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Deer control proposal sparks disagreement

The atmosphere was tense March 1 as Wildlife Committee Chairman Chris Savastano read aloud his committee%27s recommendations at the workshop with the Town Council. More...

News

Kids get laughs while learning basics of improv

Local teens learned the rules successful improv artists follow at a recent workshop at the Jamestown library led by Providence musician and story teller Keith Munslow. More...

Beavertail in the snow

Leigh, Allie, and Angus Gribble took a walk at the Beavertail Lighthouse last Thursday during the snowstorm. More...

100 people attend north-enders' landfill presentation

Signaling for a new era of cooperation and finding of a suitable site for the town garage were among elements of the public forum conducted Sunday by the North End Concerned Citizens. More...

About Town

Leprechaun hatmaking workshop today at the library More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

Thursday March 9 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

If you wrote for information about enrollment in Florida More...

Obituaries

Idalina P. Medeiros, 91

Idalina P. (Furtado) Medeiros, 91, of Clarke Street died Monday at Somerset Ridge, Somerset, Mass. She was the beloved wife of Frank Medeiros for 55 years. More...

Walter B. Johnson Jr., 69

Walter B. "Bunky" Johnson Jr., 69, died Thursday, March 2, 2006 at home after a long battle with lung cancer. He was the loving companion of Jane C. Grenier for 32 years. More...

Mary Dutra Sylvia, 95

Mary Dutra Sylvia, 95, of 30 Lawn Ave. died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006 at South County Nursing Center surrounded by family, friends, and her canine companion, Apple Jack. She was the wife of the late Mike Sylvia for 62 years. More...

Island teens looking for 'place to call their own'

On March 14, a team of teens from grades 7 to 10, will make a presentation to the Town Council on why they need a meeting place of their own. More...

Polluted water wells found on north end

Four private water wells on North Main Road in the landfill area are polluted, according to reports on 16 wells tested by the town as mandated by the state Department of Environmental Protection. More...

Sunny play Four-year-old Peter Andres found the weather to his liking Tuesday afternoon at the community playground. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

Editorial

This week in Island history

Week of March 9

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...

 EDITORIAL 

Time for Town Council to make deer decision Last week%27s Town Council workshop with the Wildlife Committee reflected the passion surrounding the subject of deer control on our island. More...

Letters to the Editor

LETTERS

In the best interest of the community In recent weeks, my wife and I, who live in East Passage Estates on the north end of the island, have become engaged in educating ourselves on an issue that if not decided properly has profound long-term negativ More...

Sam Bari

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

An exciting career in politics can be yours

Have you ever wondered how people in elected positions survive working their way up the political ladder in a world so philosophically divided? More...

Upcoming Events

Library Friends 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...

Movie from China rescheduled to April 6

Due to snow on March 2, the Friends of the Jamestown Library have rescheduled their final film in their 2006 Foreign Film Series. The new date for showing "Not One Less" is Thursday, April 6, at 7 p.m. More...

Learn gardening secrets to discourage deer in your yard at the library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host "Spring into your Garden" on Thursday, March 16, at 7 p.m. at the library. More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Fire and EMS Runs

Fire runs 2:30 p.m., Feb. 27, Car 3 and Engine 2 were sent to Ferry Wharf for a faulty smoke detector. More...

Police Log

Home invasion arrests Three young men were charged March 4 with several counts after a residence break-in March 3. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

JAMESTOWN TOWN COUNCIL SITTING AS THE BOARD OFWATER AND SEWER COMMISSIONERS More...

Legal Notices

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING March 16, 2006 More...