March 9, 2017 RSS feed / News

Town OK’s sanctuary resolution

The town councilors have approved a passionately worded resolution supporting a proposed bill that essentially would establish Rhode Island as a sanctuary state.  More...

Feds release dire report on rising sea level

The latest projection for rising sea levels forecasts a worst-case global scenario of 8 feet by 2100.  Recently released data by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration indicates — unfortunately for Jamestowners — the Nor More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

The von Hohenleiten family of Intrepid Lane took The Jamestown Press on their ski trip to Steamboat Springs, Colo. The town was the site of the 1989 and 1990 Alpine Skiing World Cup.   More...

Preschool updating playground

North Road facility picked for outdoor play program

The community playground near the library has been the one making headlines recently, but there is another playground on North Road also scheduled for a facelift.  More...

NO PARENTS; NO PROBLEM

ABOVE: To give parents a break, Deb Hagie and Riley Greene supervised children Friday night at the recreation center. More...

EAST FERRY TIDE CHART

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UKRAINIAN EGG-CELLENCE ON DISPLAY

ABOVE: Lisa Schipritt describes the Ukrainian art of egg decorating Sunday at the library. The process, which uses beeswax and dyes, is called pysanky and dates back more than 2,000 years. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Jamestowners Mark St. Laurent, Kevin Welch, Dave Bentley and Jerry Gorman, left to right, took The Jamestown Press on a ski trip to Val d’Isere, a French resort that hosted an alpine competition during the 1992 Winter Olympics. More...

Traffic board against East Ferry changes

Three weeks after the town councilors bared their support for a rearranged East Ferry parking lot, the traffic committee recommended keeping the layout status quo.  More...

Biologist: Mating reason for aggressive coyotes

As the spring approaches, humans are busy crunching numbers with the looming deadline for taxes. For coyotes, however, it’s the culmination of their courting season.  More...

Save The Bay seeking award nominations

Save The Bay is now accepting nominations for its annual Environmental Achievement Award and the Alison J. Walsh Award for Outstanding Environmental Advocacy.  More...

Time to get going and plant seeds

The Island Garden

March 1 has come and gone, which leaves about 10 weeks before the final frost of the season. For gardeners who start their own seeds, the time to get going is now. More...

AND THE WINNERS ARE …

Winners for the Conanicut Island Art Association exhibit “Elements” were, from left, Sherri Sorrenti, honorable mention; Josy Wright, second place; Virginia Gladding, first place; Paul Murray, third place; and Sylvia Hampton and Elaine Po More...