June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

Kids put lot of work into recess effort

A group of Lawn fifth-grade students taught us all a valuable lesson in perseverance this spring by banding together to increase the amount of recess time they receive.  More...

Phrase of the week

Druthers: The saying means “if I were free to choose” and stems from I’d ruther, which is a whimsical American form of I’d rather dating to the 19th century.   More...

CORRECTION

In a June 14 article in The Jamestown Press titled “Gould Island restoration meeting delayed,” a board member was misidentified. His name is David Sommers. We regret the error.   More...

Statewide opioid crisis hits home for Jamestown and its police chief

ANOTHER VIEW

A recent article in The Jamestown Press reported on the statewide opioid overdose spike as Rhode Island heath officials issued a public advisory after seeing an increase in overdoses from May 21-27.  More...

Lyric of the week

I go down to Speaker’s Corner I’m thunderstruck  They got free speech, tourists, police in trucks  Two men say they’re Jesus; one of them must be wrong   There’s a protest singer singing a protest song — h More...