November 17, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunters need property access to cull island deer

“Deer do not respond well to pressure,” Wildlife Committee member and Acting Police Chief Lieutenant William Donovan said at the Wildlife Committee meeting on Nov. 10. More...

News

Museum kicks off winter with weekend celebration

The South County Museum will celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend and the coming of winter with a three-night fund-raising extravaganza featuring sleighs, sleds, skates, arts, music, and entertainment. More...

HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR: Planning is underway for another exciting and always-eagerly-anticipated Holiday Craft Fair. More...

watercolor art on display

The Watercolor Class at the Jamestown Senior Center is holding an exhibit of the artists’ works on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Sam Bari

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

Gift buying guide for men

Gentlemen, the “season” is fast approaching, and it is time to start thinking about that special gift for your spouse, significant other, or whatever you want to call the person with whom you enjoy spending an occasional romantic moment. More...

Upcoming Events

Seamen’s Church to hold annual meeting

The annual meeting of the Seamen’s Church Institute will be held Friday, Nov. 18, at the Institute, 18 Market Square, Newport, with a welcoming reception from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting at 6:45 p.m. More...

Island chorus will perform holiday concert next month

“Holiday Festival of Song,” is the title of the Jamestown Community Chorus’ upcoming performance, which will be held on Saturday, Dec. 10, and Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Central Baptist Church. More...

See NKHS drama production this weekend

The drama club at North Kingstown High School will perform the comedy “You Can’t Take It With You” the weekend of Nov. 18, 19, and 20 at the high school auditorium. More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Fire and EMS Runs

Fire Runs 6:50 a.m., Nov. 8, Ladder 1 and Engine 2 were sent to Orient Avenue for a faulty smoke detector. More...

Police Log & Court News

Woman picked up on warrant Georgiana Smith, 48, of 79 Neptune St. was picked up Nov. 11 on a district court warrant for failing to appear in court for a second time. More...

Newspaper deadlines for Thanksgiving

The Jamestown Press will be published one day early next week due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday. More...

Paintings for peace

Students in grade 6 recently participated in the Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest, painting on the theme of “Peace without Borders.” Contest winners included front row, from left Shay Reilly, second place, Georgia Wright, first place, an More...

Town is responsible for school ball fields

The town is responsible for the playing fields at the Jamestown School, Town Solicitor Lauriston Parks told the Town Council Monday. More...

Editorial

This week in Island history

Week of November 17

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 to the Editor

Spooktacular success

The Pumpkin Spooktacular was a tremendous success. We had approximately 385 spectators come and view over 170 carved pumpkins on the Friday and Saturday before Halloween. More...

More thanks

The Empty Bowls committee would like to extend its thanks to a few important people who were left off last week’s letter. More...

Lions Club needs your help

It is that time of year again when the Jamestown Lions Club reaches out to the residents of Jamestown for their continuing charitable help. More...

About Town

Give blood Monday

The Jamestown Emergency Medical Services will sponsor a blood drive on Monday, Nov. 21, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Hall on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

Thursday Nov. 17 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

Tennis is a boo-tiful thing

Alyce Dwyer and Mary Moody scared up a victory at the Doubles Halloween Tournament. Partners Maureen McGuirl and Keleigh Sabourin were runners up, and prizes for best costumes went to Rosemary Woodside and Margie Holmes. More...

The Walrus Says

Chorale. To reserve seats, call 2724862. *** We’re pleased the state police is reportedly cracking down on “aggressive” drivers in the near future. Didn’t they say that about speeders a short while ago?? More...