May 5, 2016 RSS feed / News

Town OKs liquor for restaurant at Bay Voyage site

Patrons will be able to drink a glass of wine while dining on the deck overlooking the Newport Bridge, the Jamestown Town Council unanimously decided. More...

Policeman rides 320 miles to honor fallen officers

For the fifth straight year, Jamestown police officer Ron Jacobson will peddle his bicycle from New Jersey to the nation’s capital, bringing his total distance to 1,600 miles. More...

State money will add police detail to summer festival

Jamestown’s state representative has given her hometown a legislative grant that will benefit the biennial celebration at North Road’s historical windmill. More...

Takeout commissary proposed at ex-bank

Another stop for hungry townspeople to satisfy their appetites may be coming to the vacant Bank of America building on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Fire destroys garage on America Way

A fire early Friday morning on America Way tore through a garage and destroyed a roof before crews from five fire departments were able to extinguish the flames. More...

Police outline accreditation process

Three police officers discussed the department’s ongoing work to win accreditation last week, and they almost outnumbered the crowd. The public, however, will have a second chance to comment Tuesday. More...

Brown sailors will race J/22 during world championship

A team from Brown University that included a Jamestown sailor was awarded a keelboat made by one of the world’s premier builders. This will allow the team to compete in a campaign of regattas this summer. More...

Veterans travel north to visit oldest living Legion member

Although many townspeople have never met someone from the Zweir family, the cognomen is a household name in Jamestown. That’s because the American Legion Post 22 was co-named after Francis Zweir, a U.S. More...