December 29, 2005 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

This week in Island history

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of December 29

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...

Thanks from PTO

The 2006 Entertainment Book sale has ended, and I would like to thank all of you who bought your books on the island. More...

Many helped with pageant

A beautiful evening presented itself for the 2005 Jamestown Christmas Pageant. With warmer than normal temperatures, a wonderful crowd gathered on lower Shoreby Hill to witness this very special Christmas Eve tradition. More...

Memorial service

The weekend of Dec. 3 and 4 our family gathered in Jamestown for the memorial service of our uncle, Tom Potter. Cousins flew in from California and Illinois, and our mother, Tom’s sister-inlaw, More...

Keep junior high program intact

This is the tale of two small towns, Jamestown which by any yardstick is a wealthy community and a More...

Thanks to the land trust

Jamestown is a very special place. I have just returned from a trip on our boat between Maine and Florida. Arriving in Jamestown we drove down North Road. More...