October 11, 2018 RSS feed / News

State bond questions to be outlined

EveryAdvocatesNight of two of the three statewide questions, which will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot, will discuss these proposed bonds from 7-8 p.m. Monday at the library, 26 North Road. More...

Old Glory flies in Arnold’s honor

Seventy-four years ago, in September 1944, Howard Weeden Arnold, a private first class in the U.S. Army, arrived in France with his company from the 104th Infantry Division. More...

CDC cautions hunters about fatal deer disease

Although it has not been confirmed in New England, state environmental officials are advising outdoorsmen to take precautions when hunting deer because of chronic wasting disease.  More...

Women with cancer reach common bond

Monthly support group lets survivors discuss life-threatening experiences

A seaside setting has been settling for women with the Big C.  This autumn marks the sixth anniversary since the Sea C Sisters were founded. More...

WHEELIN’, DEALIN’ AND STEELIN’

LEFT: Grennan Smith, 3, climbs down from a rescue boat owned by the state Department of Environmental Management during the police department’s “Wheels ‘n’ Steel” showca More...

Baptist church seeks craft vendors

Central Baptist Church is soliciting artists to register for the congregation’s inaugural crafts fair, which is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Narragansett Avenue parish. More...

PEDAL TO THE METTLE

A group of cyclists depart Beavertail Lighthouse after rounding Conanicut’s southernmost point during Sunday’s 43rd annual Jamestown Classic. More...

English team tops fleet repping 10 countries

In the New York Yacht Club’s final race of the season over the weekend, the host team finished runner-up to its across-the-pond rival during the inaugural Global Team Race. More...

Pick pumpkins Saturday at community farm

Visitors to the Jamestown Community Farm will be able to pick their perfect pumpkins for Halloween from 1-3 p.m. Saturday alongside free hayrides, cider and cookies.  More...

Beretta named National Merit Scholarship semifinalist

Matthew Beretta, a senior at Providence Country Day School, is in the top 1 percent of students graduating with the class of 2019. More...

Tuesday is deadline to file for mail ballot

Voters looking to cast their ballots by mail have until Tuesday to file their application with the board of canvassers.  “Voters who are unable to head to the polls in November still have options for making their voices heard,” said More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Jon Hulme, from left, Patty Hulme, Marje Bianchi and Fermo Bianchi took The Jamestown Press to Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah. More...

FIRE AT THE FORT

A bonfire culminates a celebration for schoolchildren Friday night at Fort Getty. More...

CAR FIRE ON BRIDGE

A Toyota Prius burst into flames Monday as its traveled westbound across then Newport Pell Bridge. Firefighters and police from Jamestown assisted in the incident, which resulted in no injuries. More...

Village home makes its TV debut

A Plymouth Road home has gone from “This Old House” to this modern house after being renovated as part of its appearance on the famed TV show. More...

Foiling Beneteau design edges IC37 for new boat of the year

Following a week of sea trials and inspections on Narragansett Bay, the Figaro Beneteau 3 was named the 2019 boat of the year by Sailing World magazine.  “This is essentially Beneteau’s grand-prix model,” said judge Greg Stewar More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Avenue B’s Ken Newman, left, and Jane Sigal, right, took The Jamestown Press to visit Cate Brennan, who is studying Spanish and nutrition in Cusco, Peru. More...

Fort Wetherill site of group’s trash effort

648 pounds of garbage picked up by nonprofit

A Connecticut nonprofit organization, which was founded on the notion littering should be taboo, chose Fort Wetherill for its inaugural cleanup.  More...

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