March 2, 2017 RSS feed / News

Reservoir reinvigorated, should be full for summer

The town expects a full reservoir by June after nearly 21 million gallons of water was pumped from South Pond to North Main Road during the winter. More...

Town dog stars as breed ambassador in Big Apple

Just days before the world’s most prestigious dog show a few weeks ago, a four-legged traveler from Jamestown strutted its stuff along the Hudson River in midtown Manhattan alongside its relatives. More...

Pier proposed in East Passage

Objectors have until Wednesday to file their protest against plans to build a residential pier and boat lift at 602 East Shore Road. More...

CAPITOL CAMPAIGN

Rotarian Win Read presents a $1,872 check to Lawn School teacher Nick Alfred that will cover the cost to send two students to Washington, D.C. Alfred, who will travel as a chaperone in June, has coordinated the trip for six consecutive years. More...

Town’s migrating dump a stinky story

Because farmers reserved corners of their properties for garbage, nobody seemed to worry where Jamestowners dumped their trash until the late 19th century. More...

North students turn back clock for ‘Oklahoma’

Six Jamestown teens will take a trip to the dawn of the Golden Age of musicals this weekend alongside a cast of North Kingstown High School students during their production of “Oklahoma.”  More...

Lush Group in health awards finals

The Lush Group Inc., whose president is Bay Street resident Nancy Lush, received a $20,000 award last week from the U.S. Department of Health & Humans Services. More...

Clerks consider election fixes

Two municipal clerks from Jamestown are helping Rhode Island improve its administration of elections.  More...

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WHERE IN THE WORLD?

On their way to Jaipur, India, Betty Kinder and her friends took The Jamestown Press to the hilltop containing Amer Fort. Known for its Hindu gardens and pavilions, the 16th century palace overlooking Maota Lake is made of red sandstone and marble. More...

12 Metre Freedom is returning to bay

The last yacht to successfully defend the America’s Cup for the New York Yacht Club is returning to its home waters of Narragansett Bay.  More...

A DATE WITH THE DAISIES

Sgt. Mark Esposito gave the Jamestown Daisy Troop a tour of the Conanicus Avenue police station last month and answered the endless questions the girls had for him.   More...

YEAR OF THE ROOSTER

Kindergartners Cierra Seigh, Sienna Barron, Kayden Taji, Courtney Cadwalader and Olivia Peterson celebrate the Chinese New Year last Thursday at Melrose School. More...

Banking program aims to help small businesses receive loans

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Small business is the lifeblood of the Rhode Island economy. We have more than 95,000 small businesses in this state, employing more than half the private workforce, including our friends, neighbors and family. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Sloop Street’s Stephan Santoro and Eva Ambroz took The Jamestown Press to the Christ Church Cathedral on the South Island of New Zealand. More...

Two landscape firms honored by state association

Two landscaping companies headquartered in Jamestown have been given awards by the Rhode Island Nursery and Landscape Association.  Groundswell Designs won first place for public landscape design. More...