September 18, 2014 RSS feed / News

Marsh, Bush wed

Native Jamestown resident Lauren Marsh married John Bush on Oct. 26, 2013. John is originally from Selinsgrove, Penn., and his parents are John and Deborah Bush of Nazareth, Penn. More...

Global shoreline cleanup Saturday

About 2,000 volunteers statewide are expected to participate in a shoreline onslaught to collect trash at more than 80 Rhode Island beaches as part of the International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 20. More...

Set in stone

Workers at Watson Farm Monday morning repair the stone wall that was damaged after a car collided with it. The stone pillar was knocked over in the accident. More...

Gun control

Officials were at the State House on Friday for a ceremonial signing of a new law aimed at gun control. From left, bill sponsor Rep. Deb Ruggiero, Gov. Lincoln Chafee and Sen. Catherine Cool Rumsey. More...

Wastewater worker gets certified

A dozen municipal wastewater workers will receive graduation certificates from the state Department of Environmental Management, including Jamestown operator Paul Robertson. More...

Traffic board discusses safety

At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Traffic Committee, Jamestown resident John O’Brien, accompanied by his service dog Quinn, pointed out a safety issue that Mast Street residents are facing. More...

Island Chatter

Good luck to the team Just Wings, who will participate in its Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk this Sunday. The 35-member team has raised more than $141,700. More...

Pastor will give final sermon Sunday

The Rev. Kathryn Palen, who has led the Central Baptist Church congregation since 2007, will preach her last sermon in town on Sunday. More...

Where in the world?

Danielle Jennings took the Jamestown Press to Arthur’s Seat, a dormant volcano located in Scotland. She is studying at Edinburgh Napier University for the fall semester. More...

Locally produced documentary about blind sailing community

A new documentary film called “Sense the Wind” chronicles the experience of blind sailors as they train for national and world championships. More...

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Local soccer teams beat NK

The Jamestown Soccer Association held its second week of games Saturday. More...

Baker’s fills needs in wake of closures of convenience stores

With both local convenience stores closed, Baker’s Pharmacy would like to remind residents that many last-minutes supplies are available at the store. In stock are newspapers, magazines, snacks and drinks. More...

Cruising

The Queen Mary 2 arrived in Narragansett Bay earlier this week. More...

Ball hog

Delaney Esposito, 19 months, enjoyed a bucket of colorful balls at Saturday’s Jamestown Day at Fort Getty. She is the daughter of Jamestown police officer Mark Esposito. More...

Bicycle ride across four bridges Sunday

The second annual 4 Bridges Ride sponsored by the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority will take place on Sunday, Sept. 21. More...