November 30, 2017 RSS feed / News

Schools eye lunch policy change

Rules for kids with no food draw concern

The school committee tweaked its policy about cafeteria meals after members expressed concern that it allowed certain students to go hungry if they didn’t bring lunch from home. More...

Euer set to host Dec. 5 town hall

Dawn Euer, the Democratic lawyer from Newport who handily won a special election in August to replace Teresa Paiva Weed, has scheduled her first constituent meeting as a state senator.  Euer wants to hear from Jamestowners at 6 p.m. More...

Jamestown musicians helping homeless

Jamestown musicians Ed McGuirl and Joe Lambiase will be among 19 Newport County acts entertaining audiences next week while raising money for the homeless.  More...

Raimondo blasts National Grid for planned rate hike

Following a legislative backlash because of its response to the Halloween storm that caused historic power outages, National Grid now is receiving criticism from the governor after the utility company announced it wants to increase rates.  More...

Islander to be feted with AARP’s top award at Dec. 10 ceremony

A Seaside Drive man who has spent two decades as a top-ranked volunteer for the AARP will be honored in December with the organization’s most prestigious award.  More...

SOCIETY GETS UP-CLOSE OPERA HOUSE VIEW

Jamestown Historical Society members Connie Rainone, Ralph and Delia Klingbeil, Jim Buttrick, Mark and Debbie Swistak, Craig and Stephanie Amerigian, Rosemary Enright, Gabrielle Highstein, Dennis Webster and Jane Milner recently visited the Newport O More...

Generations of growers keep growing

Volunteers of all ages help community farm thrive for 17 years

It was March when Bob Sutton began planting seedlings in the greenhouse.  As they began to sprout from the soil, Sutton came across newspaper articles on Sophia Primiano, Sterling Dintersmith, Nathan Housberg and the Sullivan brothers, Chris and More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Intrepid Lane residents Mo and Linda Gaitonde took The Jamestown Press to the Normandy American Cemetery in France. The cemetery, which memorializes U.S. More...

Vestas earns Volvo Ocean bronze

Following 7,000 miles at sea from Portugal to Cape Town, it was another podium finish for Vestas 11th Hour Racing, the American-flagged boat that arrived Friday in South Africa.  More...

Skippers head into Super Bowl undefeated

Regardless of the outcome against their crosstown rivals in the annual Thanksgiving game, the North Kingstown Skippers were destined to play against Moses Brown in the Division II Super Bowl.  It will, however, be nice to enter that game undefea More...

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