August 4, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Keeping track of an island osprey

A young member of our community is about to make a trip of a lifetime. More...

News

Playing for a good cause

These golfers partici-pated Monday in the Jamestown Gulls Golf League’s annual charity tournament at the Jamestown Golf Course. This year’s recipient will be the National Association for Autism Research. More...

M.F. Smith celebrates 30 years in business

Mike Smith has been active in the island community

“I was married, had a mort-gage and needed a job,” says Mike Smith of his start in the con-struction business. Now, 30 years later, Smith — owner of the gen-eral contracting firm M.F. More...

Winners announced in annual contest

Winners in the annual Village Beautification Contest, sponsored by the Quononoquott Garden Club, were presented with certificates from the club in honor of their beautiful plantings around the village. More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

Thursday Aug. 4 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of August 4

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 25, 50, 75, and 100 years ago from the Newport Daily News comes from the collection of the Newport Historical Society. More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

The following construction per-mits were filed recently in Town Hall: More...

Police Court

Drug charges filed Joseph M. Carr, 50, of 45 Pemberton Ave. was charged Aug. 3 with drug violations after a 1:30 a.m. traffic stop on Arnold Avenue. More...

Fire Runs

12:18 p.m., July 26, all units turned out for an extinguishing sys-tem malfunction on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Are regulations putting the lobsterman out of business?

During the Colonial period in Newport, Quakers filed com-plaints about the inhumane treat-ment of slaves in transit because they were forced to eat lobster several times a week. More...

Many issues on agenda for next council meeting

Assessment, burning, costs, deer, exemptions, farms… Alpha-betically, or otherwise, the Town Council deals with a multitude of topics and issues, sometimes monumental and sometimes not. More...

Explore the sea at Beavertail Aquarium

“We get 50 or more visitors a day,” says Sagel Harde at the Beavertail Aquarium. More...

Letters to the Editor

LETTERS

Deer panel suggestions Really! Formation of a committee takes about a month! It should be evident by passed actions of the Town Council that large committees rarely get anything accom-plished. In this case perhaps it is their aim! More...

Sam Bari

Congratulations! You’re still here

You can’t beat a system you can’t understand

Last week my brother-in-law retired and we reminisced about the last half-century. “The Times They Are A-Changin’” hasn’t been more true during any other period in recorded history. More...

About Town

Library needs your help with survey Today, Aug. 4, the Jamestown library is sending out a communi-ty survey in preparation for writ-ing a new long-range plan. More...

Upcoming Events

Beavertail Lighthouse tower open Aug. 20

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association has announced that the lighthouse tower will be open to the public on Saturday, Aug. 20, from noon to 2 p.m. More...

Get your tickets for the talent show

The stage at the Jamestown Community Center on the evening of Aug. 18 will be filled with exceptional local talent at the 16th annual benefit talent show produced by the Jamestown Community Chorus. More...

Magician to perform at library

Rainbows and snow storms: The magic and comedy of Harry Leaman More...

Obituaries

Sally Speare Lutyens, 77

Sally Speare Lutyens, 77, compos-er, writer, artist, teacher and creative spirit died peacefully on July 22, 2005 at her home in Falmouth, Maine, after a two month battle with cancer. More...

Howard Wallace Harding Jr., 78

Howard Wallace Harding Jr., 78, of Walcott Avenue died July 27, 2005 at home after a 10-year struggle with cancer. He was the husband of Mary Brooks (Mengert) Harding. More...

Legals

Legal Notice

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