January 30, 2015 RSS feed / News

Neighbors concerned about settlement with vineyards

Should Jamestown amend its zoning ordinance to allow wineries to operate in rural districts? That may be one question the Town Council is about to contemplate.  More...

Grant opportunities for nonprofit groups

Nonprofits that serve Jamestown have until Feb. 19 to apply for grants from the Newport County Fund, which includes the Jamestown Community Fund and the Jamestown Fund for the Performing Arts.  More...

Where in the world?

Nathan and Sadie Housberg took the Jamestown Press to Jaco, Costa Rica, where they kayaked along the country’s Pacific coast. More...

Snow scenes

Above, Rogue Comerford, 3, loses his co-pilot, Talan Comerford, 6, while tubing down Shoreby Hill Tuesday afternoon. More...

Arts center continues growth, names two local women to staff

The Jamestown Arts Center in the new year appointed two new part-time staff members: Alicia Bell as education coordinator and Mariel Mastrostefano as administrative assistant. Both women are Jamestown residents.  More...

Historical society learns Jamestown connection to Three Stooges

Sometimes stories from Jamestown’s past lead far off the island. Such is the story of Carrie Bates, who was never a resident, but whose life has led others to look at Jamestown’s history.  More...

North swimmers prepare for decisive meets

Although there is more than a foot of snow on the ground, 10 Jamestown teens are staying warm by preparing for two crucial swim meets that will take place in February.  More...

Viability grants to be awarded for specialty crops

The state is offering $150,000 in viability grants to strengthen the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. More...

Island Chatter

Jamestown baseball’s first skills clinic on Sunday at Lawn School was a huge success. More...