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Central Baptist’s annual festival set for Saturday

Central Baptist Church is hosting its annual spring festival from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 17 on the church grounds, 99 Narragansett Ave.  More...

Watson Farm will host walking tour Saturday

An herbalist will lead a walking tour to identify medicinal plants from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 17 at Watson Farm, 455 North Road.  More...

Obituaries

Earl T. Culp

Earl T. Culp, 88, of Jamestown, passed away peacefully June 8, 2017.  He was the loving husband of the late Irma D. Culp.  Born in Hazelton, Pa., he was the son of the late Paul and Vesta (Bommer) Culp.  More...

Ruth (Vickery) Collins

Ruth (Vickery) Collins, 96, of Battery Lane, Jamestown, passed away at home Feb. 14, 2017.  She was the wife of the late Thomas E. Collins Jr.  Born Oct. 11, 1920, in Quincy, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Lawrence G. More...

7 vying for Paiva Weed Senate seat

Green Party candidate, independent join GOP nominee and 4 Dems

Seven candidates met Friday’s filing deadline to battle for Teresa Paiva Weed’s vacated Senate seat, although none of them hail from Jamestown.  Green Party candidate Gregory Larson, independent Kimberly Ripoli and Republican Michael More...

Water budget calls for 5.5 percent hike

If the town councilors approve the recommended water and sewer budget for fiscal 2017-18 Monday night, ratepayers will see a 5.5 percent increase in their next utility bill. More...

News

Shredded paper banned from curbside recycling

To comply with new regulations, Island Rubbish is no longer accepting shredded paper in its recycling bins.  Owner Cheryl Page, who said the company’s always encouraged the practice, has since been cautioning customers about the new rule e More...

Work now underway on eastbound lanes of Pell Bridge

Workers switched Tuesday to the eastbound lanes of the Newport Pell Bridge after completing the first phase to repair the 2-mile bridge deck.  More...

Melrose students introduced to Spanish

Adios, Espanol lecciones.  Kindergartners and first-graders said goodbye to their Spanish lessons following a six-week introduction to the nation’s second most common language. More...

Upcoming Events

MEETINGS

Thursday, June 15 7:30 p.m., the school committee meets at Melrose School  Monday, June 19 6:30 p.m., the town council meets at Town Hall   More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING   More...