November 7, 2013 RSS feed / News

Meet new town administrator at ’Ganny next week

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a meet and greet with new Town Administrator Kevin Paicos at the Narragansett Café on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 5:30 p.m. More...

Sox nation

Lew Kitts of Jamestown was at Fenway Park late last month to watch the Boston Red Sox play the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series. More...

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Orange October

Third- and fourth-grade students at Melrose School hold up paper chains they made for Unity Day, a day for everyone to link together and send a message against bullying. More...

Where in the world?

John and Joan McCauley took the Press with them on their September trip to Germany, where they cruised the Danube. Above, the couple is in Passau, Germany, known as the City of Three Rivers. More...

Where in the world?

Ron and Andy Wassel took the Press to Timor Leste, a Southeast Asian country that in 2002 became internationally recognized as an independent nation. More...

Island Chatter

I heard there was a “Dear Edwina” flash mob at the Jamestown schools lunchrooms on Tuesday. Make sure you ask your kids about it. More...

Islander named to board of Junior League of R.I.

A Jamestown woman has been put in charge of community service for an all-female volunteer organization that serves Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. More...

Expect traffic detours, delays Sunday

Early-morning motorists should be prepared for slight delays and traffic detours on Sunday, Nov. 10, because of the Pell Bridge Run that is scheduled to begin at 6:30 a.m. More...

Councilors will discuss Newport Bridge safety

The Town Council will discuss safety on the Newport Pell Bridge at an upcoming meeting following a request Monday from David Prior. More...

Soccer girls

Girls on Jamestown’s U-10 competitive team, coached by Mike Egan and Kyle Froberg, recently wrapped up their fall season. More...

New path home

Bob Horne, president of the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce, presents a $1,500 check to Lisa Rafferty, executive director of Bridges Inc. More...

Write to us

The Jamestown Press accepts letters to the editor. Submissions should be sent to news@jamestownpress.com by 3 p.m. on the Monday prior to publication. All letters should include your name, address and phone number. More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

Thanks to the generosity of Brookie Harding and the dedication of the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association, the slate plaque that was commissioned by the Jamestown Historical Society in 1951 to mark the site of the original 1749 Beavertail Light More...

Local conservationist will be part of panel

Jamestown Conservation Commissioner Michael Brown will part of a panel discussion following a film screening of “Trashed,” an award-winning film about risks to the food chain through air, land and sea pollution. More...

America’s Cup veterans sail Ultimate Pressure to new record

The challenge is simple: Get your sailboat – monohull or multihull, large or small – around Conanicut Island as fast as possible. More...

Tickets still available for five performances

Tickets are still on sale for the Jamestown Community Theatre’s production of “Dear Edwina,” a musical about a young girl who gives her neighborhood friends advice through song. There will be five shows: Saturday, Nov. More...

Gun safety task force to meet Thursday

A legislative task force focused on behavioral health and firearms safety will meet Thursday, Nov. 7, at 3:15 p.m. at the State House, room 313. The panel will discuss the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Jamestown resident Rep. More...