April 20, 2017 RSS feed / News

Del’s coming to East Ferry

Despite two resisting councilors and a Ferry Wharf business owner with vocal apprehensions, a Del’s Lemonade stand will be camped behind the bus stop near memorial square for the summer. More...

Decorating bowls to fight world hunger spoonful at a time

Help the cause Saturday during free workshop

Forty-six years after the United Nations began celebrating World Food Day, two art teachers in Michigan brainstormed a creative way to fight hunger.  More...

Candidates for Paiva Weed seat grows to five

The seat in the Rhode Island Senate vacated by Teresa Paiva Weed in late March now has five candidates who intend to run in the upcoming special election, including the race’s first Republican.  More...

ON THE BAY

The HMCS Quebec City — Ville de Quebec in French — sails past Castle Hill en route to a port visit at the Naval War College earlier this month. The 440-foot-long frigate has served in the Royal Canadian Navy since 1993. More...

EGGS, EGGS, EVERYWHERE

ABOVE: Dozens of children and their parents scoured Godena Farm Saturday morning during the Jamestown Women’s Club annual Easter egg hunt. There also was an egg toss for older children. More...

PRACTICAL YOKE

ABOVE: Will Kitts releases an egg from the roof of Lawn School last week during a fifth-grade experiment. More...

Seniors offering Medicare advice

Sticking to its wide range of programs, the senior center is showcasing duckpin bowling, insurance consultations and pet massages in the coming weeks.  For seniors on Medicare, there will be free, private consultations for patients struggling wi More...

Making waves to reduce college debt

Capitol Corner

I strongly believe investing in education pays big dividends in a future economy. By 2020, 70 percent of all jobs in Rhode Island will require a certificate or degree beyond a high school diploma. More...

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HOME FETCHES $5.75M

Northpoint, a 1.6-acre stone and shingle cottage located on the East Passage of Narragansett Bay, was sold last week for $5.75 million. The sale of 1088 East Shore Road is the second highest in Rhode Island this year. More...

Green leaders take helm for Earth Day

Although the conservation commissioners won’t host their annual Earth Day cleanup until April 29, the actual holiday is Saturday, which is attracting Narragansett Bay environmentalists of all ages.  More...

Daffodils in bloom along Cedar Cemetery

Drivers traveling west on the Route 138 connector are getting a warm welcome of spring with the new 200-foot-long strip of vibrant yellow flowers in bloom. More...

FUN IN THE SUN

Cave Trifero, 3, James Finucane, 4, and Cole Trifero, 5, enjoy playing in the tires at the North Road playground during a warm spring day last week.   More...

LOTS OF LOVE

Watchdogs from three town outfits have been walking the Jamestown Shores neighborhood to inventory the 112 so-called tax lots. The Conanicut Island Land Trust protects the properties, which were acquired by the town through tax sales. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Todd and Kathy Merrill took The Jamestown Press along with them on their trip to Zion National Park, a Utah landmark highlighted by a 15-mile-long canyon that cuts through the reddish and tan Navajo Sandstone. More...

HAVING A BALL

Sharon Streif, Matt Bolles and Andy Wade, left to right, at the newly installed recycling bin for tennis balls at the Lawn Avenue courts. More...