November 10, 2005 RSS feed / News

Town Council plans work session on noise control, again

The Town Council will conduct a special meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the town library as a work session on the long-standing issues about noise. More...

Grange celebrates 116 years

Conanicut Grangers met recently and celebrated the 116th anniversary of Granging in Jamestown. More...

Town Council hears public works reports

Andrew Munafo and Steven Bonner, members of the town public works department, placed third in the 10th annual Rhode Island Snow Plowing Rodeo, held recently by the state Public Works Association in Warwick. More...

Seniors remember members with plaque

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, a memorial plaque was dedicated to all the deceased members of the Jamestown senior association. More...

New EMT course will start later this month

The Jamestown Emergency Medical Services is offering an emergency medical technician training class for anyone willing to join the JEMS. More...

Land trust needs volunteers to help clear brush along North Rd.

The Conanicut Island Land Trust is looking for volunteers to help with its North Main Road clearing project. More...

History Day topic of upcoming PTSO meeting

The North Kingstown High School Parent Teacher Student Organization will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7p.m. in the school’s Media Center. More...

New session of tai chi classes

The Parks & Recreation Department will start a new session of tai chi classes on Monday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. The cost of the course is $90 and will run for 10 weeks with sessions running continuously throughout the year. More...

Town Meetings

Friday, November 11 Veterans’ Day. All town facilities will be closed. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Martin Hellewell, rear left, of Grinnell Street, and Harvey Freeman, formerly of Walcott Avenue, who now lives in Bowdinham, Maine, are shown with students of Lavaudais Middle School, Jefferson Parish, New Orleans, La. More...

Library closed for Veterans Day

The Jamestown library will be closed Friday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day. For the remainder of the weekend, the library will be open regular hours. More...

Storm-water control ordinances go before Town Council

At the Nov. 2 Planning Commission meeting, commissioners unanimously approved the revised draft of the Post Construction Storm-water Control ordinance. More...

Island couple to undergo transplant surgery

There’s no doubt in John Shannon’s mind that he is doing the right thing by giving his wife of 35 years one of his kidneys next week. 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...

Muppet stamps given to preschoolers Postmaster Charles Burns presented the Jamestown Early Learning Center with a framed, enlarged stamp that honors the importance of the late Jim Henson and his Muppets. More...

“HONK!” The colorful Divas have their moment in the footlights in the Jamestown Community Theatre’s production of “HONK!” which opens Friday at the Community Center. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

The Island Garden

As winter approaches, you should be looking to set More...

Personal records These two anglers landed a couple of monster stripers while fishing in deep water off Brenton Reef last Friday. Charter boat captain Skip Stritzinger (left) netted a 53-pounder while restaurateur Chuck Masso reeled in a 52-pounder. More...

JEMS hosts blood drive on Nov. 21

The Jamestown Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) will sponsor a blood drive on Monday, Nov. 21, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Holy Ghost Hall at the Portuguese American Citizens’ Club on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Book sale slated for this weekend

The Friends Bookstore at the Newport Public Library will hold its annual Holiday Sale in the Spring Street lobby of the library on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 13, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., and Monday, Nov. More...

Chorus to perform in Providence

Final preparations are being made for the upcoming concert of the Rhode Island Festival Chorus, which is made up of members from six area choral singing groups, including the Jamestown Community Chorus. More...

Jobin receives pilot license at college

Jamestown resident Keith Jobin received his private pilot’s certificate recently as a student studying Aviation Flight Operations at Daniel Webster College in Nashua, N.H. More...

New water tower, property revaluation bids are opened

Bids for the new water storage tower on Howland Avenue and for the next revaluation were opened last week. Contracts are expected to be awarded by the Town Council at its next meeting Monday, Nov. 14. More...

DEM closes island deer station for Veterans Day holiday

The state Department of Environmental Management’s deer check station at Ft. Wetherill will be closed tomorrow for Veterans Day. They will be open for the remainder of the weekend, and close on Nov. 18. More...

Holiday deadlines at the Jamestown Press

The Jamestown Press will have special advertising and news deadlines for the next issue due to the Veterans Day holiday on Friday, Nov. 11. More...