October 15, 2015 RSS feed / News

An apple a day

  Cows at the farm on the corner of Beavertail and Fort Getty roads help themselves to a pile of apples over the weekend. |align=left|width=250|height=150|link=node] More...

Where in the world?

Agnes Filkins and Ellie Chase took the Jamestown Press to Las Vegas to watch magician Mat Franco perform. The 27-year-old Johnston native headlines at the LINQ Hotel & Casino. More...

Samaritans discuss suicide prevention

Those blue and white signs meant to stop potential jumpers at the approaches to the Jamestown and Newport bridges will soon change their message, according to Denise Panichas, executive director of the Samaritans of Rhode Island.  More...

Sharp left

Dozens of riders round Beavertail Point on Columbus Day during the Rotary Club’s annual Jamestown Classic bicycle race. More...

Rough riders

With the colder weather, fewer students in October than September made the trip from East Ferry to school, but three dedicated girls braved the ride with Police Chief Ed Mello. More...

Tall ship at Bowen’s Wharf

During this weekend’s seafood festival at Bowen’s Wharf in Newport, children and their parents will have the opportunity to board the Oliver Hazard Perry, a 200-foot tall ship that is the first oceangoing full-rigged vessel to be built in More...

Emergency repairs costly to sewer department

A little money went down the drain over water and sewer matters in September, the town councilors learned last week.  More...

Local snowbird pens children’s book about owls

A new children’s book written by a Jamestown woman tells the story of a young burrowing owl and his uprooted family, and a portion of the sales will help protect the species in southwestern Florida.  More...

GOP group unveils alternative plan to fund bridges

A 10-member Republican policy group chaired by West Warwick Rep. Patricia Morgan met at the State House last week to unveil its 10-year plan to repair the state’s deteriorating bridges.  More...

Rec director will leave post on Halloween

After working for the town for three decades, Bill Piva has decided to change paths. His last day as recreation director will be Halloween.  More...

Queen’s arrival

The Queen Mary 2 passes by Hull Cove on Saturday shortly before sunset. The 17-deck transatlantic ocean liner is 1,132 feet long. More...

Crewmen saved after sailboat burns in bay

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday afternoon rescued two people from a burning sailboat about a mile south of Sakonnet Point.  More...

Flu fighters

Lila Delman realtor Liz Brazil and her mother Sunny Hocutt were vaccinated for the flu at the clinic Saturday in the library. More...