January 19, 2017 RSS feed / News

Show featuring artists with disabilities unveiled Friday

An exhibit by developmentally disabled artists, including residents from Bridges Inc., opens tomorrow night at the Jamestown Arts Center.  More...

New friend in town for victims of domestic violence

Agency offers support, advocacy as cases go through legal system

Victims of domestic violence in Jamestown now will have a civilian advocate on their side as their cases proceed through the justice system.  More...

Blood drive Monday will be at new spot

Although the blood drives in honor of longtime volunteer James McLoughlin will retain their mission to save lives, the times and locations will be new this year.  More...

Solar array project to move ahead

Town councilors indicated Tuesday night they want to avoid litigation against the proposed solar farm near the Newport Bridge that the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority said it will build. More...

Newport hosts homecoming for historic yachts

Despite the empty harbors and quiet bay, the Rhode Island sailing community has received welcoming winter news about a historic class of sailboats that will return to the East Passage this summer. More...

Lawn students excel at state robotics tourney

Although the Robowolves didn’t defend their title at Saturday’s state robotics championship, they were one of three Jamestown teams to leave the competition decorated. More...

ROUND AND ROUND

TOP: Jamestowners Judy and Matt Bolles of the South County Rounders play some bluegrass for a packed audience Sunday afternoon in the library. More...

Water service has been problem for more than a century

For the 400 people living on Conanicut Island in the late 19th century, water wasn’t a problem. At least 24 springs flowed freely. Some farmers dammed streams to create ponds, while others dug wells and erected windmills for pumping. More...

URI names 21 town students to dean’s list

Other colleges cite accolades, grads

The University of Rhode Island named 5,401 students to the dean’s list for the fall semester, including 21 undergraduates from Jamestown.  More...