March 17, 2011 RSS feed / News

Shores association schedules first meeting

The Jamestown Shores Association will have its first meeting of the year on Wednesday, March 23, at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center. All residents of Jamestown are welcome and invited to share information, concerns or ideas of interest to the group. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Jamestown Superintendent of Schools Marcia Lukon recently visited Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica. More...

The different kinds of vegetables you can grow

The Island Garden

Although setting up your own gardening bed can be convenient, unfortunately, it will take about six months for a well-prepared, sheet-composted, raised bed to be ready. More...

Police warn of dubious phone calls

Several Jamestown residents have reported receiving phone calls from people soliciting money for a cyberbullying education program to be held at the Jamestown schools. More...

Newport Bridge gets a facelift for first time in two decades

For those out in East Ferry lately, it’s hard not to notice that the Newport Pell Bridge is being painted. Actually, the massive undertaking involves much more than painting. More...

Ruggiero settles into second term at State House

Now in her second term, state Rep. Deb Ruggiero continues to get more confident on Capitol Hill in Providence. More...

Master moment

Maureen McGuirl passed her comprehensive boards and earned a master’s degree in history from Providence College. More...

Changes in tree ordinance take effect this spring

The Jamestown Town Council made four changes to the town’s Tree Ordinance earlier this year and with spring’s arrival on Sunday, the Jamestown Tree Preservation and Protection Committee is trying to raise awareness of the recent changes m More...

Chorus to accept applications for award

The Jamestown Community Chorus is now accepting applications for its fifth annual music award. Applicants must be at least in the sixth grade, and adults and seniors may also apply. More...

Weixel, Fighting Scots begin quest for conference three-peat

While many of her student colleagues are enjoying spring break in more tropical climes, Jacqueline Weixel and the College of Wooster Fighting Scots women’s lacrosse team took its tartans to Colorado to begin the new season with a game against S More...

Web site launched to help keep state clean

Just in time for Earth Day, area residents now have a onestop shop for volunteer clean-up opportunities, thanks to the initiative of one local non-profit. More...

M-asking for it

Nick Marsh, a fourth-grader at Melrose Avenue School, has a mask applied to his face during Ms. Pamula’s art class. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...