November 2, 2017 RSS feed / News

AND THE BAND PLAYS ON . . .

Conductor Don Smith leads the Jamestown Community Band during its performance last week at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. More...

Show money will be given to aid victims of hurricanes

Inspired by the Royal Exchange Theater in England, Central Baptist Church will donate proceeds from its production of “Our Town” to hurricane relief.  More...

Baptists’ history in town actually dates to 1841

Baptists established themselves in Rhode Island more than a century before the American Revolution, although no formal congregation existed in Jamestown until June 1841. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Kate Shuhy, Larry Shuhy, Bonnie Hogan, Greg Desnoyers, Roswitha Walker and Bob Fadden, left to right, took The Jamestown Press to the Blarney House on the grounds of the Blarney Castle near Cork, Ireland. More...

Ex-resident pleads guilty to doling out cash for opioids

Dr. Jerrold N. More...

FIREFIGHTERS VISIT MELROSE

Volunteer firefighter Dave Bento describes the equipment he uses in emergencies to kindergarten students at Melrose School last Thursday.   More...

EAST FERRY TIDE CHART

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Tip Top Architecture wins U-10 tournament

Led by Teague Andrew and Matthew Moretti, Tip Top Architecture won the U-10 tournament Saturday at Eldred Field during the final week of games for the Jamestown Soccer Association.  More...

New business hopes to keep ’em hoppin’

Beer enthusiasts will be buzzing about new retail store in Bomes

After nearly 18 months of renovation, the historic Bomes Theatre on Narragansett Avenue is welcoming its final tenant. More...

A NIGHT OF TRICKS AND TREATS

Matt Theriot, 6, enjoys the foam pit next to the fire station Tuesday night. The annual soapy shenanigans is a favorite among trick-or-treaters, as firefighters rain foam down on them. More...

Volunteers needed for tax filing season

The Newport County AARP is seeking volunteers to become certified tax preparers for the 2017 filing season.  The association annually offers free tax preparation for hundreds of residents, including semi-weekly office hours at the North Road lib More...

Veterans ready for their close-up

Jamestowner heads effort to display their artwork

In the spring of 2016, a unique art exhibition was unveiled in Providence at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. More...

AMERICANS LEAD THE WAY

Vestas 11th Hour Racing passes a cargo ship in the Strait of Gibraltar during the first leg of the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race from Spain to Portugal, a 1,650-mile journey. More...

Grant aims to help save salt marshes from climate change

Marine scientists in Rhode Island have been tapped by the federal government to develop strategies that will protect salt marshes from climate change.  More...