September 13, 2018 RSS feed / News

Historical tour will allow visitors to roam homes, including Round House

Visitors will step back in time when four historic houses overlooking the Dumplings open their doors to the public Saturday.  More...

Brook Street painter on display at library

Earlier in his life, Wilson Pollock spent more than 40 years designing buildings as an architect. Nowadays, however, the 78-year-old Brook Street resident spends his time painting them. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Seaside Drive twins Xavier and Vivian Catallozzi, 4, traveled with The Jamestown Press to the continental divide at the summit of Glacier National Park in Montana. More...

Camp Lejeune vets eligible for benefits

Veterans who served at Camp Lejeune for at least 30 days between August 1953 and January 1988 are eligible for benefits if they contracted certain diseases.  More...

Fourteen yachts committed to Transatlantic Race 2019

With the preliminary deadline in its wake, the Transatlantic Race 2019 is boasting a maiden fleet of 14 yachts for its June 2019 departure from Narragansett Bay. More...

Lawn assistant is honored by peers

SUPPORT STAFF OF THE YEAR

Ana Barcelos-Rosa, a teaching assistant at Lawn School, has been named the district’s 2018-19 support staff of the year. The award was announced alongside the top teacher. “It’s an honor,” Barcelos-Rosa said. More...

GETTING STARTED EARLY

Lily Kincaid, from left, Willa McIntyre and Tessa Dourado, all 10, were offering homemade brownies and blondies to firefighter Ken Mulvey while he was on duty Friday at the Narragansett Avenue statio More...

Local team continues to walk to fight cancer

Group taking part in Boston event for Jimmy Fund

There will a handful of Jamestowners among the 9,500 walkers who will traverse the historic Boston Marathon course to raise money for the Jimmy Fund.  More...

Financial woes to keep SSV Perry tied to dock

The SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, the official tall ship of Rhode Island, will remain in Narragansett Bay while management rethinks the financial sustainability of the program. More...

A PICNIC IN THE PASSAGE

ABOVE: Christina Smith and her children, Michael, 6, Ann, 8, and Lillian, 11, at the ice cream table Sunday during the annual barbecue in the East Passage Estates. More...

SENIOR MENUS

The West Street Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Seniors should arrive for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Suggested fee is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance.  Friday, Sept. 14   More...

EMT training course begins Monday; volunteers needed

Two years ago, Dave Reardon decided he wanted to be a good neighbor.  In a community like Jamestown, there is no shortage of volunteer opportunities to accomplish that goal. But is there anything more virtuous than saving a life?  More...

Aquarium cites uptick in sea turtle sightings

Marine biologists at Mystic Aquarium are warning Narragansett Bay boaters the presence of sea turtles is increasing in the coastal waters off Rhode Island. More...

Librarian takes time to go beyond books

TEACHER OF THE YEAR Duva: Casey connects personally with ‘all 500 students’

Andy Moffit, the governor’s husband, arrived at Lawn School in June to surprise Charlene Tuttle, a sixth-grade science teacher. More...

Rhode Island Foundation tabs islander for its board

A Meadow Lane man has been named to the board of directors of the state’s largest contributor to nonprofit organizations.  James Wright was appointed last week to the board of the Rhode Island Foundation, which awarded $43 million in grant More...

Library to host recollections of 1938 hurricane all next week

The Jamestown Philomenian Library has partnered with local historians to relive the disastrous Hurricane of 1938, which is commemorating its 80th anniversary this month. The storm, which made landfall Sept. More...

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