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Band will release new CD during farm show

Tres Moutarde will perform music from the early 20th century beginning at 1 p.m. June 10 at the Jamestown Community Farm, 40 Eldred Ave.  More...

Author will read from debut novel Sunday

A San Diegan who lived in North Kingstown for 30 years will read from her debut novel at 7 p.m. May 29 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

Upcoming Events

MEETINGS

Thursday, May 25 7 p.m., the school committee will meet at Melrose School Monday, June 5 7 p.m., the financial town meeting will be held at the Lawn School gymnasium Wednesday, June 7  More...

LIBRARY CORNER

JAMESTOWN PHILOMENIAN LIBRARY ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

In honor of Memorial Day, the library will be closed Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29. It will reopen for its regular hours at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 30. More...

Officials warn of new tick virus

Lyme disease is the reason most Jamestowners scour their bodies when they return from the woods, but it’s another virus borne from deer ticks that’s making headlines.  More...

Bridge authority back to original solar site

The town councilors met in executive session Monday night to discuss the bridge authority’s interest in revisiting the Taylor Point site for its solar array.  More...

Town will honor Americans who paid ultimate sacrifice

Memorial Day parade is downtown Monday

Townspeople will have the opportunity Monday to remember Americans who were called to fight for their nation and never returned home. More...

News

Council opposes state bill aimed at zoning

The town councilors unanimously signed a resolution Monday night opposing the proposed Right to Farm Act, which would give farms carte blanche to host weddings, concerts and festivals on their properties.  The resolution has been sent to the sta More...

Local artist’s work is taking off

Craig Crawford’s undersea pieces are being displayed at T.F. Green Airport

As they arrive from overseas or depart the nation’s smallest state, thousands of travelers who scamper through T.F. Green Airport this summer will discover the undersea depictions of a Jamestown ceramicist. More...

HELPING HANDS

Ben Brown, Toby Brown and Lily Boesch, left to right, were among the volunteers Sunday who planted buckwheat and clover for the pollinator habitat at Godena Farm. More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

The town will begin using chemicals in catch basins to kill mosquito larvae that could become carriers of West Nile virus, The Jamestown Press reported May 25, 2000.  More...

Obituaries

Ellen L. Brownell

Ellen L. Brownell, 85, of Jamestown, died May 24, 2017. She was the daughter of the late Edgar Reynolds Arnold and Katherine Kerr Arnold. More...

Regina Teresa (Yergeau) Bourne

Regina Teresa (Yergeau) Bourne, 58, of Jamestown, died May 1, 2017.  Mrs. Bourne was born Jan. 25, 1959, in Yonkers, N.Y., the daughter of the late Normand and the late Marion (Preusse) Yergeau. She was the wife of Kevin P. Bourne.  More...

Robert E. Moorehead Sr.

Robert E. Moorehead Sr., 77, of Jamestown, passed away May 21, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.  He was the husband of the late Nancy L. (Nunes) Moorehead.  Born in North Kingstown, he was a son of the late Thomas E. More...