April 13, 2006 RSS feed / Editorial

This week in Island history

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of April 13

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...

The old Jamestown Bridge


Graced against a solemn sky Slowly stripped of your pride. Piece by piece placed on a barge, Pulling off your very heart. Marked for demolition Your lifeblood all but gone. Traveled now by workers, Dismantling memories. More...