October 27, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

A busy Saturday

Saturday was a wet day, but the weather didn’t deter these Jamestown youths (above) from helping at the Community Playground renovation project. More...

News

Panel targets trees in need

Many trees on public property are neglected, committee told

The Town Tree Preservation and Protection Committee announced last week that bidding was open for quotes on the Town Forest Removal project. Also at the Oct. 18 meeting, the committee discussed trees in public rights-of-way. More...

Think Halloween safety

This Monday, Oct. 31, is Halloween. Kids don costumes and go door to door trick or treating. More...

Jamestown Soccer

Results for Oct. More...

Sam Bari

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

When extreme sports fail

Columnists are discouraged from writing about religion. However, I’m going to make an exception in this case because the subject we are addressing is not controversial. More...

Upcoming Events

Knit one, purl two this Sunday at library

Another session of knitting for all age groups will take place at the Jamestown library this Sunday, Oct. 30, from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Teens can join the Anime Club at the library

The Anime Club meets on the first and third Tuesdays each month at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown library, 26 North Main Rd. More...

Babysitting course offered at library

Young adults, both boys and girls from the ages of 11 through 15, are invited to sign up for a Rhode Island Red Cross baby-sitting class at the Jamestown library on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

EMS Runs

10:35 a.m., Oct. 17, Unit 10 was sent to Narragansett Avenue to take a person to Newport Hospital. More...

Police Log

Underage drinking A patrol officer discovered four teens drinking in a car on Freebody Drive, Oct. 21. More...

New wildlife committee holds first meeting tonight

Members of the newly formed Jamestown Wildlife Committee, whose first job will be to make a recommendation to the Town Council on what to do about the island’s overly large deer herd, are due to be sworn in tonight at 7 o’clock at Town Hall when they More...

Planning mulls new ordinances for storm-water management

The Oct. 19 Planning Commission meeting focused on amending the storm-water management ordinances recently mandate by the state. More...

Solicitor asked for ruling on ball fields

Leaders of a group of parents whose kids are baseball and soccer players told the Town Council Monday night that they would raise enough money to make major repairs to the ball fields at the Jamestown School if they can find out what town entity is a More...

Editorial

This week in Island history

Week of October 27

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...

Let’s make our island’s fields of dreams green

A group of island parents have offered what appears to be a sensible solution to improving the island’s ball fields at the Lawn Avenue School. More...

Letters to the Editor

Mitten basket at Town Hall

With the expectation of a cold and long winter ahead of us, the Town Hall will start collecting mittens, scarves, hats and gloves this year for residents of Newport County. More...

Volunteers help at the playground

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department would like to give a huge thank-you to all of the hardy, dedicated volunteers who turned out last Friday and Saturday to help rebuild our Community Playground. More...

About Town

Help clear paths at town forest

There will be a path clearing day at the town forest located between the town’s two school buildings on Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 2:30 p.m. until dark. More...

Walk or bike to school day tomorrow

Rolling Agenda, a Jamestown volunteer group, has organized a walk or bike to school day for this Friday, Oct. 28. Kids in town can meet a Rolling Agenda adult volunteer at the following corners: More...

Island Calendar

Thursday Oct. 27 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, 8:15 More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

clocks go back one hour that evening so that gives everyone one whole extra hour to party.” More...

Obituaries

James S. Pearson, 48

James S. Pearson, 48, of Umiak Avenue, died Sunday, Oct. 23, 2005 at the home of his sister in Jamestown. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Joseph R. and Anna (Cerretto) Pearson. More...

Legals

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING November 3, 2005 More...