April 26, 2018 RSS feed / News

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Gary Fergundes took The Jamestown Press to Australia’s Byron Bay to visit his grandson, Maverick Moran, for the boy’s first birthday. More...

Volvo race boats leave Brazil en route to Narragansett Bay

Under sunny skies and a building sea breeze, Vestas 11th Hour Racing departed Brazil for its homecoming leg to Narragansett Bay with the entire Volvo Ocean Race fleet alongside the American boat.  More...

DOUBLE, DOUBLE, TOIL AND TROUBLE

Lawn School eighth-graders Holly de Gray Birch, left, and Kelsey Gouveia participated Saturday in the 2018 Science Olympiad at Rhode Island College. More...

AMAZING ANIMALS ABOUND

Kyla Barron, 4, with the presentation’s biggest performer, Wally the alligator. More...

Explore the world of textiles at arts center

Visitors to the Jamestown Arts Center will be able to discover the connection between fiber and function Saturday from artists who will double as tour guides as they wander the galleries and rooms of 18 Valley St. More...

HITTING THE STREETS

Nancy Beye, from right, and Tom Tighe were canvassing Narragansett Avenue from the fire station Sunday looking for signatures for their petition. More...

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Community advice sought for library’s strategic plan

The Jamestown library board of trustees is hosting two meetings next week to gather input from residents as it formulates a strategic plan for the library’s future. The sessions are from 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 30, and 10 a.m. More...

Island man brings Gilbert Stuart to life

Famed painter’s birthplace opens for season Sunday

When the birthplace of iconic portraitist Gilbert Stuart opens for the season Sunday, visitors will learn about the Colonial Rhode Islander from a Jamestown man with a colorful history of his own.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

The Rev. Kurt Satherlie, from right, and his wife Jennifer took The Jamestown Press to Merritt Island in Florida to visit with Pam and John Bush at their new home. More...

Officials reprise coyote warnings

With the weather warming, coyotes are leaving their dens and becoming routine sightings in town.  Because of this, both local authorities and state environmental officials continue to plea with residents not to feed these wild animals.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Romil, Roma, Jay, Varsha and Ilesh Patel, left to right, took The Jamestown Press atop the Cathedral of Florence in Italy. More...

A YEAR TO REMEMBER

Orient Avenue resident Diann Uustal was named one of 12 masters swimmers of 2017 by Swimming World Magazine. This is the third time she has been recognized with the award, having also won in 2011 and 2016. More...

Time to start planting — or is it?

The Island Garden

A question I always get in the early spring is, “When can I plant outside?” With the cold weather we’ve had, I’d say mid-August at this rate. More...