June 30, 2016 RSS feed / News

Candidates declare for offices

In the race to become one of Jamestown’s five highest elected officials, only a single new face has emerged. Gene Mihaly, a Democrat who served on the Jamestown Town Council from 2012-14, will run in his third straight election. More...

Town hires Jamestowner Lambert as civil engineer

A familiar name has been added to the town’s staff directory. More...

Town swimmer racing with Navy’s Save The Bay team

Every year since 1970, swimmers from across the country gather in Newport to swim in Save The Bay’s iconic 1.7-mile race to Jamestown. More...

Where in the world?

The Lambert family, of Walcott Avenue, took The Jamestown Press to the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica. Although the 5,400-foot-high volcano is the country’s most active, it has been dormant since 2010. More...

Where in the world?

The Tuttles and Reardons took The Jamestown Press to Reykjavik, Iceland, where they visited Harpa, the concert hall mistakenly promoted in Rhode Island’s botched tourism campaign. More...

Where in the world?

Wallace and Nancy Hendry, of Fairview Street, took The Jamestown Press to the Church of St. Peter, a Roman Catholic church located on the Gulf of Poets in Portovenere, Italy. More...

Bay Voyage liquor request OK’d

The Bay Voyage will be able to serve cocktails on its lawn during the Jamestown and Newport fireworks, but the town will keep its ears and eyes open for any problems. More...

Where in the world?

Jamestowner Betty Kinder and her friend Carolyn Wood took The Jamestown Press to Deadwood, S.D., where they visited the burial sites of Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane atop Boot Hill. More...

SCHOOL'S OUT FOR SUMMER

With eighth-graders graduating, students in Lawn School’s lower three grades put a stamp on their school year last week by competing in their annual field day. More...

CHIP CHIP HOORAY

Jamestowners Lillian Smith, left, and Greycen Baker qualified for the August subregionals following their June 18 performance at the Rhode Island Drive, Chip & Putt Championship. They competed in the girls’ 7-9 division. More...

Senior menu

The West Street Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Seniors should arrive for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance. More...

Bacteria forces state to close Mackerel Cove

State health officials recommended no swimming at Mackerel Cove for 48 hours last week after high bacteria counts were recorded during a random sampling. More...

State slashes parking prices at beaches

Starting tomorrow, beachgoers in the Ocean State will pay less to soak in the sun. Effective July 1, Rhode Islanders will pay $6 to park at state beaches during the week, saving $4 from last summer. The weekend rate will be cut in half to $7. More...

Melrose teacher completes fellowship with Highlander Institute

Third-grade teacher Phil Capaldi completed the Fuse Fellowship June 9 in conjunction with the Highlander Institute. More...