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Two-month-old seal pup found stranded on beach at Ft. Getty

A two-month-old male grey seal pup was spotted on the beach at Ft. Getty on Tuesday night. More...

News

Island photographers collaborate on air show book

If one happens to be so inclined to believe in such a thing, it might have been fate that brought Emily Rutherford to Jamestown Mist on Narragansett Avenue that cold Sunday afternoon in February. More...

Running into the record books: Islander cements his legacy

It seems that there are two kinds of stories involving Jamestowners and Bishop Hendricken High School: Islanders who were on the losing end of a state championship game to the Hendricken Hawks, or Islanders who won a title with the Warwick school. More...

Advertising, listing updates due for Jamestown telephone book

Friday, April 1, is the deadline for advertising and telephone listing corrections in the Jamestown Telephone Directory. The phone book is published annually by the Jamestown Women’s Club with the assistance of the Jamestown Press. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday, March 318 a.m., Rosary, St. Mark Church8:30 a.m., Pilates, Jamestown Golf Course9 a.m., Ladies’ Breakfast, Slice of Heaven10 a.m., Gentle flow yoga, Jamestown Golf Course5:30 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous, St. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of March 31

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 100 years ago came from the collection of the Newport Historical Society. 100 years ago From the Newport Journal, March 31, 1911 More...

Obituaries

Mildred V. Allard

Mildred V. (Bowen) Allard, 86, of Karison Street, Wakefield, died on March 27, 2011 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Ernest J. Allard. More...

George Bryer

George Bryer, 60, of Pemberton Avenue, peacefully passed away in his home on March 24, 2011. He was the son of the late Doris Gilligan Bryer, formerly of Jamestown, and George Bryer Sr. of Harrison, Maine. More...

Michael Uggiano

Michael Uggiano, 60, a lifelong resident of Rhode Island, passed away on March 16, 2011, in Natchitoches, La. Uggiano was born on Dec. 26, 1950. More...

Lobstering rules impact livelihoods

Christopher Lutyens is a Rhode Island lobsterman. He has lived in Jamestown for 20 years, after spending 13 years lobstering in Newport, but he has been fishing since he was a child in Maine. More...

Community plan revisions continue

The Jamestown Planning Commission got one step closer at last week’s meeting to completing the revision of the Jamestown Comprehensive Community Plan. More...

Editorial

Seal of approval

A grey seal cub relaxes on the beach at Ft. Getty on Tuesday. The seal was estimated to be about two months old, according to Mystic Aquarium’s Walter Graf. More...

Local aid for Japan

Alyson Yeomans and Ashley Britton teamed up on March 25 to raise more than $500 for victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. More...

Letters to the Editor

Take recyclables to transfer station

Did you know that all Jamestown residents can take recyclables to the Jamestown Transfer Station free without a sticker? The transfer station, which is located at 1218 North Road, is open Thursday through Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

About Town

Book discussion group announces next title

The Jamestown Philomenian Library Book Discussion Group will meet on Monday, April 18, at 7 p.m., and Tuesday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at the library to deliberate works and the biography of poet Emily Dickinson. More...

Teen center schedules trip to Bryant, RWU

The Jamestown Teen Center will take a tour of Bryant University and Roger Williams University on Friday, April 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

CIAA offers grants for graduating seniors

The Conanicut Island Art Association will offer $3,000 in scholarship grants to graduating high school seniors. Eligible students must be a resident of Jamestown and graduating from a Rhode Island high school. More...

News of Record

FIRE AND EMS

EMS Runs March 22, 11:34 a.m., EMS-2, Seaside Drive, transported. March 22, 1:59 p.m., EMS-2, Narragansett Avenue, transported. March 23, 11:41 a.m., EMS-2, Narragansett Avenue, transported. March 23, 12:25 p.m., EMS-1, North Main Road, transported. More...

POLICE LOG

First offence possession of marijuana More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING More...