May 31, 2018 RSS feed / News

Extension inked at Fort Wetherill marina

The boating association that leases the Fort Cove marina will remain there until at least 2030. The town councilors during their May 21 meeting unanimously approved a 10-year lease with the Fort Wetherill Boat Owners Association. More...

Water violations not linked to quality, councilors told

According to town engineer Mike Gray, residents should drink all the tap water they want. “There is nothing wrong with the water,” he said. More...

Local students earn academic honors, awards

These Jamestown students were recognized for their academic achievements.  More...

JAMESTOWN PARKS & RECREATION

Senior Services and Programs — Summer Schedule

Aqua TherapeuticsWho: Adults Ages 50+Where: Absolute Fitness (Transportation Providedfrom Senior Center)When: Tuesdays, 10:30AM – 11:15AM, Transportationleaves Center at 9:45AM More...

Jamestown Parks & Recreation 2018 Program at Lawn School

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State Senate OKs bills for gun control

School shootings across the nation has led the Rhode Island Senate to pass legislation aimed at gun control, including a so-called red flag law that allows courts to disarm people who are considered a threat. Sen. More...

Senior center set to sponsor tech workshops

Influenced by a documentary titled “Cyber-Seniors,” a heartwarming film about the growing generation gap during the computer age, college students from the University of Rhode Island will visit town to teach technology to their elders.&nb More...

Vestas can’t earn Volvo podium spot

Vestas 11th Hour Racing, the American team skippered by Bristol native Charlie Enright, has been mathematically eliminated from a podium finish during the 2017-18 Volvo Ocean Race. More...

Ditch your e-waste Saturday at library

Reading books and surfing the Internet won’t be the only things to do Saturday at the library.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Center Street residents Lori and Brian Halloran took The Jamestown Press to Smerwick Harbor on the tip of the Dingle Peninsula in Ireland. More...

No shellfishing near West Ferry

Dutch Harbor, from the northern tip of Fort Getty northeast to the mouth of the Great Creek, is closed to shellfish farming until Oct. 10.  More...

Fourth-graders ditch plastic for silverware

Melrose eyes ocean pollution with program

The fleet of the Volvo Ocean Race reached Europe after departing Narragansett Bay two weeks earlier, but the regatta’s message has left an impression in its wake. More...

A MEMORABLE MEMORIAL DAY

Draft horses from Side Hill Farm in Hopkington lead fire engines onto Watson Avenue during the Memorial Day parade Monday morning. More...

JAMESTOWN PARKS & RECREATION

Adult Services and Programs — Summer Schedule

Adult Pickleball Who: Adult ages 18+ Where: Recreation Center Gymnasium When: Tuesdays, 8AM-12PM & Fridays, 10AM-1PM Dates: May 18th- August 17th More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Aiden, from left, Annabelle and Andrew Tourtelotte took The Jamestown Press to the Al Fateh Grand Mosque in Manama. At 70,000 square feet, it is the largest place of worship in Bahrain, capable of accommodating 7,000 Muslim worshippers at a time. More...

Town meeting evolved throughout time

The participatory democracy of the town meeting is deeply rooted in Jamestown’s history, but the depth of individual involvement has changed since Colonial times. In the early 18th century, about 200 people lived on the island. More...

Get kids involved in gardening early

The Island Garden

I had a friend visit my greenhouses the other day. She was 7. More...

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