July 2, 2015 RSS feed / News

All American Local college students honored

• Jamestown residents Kaela Kennedy and Diane Staebler were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Salve Regina University in Newport. Kennedy is majoring in studio art, and Staebler is studying nursing. More...

Blast from the past at Fox Hill Farm after panel approved plan

Two dilapidated barns at Fox Hill Farm were demolished last month to make room for two new structures. An antique barn will be moved from the Catskills and raised in town, and a carriage barn will be fashioned from reclaimed materials. More...

70-footer circumnavigates island in 56 minutes

A new outright record and time to beat was set Saturday for the Around Jamestown Record. More...

Police chief: New parking restrictions in effect Zoning board OK’s three-bedroom home

Recently adopted parking restrictions in the Jamestown Shores neighborhood south of the Verrazzano Bridge are effective immediately, Police Chief Ed Mello reported on Tuesday. The main reason for the amended ordinance was public safety, he said. More...

Holiday deadlines

We will observe the Fourth of July on Saturday. Deadlines: Display advertising 5 p.m. on Monday, July 6 Classifieds 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7 News More...

13 boats leave Newport for England

An intense low-pressure system rolling up the Atlantic Coast put sailors and race officials on edge for the 48 hours leading up to the first start of the New York Yacht Club Transatlantic Race 2015, a 2,800-mile marathon from Newport to the southwest More...

Boys lose in overtime of state semifinals

They came within a minute of making it to the state finals, but in the end, Jamestown’s U-12 soccer team fell one goal short. More...

39 students graduate from Lawn School last week

Thirty-nine eighth-graders graduated from Lawn School last Thursday. Their day included breakfast, volleyball at Mackerel Cove, receiving their diplomas, and dancing at Fort Getty. More...

Legislators call for comprehensive Lyme report

Lyme disease has hit the state hard this year, with Rhode Islanders six to eight times more likely to contract the disease than the national average. Children between the ages of 5 and 9 are the ones most likely to suffer from it. More...