Sen. Reed fields tough questions

Jamestowners last week questioned U.S. Sen. Jack Reed about a wide range of issues with national, as well as local, significance. A Rhode Island Democrat and Jamestown resident, Reed was on hand for the latest in a series of “Community Conversations” hosted by the Central Baptist Church. The event, dubbed “The State of the Economy,” was facilitated by Pastor Kathryn […]

‘Farm Kids’ gets underway at Watson Farm

Watson Farm will offer Farm Kids, a six-week afterschool program for fifth and sixth-grade students. The program starts on Friday, April 30, from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and runs every Friday until June 4. The cost is $45 for Historic New England members and $60 for non-members. You may join Historic New England or renew when you register. Space is […]

Casey Farm veggie talk on April 22

Patrick McNiff of Casey Farm in Saunderstown will speak about organic farming, historic New England and the farm’s popular CSA (community supported agriculture) program at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Thursday, April 22, at 7 p.m. Members of Casey Farm’s CSA program receive a mix of fresh organic vegetables, fruits, herbs and pick-your-own flowers weekly throughout the 21-week season. Most […]

Chickens and eggs at the library

On Tuesday, April 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Jamestown library, former Jamestown teacher and Casey Farm volunteer Beth Weibust will present Project Chick. The program, sponsored by the Friends of the Jamestown Library, is suitable for children ages 3 to 13. It includes a 40-minute presentation about chickens, a talk on eggs and a five-minute period where […]


Deadline pending for Jamestown phonebook


Anticipation is in the air as the Jamestown Press prepares the 2010-2011 Jamestown Telephone Directory for publication. The local phonebook has become an island tradition and is compiled annually by the Junior Women’s Club of Jamestown. The phonebook has been a joint project between the Junior Women’s Club and the Jamestown Press for many years. Each year, the Press donates […]

A moving tribute

The face of spring

Island Calendar

Thursday April 15 8:30 a.m., Pilates, Jamestown Country Club, fee 3 to 8 p.m., Teen center, grades 7 to 12, recreation center 5:30 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Matthew’s Church Friday April 16 8:30 a.m., Mellow Vinyasa Yoga, Jamestown Country Club, fee 10 a.m., Gentle Yoga, Jamestown Country Club, fee 10:15 a.m., Storytime for ages 2 to 5, library 5 p.m., […]

Capacity crowd hears potential cuts to N.K. high school programs

Parents and students turned out in force Tuesday night for a joint budget meeting of the North Kingstown Town Council and the N.K. School Committee at Davisville Middle School. At issue were multiple suggested cuts to school programs – cuts that may affect many Jamestown students at the high school level. Programs slated for elimination include freshman sports, ice hockey, […]