June 22, 2017 RSS feed / News

CAN YOU DIG IT?

Ben Brown, 3, helps the Conanicut Island Land Trust plant sunflowers Saturday afternoon at Godena Farm. Dozens of children played in the dirt alongside crews that worked the fields on their backhoes.   More...

CONGRATULATIONS NORTH KINGSTOWN CLASS OF 2017

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CONGRATS EAST BAY MET GRADS

Brooke Warner, Taylor Gregory and Wells Gregory, left to right, were the three Jamestowners in the East Bay Met School’s class of 2017.   More...

Press cartoonist’s work will be featured at Providence gallery

Jim Bush, the editorial cartoonist for The Jamestown Press, will unveil his newest paintings in the Mary Castelnovo Gallery at the Providence Art Club, 11 Thomas St.  More...

Vendors will be at Fort Getty each Monday through Labor Day

It was overcast, foggy and breezy, but that didn’t keep shoppers from visiting the season’s inaugural farmers market Monday at Fort Getty.  More...

ROCKS ‘N’ ROLL

Connor Oliva, 2, was busy Saturday afternoon collecting rocks at Mackerel Cove. Although the temperature reached a humid 75 degrees, the sun hid behind the clouds for most of the day.   More...

CENTRAL BAPTIST CELEBRATES JUNE FESTIVAL

Celebrating 150 years since its founding, Central Baptist Church’s spring festival Saturday featured a flea market, silent auction and Norman Newberry’s town-renown clam chowder.   More...

PUTTING FOR PENNIES

Kindergartner Arthur Silvia tries his luck on the putt-putt game during the penny carnival last Thursday at Melrose School. Fourth-graders Nolan Roach, left, and Gian Franco cheer him on.   More...

ROTARY CONTEST WINNERS

In honor of Will Reynolds, the Rotary recognizes one student in each grade of Melrose and Lawn schools who draw the most inspiring posters and write the most rousing essays. More...

State budget includes some relief for taxpayers, college aid ‘promise’

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Dickinson’s resolution shot down by Dems

He sought town referendum on target shooting prohibition

A resolution pushed forward on target shooting by Republican Councilman Blake Dickinson Monday night died without coming to a vote. More...

CONGRATULATIONS NARRAGANSETT CLASS OF 2017

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$500,000 project will renovate Lawn athletic complex

New track, baseball field and dugouts are among the scheduled upgrades

Phase one of the estimated half-million dollar overhaul of the Lawn Avenue athletic complex has begun with an expected completion date of fall 2018. More...

SCHOLAR ATHLETES NAMED

Pro Bowl linebacker Jerod Mayo, the 2008 NFL defensive rookie of the year and former captain of the New England Patriots, with the two Rhode Island Scholar Athletes from Jamestown, Jack Westall and Emma MacIntyre. More...

Replica of Columbus ships to sail past East Passage

Visitors lining the East Ferry shoreline Monday morning will get a glimpse of history sailing on the East Passage. This dates before the moon landing, before the Revolutionary War and even before the birth of William Shakespeare. More...

Hainsworth earns spot in criminal justice hall of fame

A Jamestown resident who was tapped in 2012 by former President Barack Obama to track down Rhode Island’s fugitives is the newest inductee into the Rhode Island Criminal Justice Hall of Fame. More...

Internet help available for island senior citizens

College students will be available at the library through July to help seniors navigate their way through cyberspace.  More...

Museum illustrates town then and now

With tourist season fast approaching, the Jamestown Historical Society opens for business Saturday at its two premiere destinations.  The Jamestown Museum at 92 Narragansett Ave. More...

Water board approves increase in sewer rates

Increased sewer rates are responsible for a 5.5 percent increase in utility bills for customers connected to town water.  More...

Humpback washes ashore at Beavertail

The 32-foot carcass of a humpback whale washed ashore Friday morning after drifting west from Newport’s Brenton Point.  More...

EAST FERRY TIDE CHART

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