February 15, 2018 RSS feed / News

Recognition widespread in town

Nota, Ruggiero and wastewater site are honored

Less than a month after the feds nominated Melrose School as a National Blue Ribbon School, Jamestown and its leaders continue to be recognized, from the State House to the sewage plant.  More...

Hall wins best-in-show in Newport for second time

Jamestown artist garners top prize from among 319 submissions

For the second time in three years, a Jamestown sculptor has been named best-in-show at the Newport Art Museum for an installation that reaches beyond aesthetics. More...

IT’S ALMOST OPENING DAY

Isabella Jacobsen, 6, giggles in the batter’s box during the Cal Ripken Baseball annual Wiffle ball game Saturday at the recreation center. The game marks the beginning of registration season, which is open to boys and girls ages 4-16. More...

Ruggiero, colleagues eye growing wage gap

Dozens of House Democrats, including Rep. Deb Ruggiero, are advocating for a so-called Fair Shot Agenda, a set of four legislative solutions to address the growing gap between the wealthy and middle class in Rhode Island.  More...

BADGES OF HONOR

Brownies from the local Girl Scout troop were shuttled around the newly renovated fire station earlier this month to earn their first-aid badge. More...

Mello: Motives in burglaries not all the same

Police say keep lights on when leaving house

Police Chief Ed Mello said a series of burglaries over the past 15 months represent a “range of concern,” emphasizing the diverse circumstances surrounding nine break-ins since November 2016. More...

PTO seeking General Mills box tops

The Jamestown PTO is asking members of the community to collect box tops before Feb. 23, which is the deadline for the 2017-18 school year.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Bonnie Hogan and  Gregory Desnoyers took  The Jamestown Press on a three-week trip to  Thailand, Cambodia and  More...

PRUNING 101

Arborist Andrew Hunter demonstrates proper pruning techniques during a workshop Saturday at the library. Hunter, a member of the town’s tree committee, which sponsored the event, studied at the English Gardening School in Chelsea, U.K. More...

Colleges tout students for grades, graduating

These Jamestown students recently were recognized by their colleges for academic achievements:  - Meryl Nelson-Lee was named to the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester at the University of Maine in Orono. More...

EAST FERRY TIDE CHART

FEB 15 - FEB 22

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