August 25, 2016 RSS feed / News

Talent array wows crowd for 27th year

The two-hour talent show last Thursday featured a three-hour tour. More...

Landowners expand properties through adverse possession

A long-forgotten paper street was found, claimed and is headed for the tax rolls. The non-existent piece of Winona Street was resolved in Superior Court after Judge Brian Van Couyghen accepted an agreement from Pamela King and Christopher Pike. More...

Spookie completes three-peat

It took more than 13 hours and 121 miles, but in the end, nothing changed. For the third consecutive year, Steve Benjamin helmed Spookie to victory at the Ida Lewis Distance Race. More...

Summer fun

LEFT: Isabella Jacobsen, 5, with butterfly face paint applied, decorates her visor Saturday during the Catholic summer festival Saturday at St. Mark. More...

SUMMER READING SOIREE

RIGHT: Charles Chamberlain, 8, collects balloons at the finale of the summer reading program at the library last week. BOTTOM: Anthony Insana, 9, loads his ice cream with fixings, including M&M’s and gummy bears. More...

Jamestown’s next Top pet

Vote online at jamestownpress.com

Proceeds to benefit the Humane Society of Jamestown n Top 50 vote-getters will move on (votes are not cumulative). n Top 10 vote-getters receive prizes, including a month of their own in the calendar. More...

Walk the (CHOW) line

ABOVE: A line of hungry townspeople wrap around the sidewalk along Narragansett Avenue Friday waiting to buy clam cakes, chowder and lobster rolls from Central Baptist Church. The Rev. More...

Rocky point of no return

A speedboat runs aground last week onto Beavertail’s rocky cliffs after its engine failed. According to Jamestown Police Chief Ed Mello, four men were aboard, but nobody was injured. More...

Seniors ink 50-year lease for Grange hall

The seniors will rule the hall for another half century, but this time they have a powerful ally by their side — the municipality. More...

Report: Juror scam making rounds of state

U.S. marshals are warning people of a telephone scam in which solicitors are trying to collect fines. More...

Shores right-of-way eyed by officials for boat ramp

With the recent revelation Head’s Beach is off-limits to trucks and trailers, boaters are searching for other spots to launch their vessels. According to Town Administrator Andy Nota, they won’t have to go far. More...