August 23, 2018 RSS feed / News

Public comment being sought for Pell Bridge redesign project

Aim is to reduce traffic on span to and from Newport

Jamestown’s state senator and her Newport colleague are urging residents on both sides of the Pell Bridge to actively participate in the redesign project.  More...

Empty bank site again rumored to become restaurant

Whether a new restaurant is coming to the vacant Bank of America building on Narragansett Avenue depends on the source.  Alex & Ani founder Carolyn Rafaelian, who bought the downtown property in March 2014 for $650,000, owns the building tha More...

Council mulls placing permanent sculpture near East Ferry beach

A replica of the 10-foot-tall “Whale’s Tail” sculpture that graced the East Ferry parking lot for two weeks in July could made a permanent return. More...

AW, SHUCKS

ABOVE: Volunteers from the Jamestown Community Farm harvest sweet corn for the first time at its new field alongside the historic windmill on North Road. The land is owned by the Dutra family. More...

West Ferry sailor wins world championship

Despite not winning a single race in four days, a Narragansett Avenue Olympian and her teammate were crowned the top Snipe sailors in the world. More...

Local face is billboard’s focal point

Simon and Julia Milne both came to the United States to live the American dream. He was born in the United Kingdom; she was raised in Ukraine. They relocated across the Atlantic in 1983 and 1991, respectively, and met each other stateside. More...

Ruggiero: Worcester made better offer to PawSox

The PawSox have commenced their transition into the WooSox.  After nearly 12 months of rumored negotiations, the Pawtucket Red Sox announced last week the team will move from McCoy Stadium to New England’s second biggest city, Worcester, b More...

Community theater auditions on tap for ‘Shrek the Musical’

Auditions for the Jamestown Community Theatre’s fall production of “Shrek the Musical” are scheduled from 2-6 p.m. Sept. 9 at the recreation center, 41 Conanicus Ave.  More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Cedar Ridge Trail residents Aidan Beck, from left, Keri Hague and William Beck took The Jamestown Press to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. More...

COME AND GET ’EM WHILE THEY’RE HOT

David Dolce, above left, and Todd Merrill man the clam cake station during Friday’s community dinner at Central Baptist Church. More...

Spookie earns Ida Lewis race win

A team including a set of America’s Cup veterans, led by Olympic medalist Steve Benjamin, sailed Spookie to victory at the 14th Ida Lewis Distance Race, the second time in three years the Jamestown boat has won the overnighter. More...

SHORES PICNIC

The Jamestown Shores Association celebrated its 68th summer during an annual picnic at Head’s Beach along the West Passage of Narragansett Bay. More...