. More...

Donate blood Sunday at Conanciut Grange

A blood drive in memory of James McLoughlin will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 25 upstairs at the Conancicut Grange, 6 West St. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds. Diabetes and high blood pressure do not necessarily disqualify patients. More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

About 2,000 Jamestowners gathered at Fox Hill Farm to take a group picture, reported The Jamestown Press (Sept. 23, 1999). The portrait was taken by Onne van der Wal using a panoramic portrait camera with high-resolution film. More...

Times are changing

With fall’s arrival today, Jamestown sailors say good-bye to the summer under Saturday’s Harvest Moon. More...

Town inks contract for elevator at fire station

The town saved about $8,000 by purchasing an elevator lift outside of the $2.2 million that was approved in June 2015 to expand the fire station. More...

News

Forum to fight opioid crisis tonight

With President Barack Obama’s official proclamation on Friday, the opioid epidemic has grown so large that it’s in the midst of its own national awareness week. In Rhode Island, U.S. More...

Students will run to raise money

Students at Melrose and Lawn schools are taking a new, healthy approach to fundraising. Instead of selling products, they will run as many possible laps in 20 minutes to raise money for the Jamestown PTO. More...

Where in the world?

Scott Metcalfe and Christine Lopes Metcalfe of Union Street took The Press to the St. Martin Gardens in Monaco. In the background are the Mediterranean Sea and the Oceanographic Museum. More...

Upcoming Events

TOWN MEETINGS

Tuesday, Sept. 27 7 p.m., the zoning board of review will meet at Town Hall More...

Library Corner

JAMESTOWN PHILOMENIAN LIBRARY ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Storytime for 2-5 Year Olds • Monday, September 26 • 10:15 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 28 • 11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. More...