October 6, 2016 RSS feed / News

Council bans feeding coyotes

Unanimous vote backs law aimed at curbing packs, protecting pets

Feeding coyotes leftover dinner scraps is against the law on the island, the Jamestown Town Council decided Monday night. More...

Jamestown’s next Top pet

And the winner is . . . Emmie

First Place Congratulations to Emmie and her owner Marissa Toselli This week’s $20 Chamber Check winner is: Karen Tracey Proceeds to benefit the Humane Society of Jamestown More...

Jamestowner wins award for hydrofoil boat thesis

An analysis of the fluid-structure interaction between water and daggerboards may sound more confusing than captivating, but it’s led to a prestigious award and a nice paycheck for one recent college grad. More...

Drought conditions linger despite rain

Good news and bad news came from the September water report issued Monday to the Jamestown Town Council. More...

Newport museum offers free days for police, firefighters

As part of its red and blue salute, there will be free admission for Jamestown police officers and firefighters on four days in October at the National Museum of American Illustration in Newport.  Active duty and retired service members are invi More...

Michigander wins Melges 32 worlds

Under gray, cloudy skies, the weather was less cool and collected than Ryan DeVos, who helmed Volpe to the Melges 32 world championship Sunday on Narragansett Bay.  This was the skipper’s first win in four attempts to capture the worlds.&n More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Rocco Andreozzi, Sally Andreozzi and Kimballi Startz, left to right, took The Jamestown Press to the Eilean Donan Castle on the northwest coast of Scotland. More...

Harbor services closed

Although Hurricane Matthew was 1,400 miles away when it lashed Haiti’s coast Tuesday morning, town officials are using the impending storm as a rationale to close the waterfront for the season. Town harbor services will stop tomorrow. More...

Nov. 8 election registration deadline Sunday

The final day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 general election is Sunday. More...

ELECTION 2016

As part of our election coverage, we’re asking our readers to submit questions and issues for the candidates to answer. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Lois and Nick Cicchitelli took The Jamestown Press to the site in Bonsia where Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in June 1914. The killing in Sarajevo led to World War I.   More...

Library unveils exhibit by island watercolorist

Watercolorist Shirley Bell, a former Louie Award winner recognized as a rising star in the greeting card industry, has painted on-site from Windmist Farm to Fort Wetherill. That work outdoors is now on display inside.  More...

AN APPLE A DAY

Mary-Claire, Gabriel and Christina Bernard, left to right, wait for their hard-pressed apple cider and warm donuts Saturday at Windmist Farm. At the take-out counter is Ed Mello, Jamestown’s police chief. More...

MOO-VE OUT OF MY WAY

A herd of belted Galloways — known locally as Oreo cows — enjoy the fall weather while roaming the pasture Saturday at Windmist farm.   More...

Historical society, arts center earn Dorry award

Jamestown Historical Society News

And the 2016 Dorry for historical exhibit of the year goes to . . .  . . . The Jamestown Arts Center for the Nina A. More...

Town to talk coastal access

The Jamestown Town Council is looking for input Wednesday from residents to determine ways to improve public rights-of-way. The workshop beings at 6 p.m. at Town Hall. More...