April 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

News

New island basket business supplies the perfect gifts

Karen Potter of Jamestown is introducing her new business "Bella Baskets" in time for spring giving. More...

Frostbiters finish winter sailing series

The Shellback dinghy frostbiters held their last races for the winter series this past Easter weekend on Saturday morning under warm sunny skies and 5to 10-knot southwest winds. More...

Two $500 scholarships offered by women's club

The Jamestown Women's Club will award $500 scholarships to two high school seniors who are going to further their education. More...

About Town

Island cleanup Saturday

The annual Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup will begin Saturday morning, April 22, at 8:30 a.m. at the Community Center. More...

Upcoming Events

NKHS parent group to meet on May 4

The North Kingstown High School Parent Teacher Student Organization will hold its next meeting on Thursday, May 4, at 7 p.m. in the school's Media Center. More...

Liberty tree featured in Arbor Day event

Celebrate Arbor Day, April 28, with the Newport Historical Society by hearing the fascinating story of one of Newport's most legendary trees, the "Liberty Tree," during a lecture by doctoral candidate Edward Andrews, followed by a 15-minute walking t More...

Tubas star in annual concert

"Stars, Stripes and Big Horns" is the title of the spring tubaphonia concert, which will be held on Saturday, May 13, in the North Kingstown High School Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. More...

News of Record

Boston firm seeks to turn East Ferry building into condos

Raymond and Karyne Bazzano of Preston Real Estate of Boston, owners of the 10-apartment building at 10 Narragansett Ave., Monday told the Town Council that their firm wants to convert the more than 100-year-old structure into 10 condominiums, adding More...

Town Hall Records

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

Legal Notices

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING April 27, 2006 7:00 PM Business Meeting More...

Abig bang for the old Jamestown Bridge

An explosion on the center span of the old Jamestown Bridge dropped the landmark into the West Passage of Narragansett Bay at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

Letters to the Editor

Group meets to promote peace

This is a call to Jamestowners who have had enough. More...

Thanks from the food pantry

Thank you to everyone who helped restock the St. Mark Jamestown Food Pantry. More...

Lyme disease talk helped islanders

On April 11, Mr. Thomas Forschner of the Lyme Disease Foundation presented a great lecture on Lyme disease at the Jamestown library. The 50 or so Jamestown residents there were able to ask many interesting questions and get some accurate answers. More...

Sam Bari

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

The duck, the cow, and the anxious insomniac

Those who make a living writing fiction, editorial opinion, or columns about life and its many problems, have a common fear. That is - revealing too much of themselves. This is common knowledge within the trade. More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

Sunday April 23 Sunday services, St. Matthew's church, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Heralded political columnists Phillipe and Jorge who write Cool, Cool World in the Providence Phoenix and are described as "political observers on the world" will offer their viewpoints on Spam, and likely other hams, at the Spam Bam Benefit Sunday, More...

Obituaries

Thomas W. Jenkins, 55

Thomas W. Jenkins, 55, of Inkberry Trail, Narragansett, formerly of Jamestown died Saturday, April 15, 2006 at home. He was the loving father of Chelsea Jenkins of Newport and Tiffany Jenkins of North Kingstown. More...

Caroline B. Head, 87

Caroline B. (Hull) Head, 87, of Howland Avenue, died Monday, April 17, 2006 at home. More...