September 7, 2017 RSS feed / News

Deceased man found floating off Beavertail still unidentified

The police department is working with state troopers to identify a body found in the water Monday afternoon on the west side of Beavertail State Park, Police Chief Ed Mello confirmed Tuesday afternoon.  More...

Jamestown's Next Top Pet

All photos will appear in the 2018 Humane Society of Jamestown’s calendar  Top 10 vote-getters receive prizes, including a month of their own in the calendar.  See full contest details at www.jamestownpress.com. More...

Reed secures money for pair of shipyards

Two Rhode Island shipyards will benefit from more than $1.1 million in federal money to make capital improvements aimed at creating jobs and increasing the state’s growing defense industry.  More...

State offers $3M in recreational grants

The next round of matching grants from the Green Economy Bond, which already has benefited Jamestowners through the North Road playground and a feasibility study for a bicycle path across the Verrazzano Bridge, is offering $3 million to communities t More...

PITCHIN’ IN

Firefighter Roland Vigneault, left, collects a donation from Andy Mullins and his daughter, Michelle, to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. More...

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EUER SWORN IN AS STATE SENATOR

Dawn Euer, the Democrat who cruised to victory in the Aug. 22 special election for the District 13 Senate seat, is officially a member of the Rhode Island General Assembly.  More...

Vieira family returns to its roots in Azores

What started as a birthday present turned into an unforgettable experience for a Portuguese- American family that has lived in Jamestown for more than a century. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

University of Rhode Island student Tyler Woodward took The Jamestown Press to the Indonesian province of Bali during a break from working abroad in the Western Australian city of Perth. More...

BRIEFS

WWII vets needed for future documentaries   The World War II Foundation is looking for veterans to share their stories on camera from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Rhode Island PBS studios, 50 Park Lane, Providence.  More...

State joins bipartisan effort to curb elder abuse

With the growing number of American senior citizens, attorneys general from across the nation, including Rhode Island’s top law enforcer, Peter Kilmartin, have joined forces to combat elder abuse.  More...