March 10, 2011 RSS feed / News

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Bill and Marlene Murphy, Trish and Peter Medeiros and Bette and Peter McGuirl explore the tropical rain forest on their recent trip to Costa Rica. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Justin Hodrick, a second grader in Ms. Goodyear’s class, went to the Royal Rumble in Boston. Justin is the son of Chris and Diane Hodrick, and the brother of Katie and Madison. More...

Governor speaks candidly to local reporters

In a candid meeting held last Thursday with reporters and editors of local Rhode Island newspapers, Gov. More...

Major local education issues awaiting answers

Questions about state aid for schools cannot be answered until Gov. More...

Commissioner Gist schedules island visit for next month

Commissioner Deborah Gist of the state Department of Education will visit Jamestown and hold an open forum at Town Hall on April 11 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Islander outfielder named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week

Coming off a week in which he hit .667, Jeff Cammans was perfect in the field, batted in three runs, stole four bases in four attempts, reached base three of every four times at bat, and he crossed the plate six times. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Patty and Jon Hulme from Net Street visit Fish Bay in St. John, which is part of the U.S. Virgin Islands located in the Caribbean. More...

Jamestown Bridge opens for road race on Easter weekend

On Saturday, April 23, the Jamestown Bridge will be opened to runners in a road race for the first time. The 10k race is being organized by TRIMOM Productions, who have been staging running, biking and triathlon events since 2007. More...

Subdivision application withdrawn due to opposition

When the public hearing on the Evangelista subdivision re-opened at the March 2 meeting of the Jamestown Planning Commission, attorney John Murphy announced, “We will be withdrawing the application that is the subject matter of this public hear More...

Island author discusses the new world of sales

The term “revenue coach” doesn’t come up very often. When it does, however, ears perk up. Who isn’t interested in earning more money today? More...

Three islanders named to dean’s lists

Shannon Muldoon, a senior, was named to the dean’s list at Loyola University in Maryland. Ashley Smith, a junior, was named to the dean’s list at Salve Regina University. More...

Five little rabbits

Kindergarteners Abby Wagner, from left, Ceriana Carnevale, Josie Wagner, Aria Carnevale and Gabrielle Carnevale celebrate the Chinese New Year last Friday. In China, it is the Year of the Rabbit. More...

RITBA votes to renovate its headquarters

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority board of directors met for its monthly board meeting yesterday at the Jamestown Philomenian Library and approved plans to solicit construction proposals for its Jamestown headquarters, which needs struct More...

Group to discuss ‘Last Stand’ next week

Next month the Jamestown Library Book Discussion Group will deliberate “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand” by Helen Simonson. Discussions are scheduled for Tuesday, March 15, at 1 p.m., and Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m. More...

Ft. Getty road race registration begins

The 10th annual Ali Dunn Packer Memorial Road Race will be held on Sunday, June 5, at 1 p.m. at Ft. Getty. This will be the last year the race will take place. More...

Boat yard owners discuss proposed revisions

The owners of the four boat yards in Jamestown want to know why mooring rates are headed up and are seeking a better definition from the town of who is responsible to pay for what costs. More...