March 11, 2010 RSS feed / News

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Kim Ferguson (left) and Sue Maffei Plowden took the Jamestown Press along to Valencia for the 33rd America’s Cup. More...

Mapping out my life

Flotsam and Jetsam

When I was in the fourth grade in 1969, my teacher asked everyone in the class what we’d like to be when we all grew up. More...

Islander learns – and teaches – life lessons through sports

As head baseball coach for the last 11 years at Salve Regina University and head of Jamestown’s Cal Ripken baseball league, Steve Cirella knows that sports – whether it’s baseball, football or volleyball, college or Little League & More...

Planning Commission approves proposed projects for grant application

The Jamestown Planning Commission unanimously certifi ed a set of proposed projects for which the town will apply for community development funds as in compliance with the town’s Comprehensive Plan during its meeting last Wednesday. More...

Fernstrom takes on town clerk role

It’s official: Jamestown has a new town clerk. Cheryl Fernstrom began her duties as town clerk this past Monday, replacing Arlene Petit, who recently retired after holding the position for 12 years. More...

Survey looks at effects of wind turbines on bird populations

Off-shore wind turbines may be placed in the ocean south of Rhode Island without major harm to bird populations, according to the preliminary findings of a University of Rhode Island study. More...

Conanicut Grange Report

Carol Anderson and Debbie Swistak, the two sisters who own and operate “Jamestown Designs,” grew up on Jamestown during the time that the Newport Ferry was islanders’ main access to the rest of the world. More...