January 18, 2018 RSS feed / News

New senior coordinator begins role this Monday

After a four-month search, the town has named Betsey Anderson as the town’s new senior coordinator. Anderson, 44, comes to the job with a history of working with senior citizens dating to 1996. More...

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Jamestown postman Tee-Jay Short took The Jamestown Press to U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to watch the Minnesota Vikings beat the Chicago Bears on New Year’s Eve. More...

Reed wants federal dollars to help fix Lawn, Melrose schools

In an effort to modernize public schools to boost student achievement, U.S. Sen. More...

Grants available to farmers, fishermen

To increase the competitiveness of local food in the marketplace, the state Department of Environmental Management is awarding $380,000 to farmers and fishermen across the Ocean State.  These grants already have invested $3 million to accelerate More...

Whitehouse appointed to powerful Senate panel

The Ocean State now has two U.S. senators with financial firepower in Washington, D.C. More...

Gould Island: Scuttape to bird sanctuary

In Narragansett Bay, a little less than a mile off Conanicut Island’s eastern shore, lies Gould Island, the third of the major islands that comprise the town of Jamestown. It is about 1,000 yards long, and between 200 to 250 yards wide. More...

Wickford relocation has allowed Ocean Essence to expand services

Following 15 years of relaxation in Jamestown, Ocean Essence has been rejuvenated 9 miles west of its former location. More...

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The Tuff and Wright families brought The Jamestown Press to Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park in Costa Rica on New Year’s Eve. The volcano, which stands 6,286 feet above sea level, last erupted in September 2011. More...

Classical duo to showcase Chopin

Free concert set for this Sunday at St. Matthew’s

A Belarussian violinist with more than 6 million views on his YouTube channel will be joined by a familiar face Sunday for the first community recital of 2018.  More...

Ruggiero bill would protect kids left unattended in cars

Jamestown’s state representative is co-sponsoring a bill that would make it illegal to keep children unattended in motor vehicles for longer than 15 minutes.  More...

Saracino tapped for 12th term as town tree warden

For the 12th consecutive year, Steve Saracino will oversee tree management on public property.  Saracino, a license arborist who graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in landscape design, unanimously was reappointed to the More...

Local students recognized for academics

These Jamestown students were honored by their schools during the 2017-18 academic year:  • Hollister A. More...

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