February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Letters to the Editor

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Don’t toll truckers

Have you been following the issue on truck tolls? I think we should show support to the antitoll group fighting to stop the governor and the state legislature from erecting toll gantries across the state on virtually every main highway and road. More...

About Town

Frosty family

A family of snowmen on Coronado Street are refreshed by Monday’s snow. Despite dire warnings, the storm didn’t turn out to be much. More...

Cold play-ing

LEFT: Saxophonists Reese Montoya and Mary Kemmer. ABOVE: Trumpeters in the fifth-grade band play Friday night at Lawn School. Photos by Paulette Junge More...

Register online for driver’s education

Driver’s education will begin Feb. 29 for students at least 15 years, 10 months old by the first class. Classes are from 6-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through April 4 at the fire station. More...

Island History

Fishermen once called Beavertail home

From the late 19th century until World War II, the southern part of the Beavertail peninsula was primarily a private playground for fishermen and outdoorsmen. More...

News of Record

Bathroom fixes and new blacktop on tap

The Jamestown School Committee also reviewed several other aspects of the capital budget, including bathroom renovations at Lawn School and blacktop replacement at Melrose. More...

Legals

legal notice

Legal Notice Town of Jamestown Technical Review Committee Meeting More...

Tolling plan draws fire, but gets OK’d by state panels

The governor’s divisive tolling plan passed both financial committees of the state legislature Tuesday, but fireworks accompanied the progress of RhodeWorks through the chambers. More...

from india, with love

Patels celebrate 25th Valentine’s Day

They call themselves the “sandwich generation,” committed both to honoring their parents’ traditions in India and pleasing their 21st century children in America. More...

News

School officials propose makerspace for middle school

The plans for a proposed library renovation at Lawn School, which would include room for a makerspace, were presented to the Jamestown School Committee at its budget workshop last week. More...

Jamestown appoints new harbor commissioners

Two Jamestown men with an affinity for the sea will bring their passion to the town’s waterfront board. Dan Wurzbacher and Wayne Banks were appointed in December to the Jamestown Harbor Management Commission. More...

Capitol campaign

The Jamestown Rotary Club last Thursday presented the eighth-grade class from Lawn School with a donation for its June trip to Washington, D.C. More...

Upcoming Events

Library Corner

JAMESTOWN PHILOMENIAN LIBRARY ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Lego Thursdays Thursday, Feb. 11 3:30-4: More...

Divisional meet Sunday for North swim teams

On Valentine’s Day, girls on the swim team at North Kingstown will demonstrate their love of the sport as they battle for the division title. More...

Forum addresses workplace violence

What happens when violence erupts in the workplace? What is the cost to a company’s reputation? Well, it depends, according to the ALICE Training Institute. More...