December 22, 2005 RSS feed / News

Traffic safety award presented Jamestown Police Sgt. Jack Dube receives an award from Robert P. Murray, the senior vice president of AAA Southern New England, for the town’s 20 consecutive years without a pedestrian fatality. More...

MIT accepts Jamestowner

Katelyn A. Aynalem of Clarke’s Village Road was recently accepted into the Class of 2010 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. More...

Kelly receives service award

Ed Kelly, an employee of Bridges Inc. of Jamestown, was recently honored by the Community Provider Network of Rhode Island for his service as a direct support professional. More...

Star duty Brian Gallo and John Brittain III place a star Monday on top of the evergreen at Shoreby Hill Green. They were decorating the tree in preparation for Saturday’s annual Christmas Pageant. Photo by Vic Richardson More...

Sing with the Navy choristers this winter

The Newport Navy Choristers are seeking new voices for the 2006 spring season. More...

Beavertail Lighthouse receives national trust grant

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association announced this week that it has been awarded a $4,894 matching grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Antoinette Downing Preservation Services Fund for Rhode Island. More...

Harbor Fire Melissa, Lou and Daniel Bershad visited East Ferry on Friday evening for the annual Harbor Fire sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Nicholas Gremour More...

Holiday hours at the library

The Jamestown library will be closed from Saturday, Dec. 24, through Monday, Dec. 26, to observe the holiday season. More...

Book group looks at ‘Saturday’

The Afternoon Book Discussion at the Jamestown library continues on Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. with “Saturday” by Ian MacEwan. More...

Littman, Vidaurre Smith receive awards

The fall athletic awards were given to several students at the Moses Brown School, including two girls from Jamestown. More...

Teacher gets send-off Jamestown School first-grade teacher Harle Phelps was honored at a recent surprise retirement party by her colleagues. With Phelps, third from left, are Chris Minus, Debbie Murphy, Kathy Almanzor, and Pam Mothon. More...

Christmas breakfast offered

The Seamen’s Church Institute at 18 Market Square in Newport is serving a festive Christmas breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. on Christmas Day. More...

Christmas church services announced

Island churches will celebrate Christmas with services on Saturday and Sunday. More...

Santa makes the rounds The Jamestown Fire Department recently escorted Santa Class around the island. Santa returns to the Jamestown tonight for his annual visit at the fire station. Photo by Nicholas Gremour More...

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...

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...

Frostbite sailing results

A flat gray sky and a light, spotty west wind greeted eight frostbiters the Sunday, Dec. 18. The day’s normal race committee procedures turned annoying. Race Committee Dick Allphin could only go backwards in the RC boat. More...

TCC takes first prize in holiday contest Gloria Westlake, at right, president of the Quononoquott Garden Club, presents awards to the businesses that won the annual Village Holiday Decorating Contest. More...

NKHS honor roll posted

The following Jamestown students at North Kingstown High School were named to the honor roll for the first semester. More...

The beautiful, handmade cottage cake pictured here More...

Meagher’s quilts on exhibit at library

The newest art exhibit at the library is a show of quilts made by Elizabeth McDermott Meagher of Jamestown. More...

St. Matthew’s has new rector

St. Matthew’s Parish will soon welcome the Rev. Kevin M. Lloyd as its next rector. More...

Council approves town hall design

Town Councilors Monday approved by consensus the proposed design of the new town hall. More...

Help island farmers buy a no-till seeder

Jamestown’s farmers have been raising funds to purchase a no-till seeder that they will share co-operatively. More...

Town Meetings

Friday, Dec. 23 All town facilities close at 11:30 a.m. for the holiday. More...

Seniors mingle and jingle Seniors enjoyed a holiday party thrown for them by the VFW at the Pemberton Apartments’ Community Room. From left are Trudy Howland, Charlotte Richardson, who played piano to entertain the group, and John Dowling. More...

Musings

A“Christmas Tree” is not a symbol of Christmas. Not More...

Petit named Town Clerk of the Year

Town Clerk Arlene Petit was honored last month by the Rhode Island Society of Professional Land Surveyors as the Town Clerk of the Year. More...

Christmas pageant this Saturday night

The annual Christmas Pageant is set for this Saturday, Dec. 24, beginning at 5 p.m. at the lower Shoreby Hill Green. More...