February 23, 2017 RSS feed / News

Town council seeks state permission to improve tax exemptions for vets

The town council has asked the island’s state representatives to help them move forward with tax exemptions for veterans.  At Tuesday night’s council meeting, the board unanimously voted for Sen. Teresa Paiva Weed and Rep. More...

Ex-Warrior doing hard work on hardwood

North senior Reece Bennett leads clinics for unified team

When Reece Bennett was in middle school, he starred for the basketball team, draining baskets and grabbing rebounds for the Warriors.  Now, as a senior at North Kingstown High School, the teenager has returned to the Lawn School gymnasium with a More...

Lawn Avenue will host baseball all-star game; registration open

The renovated field on Lawn Avenue that was rededicated to Bill Piva Sr. two seasons ago will host the 2017 Cal Ripken Baseball all-star tournament in June for 9- and 10-year-olds.  More...

Students honored for academic achievements

These Jamestown residents were honored academically during the 2016-17 academic year:  More...

Town eyes larger solar power site

The state bridge authority has agreed to stall its solar project in the forest abutting the police station while it researches a patch of land between the Dutra farm and Route 138 east.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

The Lester family took The Jamestown Press to celebrate New Year’s in Barangaroo Park overlooking the Sydney Harbour Bridge in Australia. More...

Ruggiero advocates for senior tax relief

Property tax relief for seniors has been added to Jamestown Rep. More...

Performers needed for theater readings

The Jamestown Community Theatre is sponsoring three spring readings for both seasoned actors and beginners.  According to director Mary Wright, memorization is not required and there are no rehearsals, just a onetime commitment. More...

KEEP CALM, CROCHET ON

Instructor Lealah O’Neill shows River Anderson, 10, the tips and tricks of hooking yarn during a crocheting workshop at the teen center. The class, which typically attracts about 10 girls, will meet for a final time at 3:30 p.m. More...

Narragansett Bay seal population is healthy

As environmentalists continue to track seals in Narragansett Bay, one of the state’s leading conservation agencies has released its inaugural report on Rhode Island’s official marine mammal.  The 2016 Save The Bay report synthesizes More...