November 16, 2017 RSS feed / News

Golf course greens being damaged by chemicals used for wastewater

Nota: Changing disinfection process is not cost-effective

While the town continues to ponder a new clubhouse at the golf course, the operators are focused on fixing a problem impacting play.  According to Town Administrator Andy Nota, the sodium hypochlorite used to treat the effluent at the wastewater More...

CELEBRATING GOOD TIMES

RIGHT: Native Jamestowner and poet Teresa Murray reads a prayer she wrote Saturday night at the Conanicut Yacht Club during Central Baptist Church’s sesquicentennial dinner. More...

Town gets $265K to subsidize roadwork

A $265,000 grant from the state will lower the burden on taxpayers for the $1 million project to reconstruct 6,000 feet of North Main Road.  More...

Reunion set in ’18 for grammar graduates of the 1960s

Students in Jamestown who graduated from the Lawn elementary school in the 1960s are invited to a reunion next summer at the Fort Getty pavilion.  Members of the organizing committee are meeting at 7 p.m. More...

SEASIDE SALUTE IN HONOR OF VETERANS

ABOVE: Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Martin Hellewell plays “Taps” on his trumpet Saturday during the Veterans Day ceremony on the East Ferry green. More...

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Renovated fire station opens to public Saturday

Twenty-nine months ago, taxpayers in town approved $2.2 million to expand the facility on Narragansett Avenue to consolidate firefighters and rescue workers under a single roof. More...

Reed sponsors gun-control bills

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, a Jamestown resident and former U.S. Army Ranger, is taking aim at measures to curb mass shootings, like the massacre at Sutherland Springs church earlier this month in Texas. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Jamestowner Ben Wurzbacher, left, and his cousin George Fry took The Jamestown Press for a ride aboard a double-decker bus in London.   More...

Tours will take passengers up close and personal with harbor seals in East Passage

Boat tours that cruise past resting harbor seals in the East Passage will commence for the season Saturday from Bowen’s Ferry Landing in Newport.  More...

Jack Frost soon will be nipping at your buds

The Island Garden

Frost finally arrived in Jamestown last week following a remarkably warm fall, but there still are several things to do in the yard.  More...