August 17, 2017 RSS feed / News

Gov. inks bills to expand green energy

Ruggiero legislation among new laws

With the 2017-18 budget in the rear-view, Gov. More...

Website lists supplies needed for classes

With children enjoying their final weeks of summer before heading back to class, parents are busy shopping for back-to-school supplies.  A free innovative website, however, is making that task easier.  More...

13th annual Ida Lewis overnight regatta departs harbor tomorrow

With boats scheduled to depart from the Ida Lewis Yacht Club tomorrow afternoon for its 13th annual distance race, the list of skippers is 42 deep and counting. More...

Choir returns Wednesday to Baptist church

Child singers from Peru, India and Liberia will entertain a Jamestown audience next week for the second consecutive year at Central Baptist Church.  The Matsiko Orphan Choir will be on stage from 7-8 p.m. More...

Diann Uustal continues to amaze and win in pool at 70

In recorded history, no woman on Earth from her 70th birthday until the day she turned 75 years old has ever swam 50 meters faster than Diann Uustal. More...

Smith signs raise flap, questions about zoning law

A few oversized political signs donning state Senate candidate Mike Smith’s name are causing a constitutional-sized stir with the special election less than a week away. More...

Students honored for achievements

Jamestown resident Faith Chadwick graduated magna cum laude in May 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in communication, management and design from Ithaca College in New York. She also was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. More...

HAPPY AS A CLAM

An assembly line of volunteers butters hot dog rolls for the grill, fills them with lobster salad and bags them with chips, brownies and plastic utensils Friday at Central Baptist Church. More...

Soccer season begins week after Labor Day

The Jamestown Soccer Association has launched its new website to coincide with registration for the upcoming fall season.  More...

40TH FOOLS’ RULES REGATTA

Special awards  (Boat, sailors, hometown)  Most ingenious design: Literally Useless, Grace Williams, Mary Ellen Williams, Kurt Williams, all of Middletown, and Bill Leikam, of Warwick  Worst example of naval architecture: SS Phara, Pau More...

Melges 20 sailors battle for U.S. championship

Before the Melges 20 fleet competes for its world championship on Narragansett Bay, the sailors will vie for the U.S. title on that same body of water.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Kailin Froberg, Mei-Ella Vickers, Sara Iacvelli and Katie Flath, left to right, took The Jamestown Press to the Spanish capital of Madrid. The girls, all rising seniors at North Kingstown High School, also visited Monaco, France and Italy. More...

Town’s teenagers getting down and dirty

It’s not out of the ordinary to spot a group of teens romping along the waterfront on a sunny summer day.  More...

STATE SENATE RACE — WHERE THEY STAND

We asked the candidates for state Senate to give us their views on the following issues:

Rep. Deb. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Betty Kinder took The Jamestown Press to visit the grey whales in Magdalena Bay on the western coast of Baja. Mothers whales use this Mexican bay to teach their babies survival before migrating north. Kinder said the friendly whales love attention. More...

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