May 24, 2018 RSS feed / 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...

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...

STOP AND SMELL THE FLOWERS

Bob Ryan with a germanium he purchased from the Quononoquott Garden Club’s annual plant sale Sunday at the Fort  Getty pavilion. More...

Councilman squawks about osprey pole site

The newly erected nesting pole for osprey at Mackerel Cove is for the birds — both figuratively and literally — according to Councilman Blake Dickinson.  More...

POW/MIA flag to fly at East Ferry

A new symbol of patriotism flying below Old Glory will be displayed year-round for visitors to East Ferry.  More...

Town saluting soldiers since McKinley

Memorial Day, which originally was called Decoration Day, began in the aftermath of the Civil War.  Upwards of 750,000 soldiers were estimated to have died in that war, along with an undetermined number of civilians. More...

Lawn students earn statewide accolades

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

Fireworks group looking for help

For the past decade, a trio of Jamestown men have been the driving force behind the Fourth of July fireworks.  The display has become wildly successful under their leadership, attracting an estimated 3,000 spectators to the eastern shore of Cona More...

School vacancy expires in November

The town’s legal team has ruled the vacancy on the school committee, which was created by Democrat Dorothy Strang’s May 3 resignation, will expire in November. More...

Advice on Medicare notices available to seniors

The town’s senior coordinator wants the local elderly population to familiarize itself with Medicare Summary Notices, the quarterly report mailed to patients with Medicare Part A and Part B. More...

Local veterans hope to avoid third strike with Memorial Day weather

Commanders of the local veteran posts are crossing their fingers for clear skies Monday morning.  Not since 2015 has a Memorial Day parade happened in Jamestown because of rain on two consecutive holidays. More...

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