September 8, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Islanders will get say on deer problems next week

The Town Council will hold a public work session next Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. at the library to discuss the ways of controlling the island’s deer population and the threat of Lyme disease. More...

News

‘In the green – sculpture set amidst the ferns and trees’

An exhibit at the home of Peter Diepenbrock, this Sunday, Sept. 11, from noon to 4 p.m.

Sculptor Peter Diepenbrock is at the forefront of a new movement designed to expand the horizons of the way people perceive art, particularly sculpture. “The garden is the perfect setting,” said Diepenbrock. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

A group of Jamestowners took the Press to the Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy, while on a ski excursion last winter with Mark and Mary Ann Liberati. More...

Council to decide whether to charge for town services at benefits and events

Should the town begin to charge do-gooders for benefits and other events — even the Fools Rules and the July 4 fireworks? More...

Island Calendar

Thursday Sept. 8 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

One island couple was keeping a close watch on hurricane Katrina as she made her way across the Gulf towards landfall. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of September 8

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

Suspended license charges • David Vieau, 35, of New Haven, Conn., was charged with driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop Sept. 5 on Route 138. More...

Fire & EMS Runs

Fire runs 7:56 a.m., Sept. 1, Truck 6 went to Lawn Avenue for a fuel spill. More...

When disaster strikes

Is Jamestown ready for a major crisis?

More than a week ago, Hurricane Katrina clobbered New Orleans and other parts of the Gulf Coast. More...

‘Enchanted April’ opens tomorrow

The CBC Players, under the direction of Julibeth Andrews, will present “Enchanted April” on Sept. 9, 10, 16 and 17. More...

School workshops to focus on reorganization

First meeting is tonight at Melrose Ave. school

On the first Thursday of each month this fall, the Jamestown School Committee will take up the subject of how to reorganize services and possibly personnel within the school district to increase efficiency and cut costs. More...

Letters to the Editor

LETTERS

Opposed to new water tower Do as I say, not as I do. More...

Sam Bari

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

Surviving after summer

To encapsulate the end of summer, I have written the following lyrics that are a parody on Allan Sherman’s 1963 recording, “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah.” More...

About Town

About Town

Tour Horsehead and grounds this Saturday The magnificent Horsehead, a Joseph Wharton estate, built circa 1882-84, will be open for tours for one day only. More...

Upcoming Events

Still time to join the Navy choristers

“ Tomorrow, Sept. 9, the Newport Navy Choristers will be singing for the 9/11 memorial on the Naval War College complex at noon. This memorial is to remember all those past Naval War College alumni who perished at the Pentagon on 9/11. More...

Plant society offers Ft. Wetherill walk

The Rhode Island Wild Plant Society will hold a number of fall walks, workshops, and field trips at locations around Rhode Island. More...

Jamestown girls can join the Girl Scouts

Girl scout signups are now taking place all over Rhode Island. More...

Obituaries

Kevin R. Bennett, 37

Kevin Bennett, 37, of Fairfield, Maine died unexpectedly on Aug. 30, 2005 at Rhode Island Hospital. More...

Pickett Magruder Greig, 85

Pickett Magruder Greig, 85, of 6200 Oregon Avenue NW, Washington, D.C., and 21 Bayview Drive, Jamestown, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005 at Newport Hospital. He is survived by his wife Betty Carter Greig. More...

Legals

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2005, AT THE JAMESTOWN LIBRARY, 26 NORTH ROAD, JAMESTOWN, RHODE ISLAND AT 7:00 P.M. More...