September 28, 2017 RSS feed / News

Lawmakers let ‘evergreen bill’ veto stand

Two bills on Town Administrator Andy Nota’s radar going into the state legislature’s rare one-day session last week both landed on the side he hoped. More...

LET’S DO THE TWIST

Lilah Bowen, 5, was on pretzel duty at Saturday’s Oktoberfest at the Conanicut Marine boatyard. The festival, sponsored by the Jamestown Republican Committee, featured German sounds, suds and sausages.   More...

Father, daughter share love of high seas

Siwickis set record this summer in race from Marblehead to Canada

The National Weather Service had just issued a small craft advisory, but David Siwicki didn’t have a small craft. More...

ONCE MORE AROUND THE COVE AND THEN HOME FOR TEA

Natalie Pearl and Emmanuel Guerzon, of North Kingstown, enjoyed the beautiful day Tuesday by paddling around Potter’s Cove.   More...

URI gets $19M to study Narragansett Bay

With an eye on preserving the ocean’s health, the University of Rhode Island has been awarded $19 million to study Narragansett Bay, the largest estuary in New England and a crucial asset to the tourism and fishing industries.  More...

JOSE CAN YOU SEE THE WAVES

Jamestowner Colin Stawicki, left, and Robert Correia, of Westport, Mass., watch the water crash into the East Ferry seawall last Thursday. More...

Town sweeps crosstown soccer rivals

The Jamestown Soccer Association shined in its first crosstown schedule against North Kingstown, sweeping all four games Sept. 16 in the U-10 division.  More...

Time to start thinking about spring

The Island garden

As the fall approaches, I give the postman a hernia delivering bulb catalogs.  For some reason, it seems every flower salesman thinks I need more bulbs in my garden. More...

Coyote season opens Sunday

In an attempt to inject the fear of humans back into coyotes, town authorities are training with new weapons, tracking the packs and setting booby traps.  This weekend, however, news gets worse for the complacent canine.  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...

Tickets for Baptist church’s performance going on sale

Tickets for the CBC Players’ production of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Our Town” go on sale Sunday at Baker’s Pharmacy and Secret Garden.  More...

Residents ask town to help safeguard local Dreamers

A handful of residents waited three hours to tell the town councilors they should take a stand against President Donald Trump’s approach to immigration.  “We cannot wait while the General Assembly plays politics with people’s l More...

Challenge XII wins North American title

Although the North American 12 Metre championship was bookended by contradictory weather woes, Jamestown skipper Jack LeFort soaked up Saturday’s sunshine with a pair of first-place finishes aboard Challenge XII.  When Sunday’s races More...

Ocean State establishes sailing committee

A bill has been passed by the state legislature to establish the Rhode Island Sailing Events Commission, a panel tasked with attracting international regattas to Narragansett Bay.  More...

BATTLE OF THE ISLANDS

The Lawn School co-ed soccer team traveled to New Shoreham to compete in the inaugural tournament between teams from Aquidneck, Conanicut and Block islands. After finishing with a 2-0-1 record in group play against St. More...

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