March 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Town, seniors need an understanding

Oftentimes, two sides can have the same goal but want to get there in different ways. That can lead to unnecessary conflict arising, especially when individual personalities or agendas obscure the greater good. More...

Phrase of the week

Up the river: This expression was popularized in 1930s gangster movies. In New York City, habitual offenders or those who committed very serious crimes were sent up the Hudson River to Sing Sing prison. More...

Lyric of the week

We got somethin’; we both know it; we don’t talk too much about it  Ain’t no real big secret; all the same, somehow we get around it   Listen, it don’t really matter to me baby  You believe what you want to beli More...

About Town

WALLACE the BRAVE

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Listen to Celtic tunes during Sunday concert

A side project of the Rhode Island-based band Pendragon will perform at 3 p.m. March 11 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

Rescheduled lantern parade set for Sunday

A lantern parade that was rescheduled because of the nor’easter Friday will begin at 6 p.m. March 11 at the Jamestown Arts Center, 17 Valley St.  More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

While cutting brush at Beavertail State Park for tick prevention, workers uncovered a World War II defense called Battery Whiting, The Jamestown Press reported March 11, 2004.  More...

Obituaries

Nicholas Baccari

It is with great sadness that the family of Nicholas Baccari share his passing on March 2, 2018, after a long battle with addiction. He was the beloved son of Susan Baccari of Jamestown and Scott Christopher of Charlestown.  More...

Dr. Jean-Guy E. Schilling,

Dr. Jean-Guy E. Schilling of Jamestown, passed away Feb. 27, 2018. Born in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1936, he is the son of Jeanne Mathilde (Uzel) Schilling-Guerin and stepson of Charles Guerin.  More...

Administration unveils $24.4M plan

Nearly $1M is earmarked for capital improvements

Administration unveiled a preliminary $24.43 million budget to the town councilors Monday night that falls just below the maximum 4 percent increase allowed by the state. More...

Clubhouse fate still uncertain

Council wants better sense of all future debt

Although the majority of town councilors are leaning toward a $2.9 million clubhouse for the Jamestown Golf Course, the vote was tabled Monday night while the administration prepares a better picture of the financial future.  More...

News

Board OKs beer, wine at Village Hearth

When the owners of the Village Hearth Bakery are grilling pizzas in their wood-fired ovens, they occasionally like to wet their whistles while they work.  After receiving approval from the zoning board of review, the customers across the counter More...

Textile exhibit opens tomorrow

An exhibit that opens tomorrow night will showcase artists working with fiber and surface design in unique ways that connect them intimately with the audience. The opening reception for “Con/textile/ized” is from 6-8 p.m. More...

MMM MMM GOOD

Colby Engberg, 11, enjoys avocado mousse Feb. 27 at the recreation center following a cooking class with Lean Rosin Pritchard, a Jamestown native who co-founded the Fort Getty farmers market. More...

Letters to the Editor

Town needs law to protect immigrants

To the editor:  In March 2017, the Jamestown Town Council passed a resolution supporting state legislation that would set statewide policy and procedures to guide how law enforcement agencies interact with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. More...

Upcoming Events

JAMESTOWN PARKS & RECREATION

Senior Services and Programs — Spring Schedule 2018

To register for programs, please visit the Senior Center Recreation Center weekdays or register online at Jamestown.recdesk.com. Any questions regarding programs, please call Betsey Anderson @ 423-2761 or e-mail @ banderson@jamestownri.net. More...

JAMESTOWN PARKS & RECREATION

Adult Programs — Spring Schedule 2018

ADULT 30+ BASKETBALL   More...

JAMESTOWN PARKS & RECREATION

Youth and Teen Programs — Spring Schedule 2018

YOUTH PROGRAMS YOUTH SOFTBALL LEAGUE More...