December 7, 2017 RSS feed / News

Town delays work at South Pond dam

Repairs to the South Pond dam, which the state is mandating, will not begin until July at the earliest.  “There is a risk that one or two storms could impact our work area and cause damage to the remaining earthen dam,” said Mike Gra More...

New state law will wrest control of wetlands decisions from town

A soon-to-be enacted state law regulating setbacks from freshwater wetlands, which is expected to be more lenient for homeowners, will supersede the town’s zoning ordinance.   More...

Wade: Inscribed bricks make good gifts

While bad children can expect coal when they awake on Christmas morning, Andy Wade is suggesting bricks for the kids that behaved. More...

Chorus concert will illuminate recreation hall

Two concerts this weekend will feature music about light at the darkest time of the year.  The Jamestown Community Chorus will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the recreation center, 41 Conanicus Ave.  More...

State workers begin project to renumber interstate highways

The state has started to install new signs to comply with the federally mandated highway renumbering program for its interstate highway system.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Art and Jan Washburn took The Jamestown Press to the First Baptist Church in Villa Rica, Ga., during a trip to see her family. More...

Robowolves advance to state championship

The Jamestown Robowolves, the robotics dynasty coached by Dory Street’s Michael Junge, have advanced to the state championship following their performance at Saturday’s qualifier.  More...

Mello: Officers aren’t filling quotas with traffic tickets

The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter to every police chief in the state, including Jamestown’s Ed Mello, urging them to obey a law that prohibits quotas.  Mello received the “unfortunate” More...

Buddhist scholar wants eyes wide open

Native Tibetan is fighting to improve vision of his neighbors in Nepal

The enduring effects of peace, love, kindness and compassion, along with everything else that is positive in human nature, from ethics to aspirations, are achievable when combined with the power of patience, according to Dr. More...

Historians seek Carr ornament for their ferry series collection

The Jamestown Historical Society’s new exhibit in the library celebrates the holiday season with a display of Christmas ornaments depicting sights around town.  There also are more than 20 years of Christmas greeting cards on display from More...

A GRAND DONATION

North Main Road resident Patricia Orsi donated $1,000 to the fire department to complete aesthetic renovations to the station on Narragansett Avenue. Accepting the check were firefighters Steve Teixeira and Jordan Smith.   More...

Skippers win first state title since ’67

The last time North Kingstown won the state title, Bart Starr was the reigning Super Bowl MVP following his performance in the NFL’s inaugural championship game. That drought ended Sunday at Cranston Stadium. More...

THE TIES THAT BIND

Reagan Donnelly and Rosemary Woodside work on their wreath during a recent inter-generational workshop sponsored by the Quononoquott Garden Club. About 45 teens and seniors participated.   More...

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