November 17, 2005 RSS feed / News

Town solicitor calls LNG lawyers’ response ‘garbage’

Town Solicitor and state attorney general candidate J. William W. More...

At the Library

Learn about the workings of Rose Island Lighthouse More...

Zoning ok’s variance for Seaside home

Attorney Mark Liberati represented John Somyk, property owner and applicant for a variance and special exception permit at the Nov. 8 meeting of the Zoning Board of Review. More...

Thirty seconds over Jamestown

The flying camera caught this autumn view of the Bay Voyage and beyond. Photo by Don Bousquet and Son Aerial Photography (Son Nate really took the picture!) More...

Council withholds three liquor license renewals

Sitting as the Alcoholic Licensing Board Monday, the Town Council withheld license renewals from three establishments. More...

Wildlife expert lectures on deer management

Dr. Gary Alt, a wildlife management consultant, will give a lecture called “White Tail Deer: Natural History and Management,” on the University of Rhode Island campus Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Self-defense class for women offered

The Women’s Resource Center of Newport and Bristol Counties in collaboration with the Newport Police Department is offering women and girls a self-defense class at the Newport Police Department community meeting room located at 120 Broadway. More...

Town Meetings

Thursday, Nov. 17 Noon, Town Offices: agenda deadline for the Nov. 21 meeting of the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners. More...

Harbor panel delays wooden pier debate

At the regular meeting of the Jamestown Harbor Commission on Nov. More...

Veterans Day observance

Cliff Largess, a retired Navy fighter pilot, gave the keynote speech at Friday’s Veterans Day ceremony at East Ferry Veterans Memorial Square. Photo by Vic Richardson More...

See ‘HONK!’ this weekend

Georgia Wright, left, sings a duet called “Look at Him,” with Patty Vandal, about the ugly duckling that has recently hatched in the Jamestown Community Theatre’s production of “HONK!” which will be performed this weekend at the Community Center. More...

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...

Leicht, Adams to wed

Corrie Lyn Leicht of Struthers, Ohio, and Charles Beeghly Adams of New Middletown, Ohio, have announced that they will wed Nov. 12. More...

Frostbite sailors take to the water at East Ferry

day for Jamestown’s frostbiters. Seven frostbiters faced challenging seamanship and shifty south winds with gusts to 19 mph under warm blue skies. More...

Shores residents ask council to address their concerns before next summer

The Jamestown Shores Association Monday asked the Town Council to address its concerns in time for next spring and summer. More...

Buy an Entertainment book from the PTO

The limited supply of 2006 Entertainment Books are going fast. More...

Help fund trip to nation’s capital

A fund-raiser is underway to help the grade 8 class at the Lawn Avenue School pay for a trip to Washington, D.C., in June. One of the ways local people can help out the class effort is by shopping at the the Private Store Online. More...

Pottery sale this weekend

The Potters of Newport County will hold their annual sale this weekend at the Elks Lodge on Pelham Street in Newport. More...

Lions Club donation

Thirteen-year-old Alex Byrnes demonstrates his new maneuverability thanks to the help of the Jamestown Lions Club, which has supplied Alex with a lightweight portable ramp that gives him access to many places that he was previously unable to reach. More...

Two islanders attend Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., has announced that Jamestown residents Caleb Joseph Martin and Kristen A. Rounds have begun their studies as part of the Class of 2009. More...

Pet pictures picked for humane society calendar

The Humane Society of Jamestown has announced the winners of its Pets With Personality photo contest. More...

Buildings, facilities group praises ‘innovative idea’ for new town hall

The Town Building and Facilities Committee met on Tuesday, Nov. 8, and continued discussion on plans for a new town hall. More...