August 18, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Harbor panel mulls dinghy permitting on town properties

Town may restrict number of permits issued in some areas

At the Aug. 10 Harbor Management Commission meeting, the issue of dinghy storage space on town property was raised by Town Council Liaison, Julio DiGiando. More...

JYC Race Results

Race number 9 of the Jamestown Yacht Club Summer Series was held on Aug. 16. More...

Soccer registration deadline near

As a final reminder for all players, registration for the Fall 2005 Recreational Soccer League ends on Monday, Aug. 22. More...

About Town

Island talent takes center stage tonight

The Jamestown Community Center will be the place to be tonight, Aug. 25, as the Jamestown Community Chorus presents is 2005 lineup of talent at 7:30 p.m. in “Discover the Hidden Talents of Jamestown.” More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

Thursday Aug. 18 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

shells in cakes. The latter were the multitude of white displays that rose like rivers from the beach. More...

Obituaries

Sonia Cogswell Sullivan, 48

Sonia “Auntie” Cogswell Sullivan, 48, a lifelong resident of 140 Frigate St., died Aug. 15, 2005 in Texas, after a two-year illness. More...

Legals

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

Fools rule at East Ferry

Fools young and old again ruled at the 28th annual Jamestown Yacht Club Fools’ Rules Regatta at the town beach at East Ferry this past Saturday. More...

Hot debate continues over highway barn

At odds over using the former north-end landfill as the site for a long-needed new highway barn, residents and town officials quarreled over some elements of the proposal at Monday’s Town Council meeting. More...

Editorial

All the island’s news is now online

This week the Jamestown Press is launching its new Web site at www.jamestownpress.com. More...

Letters to the Editor

LETTERS

Art show appreciation A heartfelt thanks to all who participated and volunteered in this year’s Conanicut Island Art Association’s 31st annual Art Exhibit. More...

Sam Bari

‘We invented what?’

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

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a column praising the accomplishments of the baby boomers and pre-boom generations. However, a few faithful readers brought to my attention that I neglected to mention the greatest innovation of the fabulous ‘50s era. More...

Upcoming Events

Maden to talk on history of houses

On Friday, Aug. 26, at 1:30 p.m. join local author Sue Maden at the Jamestown library for an enlightening discussion called “This Old House: How to Research the House in Which You Live.” More...

Local dance classes now forming

The Jamestown recreation department’s popular dance classes for children, taught by Mary Beth Murphy, will resume Sept. 12 at the golf course. More...

Author series continues at library

The Jamestown library will continue its Meet the Authors series with a talk tonight by novelist Whit Johnston. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of August 18

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 permits were filed recently in Town Hall: More...

Police Log

Car window broken Corey A. Higbee, 19, of 19 Hull St. was charged Aug. 13 with tampering with vehicles and malicious injury to property after he was observed smashing a car window, just after midnight, by a resident of Seaside Drive. More...

Fire/Emergency Runs

“ 8:25 p.m., Aug. 8, Car 3 and Engine 3 were sent to Bow Street for some arcing electrical equipment. More...