December 22, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

New town administrator takes charge in January

Bruce Keiser hails from South County

Bruce Keiser, director of administrative services for the town of South Kingstown since September 1989, and a career government worker in Rhode Island since 1978, will become the town administrator of Jamestown, effective Jan. More...

News

Bousquet book marks 25 years of cartoons

He’s at it again. Just coming off the success of his recently published “Rhode Island Cookbook,” cartoonist Don Bousquet has put out another book illustrating 25 years of his successes as a cartoonist. More...

Stormy Friday Waves crash over Conanicus Avenue last Friday during a winter storm that blew quickly through the region. Photo by Don Miller More...

Islander opens real estate office in Newport

Chapman Enstone, a new real estate company in Newport, was formed to establish a new cuttingedge brokerage business that focuses on providing client satisfaction and delivering results. More...

About Town

About Town

Santa’s coming to town tonight! Young girls and boys are invited to visit with Santa Claus, who will stop by the Jamestown Fire Station tonight beginning at 6:30 p.m. More...

Upcoming Events

Register now for recreational basketball

Recreational basketball registration is now underway. More...

Sign up for children’s storyhour at library

Registration has begun for the winter storytime programs at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Vacation music program for kids offered at library

On Thursday, Dec. 29, from 2 to 2:30 p.m. the Friends of Jamestown Library will present a vacation music program for children of all ages. More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Fire and EMS Runs

Fire Runs 9:10 p.m., Dec. 13, Engine 3 went to Clarke Street for a faulty carbon monoxide detector. More...

Police Log

Drunk driving charges • Kevin T. McLaughlin, 44, of North Kingstown was charged Dec. 17 with drunk driving after a traffic stop for swerving on Route 138. More...

New chairman selected for harbor commission

By Sam Bari

Immediately following the presentation of an award to Chairman James Archibald at the Dec. 15 Harbor Commission meeting, Archibald nominated Commissioner Michael deAngeli as his successor. More...

Dogs and humans march for the holiday giving spirit

Blue skies and wagging tails filled the air at the annual Paws & Claws Dog Parade on Saturday morning, Dec. 17. More...

Editorial

This week in Island history Compiled by Sue Maden

Week of December 22

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...

VIEWPOINT

Well, Santa, another year has flown by and Christmas is here again. Where More...

Letters to the Editor

LETTERS

Progress made on the ’Gansett Merry Christmas, Jamestown. A short update on the Cafe for our patrons. Although it may not seem so, we are hard at work on our rebuild of the Narragansett Cafe. More...

Sam Bari

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

Santa Claus is working hard

Many years ago, when I was a kid, I overheard my parents having a conversation a few days before Christmas. I wasn’t really eavesdropping. It was just one of those innocent moments that happen for no good reason. More...

Island Calendar

Thursday Dec. 22 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

new committee, and we want to thank the outgoing committee for its many years of hard and diligent work in organizing the annual event. Its only obstacle is rain. More...

Obituaries

Obituaries

Hazel A. B. Basik, 87 Hazel A. B. Basik, 87, of Mizzen Avenue died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of William E. Basik. More...

Legals

Legal Notices

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