October 30, 2008 RSS feed / News

Paiva-Weed, Perry answer major questions facing Jamestown

Campaigns are drawing to a close and as Election Day draws near, incumbent Senator Teresa Paiva-Weed (D-Newport, Jamestown) and her opponent Donna Perry share their views on some of the major questions facing Rhode Island and Jamestown in the upcom More...

Sen. Reed looking for a third term

Republican Bob Tingle will face incumbent Democratic U.S. Senator Jack Reed for the Rhode Island senate seat in Tuesday's election. Here is an overview of some issues important to them. More...

Oh, no! Not another construction project!

Flotsam and Jetsam

Ask any person in Jamestown who's ever had work done on their house if the project went well. First, their eyes will roll. Then they'll try to tell you the story, but they will stammer and turn red before a word comes out. More...

E-ZPass applications available beginning on Monday

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority announced Tuesday that applications for E-ZPass transponders will be available at the Jamestown office beginning Monday, Nov. 3. "Tokens are part of the nostalgia of the Newport Bridge. More...

Patrick Kennedy faces two as he seeks eighth term

Patrick Kennedy Congressman Patrick Kennedy is seeking his eighth consecutive term as Rhode Island's First Congressional District representative. More...

Winter boating fatalities can be prevented

The Coast Guard is cautioning New England boaters, paddlers, sailors, fisherman and hunters to be mindful of the dangers of this season's colder air and water temperatures. More...

Carlisle steps down as recreation soccer head

After five years at the helm of the Jamestown Soccer Association (JSA) Fall Recreation soccer program, islander Clayton Carlisle will be stepping down. He speaks highly of the program and looks forward to staying involved as a coach. More...

Smart code is issue with merchants

A special Planning Commission meeting was held on Oct. 22 to discuss zoning ordinance amendments for affordable housing and the downtown development district vision plan. The commercial district was represented by merchants and business owners. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Francis Curren and Jackie Hodgson recently toured the Greek Isles and Aegean Shores on the new Cunard ship Queen Victoria. Here they are in Istanbul, Turkey. More...

Long, Ruggiero share common theme in race for Statehouse seat

Republican incumbent Bruce Long and Democratic challenger Deb Ruggiero talk about "collaboration" as the best way to get things accomplished in the Rhode Island General Assembly. More...

Architectural firm wins regional award for town hall

The new Jamestown Town Hall, designed by Burgin Lambert Architects, which previously won an honor award from the Rhode Island chapter of the American Institute of Architects and a Gold design award from Rhode Island Monthly magazine, More...