March 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Council backs harbor stand on marine discharge law

The Town Council voted 4-0 to forward a letter from the Harbor Management Commission to the state after the commision recommended that the council take appropriate steps to seek repeal, substantial amendment, or, at minimum, delay in implementation o More...

News

BankNewport continues local charitable giving

BankNewport President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas W. Kelly has announced that the bank contributed more than $950,000 in 2005 to over 350 non-profit organizations from Newport County, Bristol County, and throughout Rhode Island. More...

Wallace receives award from Re/Max

Re/Max associate Linda Wallace from Re/Max Bayview, located at 45 Narragansett Ave., received honors at the annual Re/Max of Rhode Island Awards Banquet, recently held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Crossings in Warwick. More...

Jamestown baseball lists upcoming deadlines, tryouts

The Jamestown Baseball Association wants to remind boys who will be between the ages of 13 and 15 on April 30 that they are eligible to try out for the new Babe Ruth team. More...

Sam Bari

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

When you’re the dud of the dance

When I was a young teen, rock ‘n’ roll wasn’t just a music form; it defined the birth of an era. What some called “the devil’s music” gave the postW.W. II generation an identity, a new philosophy that changed the American perception of life forever. More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

course, 8:30 a.m., fee. Senior bowling, Senior Center, 9 a.m., $3. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

The campaign by Danielle and Erin Brown to collect More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Fire and EMS Runs

Fire runs 10:00 a.m., Feb. 20, Truck 6 was sent to Narragansett Avenue to check on some downed wires. More...

Police Log and Court News

Drunk driving charged Peter M. Edmonstone, 48, of Wickford was charged Feb. 24 with drunk driving after a traffic stop for speeding on Route 138. More...

Island schools send out teacher pink slips this week

School Committee members met Monday night for a short agenda that included approving the notification of eight teachers that their contracts may not be renewed for the coming school year. More...

New wheels for fire museum

Former Fire Chief Bob Bryer and firefighter Brian Campbell (not shown) drove to New Holland, Pa., last week to pick up the wooden wheels that were rebuilt by Amish craftsmen for the fire department’s antique hose cart and hand pumper. More...

Letters to the Editor

Rush to war, again

Mainstream media continues to beat the drums of war, falsely convincing the populace that Iran represents a threat to the security of the U.S. More...

Another side to story

A few weeks ago the town held a forum where the 50-percent design for the remediation of the old landfill, which now includes plans for the highway barn, was presented to a roomful of townspeople by GZA, the designing engineers, and a couple of folks More...

Islanders show true sports mettle

While other people were bored silly watching Bode Miller’s huffing and puffing down the mountain, missing gates, and listening to his ever evolving commentary and his ongoing excuses at the Olympics, five Jamestown basketball players were showing th More...

About Town

About Town

Chinese film screened at library tonight The final film in the Friends of the Jamestown Library 2006 Foreign Film Series, “Not One Less,” from China, will be shown tonight at 7 p.m. More...

Upcoming Events

Library Friends plan bus trip to visit Mark Twain’s home

The Friends of the Jamestown Library are sponsoring a trip to the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Conn., on Saturday, March 18. More...

Book group changes date for talk about ‘Night’

The Evening Book Discussion at the Jamestown library originally scheduled for Feb. 23 with the book “Night” by Elie Wiesel has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. More...

Navy Choristers perform March 12

Under the direction of Jamestown resident JoAnn Loewenthal, the Newport Navy Choristers will present a concert called “Music for a Sunday Afternoon” on March 12 at St. Barnabas Church in Portsmouth. More...

Legals

Legal Notices

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