October 13, 2005 RSS feed / News

Chamber of Commerce announces Business Expo

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Business Expo next Thursday, Oct. 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens’ Club on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Turgeon named to dean’s list

Matthew F. Turgeon, of Jamestown, was named to the dean’s list at the New England Institute of Technology for the most recent quarter. He is majoring in video and radio production technology. More...

Brayman wins marathon in N.H.

Andrea Brayman of Jamestown won her first marathon recently, crossing the finish line 28 seconds ahead of the next woman runner in the 28th annual Clarence DeMar Marathon, held Sept. 25 in Keene, N.H. More...

Town leads Northeast in water conservation

Steven Goslee, director of Jamestown Department of Public Works, said the island is a leader in the Northeast in the field of water conservation, based on his talks with peers at the annual meeting of the New England Water Works Association last mont More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press? John and Teddy Leyon took the Press to Lerwick, which is the capital of the Shetland Islands in Scotland. More...

Bowen’s wharf celebrates 15th annual festival

The annual Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival will be held next weekend, Oct. 15 and 16 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at locations around the wharf. More...

Council adopts new outdoor burning ordinance

The Town Councilors Tuesday tackled several issues during a twoand a-halfhour session, and continued several other items: More...

Town Meetings

Thursday, October 13 Noon, Town Offices: agenda deadline for the Oct. 17 meeting of the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners. More...

Foggy ride Riders cruise past the Newport bridge Monday during the annual Jamestown Classic. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

Library friends to host Volunteer Fair

The Friends of the Jamestown Library are sponsoring a Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Jamestown library. Over 30 local groups have been invited to present their organization to the members of the Jamestown community. More...

NKPTSO to meet about science fair

The North Kingstown High School Parent Teacher Student Organization will meet Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. in the school’s Media Center. More...

Senior association meets next week

There will be a meeting of the Jamestown Senior Citizens Association on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Senior Center. More...

Jamestown artists’ works on exhibit

Showcasing Rhode Island art from throughout the last century will be the focus of the Art League of Rhode Island’s themed exhibit at Imagine Fine Arts in Smithfield, which will open with a reception on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

JCT announces tickets are on sale for a little fowl play

Walk, run, or better still, waddle on down to buy tickets for the Jamestown Community Theatre’s November production of the musical, “HONK!”. More...

NK sailing team wins Boston regatta

The North Kingstown High School sailing team won the Boston Gleekman Champion Regatta this past Sunday, Oct. 9. More...

Heelan promoted to full professor

Jamestown resident Judith Heelan, Ph.D., has been promoted by Brown Medical School to the academic position of director of microbiology at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket. More...

Concert to benefit music student scholarships

The University of Rhode Island Music Department will hold a musical scholarship fund-raising concert to benefit students who want to, but may not be able to afford, to study music at the university. More...

Panel hopes to recommend a town administrator by next month

Committee chooses not to interview former governor

The Town Administrator Search Committee has notified more than 38 of the 53 applicants for the job that they are no longer being considered. The committee has not released any data about any candidates. More...

‘A decision should be made now about the deer management problem’

“Doing nothing is no longer an option on the deer issue,” said Chairman Chris Powell at the Oct. 11 meeting of the Conservation Commission. More...

Program helps homeowners learn how to protect their wells

Homeowners can learn how to protect their well water at an upcoming program at the library. More...

Proposed CingularWireless cell tower knocked down

The Planning Commission voted unanimously not to support construction of a 74.5-foot wooden pole on Tashtassuc Road for Cingular Wireless at its Oct. 5 meeting. With up to 12 antennae mounts, the pole would have replaced an existing 15foot utility. More...