May 4, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Arbitration board awards $47K to Siegmund

An arbitration panel has awarded $47,105 to Siegmund and Associates of Providence toward claims and costs in lawsuits brought by that firm and by the town of Jamestown over the town's termination of Siegmund's contract to supervise $7.24 million in s More...

News

Stuart birthplace holds spring festival

Every spring, the Gilbert Stuart Museum in Saunderstown opens its doors for the season with the Fish on the Run event, to celebrate the annual return of the buckies in Gilbert Stuart stream. More...

Tubas featured at annual concert

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

Kids speak out about hot lunch

Hot dogs, two of them, slathered with ketchup and sitting next to a pile of tater nuggets, were on the plates of everyone who got a hot lunch at the Lawn Avenue school Monday. More...

Sam Bari

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

"Ribs" - a two syllable word

It's that time of year again . . . that odd time when every male in New England who owns a charcoal or gas grill tries to convince the world that he knows how to cook Southern barbecue. Why these men assume such a thing is beyond my comprehension. More...

About Town

Rotary breakfast coming May 6 to Lawn school The annual Rotary Club May Breakfast will be held on Saturday, May 6, from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Lawn Avenue School cafeteria. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

It's that time of the year again when Boy Scout Troop 1 More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Town Meetings

Thursday, May 4 7 p.m., Lawn school: the School Committee meets. More...

Fire and EMS Runs

8:38 a.m., April 24, Car 3 went to Howland Avenue to help the EMS with a car accident. More...

Students are what they eat New policy to stem obesity read

The School Committee heard the first reading of a new Wellness Policy that will change the ways students eat and exercise while they are in school. More...

Breakfast is ready

Rotarians will be serving up a hale and hearty breakfast this Saturday at the Lawn Avenue School from 7 to 10 a.m. Proceeds will go to a new scoreboard for the Lawn Avenue ball fields. In front are Brenda Calkins and Cynthia Corbridge. More...

Editorial

Arbitration of the wastewater upgrade contract

A major milestone in the fiveyear long $7.5 million sewer project was reached last month when an arbitration panel reached a decision in the contract dispute between the town and Siegmund & Associates, consulting engineers. More...

This week in Island history

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of May 4 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

Teacher Appreciation Week set by council

A school is as good as its teachers. Jamestown School's ranking as "high performing" is a tribute to our high performing teaching staff. More...

Thanks for Earth Day help

The annual Earth Day Shoreline Cleanup once again marked a successful constructive start to spring. A full commercial-sized Dumpster of debris from the shoreline was gathered More...

Thanks to ball field volunteers

Jamestown Baseball Association's annual Green-Up Day was a tremendous success this past Saturday. We had approximately 50 volunteers comprised of players, coaches, parents, teens, and committee members helping out. More...

Island Calendar

Thursday May 4 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

Obituaries

Gertrude A. Reise, 88

Gertrude Angela (Raposa) Reise, 88, of Seaview Avenue, formerly of Newport, died Thursday, April 27, 2006, at Forest Farm Health Care Center in Middletown. More...