October 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Man wanted for pulling gun on local officer is arrested

The suspect who allegedly brandished a handgun at a Jamestown police officer during a high-speed pursuit along Route 138 is in custody, according to Police Chief Ed Mello.  More...

Editorial

Meet candidates, learn who they are

The upcoming candidate forums at the library — Oct. More...

Phrase of the week

Tinhorn: A contemptible person, especially one pretending to have money, influence or ability, this stems from the Old West. More...

Lyric of the week

When I see you, girl you turn my head, you make me dizzy I get a good vibration When I look into your big blue eyes, I start to quiver and shake  I get a strange sensation When you walk by me you strut around, More...

About Town

WALLACE the BRAVE

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Cast votes for annual pet calendar Saturday

The Humane Society of Jamestown will accept votes for its annual pet contest from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. More...

Library to screen film about World War I

A film about World War I starring Brad Pitt and Aidan Quinn will be screened at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the library, 26 North Road. More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

The state has given the town permission to begin emergency work at the North Pond reservoir, which includes reinforcing the dam with shale taken from the highway construction, The Jamestown Press reported Oct. 14, 1994. More...

Deneault receives opioid training

Rhode Island became the first state in the nation to launch a statewide strategy to combat the epidemic of opioid overdoses, and Jamestown’s second-incommand had a front-row seat. More...

Carr Lane affordable housing advances

Planning board divides lot, frees 1.3 acres for homes

The town is in the midst of negotiating a purchase-and-sale agreement that would set aside 1.3 acres on Carr Lane for affordable housing.  While Town Administrator Andy Nota has signed the sale side of the contract, Church Community   Housi More...

News

State bond questions to be outlined

EveryAdvocatesNight of two of the three statewide questions, which will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot, will discuss these proposed bonds from 7-8 p.m. Monday at the library, 26 North Road. More...

Tuesday is deadline to file for mail ballot

Voters looking to cast their ballots by mail have until Tuesday to file their application with the board of canvassers.  “Voters who are unable to head to the polls in November still have options for making their voices heard,” said More...

Old Glory flies in Arnold’s honor

Seventy-four years ago, in September 1944, Howard Weeden Arnold, a private first class in the U.S. Army, arrived in France with his company from the 104th Infantry Division. More...

Letters to the Editor

Solar power users do indeed save money

To the editor: I wrote an earlier letter explaining that a study of solar power on the regional grid showed privately owned solar arrays had saved all ratepayers $20 million during the course of just one week in July. More...

Democracy ignored in sanctuary debate

To the editor:  On Sept. 17, the town council suppressed participatory democracy and rubber stamped the administration and that is why I spoke up after the vote not to have an ordinance hearing.  More...

Upcoming Events

MEETINGS

Monday, Oct. 15  6:30 p.m., the town council will meet at Town Hall  Tuesday, Oct. 16  5:45 p.m., the tree committee will meet at the library  Thursday, Oct. 18   More...

Bay Voyage chef rolls out sushi class

A Super Bowl champion, a Tony Award winner and the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air have eaten his sushi, now Jamestowners will get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation process. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

JAMESTOWN, RHODE ISLAND NOTICE   More...