September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Town modifies parking plan at East Ferry

Ready to go to bid on $300K project

Following revisions to the blueprint approved in July, the town council gave the green light for the administration to finalize bid specs for the East Ferry parking lot.  More...

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Kayak tour will depart Park Dock Saturday

A kayak tour around Conanicut Point for experienced paddlers departs at 4 p.m. Sept. 30 at Park Dock, the town beach at the end of Broad Street. More...

Free e-waste recycling Saturday at the library

Residents will be able to recycle their e-waste for free from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 30 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

High Street resident Bruce Matoes was brought back to life after collapsing from cardiac arrest at the Narragansett Cafe, reported The Jamestown Press Oct. 4, 2012. More...

Breaking News - 10/3/2017 10:42 AM

Neronha throws hat into ring

Former U.S. attorney will run for Rhode Island AG

By Tim RielPeter Neronha, a fourth-generation Jamestowner and the U.S. attorney for Rhode Island during the Obama administration, announced his bid Tuesday morning to become the state’s attorney general. More...

Neronha likely to announce AG bid

Jamestowner poised to enter race Tuesday

Peter Neronha, the former U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, is expected to announce his bid for attorney general at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at East Ferry landing.  Since his resignation as U.S. attorney in March, it has been speculated   More...

News

Lawmakers let ‘evergreen bill’ veto stand

Two bills on Town Administrator Andy Nota’s radar going into the state legislature’s rare one-day session last week both landed on the side he hoped. More...

Coyote season opens Sunday

In an attempt to inject the fear of humans back into coyotes, town authorities are training with new weapons, tracking the packs and setting booby traps.  This weekend, however, news gets worse for the complacent canine.  More...

LET’S DO THE TWIST

Lilah Bowen, 5, was on pretzel duty at Saturday’s Oktoberfest at the Conanicut Marine boatyard. The festival, sponsored by the Jamestown Republican Committee, featured German sounds, suds and sausages.   More...

Upcoming Events

MEETINGS

Wednesday, Oct. 4 7:30 p.m., the planning commission will meet at Town Hall  Thursday, Oct. 5 7 p.m., the school committee will meet at Lawn School   More...

Films of the world roll into town this weekend

Ten films, chosen among 1,615 entries from 75 countries, will be screened more than 1,000 times in 250 cities on six continents in the next 12 days.  The only place in Rhode Island to view these finalists is at 17 Valley St.  More...

LIBRARY CORNER

JAMESTOWN PHILOMENIAN LIBRARY ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Mother Goose Time Wednesday, Oct. 4 10:15-10:45 a.m. Join us for “Mother Goose Time,” a play-based program featuring nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and books for children from birth to 2 years along with a parent or caregiver. More...