April 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Council to ask voters to finance new town hall

The Town Council Monday set the agenda for the annual financial town meeting slated for June 5. More...

News

Cote, Davis exchange vows

The wedding celebration of Mark A. Cote Jr., formerly of Jamestown, and Roxanne Davis, formerly of Auburn, Maine, took place on Saturday, March 4, 2006 at the First Baptist Church in Gardiner, Maine. The Rev. David J. Wood officiated. More...

Easter egg hunt winners named

Island children turned out in droves for the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Shoreby Hill Green sponsored by the Jamestown Womens' Club. More...

Contested application given continuance by zoning board

Representing applicant Patrick Kilroy in a request for a variance, attorney Scott Turner asked the Zoning Board of Review Chairman Thomas Ginnerty for a continuance to its May 23 meeting. More...

About Town

Island piano featured in Friday night concert

"By the Sea," a program of music showcasing the Jamestown Community Piano with songs inspired by the sea, will take place Friday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Matthew's church. More...

Upcoming Events

Red Sox veterans play in fund-raising golf tourney for Saratoga next week

A fund-raising dinner and golf tournement, featuring more than 20 former Red Sox baseball players, will be held to raise money for the U.S.S. Saratoga Museum Foundation. More...

Sheepshearing coming to Watson Farm May 13

Celebrate Spring at Watson Farm's annual Sheep Shearing Day to be held on Saturday, May 13, from noon to 4 p.m. More...

Minister welcomed at May 7 ceremony

On Sunday, May 7, at 4 p.m. the Right Reverend Geralyn Wolf, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island, will officiate during a Celebration of New Ministry service, formally instituting the Rev. Kevin M. Lloyd as the new rector of St. More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Town Meetings

Thursday, April 27 7 p.m., Lawn school: a School Committee workshop. More...

Fire and EMS Runs

Fire Runs 2:42 p.m., April 17, Units 10, 11, Car 3, and Engines 2 and 3 were dispatched to Route 138 for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. More...

Legislators usher bills through chambers

As the state legislative session moves beyond its halfway mark, and the deadline to introduce bills has passed, local lawmakers are busily scrambling to get bills out of committee and on to the House and Senate floors for a vote. More...

New water main

Fred Pease directs traffic on Narragansett Avenue Tuesday where workers are installing a new water main. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

Fire marshal concerned about group home safety

The state's recent removal of the fire alarm system from a group home on Stanchion Avenue has town fire marshal Arthur Christman upset and looking for answers regarding who should be in charge of fire safety. More...

Editorial

This week in Island history

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of April 27

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...

Letters to the Editor

Fund-raiser a big success

On Sunday, April 2, a fundraiser was held for Nancy Williams Maloney. We would like to thank everyone who helped in any way to make this day a huge success. More...

Many to thank for rabies clinic

The Town Clerk's Office would like to extend their thanks and gratitude to everyone who helped run the rabies clinic on Saturday, April 1. With help from the Jamestown Fire Department, R.I. More...

Going to miss the old bridge

I disagree with everything I heard on the 11 o'clock news last night. More...

Sam Bari

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

Wanted: one Presidential candidate

Politics is a touchy subject. Nonetheless, something has been bothering me for some time that I think needs addressing. It's two years before the next presidential election. By now, we usually know who the front-runners are for the upcoming contest. More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

Weekend Mass, St. Mark Church, 5 p.m. Sunday April 30 More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Whatever you do, be sure and snack well before working on your Spam sculpture. More...

Obituaries

Norma (Whaley) Smyth

Norma (Whaley) Smyth, of Friendship Street, formerly of Narragansett, died Sunday, April 23, 2006 at home with her family. She was the wife of Frederick C.B. Smyth. More...

Legals

Legal Notices

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING May 4, 2006 7:00 PM Workshop More...