June 23, 2016 RSS feed / News

Committee rescinds parking restrictions in Jamestown Shores

For now, parking in the Jamestown Shores is status quo. A controversial measure that would have restricted parking on more than 40 streets was withdrawn last Thursday by the Jamestown Traffic Committee, much to the delight of a cheering audience. More...

Melrose School honored

For its high assessment scores and narrow achievement gaps, Melrose School was recognized as a Rhode Island commended school, one of only 17 in the state. The ceremony was June 14 at Bristol’s Rockwell School. More...

CENTRAL BAPTIST'S JUNE FESTIVAL

The Jamestown Central Baptist Church celebrated its annual June festival last weekend. More...

Andrews, Richmond wed

Elizabeth Abigail Andrews and Elliott Shaw Richmond were married June 18 in Lenox, Mass. The bride is the daughter of Julie and John Andrews, of Bryer Avenue, Jamestown; the groom is the son of Victoria Shaw and Merritt Richmond, of Amherst, Mass. More...

What a racquet

Thirty tennis players raised $600 for the Jamestown Medical Fund during the Roger Chase Memorial Tournament June 12 at the Conanicut Yacht Club. More...

Anniversary of a demolition

The Jamestown Bridge — the first span to connect Conanicut Island to the rest of Rhode Island — opened to traffic July 27, 1940. Three days of celebrating ensued. More...

Theater set to bring ‘Seussical’ to the stage

Now in its 26th season, the Jamestown Community Theatre will honor one of the country’s most beloved children’s authors at its fall production. More...

State eyes improperly mounted E-ZPass transponders

The state bridge authority will charge E-ZPass customers higher tolls if their transponders are not mounted properly onto their vehicles. More...

Newport man arrested at Fort Wetherill on gun charges

Jamestown police arrested a Newport man earlier this month for allegedly shooting a semi-automatic handgun at Fort Wetherill while he was drunk. More...

Former ferry deckhand helping clean up Hudson

A 60-foot Bermuda-rigged sloop that pledges to become the greenest sailboat in the world left Narragansett Bay for New York Harbor last week with a Jamestown woman in tow. More...

Authorities hike enforcement on bay this weekend

Seafarers this weekend will see an influx of environmental police and Coast Guardsman patrolling the bay for drunken boaters. From Friday through Sunday, authorities will be on the lookout for boaters under the influence of alcohol or drugs. More...

Lax brothers win championship

The Deerfield Academy lacrosse team, with Jamestown brothers Chris and Ted Sullivan on the roster, captured the 2016 Western New England Division I crown. More...

NEWPORT BERMUDA RACE

100-footer sets record; town boats stay put

The 50th thrash to the Onion Patch, the 2016 Newport Bermuda Race, was not a dash. More...