February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sunken British ships are focus of Newport archaeology project

The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) is currently engaged in a multi-year search to locate and identify 13 British transport ships that sunk in Newport Harbor in 1778. More...

News

Eyes on the prize: Girls’ JV basketball prepares for state championship

The Skippers will travel to Riverside to take on Bay View Sunday in title game

The North Kingstown girls’ junior varsity basketball team battles St. Mary Academy-Bay View for the state championship on Sunday. More...

Registration open for Babe Ruth League

Anyone wishing to play baseball in the Newport Babe Ruth League should contact Steve Cirella as soon as possible. Cirella can be reached at 423-1425. Players must be at least 13 years old but not older than 16 on April 30. More...

Sign up now for girls’ softball program

Registration is now open for the Recreation Department’s girls’ softball program. The town will offer an instructional league (grades 1-3) and a youth league (grades 4-7). More...

Letters to the Editor

Too many R.I. families are going to bed hungry

Imagine you are watching your family go hungry, waiting for a meal, and you can do nothing about it. This is what is happening to many families in Rhode Island. More...

Obituaries

James H. Adams

Capt. James H. Adams, 70, passed away on Feb. 10, 2012. More...

Panel OKs police patrol on harbor

Board approves $2,000 for officers to ride along with harbormaster this summer

Police will be paid to ride along regularly with the harbormaster this summer, the Harbor Commission decided at its Feb. 8 meeting. More...

Council chooses emergency notification system

ENS will alert residents in event of crisis by either cellphone, landline or email

The Town Council this week awarded a contract to establish an emergency notification system (ENS) for Jamestown residents. More...

Editorial

Scattering Seeds

The truth sometimes does come out. Not always, but sometimes. Many believe that court trials are intended to find the truth. That certainly is a desirable objective. More...

VIEWPOINT

Risks are too great to build wind turbine at Taylor Point

Harley Lee’s article in the Feb. 2 edition of the Press presents an incomplete analysis of the economics of the proposed wind tower. More...

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About Town

ABOUT TOWN

Reception next week for resort era exhibit More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

The Jamestown Tavern has opened on the site of the former Portuguese American Citizens Club and if the number of cars in its parking lot last weekend is any indication, the new eatery is already catching on. More...