March 19, 2015 RSS feed / News

Council mulls important meeting dates

Over the coming weeks, residents will have a chance to learn more about the plans for the fire station expansion and the purchase of the Portuguese American Citizens Club, the Town Council decided at its meeting Monday night.  The two projects a More...

Harbor board gives fisherman break

A commercial fisherman has won his appeal to continue renting dock space at the Fort Getty pier, but the victory came at a price. He will have to pay the overdue fees, the Harbor Management Commission decided at its March 11 meeting.  More...

Ida time

Organizers of the Ida Lewis Distance Race have announced that the 11th annual regatta will begin on Narragansett Bay on Aug. 14. Registration is now available online. More...

Freshman center earns regional honors

Although Grant Gillis fell just short of winning a regional championship in his freshman season, the Jamestown resident certainly made a name for himself. More...

Land trust gets two new lots

The Conanicut Island Land Trust has acquired several key lots to add to the Maple Grove cluster located along Maple Avenue and Spring Street. More...

Advanced life support now available for medical emergencies

The town’s emergency medical team is able to provide advanced life support for the first time. More...

Local news

The students at Lawn School held a production of “Guys and Dolls” last week, and stage designers used the Jamestown Press to trim Nathan’s Newsstand. More...

Robotics demonstration on Thursday

Jamestown students will present an after-school robotics demonstration at Lawn School on Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m. The public is invited. More...

State cuts limit of striped bass in half

The state Department of Environmental Management on Tuesday filed new regulations governing the recreational striped bass fishery for the 2015 season. More...

Police on lookout next week for unbuckled drivers

Starting on Sunday, March 22, extra local police officers and state troopers will be on duty to enforce the state’s seat-belt law, which requires every motorist and passenger to buckle up. More...

Bridge delays expected

The state bridge authority is expecting heavy traffic to occur during rush hour from 7 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. Delays are estimated to reach an hour, and the installation is expected to last six weeks. More...