April 13, 2017 RSS feed / News

Town eyes $23.7M 2017-18 budget

Council slated to vote on plan Monday

The town councilors at their meeting Monday are expected to adopt a proposed budget of approximately $23.7 million for fiscal year 2017-18, representing a $548,000 hike from the current spending plan.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

America Way residents Elizabeth and Alice Adler took The Jamestown Press to Hogwarts Castle at Harry Potter World in Universal Studios, Orlando, Fla. In the popular novels by J.K. More...

Scholarship application deadlines near

With graduation looming, Jamestown organizations are offering scholarships to students preparing to take the next step, with some deadlines in the next couple of weeks.  More...

Housberg’s artistry showcased in Salt Lake City

A local glass artist is being lauded for a singular project he completed 2,300 miles west of Jamestown. More...

BEING ‘QUIET’ OUT LOUD

ABOVE: Led by guitarist B.J. Whitehouse, director of the community chorus, more than three dozen protesters sing “Quiet” by MILCK Saturday afternoon at Beavertail State Park. More...

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Czech businessman learning the ropes

A native Czech who immigrated to America as a political refugee a half century ago is setting up shop with an emphasis on Jamestown’s most popular pastime — sailing.  More...

SIGNS OF SPRING

The Secret Garden hosted its eighth annual Palm Sunday open house over the weekend, attracting visitors to the shop’s floral arrangements, garden options and visiting animals. There also were farm-fresh eggs for Easter decorating. More...

Education foundation accepting applications

The Jamestown Education Foundation is accepting grant applications from members of the community for educational enrichment programs that inspire young minds, encourage academic excellence and promote healthy lifestyle choices.   More...

WALLY WORLD

Wally, the Boston Red Sox mascot, meets elementary students Monday in the Melrose School cafeteria. The little fans drew signs for the pep rally. Shown reading interesting facts about Wally while sporting her Sox jersey is librarian Lisa Casey. More...

Recreation center set to celebrate its 75th

Jamestown Historical Society News

Late last month, members of the historical society’s exhibit committee put up a new display in the entry of the Jamestown Recreation Center.  The building was built during the World War II as a USO club for the military stationed in Jamest More...