December 1, 2016 RSS feed / News

Local vets to remember Pearl Harbor attack

Wednesday marks 75th anniversary of the “date which will live in infamy”

Although the attack on Pearl Harbor was thousands of miles away from Conanicut Island, Jamestown residents were directly affected by the bombardment.  Wednesday marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese surprise attack on the Hawaiian Navy base More...

FINAL HURRAH FOR FALL

LEFT: Lizzie Bucklew, 8, enjoys the sunshine Sunday as she runs over tires at the North Road community playground. More...

State health exchange providing chances for in-person enrollment

As part of open enrollment for HealthSource RI, there are two opportunities in the area for Rhode Islanders to receive expert assistance with their applications before the Dec. 23 deadline.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Town council president Kristine Trocki and her family took The Jamestown Press to Koblenz, Germany, where the Rhine River joins the Moselle. From left are Dan, Sandra, Carol Lynn and Kristine Trocki with Ray Iannetta.   More...

LAWN BOYS MAKE PLAYOFFS

The Lawn School boys’ soccer team made the playoffs but lost in the first round to Davisville, the North Kingstown team that wound up winning its third consecutive title. The Warriors finished the season 5-3-4. More...

Winter moths portend spring trouble

A wintertime nuisance is a springtime concern for foresters and fruit growers alike, according to state environmental officials. More...

Federal plan a concern, says Save The Bay

Save The Bay says an Army Corps of Engineers draft plan to raise 341 residences along Rhode Island’s south coast is deeply flawed. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Jamestowners Bonnie Jamison, left, Alice Dunn, second from right, and Andrea von Hohenleiten, right, join former Jamestowner Gaelyn Bunker in giving the “shaka” sign as they hang loose bruddah on a boat in the Pacific Ocean just off the c More...

New avenue for art opens on Narragansett

Custom framing is the focal point of Fuller Gallery

The building at 42 Narragansett Ave. has had quite a storied past — from telephones to newspapers to yoga — and now a new owner hopes to add her own chapter by focusing on local artists and their work. More...

New Windows scam targeting computers

Just in time for the holidays, the state attorney general’s office is warning Rhode Islanders about a new scam targeting computers and bank accounts.  More...

Yoga session scheduled for seniors

The heightened festivity of the Christmas season may make some vulnerable seniors feel overwhelmed, frustrated, disappointed and blue when situations get out of our control.  More...

A CONCERT FOR A CAUSE

Dec. 4 show to aid churches’ emergency fund

The Rev. More...

LENDING A HELPING VAN

Bill Richard donated a handicap-accessible van Monday to John Davis, an employee of Consistent Care on North Road for more than 20 years. The van belonged to Richard’s brother, Phil, who passed away last year. More...

R.I. having free hazardous waste disposal in Johnston Saturday

Jamestowners who have lingering household hazardous waste can safely dispose of their trash for free Saturday at the Johnston landfill. Recently, residents illegally have been disposing of paint at Jamestown Hardware.  More...

Newcomers showcase new pieces at Shady Lea studios

Two new faces will join the roster of Jamestown artists who will showcase their work in North Kingstown this weekend. More...

Area was preparing for war long before Pearl Harbor

Wednesday is the 75th anniversary of the attack on the Pearl Harbor fleet that catapulted the country into World War II.  While the site and timing of the assault shocked the country, Jamestowners — surrounded by military preparations &mda More...