April 8, 2010 RSS feed / News

Conanicut Grange Farm Report

In 1781, near the end of the Revolutionary War, General George Washington crossed over Conanicut Island on his way to meet with the French military commanders in Newport. More...

RITBA sells $50 million in revenue bonds

The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority recently sold $50 million of toll revenue bonds at a true interest cost (TIC) of 5.01%, said David Darlington, chairman of RITBA. More...

FEMA assistance available for island residents

Disaster assistance is now available for Jamestown residents who suffered losses related to severe storms and flooding beginning on March 12. Disaster officials with the R.I. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Jane Bentley of Jamestown took the Jamestown Press along when she met with three of her sorority sisters at the Vu Restaurant in Savannah, Ga. The group spent a week in Charleston and Kiawah, S.C. More...

‘The aerator’ is ruining my yard

Flotsam and Jetsam

I have a problem that I don’t know how to solve. It’s this: My puppy will not stop digging holes in my yard. More...

Extra sunshine

Melrose School students enjoyed some additional outdoor time last Monday when they were evacuated because of a burning smell in the school. More...

Jamestown Historical Society gets state grant

Rep. Deborah Ruggiero recently delivered a $1,000 legislative grant to the Jamestown Historical Society to help it create a museum exhibit on Jamestown farm life. More...