November 9, 2017 RSS feed / News

Muzzleloader season open for deer hunters

Deer season for muzzleloaders opened statewide Saturday, which means hunting with guns will commence on four municipal properties under the town’s cooperative program.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Varsha Patel took The Jamestown Press to Tibet for a spiritual journey 18,550 feet up Mount Kailash, a significantly sacred site on Earth according to four religions: Bon, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. More...

Orthodontist offering $1,000 scholarship to high-schooler

For the fourth consecutive year, Dr. Robert Semco, a Jamestown orthodontist who practices in Middletown, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a Newport County high school student. More...

KNIGHTS SERVE COMMUNITY

Matthew McGuire, left, gets some salad to-go from Marcel Lonneman during the Knights of Columbus’ annual community dinner Saturday at St. Mark. The menu also featured pasta and meatballs.   More...

School board OKs air quality, transgender policies

With millions of dollars in repairs looming, school officials have taken the next step to recoup a piece of that pie. More...

SPANNING THE ISLAND — WIDE WORLD OF SPORTS

The U-12 boys’ traveling soccer team finished the fall 2017 season atop its division with an undefeated 7-0 record, including four shutouts. More...

A Brown student for cleaner living

Nathan Housberg invents miniature washer-dryer for dorms, hotels

It took fewer than two minutes for a Jamestowner to convince judges his economical laundry system for college students was a spotless solution to a dirty problem. More...

Coat drives in town to benefit needy

With the colder weather arriving, needy Rhode Islanders will be searching for coats, mittens and hats to keep them warm through New Year’s and into the spring.  Jamestowners will have two opportunities to help those neighbors.  More...

Historical exhibit honors town veterans

Men and women from town have served gallantly in every American war since the founding of the colony.  For the November exhibit in its display case at the library foyer, 26 North Road, the Jamestown Historical Society selected memorabilia from v More...

First phase of road project done

While some residents have conveyed their complaints to workers through car windows, Town Administrator Andy Nota said the multi-year project on North Main Road will save taxpayers about $2.5 million. More...

Turbine talks resurface as bond is extinguished

Although the town councilors quashed a $6.5 million bond to erect a wind turbine at Taylor Point, a discussion about renewable energy resurfaced at Monday night’s public hearing.  The bond, which narrowly was approved by voters in November More...

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