May 26, 2016 RSS feed / News

Ph.D. candidate earns Fulbright

After winning the prestigious Fulbright scholarship, a graduate student from Jamestown will spend nine months in 2017 studying native parrots in Uruguay. More...

On the Bay

Black Watch, a 68-foot yawl designed by Sparkman & Stephens, sails on a cloudy day near Hull Cove. Launched in 1938, the boat was built by Henry B. Nevins in City Island, N.Y. It was loaned to the U.S. More...

Ruggiero will chair defense board

Jamestown’s state representative is becoming one of the busiest women in Providence. State Rep. Deb Ruggiero last week was named co-chairwoman of a special legislative committee on the defense industry. More...

White Witch, Fast Lane and Lynx win 2nd spring race

The second race of the Jamestown Yacht Club’s spring series was May 17 on the East Passage. The results were (boat name, boat type, sailor): Class A: 1. White Witch, King 40, T. Glackin; 2. The Cat Came Back, Swan 42, Linc Mossop III; 3. More...

Take a moment to reflect on real meaning of Memorial Day

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

Memorial Day is a time to remember the men and women who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. More...

Sotomayor tells URI grads to learn from the ‘uh-oh moments’

Raimondo urges them to look for jobs in state, help revive its economy

A few drops of rain couldn’t dampen the pomp and circumstance as handfuls of Jamestowners were awarded their degrees Sunday from the University of Rhode Island. More...

Police honored

Jamestown Police Chief Ed Mello, center, accepts an award at the May 17 council meeting for his department’s commitment to community policing. More...

Recreation supervisor Goldstein leaving her post after eight years

The woman who rejuvenated one of the island’s most spirited pastimes is leaving the public sector for bluer waters. More...

Where in the world?

Coulter Drive resident Hilary Barrett reads The Jamestown Press on her recent trip to Havana, Cuba. The Latin American country in the Caribbean recently restored full diplomatic relations with the United States. More...

Maguire triplets named 2016 R.I. scholar-athletes

The Maguire family went three-for-three this month. The triplets, who grew up in Jamestown, have been named 2016 Rhode Island Scholar Athletes. More...

Babson grad starts business to help fellow Lyme disease sufferers

Emily Levy believes just because you’re sick doesn’t mean you can’t be styling. More...