January 11, 2018 RSS feed / News

Law change causes Jamestowners to rush to prepay property taxes

A change in how much state and local taxes can be deducted from a federal 1040 tax form in 2018 spurred a rush of folks to Town Hall during the last two weeks of December to prepay their property taxes. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

The McGrady family from Dutch Harbor took The Jamestown Press on Christmas vacation to Mahekal Beach Resort in Playa Del Carmen, a Mexican coastal town along the Caribbean shoreline. More...

Reed, Whitehouse oppose offshore drilling

Rhode Island’s U.S. Senate delegation is opposing President Donald Trump’s plan to expand offshore drilling in all American waters by repealing safety regulations.  More...

Donations needed for silent auction

Parents of Lawn School eighth-graders are asking local business owners to donate auction items that will benefit the class field trip to Washington, D.C.  More...

Zweir to be remembered on anniversary of death

Francis Xavier Zweir, born on Narragansett Avenue in February 1922, was killed in action during the Battle of the Bulge 17 days short of his 23rd birthday, Jan. 15, 1945. More...

Local squads to test their mettle at Lego championships

Forty teams from across Rhode Island will compete for the FIRST Lego League state championship Saturday, including 24 students representing four teams from Jamestown. More...

Town: Be on lookout for coyote traps

Town authorities are warning pet owners to be vigilant after a dog accidentally stepped into a coyote trap while walking near South Pond. More...

Residents responsible for overgrown sidewalk vegetation, officials warn

The town is reminding homeowners it is their responsibility to keep the sidewalks in front of their properties clear of vegetation growing from their yards.  “I notice a lot of the sidewalks are very difficult to traverse,” Councilma More...

ROCKING UNDER THE ROTUNDA

Among 3,000 Rhode Island students from 57 schools to perform at the State House in Providence were these members of the Lawn School jazz band. More...

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