April 12, 2018 RSS feed / News

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Katie, from left, Susan, William and Hudson Sellers took The Jamestown Press to the Chateau Frontenac in Quebec City, Canada, for spring break. More...

Library to come alive with luck of the Irish

Ed McGuirl, Slackwater String Band will take the stage Sunday

While April 15 is the traditional deadline for filing taxes, since it falls on a Sunday this year, the federal government has extended the deadline by 48 hours. More...

READING IS FUN-DAMENTAL

Fourth-graders Fiona Wilk, left, and Zoe Melucci dressed as their favorite book characters to celebrate the school district’s annual reading week. The girls dressed as Mary Poppins and Raina from “Smile,” respectively.   More...

Ballplayers will be assessed Saturday

Because of wet field conditions, the annual assessment for baseball players has been rescheduled to Saturday.  The Jamestown Baseball Association also has available roster spots for its Babe Ruth team, which is for players ages 13-16. More...

Oft-delayed eatery plans May opening

After several construction setbacks, the owners of Angel’s Kitchen finally hope to open next month.  John Martin and Michelle Clark bought the former House of Pizza last summer. More...

Several scholarships available for local students

Fort Wetherill boaters are offering $500 to a Jamestown student who wishes to pursue a career on the sea, joining four other donors with available scholarships for Jamestown residents. More...

CRUSHING THEIR WAY TO VICTORY

The town’s fourth annual dodgeball tournament drew a large crowd to the rec center Friday. Players were divided among nine teams: the East Ferry Captains, West Ferry Wolfpack, Conanicut Coyotes, Island of Misfit Toys, More...

Garden club seeking perennial donations

The Quononoquott Garden Club is calling all green thumbs to donate their perennial plants for the upcoming sale at the Fort Getty pavilion. The event, which is the club’s major fundraiser of the year, is scheduled for May 19.  More...

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Mello tabbed for task force on gun safety by governor

Ed Mello, Jamestown’s police chief who led the charge for a so-called red flag law in Rhode Island, has been appointed by Gov. More...

Rift between town, seniors deeper than list of concerns

Swirling rumors about the divide between town staff and senior citizens were confirmed last Thursday during the inaugural meeting of a working group established to mend that relationship. More...

Town proclaims April 27 as Arbor Day

Efforts by town officials to become a Tree City USA for the 16th consecutive year have commenced with the town council’s annual resolution proclaiming April 27 as Arbor Day.  The designation is administered nationally by the Arbor Day Foun More...

Aquaculture deal will allow cages to float

An objection from Westwind Drive residents against a state assent that would have allowed 595 more floating oyster cages in Dutch Harbor has partially succeeded. More...

SHORES HOME FETCHES $1.5M

The property at 229 Seaside Drive in the Jamestown Shores neighborhood recently sold for $1.48 million, according to Lila Delman Real Estate, which represented the buyer. More...

MOVING INTO THE NEIGHBORHOOD

Workers and a crane operator were busy Tuesday morning fitting sections of modular homes into place at the corner of Arnold Avenue and North Road. Permission was given in December for the property to be subdivided into two lots. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

East Shore Road resident Aidan Bailey, 8, took The Jamestown Press to Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta to compete against 14 riders during the KTM Junior Supercross Challenge. He finished in second place.   More...

Historic cemetery in grave need of facelift

To commemorate Rhode Island Historic Cemetery Restoration & Awareness Day, local historians will sponsor a cleanup of the Josiah Arnold cemetery, Jamestown’s oldest extant burial ground. Volunteers are needed from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...