September 22, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Deer blamed for health problems

About 45 people attended the Town Council’s workshop on deer last Thursday during which problems of too many deer and too many deer-related diseases were discussed. No decisions were made at the Sept. 15 meeting. More...

News

Moonrise The recent full moon reflects off of Great Creek. The Newport Bridge can be seen in the distance. Photo by Barbara Dickinson More...

Conservation panel commits to working with the Town Council on deer problem

The Conservation Commission at its Sept. 13 meeting discussed its commitment to working with the new Town Council to establish a pro-active position on the issue of deer overpopulation and herd management. More...

Town Hall Records

The following construction permits were filed recently in Town Hall: More...

About Town

Teen movie Friday at the library

All Jamestown teens are invited to the Jamestown library tomorrow night, Friday, Sept. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m., for the first Movie Night of the school year. More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

Thursday Sept. 22 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Ed Booth returned home this week from the bayou country. But his mission to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina goes on. More...

News of Record

Fire & EMS Runs

Fire runs 3:48 p.m., Sept. 12, Car 3, Engines 2 and 3 were dispatched to Route 138 eastbound for a vehicle accident. More...

Police Log & Court News

Charged with reckless driving Edward M. Silvia, 54, of 30 Walcott Ave., was charged Sept. 16 with reckless driving and eluding police after he was observed speeding at Beavertail State Park, which resulted in an accident, police said. More...

Boat permit proposal to get Town Council review

At the Sept. 14 Harbor Management Commission meeting, the issue of dinghy permits for boats stored on town property was again raised, this time by Harbormaster Sam Paterson. More...

Minor changes made to water regulations

In less than an hour, Town Council members Monday breezed through their monthly meeting of the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, reviewing activities, receiving reports, and taking only one vote of any consequence: changing two regulations by r More...

Say goodbye to the old J’town Bridge

Work to demolish bridge begins Monday

Demolition is scheduled to begin next week on the old Jamestown Bridge. The state Department of Transportation has awarded a $19.45 million contract to Cashman Equipment of Boston. More...

Letters to the Editor

This week in Island history

Week of September 22 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...

LETTERS

The lighthouse and housing The comments following are my personal views and not necessarily those of the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association or any of its members. More...

Sam Bari

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

You Too Can Be A Diet Millionaire – Secrets Revealed

Recently, I entered the word “diet” on an Internet search engine. Almost instantly I had access to 18,600,000 Web sites. More...

Upcoming Events

Well protection workshop at library

“ A workshop called “Protect Your Private Drinking Water Well” will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Jamestown library. More...

Royal family topic of book discussion

The Evening Book Discussion at the Jamestown library continues on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. with the book “Victoria’s Daughters” by Jerrold M. Packard. More...

Take a tour of Watson Farm this Sunday

On Sunday, Sept. 25, Historic New England will host a guided tour of the Watson Farm. More...

Obituaries

Harry “Buck” E. Shatzer III

Within the last few weeks, Virginia, “Ginny,” Shatzer Taylor, a retired U.S. Navy captain, Charles and Elinor, “Andy,” Ristorcelli stopped in the Jamestown area. More...