July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Art center’s top fundraiser will coincide with new paper exhibit

For the Jamestown Arts Center’s soiree Saturday night, Karen Conway, the curator of the newest exhibit, will borrow one of the pieces hanging in the “Paper-Made” show. More...

500 feet of miniature railroad track on display Saturday

People may not realize it, but Jamestown has its very own railroad. While it may not be as prominent as the nearby Amtrak or MBTA tracks, it is nearly their equal in terms of authenticity, albeit on a somewhat smaller scale. More...

Woody Allen wants to film at Beavertail

The State Properties Committee went into executive session on Wednesday to discuss filmmaker Woody Allen’s request to film at Beavertail State Park. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

The Jamestown Senior Center menu is listed below. The dining room is open from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3. More...

News of Record

Police Log

From July 15 to July 21 the Jamestown Police Department responded to 409 calls, resulting in 186 security checks. Officers also responded to two car accidents, 20 fire calls, 12 animal complaints, 13 parking complaints and eight alarms. More...

Overnight parking in Shores irks residents

Panel says area should be better enforced by police

Members of the Traffic Committee at their July 15 meeting heard complaints about out-oftown visitors creating a nuisance on public rights-of-way. More...

Central Baptist will be main stage for music festival

The sixth annual Newport Bridgefest will feature 54 performances in 25 venues throughout Newport County from Monday to Thursday next week. More...

Editorial

Islanders alarmed over parking, littering in residential areas

This week we learned that Jamestowners are voicing concern over the number of off-islanders parking overnight in their neighborhoods, wandering the streets at night and having fires on the beach. More...

About Town

5-Flavor Discount in concert on Sunday

The recreation department will present 5-Flavor Discount at Veterans Memorial Square at East Ferry on Sunday, July 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The family-friendly show is free and open to the public. More...

Learn to cook collard at farm demonstration

The Jamestown Community Farm will hold a cooking demonstration on the preparation of collard on Saturday, July 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. Collard is a large leafy green similar to kale. It can be a healthy addition to any diet. More...

Summer party at arts center on Saturday

Tickets are available for the Jamestown Arts Center’s fourth annual Summer Soiree that will be held on Saturday, July 26, from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Week of July 24

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 100 years ago came from the collection of the Newport Historical Society. 100 years ago From the Newport Journal, July 24, 1914 More...