February 22, 2018 RSS feed / News

Town joins lawsuit vs. big pharma

Drug overdoses have been responsible for 1,679 deaths since May 2011, according to the state Department of Health, which means an average of 21 Rhode Islanders are buried monthly from abuse. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Beach Avenue’s Lauren and Makenzie Moriarty took The Jamestown Press to the Rock of Cashel in Ireland. Reputedly the site of King Aenghus’ baptism by St. More...

Dems urge against offshore drilling

Rhode Islanders with questions about President Donald Trump’s plan to permit oil drilling in waters surrounding the United States will have the opportunity Wednesday to question scientists from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.  More...

Deadline looms for shellfish farmers

The deadline is Wednesday to submit applications for commercial fishing licenses through the state Department of Environmental Management.  More...

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East Bay Met student raising money for her humanitarian trip to Bolivia

A Jamestown student at the East Bay Met School wants to expand her humanitarian portfolio, but unlike her past endeavors, this charitable trip requires an investment.  Because of travel expenses, Helen Van Cleef is asking the community for suppo More...

Euer backs measure aimed at gun control

In the wake of the Parkland school shooting last week in Florida, which resulted in 17 deaths, Jamestown’s state senator is among five Democratic lawmakers co-sponsoring a bill that would ban high-capacity magazines in Rhode Island.  More...

Report: Scammers impersonating sheriffs seeking money for fines

State police are warning Rhode Islanders of a telephone scam in which callers are imitating deputy sheriffs trying to collect fictitious fines.  More...

Realtors top 90 sales for second straight year

The record-breaking year in 2016 was tough to beat, but Jamestown Realtors said the 94 homes sold on the island in 2017 constituted a successful year. More...

ROLLING, ROLLING

Although it was winter break, it was warm enough Monday for Agustina Dursi, 8, from left, Maren Hatch, 6, and Kailah Hatch, 9, to ride their Razor scooters on Elm Street during their vacation from school.   More...