June 29, 2017 RSS feed / News

Cause of whale’s death still unknown

A necropsy was performed on the 32-foot whale carcass that washed ashore at Beavertail two weeks ago, but a spokeswoman for Mystic Aquarium said the results are pending. “The process generally takes several weeks,” Dale Wolbrink said. More...

Activist group warns against feeding coyotes at town parks

Visitors to the town’s parks are familiar with the signs that warn hikers about ticks, but there are new signs currently being erected that point to a different animal.  Using tracking data from the Narragansett Bay Coyote Study, picnic ar More...

Pell span reopens to four lanes

For the next 10 weeks starting today, the Newport Pell Bridge will return to its regular traffic pattern, with two lanes traveling in each direction.  More...

All 7 Senate hopefuls get signatures

Polling place now at Lawn not rec center

The seven candidates who declared their candidacy for the District 13 Senate seat in the state legislature are eligible to appear on the Aug. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Ann Gagnon, Tim Cotter, Sue Cotter, Rosemarie Ciccone, Claudette Cotter and Rick Cotter, left to right, took The Jamestown Press on a riverboat cruise from Paris to Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic.   More...

Baptists celebrate 150 years of worship

Food, music will be integral parts as church honors past, embraces future

As the temperature inched toward 85 degrees, six Central Baptist parishioners sat around the transept on a June morning with nothing but a table fan oscillating among them. More...

Spookie dominates at Block Island

A handful of Jamestown boats sailed in Block Island Sound during the Storm Trysail Club’s 27th biennial race week, but it was Steve Benjamin and Lincoln Mossop who celebrated victories, winning a combined 14 of their 16 races. More...

Restrooms installed at Mackerel Cove

Mackerel Cove is open for the season — and so are the new restrooms.  In the middle of last week, town workers began installing the portable pavilion, which comprises three separate pods so they easily can be moved to safety during hurric More...

BIG-TIME FUN AT REC CENTER

About 45 teens attended the barbecue to celebrate the end of school. The giant games were donated by the Payton Elizabeth Watson Memorial Foundation.   More...

Bridges merges with Middletown agency, will expand services

Two Narragansett Bay agencies that serve developmentally disabled adults have merged with hopes to expand their resources that provide clients with the support needed to live as active members of their community.  More...

Romash moves from politics to pastry

Former communications director eyes future as restaurant owner

It’s not yet known if Marla Romash moved to Clinton Avenue because Gore Street wasn’t available. More...

NEWLY ENGAGED

William B. Kopelcheck, the son of Mast Street residents William and Margaret Kopelcheck, is engaged to Blair G. Goldman, a native New Yorker whom he met while attending St. Lawrence University. More...

JAC summer soiree scheduled for Friday

Tickets still are available for Friday’s summer fundraiser at the Jamestown Arts Center, a party that coincides with the opening of its newest exhibit, “Word: Text in Contemporary Art.”  More...

PASS TO PERFECTION

Midfielder Jonathan Sanchez rushes downfield moments before passing to teammate Tanner Wadovick for the game-winning goal in overtime against East Greenwich, 11-10.   More...

SUCCESSFUL SOCCER SEASONS

The Jamestown Soccer Association’s under-14 team had a successful Father’s Day tournament in North Kingstown. More...

Volunteers needed to lead cleanups along Bay this fall

Jamestown residents interesting in keeping their hometown’s shoreline free of debris are being asked to locate sites and lead cleanup efforts at neighborhood beaches, fishing areas, boat launches and rights-of-way.  More...

SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

Sophie Primiano, left, is presented with a scholarship from Janet LaBranche, president of the Jamestown Women’s Club. She also was awarded with the W. Craig Armington scholarship from the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association. More...

Hams setting up shop at Beavertail

A bunch of hams will take over Beavertail State Park this weekend. Amateur radio operators from around Rhode Island will meet Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide mobilization spearheaded by the American Radio Relay League. More...

WALK-IN MOVIE

Jamestown Outdoors recently hosted an outdoor screening of the movie “Fishpeople.” There also was a kid’s dance party, yard games by Payton’s Pace, Hawaiian Jim’s shave ice and, of course, popcorn. More...

ON THEIR WAY TO BIGGER THINGS

Kindergarten students at Melrose School, above left, celebrate their graduation into first grade last Thursday by singers or their parents. More...

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