June 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Yummy, sticky, fun!

Libby Lamantia, Colin Moffet, Nellie Tamboe, Eliza Kallfelz, and Alex Troues enjoyed cotton candy at the fourth-grade Penny Carnival held at the Melrose Avenue School last week. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

News

Jamestowner guides tourists to better understanding of natural world

As Jamestown residents know too well, tourism is one of the world's largest industries, providing endless opportunities for travelers to get away from everyday life, see new and exciting places, experience foreign cultures, pay $4 for a small ice cre More...

Openings on town boards need to be filled

Town officials are looking for volunteers to fill vacancies on six committees and boards. More...

After months of discussions, and start dates that have More...

Sam Bari

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

Dad's day shopping made e-z

Father's Day is this Sunday. If you haven't bought anything for your dad, husband, or other significant fathers in your life, don't panic. Shopping for men is easy and the rules are close to idiotproof. More...

Upcoming Events

Canine art exhibit in Tiverton

The Tiverton Arts Council will present "Tiverton Goes To The Dogs," an exhibition of paintings, drawings, and photographs that feature man's best friend. More...

Food tasting cruises offered

The South Kingstown Parks and Recreation Department is offering a series of international food tastings on the bay as part of its summer adult-program schedule. More...

Community theatre has many openings on stage and off

The Jamestown Community Theatre is preparing for the fall production season and looking for enthusiastic residents to come forward and get involved in this theater experience that is unique to Jamestown. More...

Obituaries

Quinn memorial service June 25

Family, friends and neighbors are invited to participate in a celebration of life in honor of Henry A. Quinn. More...

Legals

Legal Notices

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING More...

State lawmakers revise 'no discharge' boating law

The headline in a news release from the state General Assembly announced: "Discharge rules for boats cleaned up." More...

Town's hurricane plan gets overhaul

The town's emergency management system is undergoing a review and overhaul, with a special focus on handling special needs because of hurricanes, the Town Council was advised Monday by Police Chief Thomas Tighe, who is also the town's emergency manag More...

Jamestown gets okay for a municipal court

Jamestown becomes the 24th of Rhode Island's 39 cities and towns to be authorized to run its own municipal court as the result of action last week by the state General Assembly. More...

Editorial

This week in Island history

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of June 15

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown More...

Letters to the Editor

Musical interlude

Students in the grade 7 and 8 chorus entertained parents and friends last week at the spring music night at the Lawn school. Photo by Kate Petrie More...

Hoe ram work eliminates need for lengthy bridge closures

The demolition of the old Jamestown Bridge moved into a new phase last week, using a mechanical demolition device called a hoe ram that will break apart the remaining concrete piers without the use of above-water explosives. More...

Lifeguards stand watch in good and bad weather

The town-owned beach at Mackerel Cove opens this Saturday with a complement of five lifeguards for the 2006 season, said town Recreation Director Matt Bolles. More...

About Town

Hear the plan for Dutch Island light tonight at the library More...

Island Calendar

Summer reading begins June 20 at the library

This year's Summer Reading Program at the Jamestown library is called ""Paws, Claws, Scales, and Tales," and great prizes will be awarded to children who read for at least 20 minutes each day this summer. More...

Island Calendar

Thursday June 15 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

The Rocket gods are looking down on us and the Rocket More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Town Meetings

Thursday, June 15 7 p.m., Melrose school: the School Committee meets. More...

Fire, EMS runs

Fire, EMS runs Fire Runs 7:19 a.m., June 5, Engine 3 went to Fairview Street to assist the EMS crew. More...