December 18, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

Tricia's Tropigrille closed after oil spill

Tricia's Tropigrille restaurant remains closed today after a corroded oil tank spilled oil on the basement floor of the building housing the restaurant. More...

Storytime suspended for holiday season

There will be no storytimes at the Jamestown Philomenian Library from Wednesday, Dec. 24 to Friday, Jan. 9. The staff at the library wishes everyone a joyous holiday season. Some new changes will be made for winter storytimes. More...

'Blue' Christmas at Baptist church

For many people, Christmas can be a bittersweet time. Sadness and grief can permeate the season for those who have lost a loved one; struggle with a health or financial crisis; or live with a difficult family situation. More...

Teddy bear tea

Meadow Gouveia, 4, and Beary the Bear enjoy tea with Mrs. Claus at the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce's annual Teddy Bear Tea. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Air Force Lt. Col Andy Croft and his wife Vicki took the Press to Bodrum, Turkey, where she recently visited him. Lt. Col. Croft is spending a year in Turkey and his family is living in Jamestown. Here, they are on top of a Crusader-era castle. More...

Gifts needed for local family

Bank of America, along with Jamestown Human Resources coordinator, Maggie Grenier, has organized another gift appeal for a family in need this Christmas. More...

JHS receives new historical documents

During the one-year period from October 2007 to October 2008, the Jamestown Historical Society received hundreds of items from 52 different donors. These items represent over three centuries of Jamestown history. More...

Handmade gifts

Looking for something unique to give this Christmas? Jamestowners Jim and Joan Breakell are the proprietors of J.H. Breakell & Co. at 128 Spring St. in Newport. Their handmade jewelry makes great gifts. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...