September 14, 2017 RSS feed / News

Pell Bridge construction delays set to resume in both directions

Following a summer with four open lanes, deck work on the Newport Pell Bridge re-convenes Tuesday on the eastern approach, limiting traffic to one lane in each direction. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Along with The Jamestown Press, Dave and Dianne Piccoli took their grandchildren, Koran and Tyde, on safari in Kenya and Tanzania. More...

BRIEFS

Coast Guard closes Block Island station   The Coast Guard station on Block Island, which closed last week for winter, will re-open at the end of March for Memorial Day weekend.  More...

Business booming for young entrepreneurs

Who’s a Good Dog?  The newest business in Jamestown is, that’s who.  More...

Four photographers eye Cuba through their lenses

Unlike most Caribbean islands, Cuba is not a haven for American tourists.  The Cold War and the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion severed ties between the two nations, leading to an embargo that still remains in effect.  More...

Council could vote on new playground design Monday

Work has started on the Valley Street sidewalk phase of the playground project, but the parks department is hoping the town councilors will vote on the proposed design Monday night so workers can take the next step. The meeting starts at 7 p.m.  More...

Rhode Island must continue to expand manufacturing labor pool

Capitol Corner

Manufacturing in Rhode Island is alive and well, but not the manufacturing from the days of our grandparents. More...

Cyclists on bridges not expected to impact traffic

Although hundreds of bicyclists are expected to traverse the iconic bridges of Narragansett Bay Sunday, the riders are expected to have a minimal effect on traffic, a spokeswoman for the event said.  More...

Ferry Meadows neighborhood built to boost tourism

Area is focus of society’s historic house tour Saturday

Just 378 people lived on the island in 1870 — mostly farmers — and the population was shrinking.  More...

Corinthian cup competition has begun on Narragansett Bay

If experience is the key to success, then the list of favorites has to start with the three teams that are helmed by sailors who have competed in every New York Yacht Club Invitational Cup.  More...

Glass artist, printmaker team up on natural world exhibit at JAC

A multimedia collaboration between two women, which has been growing in the Jamestown Arts Center, has reached its full evolution.  More...

Recreational soccer season gets under way at Eldred Field

The Jamestown Soccer Association kicked off its recreational season Saturday on a beautiful morning at Eldred Field. More...

PAIR OF MILLION-DOLLAR MOVERS

Lila Delman Real Estate closed two milliondollar deals in the span of eight days ending Friday, including the Beavertail property at 102 Battery Lane, which sold for $1.63 million. More...

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