The Town of Jamestown has provided the following COVID-19 update.

“The RIDOH has begun to allocate a very limited amount of doses to each community. The vaccination will be offered to residents age 75 and older. We are in the process of contacting residents to schedule appointments for next week. We have ONLY 30 vaccines for this coming week. Residents will contacted by order of the oldest first. If you were born in 1928 or earlier and have not been contacted by my staff-please call 423-1213 X4328. Leave your name and best phone number-we will return your call”.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.