May 7, 2009 RSS feed / News

Jamestown Historical Society News

Saturday is Battery Day! We enthusiastically invite you to Conanicut Battery Historic Park for Battery Day this Saturday, May 9. Festivities begin at 1 p.m. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Spencer Lis, Genevieve Dupre, Brad Yates and Phoebe Livingston took the Press with them when they stuffed themselves in a classic phone booth in London. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Dave Walker braved temperatures in the high 90s and desert-like conditions while reading the Jamestown Press at the Kandahar International Airport. He was waiting for the three-times-a month international flight to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. More...

Attorney announces Sundlun surrenders his driver's license

Former Governor Bruce Sundlun has agreed to the voluntary surrender of his Rhode Island motor vehicle operator's license, his attorney John A. Murphy, of Jamestown, announced. More...

Tree replacement

Workers planted a Yuan Magnolia tree in front of the Jamestown Town Hall on Monday to replace the oak tree that was taken down last week. Photo by Adrienne Downing More...

Brahms music featured in Takasawa piano recital Sunday

Manabu Takasawa, internationally known pianist and music scholar, returns to Jamestown on Sunday, May 10, for the final concert of the Jamestown Community Piano Association's 2008-2009 season. The piano recital begins at 4 p.m. at St. More...

Live or let die?

The Island Garden

Don't know about you, but we've been harvesting fresh lettuce, spinach and other greens for about a month now, all from the greenhouse. We also have fresh strawberries and rhubarb for a delicious pie. More...

Annual spring bird count is 25 years old

Local birdwatchers are getting ready to tackle the island's bird census this weekend during their annual Spring Bird Count. The spring count puts a Jamestown twist on the traditional Christmas Day Bird Count. More...

Photo

A new osprey pair have settled, with nesting material, on the new platform erected several years ago on the eastern end of the Neale Farm on the toll plaza end of Marsh Meadows. More...