October 5, 2017 RSS feed / News

Council, residents spar about FTM

Tempers flared Monday night during a discussion on whether the financial town meeting is a disenfranchising process because of its exclusive timing and small voting window. More...

Shores man named beer company VP

Mast Street resident Ted Audet has been named chief operating officer and executive vice president of Quality Beverage L.P., New England’s largest independent distributor of Anheuser-Busch products. More...

Recreation soccer offers a fun outlet

Light rain and a short-handed opposing team couldn’t keep Jamestown’s youngest soccer stars away from Eldred Field this weekend. More...

N. Kingstown pond stocked with trout

Just in time for the Columbus Day weekend, state environmental officials have stocked waterways across Rhode Island with 10,000 trout, including Silver Spring Pond in North Kingstown, just 6 miles from Jamestown at the intersection of routes 1 and 4. More...

WOLF PACK RUN A HOWLIN’ GOOD TIME

The entire student body of Jamestown ran laps on Friday at the Lawn Avenue fields for 20 minutes to raise money for the local PTO. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

David and Noah Robinson took The Jamestown Press on a journey nearly 10,000 miles away from their Cole Street home to Mossman Gorge in the Daintree Rainforest, Far North Queensland, Australia. More...

Five sailors rescued after catamaran capsizes

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued five sailors from their 32-foot catamaran Saturday after it capsized during the Sail of Hope regatta off Beavertail Lighthouse. More...

Scammers impersonating National Grid bill collectors

After receiving more than a dozen complaints, the Rhode Island attorney general is urging businesses to be wary of scammers claiming to be representatives from National Grid. More...

Part of North Main Road to be closed

Town workers are prepping North Main Road from Godena Farm north to West Reach Drive for reconstruction, which will include periods of single-lane traffic and complete closures. Work is expected to begin Oct. 16.  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...

Flag to fly Sunday in honor of soldier

Seventy-three years ago, in September 1944, Howard Weeden Arnold, a private first class in the U.S. Army, arrived in France with his company from the 104th Infantry Division. More...

Melges 20 world championship afoot

In its rich history, Narragansett Bay has hosted nearly every newsworthy regatta on the planet, from the illustrious America’s Cup to the grueling Volvo Ocean Race.  With a fleet representing 10 countries at the starting line yesterday, th More...

Verrazzano Bridge faced several setbacks

Twenty-five years ago, Oct. 17, 1992, nearly 40,000 people ran, walked and strolled across the Jamestown Verrazzano Bridge for the first time in history. Bands played. It was a beautiful autumn Saturday; the West Passage gleamed in the sun. More...

State urges residents to get flu vaccinations

State health officials are reminding Rhode Islanders the arrival of fall signals the dawn of flu season, which means vaccinations should start appearing on to-do lists.  More...

CROSS-COUNTRY COMPETITORS

Lawn School seventh-grader Emily Kallman sets the pace during the Sept. 26 cross-country meet against Chariho at Fort Getty. More...

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