October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Your letters are welcome

The Jamestown Press invites readers’ letters about issues of local concern. Letters are limited to 500 words in length and should include a daytime telephone number and address for verification. More...

Bridge tolls topic of public hearing Monday

Islanders should be aware that the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority will conduct a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, in the Jamestown library on tolls for the Mount Hope Bridge and the Newport Pell Bridge. More...

PEDAL POWER

More than 500 riders participated in the 36th running of the Jamestown Classic bicycle race on Monday. More...

The Island Garden

Grow dahlias for colorful blooms

I grow dahlias, rather a lot of them unfortunately. I say unfortunately because it is a lot of work to prepare the bed and to plant the tubers. But at this time of year the blooms are so prolific that I end up giving a lot of flowers away. More...

Scattering Seeds

I have never met a person who had the good fortune to live here when the ferries were operating who doesn’t have powerful recollections of, and great affection for them. More...

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