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Deadline approaching to attend 1960’s reunion

The deadline to buy tickets to the Jamestown School reunion for students from the 1960s is June 1.  More...

Farm workers needed for upcoming season

Volunteers are needed to plant seeds, pull weeds and harvest crops at the Jamestown Community Farm, 90 Eldred Ave.  Hours are from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through September.  More...

Obituaries

Phyllis Ockene Hammel

Phyllis Ockene Hammel, of Weston, Mass., passed away peacefully May 19, 2018, at Stone Rehabilitation & Senior Living in Newton Upper Falls, Mass. She was 90 years old.  She was the beloved wife for 62 years of the late Dr. Herbert Hammel. More...

Peggy S. Maxwell

Peggy S. Maxwell, 98, “Nana Peggy,” formerly of Jamestown, passed away peacefully May 12, 2018. More...

Ferry trip complements visit to race village

About 100,000 visitors descended on Fort Adams to see the majestic Volvo Ocean Race fleet during its 13-day stopover, including boatloads of passengers who arrived the old-fashioned way. More...

Town asks architect to redraw Getty plans

Council wants rustic feel to the buildings

The architect hired to design two buildings at Fort Getty was directed back to the drawing board so he could capture the rustic scheme of the pavilion.  “We have a history of that place,” Councilwoman Mary Meagher said. More...

News

Council tables request for kayak racks

The town councilors Monday night postponed a decision on a proposal from a volunteer civic group to install four kayak racks intended to improve public access to the waterfront.  More...

Lawn students earn statewide accolades

Two Lawn School eighth-graders have culminated their academic careers in Jamestown with feathers in their caps. More...

LET’S GO ISLAND TREASURE HUNTING

Fifth-grader Ellie Tighe plays the victim while Lillian Smith dresses a fake cut with bandages after listening to proper techniques from an emergency medical technician. More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

The school department learned that North Kingstown is raising tuition $1,000 per student for the upcoming school year, which will increase the town budget by more than $200,000, The Jamestown Press reported May 25, 2000. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN  NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION   More...