Cheryl Fernstrom, CMC
Town Clerk Pro Tem

I would like to thank everyone for their continued cooperation, patience and kindness that has been demonstrated by our community during the coronavirus outbreak in Rhode Island. As we know each and every individual can assist in preventing the spread.

Please be aware to ensure the safety of its residents and its employees Town Buildings will have limited access  to the public. We ask that you continue to take advantage of our services via phone, email and mail and they can be further explained below.

I like to provide you with the following options available:

Voter Information – Check your voter status, track your ballot, locate your polling place to vote by visiting the following link:

 Marriage, Birth and Death Certificates – Please visit the following link:

Land Evidence (Deeds/ Mortgages) – Please visit the following link to Search Land Evidence Records at Your Land Evidence Filings can be sent to us for recording at 93 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown RI. Attention Town Clerk or dropped in our Drop Box located at the back of Town Hall. Please include an email and we can scan and send your record after recording. Please also include a self-addressed stamp envelope for the return of your document.

I have also made arrangements for Window Service in the Back of Town Hall on the Back Patio, with the sign noted Window Service. Please contact our office.

Probate: For forms please visit the following website:  Probate Court Hearings we will assess as we move forward.

Dog License/ Rabies Clinic: The Rabies Clinic is postponed at this time. Starting April 1st: Please mail or utilize the Drop Box a Proof of Rabies Vaccination and Licensing fee is as follows: $6.00 Spayed and Neutered dogs and $16.00 Non-Spayed and Non-Neutered dogs. We are granting an extension for return on Licenses until May 30, 2020.

We will try to accommodate everyone to the best of our ability, while keeping us and you safe. I will provide updates as they become available. Thank you so much for your support during this time.

Yours truly,

Cheryl Fernstrom, CMC

Town Clerk


Cheryl Fernstrom, Town Clerk Pro Tem
Karen Montoya, Deputy Town Clerk
Denise Gamon, Probate Clerk

For general questions:
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
93 Narragansett Ave.
1st Floor
Jamestown, RI 02835
Phone (401) 423-9800
Fax (401) 423-7230


The Town Clerk serves as the secretary of the municipal corporation and is the keeper of the entire recorded history of the community and its people. The duties and responsibilities of this position are defined by the Rhode Island General Laws, Rhode Island Department of Health (Division of Vital Statistics), the State Constitution, the Town Charter and local ordinances. The Town Clerk is also an ex officio member of the Board of Canvassers. The Department of the Town Clerk consists the following divisions:

Town Council Records
Land Evidence Records
Registry of Vital Records
Board of Canvassers
Probate Court