June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Maybe, civil discord is on the upswing

As 2016 ended, we wrote about our New Year’s wish for our fellow Jamestowners. More...

Justice Dept. must remain independent

ANOTHER VIEW

“I appointed you but you don’t serve me, you serve the American people.”  More...

Phrase of the week

Feather in his cap: American Indians often wore feathers to show their past bravery in wars. This led to the Americanization of the term for an honor or accomplishment of which a person can be proud.   More...

About Town

WALLACE the BRAVE

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Shores group to start planning beach party

The Jamestown Shores Association will begin planning for its annual beach party at 7 p.m. June 28 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

History lesson, BBQ at Park Dock Saturday

A nature walk at the Park Dock right-of-way begins at 5:45 p.m. June 24 at the end of Broad Street along the East Passage.  More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

Workers are busy installing an electrical cable across the bottom of the bay to replace the wire that was severed by a cruise ship’s anchor, The Jamestown Press reported June 22, 2000. More...

Town mulls secret ballots for budgets

Process would be more inclusive, less combative, proponents say

Although his colleagues seemed unsure at first why the issue was on the agenda, Republican Councilman Blake Dickinson’s appeal stimulated a passionate debate about the financial town meeting. More...

Dreary weather has had little impact so far

Summer officially started Tuesday, not that you’d know by the wet, cool weather that’s hovered in the area for most of the past month.  Still, several merchants said the rain hasn’t dampened their business and they’re loo More...

News

CAN YOU DIG IT?

Ben Brown, 3, helps the Conanicut Island Land Trust plant sunflowers Saturday afternoon at Godena Farm. Dozens of children played in the dirt alongside crews that worked the fields on their backhoes.   More...

Dickinson’s resolution shot down by Dems

He sought town referendum on target shooting prohibition

A resolution pushed forward on target shooting by Republican Councilman Blake Dickinson Monday night died without coming to a vote. More...

CONGRATULATIONS NORTH KINGSTOWN CLASS OF 2017

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Upcoming Events

Tickets on sale for fundraiser at arts center

Live oysters, live music and a live auction will highlight the Jamestown Arts Center’s biggest fundraiser of the year, which is scheduled from 7-10 p.m. June 30.  More...

LIBRARY CORNER

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MEETINGS

Tuesday, June 27 7 p.m., the zoning board will meet at Town Hall   More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION   More...