December 1, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

News

CingularWireless granted yet another continuance

Zoning is waiting for recommendations from the planning board

Attorney Joe Giammarco represented Cingular Wireless in its request for special-use permits and variances at the Nov. 22 Zoning Board of Review meeting. More...

Utility turns off Rotary light display

It was an island tradition for so long that no one can put their finger on an exact date. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Beth Quinn, on right, and Carol Chase recently went to China, where Beth, a doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, deepened her knowledge of her field. More...

Sam Bari

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

High fashion, puppy love and holiday doggy attire

Years ago, I lived with my bulldog Virgil Buick in a notalways so-quiet, family-oriented neighborhood. Kids and pets were everywhere, and bicycles and tricycles of every shape and size lay in driveways and curbsides waiting to be run over. More...

Upcoming Events

Schroder to talk about his new book

The Friends of the Conanicut Battery, with the support of the Jamestown Historical Society, is sponsoring a talk and book signing by author Walter K. Schroder at the Jamestown library on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m. More...

Holiday card workshop for kids at library

Join Children’s and Young Adult Librarian Rowena Burke on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in a holiday card-making workshop for children ages 5 and up. More...

Island chorus holiday concert set for Dec. 10-11

Central Baptist Church will soon echo with the Christmas choral music of the Jamestown Community Chorus concert called “Holiday Festival of Song.” More...

Obituaries

Thomas Potter memorial service

Amemorial service will be held for the late Thomas A. Potter on Sunday, Dec. 4, beginning at 3 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend the service, followed by refreshments at the Jamestown Senior Center, 6 West St. More...

Helen Bay, 98

Helen (Whitmarsh) Bay, 98, of Blenheim Newport nursing home in Middletown died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2005. More...

Claire Golberg, 79

Claire (Simcock) Golberg, 79, of Jamestown, passed away on Nov. 25, 2005. She was the wife of the late Dr. Mauricio Golberg, and sister of the late Russell, Lincoln, and Donald Simcock. More...

Join in the holly, jolly weekend in Jamestown

Don’t know what to do this weekend? How about jumping into the holiday season by joining several island organizations who are busy as elves putting together an array of holiday events sure to put a smile on even the family Grinch. More...

Architect presents plans for new Town Hall

Design retains existing structure built in 1883

Award-winning architect and island resident William Burgin revealed his proposed design for a new town hall Monday to about 35 residents who were present to attend Monday’s regular Town Council meeting, which was eventually cancelled (see story on pa More...

Editorial

This week in Island history

Week of December 1

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...

A festive weekend in the village

The holiday season is here. Jamestown will get in the festive spirit this weekend with a number of local events. More...

Letters to the Editor

Food closet thanks

On behalf of the Saint Vincent dePaul Society of Saint Mark Church, I would like to thank the following groups and organizations for their donations to the food closet and Thanksgiving Baskets. More...

A great field trip

On Friday, Nov. 18, the Jamestown Education Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Teen Center, sponsored a day trip to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. More...

Teen exclusion at island craft show

In reference to the annual Conanicut Island Art Association Christmas Craft Show/Sale, patrons should note that there will be no vendors less than 21 years of age. More...

About Town

Seniors citizens plan holiday party

The Jamestown Senior Citizens Association Christmas Party will be held on Sunday, Dec. 11, at the Portuguese American Citizens’ Club at 1 p.m. More...

Teens needed for Teen Craft Fair

The second annual teen craft fair will be held at the Jamestown library on Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Open rec at the Community Center

Open Recreation is now underway at the Community Center, running from 3 to 5 p.m. each weekday until the end of March. More...

Island Calendar

Thursday Dec. 1 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

keeping with the spirit of the season. We began our quest Sunday morning in McQuade’s. Paula Noll began properly by saying she “wants a new car.” More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

were filed recently in Town Hall: Building permits More...

Police Log

Juvenile arrest A17-year-old male was picked up Nov. 27 for driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop on Route 138. More...

Legals

Legal Notices

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