November 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

News

RISings Nov. 20 Members of the Jamestown Community Chorus held a practice at the Statehouse with other choruses for their upcoming Nov. 20 concert at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

Special ticket price for Family Night at JCT

Thursday, Nov. 17 is Family Night at the Jamestown Community Theatre. Family Night tickets are sold at the reduced price of $5 each and are sold at all ticket locations. More...

Town administrator selection narrowed to three candidates

The Town Administrator Search Committee last Thursday gave the Town Council a list of three recommended candidates for new town administrator. More...

Letters to the Editor

LETTERS

Recreation and the theater It has come to my attention that my level of participation in the Jamestown Community Theatre has been publicly called into question, and the organization itself has been inaccurately portrayed as an independent group maki More...

About Town

For the record

Due to an editing error, a story in the Nov. 3 Jamestown Press about maintaining and testing private water wells incorrectly said that the new highway barn plans would site the structure on a lot adjacent to the former landfill. More...

Veterans Day at East Ferry

The island’s veterans’ groups will hold a Veterans Day ceremony tomorrow — Friday, Nov. 11 — at 11 a.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square. More...

Kirby featured in library exhibit

The new art exhibit in the lobby of the Jamestown library features the work of Newport resident Roger Kirby. More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

Thursday Nov. 10 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

told us that being born on Armistice Day prompted his father to observe, “Most trouble stops at an armistice, ours just started.” More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Police Log

Bad check charges Mark A. Rauseo, 39, of Middletown was charged Nov. 6 with three counts of writing bad checks to the Jamestown Golf Course. More...

Fire and EMS Runs

Fire runs 7:00 p.m., Nov. 3, all units turned out for a department meeting at the fire station. More...

LNG facility lawyers call town’s legal brief ‘improper’

Jamestown’s legal brief against the proposed liquefied natural gas facility in Fall River, Mass., as well as the joint brief filed by other Narragansett Bay towns, “constitute improper pleadings . . . More...

‘Drastic changes’ ahead for Jamestown schools

In its ongoing attempt to streamline processes and operate more efficiently, the School Committee continued its series of workshops restructuring and reorganizing the school district. More...

Editorial

This week in Island history

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of November 11 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...

Hurricane relief walk

The Lawn Avenue School Student Council hosted a walk last Saturday to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

Remember our veterans tomorrow

Tomorrow is Veterans Day, a time of remembrance of those who served in the defense of their country, their families, and their fellow Americans. More...

Sam Bari

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

Politicians and the truth about lies

Remember when you were a kid and played that game called telephone, or Chinese whispers? More...

Upcoming Events

Flu clinic scheduled Nov. 16

Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will hold a series of flu-shot clinics, including one scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 16, in Jamestown. More...

Islander to play at one of two concerts at URI

Two free concerts by the URI Music Department’s small chamber ensembles are among the musical offerings on tap this weekend, Nov. 1920. More...

Library friends sponsor trip to Mark Twain home

Visit the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Conn., on Wednesday Dec. 7. Tickets include admission to the house, the bus ride, and a box lunch. More...

Obituaries

Alice K. Spong, 85

Former Jamestown resident Alice K. Spong, 85, died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005 at the Rainbow Nursing Home in Peabody, Mass. She was the wife of the late John Y. Spong who passed away in February of 1999. More...

Legals

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