November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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The West Street Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Seniors should arrive for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance. More...

Bonfire at Fort Getty to celebrate schools

There will be a bonfire to celebrate the academic success of Lawn and Melrose schools from 5-9 p.m. Nov. 18 at Fort Getty, 1050 Fort Getty Road.  More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

Michael P. Smith, a retired U.S. Navy commander, died from a heart attack following his third annual Veterans Day speech at East Ferry, The Jamestown Press reported Nov. 16, 1989.  More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING   More...

Duva: Single school not viable option

Estimated $38M building wouldn’t be reimbursable

Not only would the cost to build a new school building be through the roof, taxpayers would have to foot the entire bill, the town councilors learned at their Nov. 6 meeting. More...

Repairs done early; no 24/7 lane closures until spring ’19

NEWPORT BRIDGE

Work on the eastbound approach to restore decking on the Newport Pell Bridge was completed nearly a month ahead of schedule, ending the frustrating 24/7 lane closures that have plagued motorists since spring. More...

News

Golf course greens being damaged by chemicals used for wastewater

Nota: Changing disinfection process is not cost-effective

While the town continues to ponder a new clubhouse at the golf course, the operators are focused on fixing a problem impacting play.  According to Town Administrator Andy Nota, the sodium hypochlorite used to treat the effluent at the wastewater More...

Renovated fire station opens to public Saturday

Twenty-nine months ago, taxpayers in town approved $2.2 million to expand the facility on Narragansett Avenue to consolidate firefighters and rescue workers under a single roof. More...

CELEBRATING GOOD TIMES

RIGHT: Native Jamestowner and poet Teresa Murray reads a prayer she wrote Saturday night at the Conanicut Yacht Club during Central Baptist Church’s sesquicentennial dinner. More...

Upcoming Events

MEETINGS

Monday, Nov. 20 6:30 p.m., the town council will meet at Town Hall   More...

LIBRARY CORNER

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

The library will close Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. and be closed Thursday Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving Day More...

Shakespeare with a twist coming to town

Hip-hop will meet William Shakespeare during a production this weekend by the collaborative Brown University and Trinity Rep graduate program. More...