July 7, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Hurricane 2006 - are you prepared?

In New England, the words "where" and "if" are no longer relevant when discussing hurricanes. The only question that is important to residents of the Northeast coastal areas is, "When?" More...

News

Dance troupe to hold cruise

Off the Curb dance troupe will host a fund-raising cruise aboard the Viking Queen on Sunday, July 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Garden tours to benefit plant society

The Rhode Island Wild Plant Society will hold a Town & Country Garden Tour on July 15 and 16. More...

J/22 Fleet 12 racing results from June 25

Persistent showers and the threat of thunderstorms failed to dampen the spirit of Fleet 12s opening day as Race Committee co-chair and America's Cup veteran Joan Touchette set a starting line several hundred yards south of the club and announced a Ra More...

About Town

Early Learning Center receives national accreditation

After a year-long, four-step process, the Jamestown Early Learning Center has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children or the NAEYC. More...

Book group reads Amy Tan

The Afternoon Book Discussion at the Jamestown library continues on Tuesday, July 11, the second Tuesday of the month, from 1 to 2 p.m. with the book "The Bonesetter's Daughter" by Amy Tan. More...

Library cruise filling up fast

On Thursday, July 13, at 5 p.m., the Viking Queen will dock at East Ferry for a two-hour fundraising cruise to support the library. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

I It was a lovely KA-BOOM Tuesday evening at Mackerel Cove. Islanders came forth generously More...

News of Record

Legal Notices

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

Town Hall Records

The following construction permits were filed recently in More...

Fire, EMS runs

Fire runs 10:14 a.m., June 26, Truck 6 went to Narragansett Avenue for a flooded basement. More...

Council takes up landfill, highway barn Monday

Town officials have been preparing an agenda for Monday's Town Council meeting that will include the long-awaited state decision on what to do with the town's former landfill and proposed new highway barn, according to Town Administrator Bruce Keiser More...

Fourth of July spectacular

Fireworks illuminated the night sky Tuesday (top photo) at Mackerel Cove. The annual display, put on by the Rocket Dawgz on the Fourth of July, drew hundreds of islanders. Photo by Don Miller More...

Editorial

Consider Michigan's plan for funding Rhode Island education

R Recently, there have been major stories in local More...

Letters to the Editor

One more to thank

Last week I wrote to you thanking many, many people who helped make Jamestown baseball a success this year. More...

Sam Bari

Classic yacht Hawk leaves island boat yard for the Museum of Yachting

After a complete restoration in 1984/5 at the Jamestown Boat Yard, the classic yacht Hawk, owned by Little Compton resident Gurdon B. Wattles, is being recommissioned and donated to the Museum of Yachting in Newport. More...

Celebrity weight-loss secrets revealed

I've noticed something odd about celebrities. They often talk about diets and diet plans, and how much they value their personal trainers. More...

Upcoming Events

Chamber music festival coming to URI

The Kingston Chamber Music Festival will perform six concerts from July 11 to 21 at the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall on the University of Rhode Island campus. More...

Book group to discuss new poet laureate

The Evening Book Discussion at the Jamestown library will be on Thursday, July 20, with selected readings of the poetry of Donald Hall, the newly-appointed poet laureate of the United States. More...

St. Matthew's hosts 75th summer sale on July 15

St. Matthew's 75th summer sale will be held on the church grounds, 87 Narragansett Ave., on Saturday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 1p.m., rain or shine. More...

Obituaries

Linda J. Stobbart, 59

Linda J. Stobbart, 59, of Framingham, Mass., died June 15, 2006 at the Pond Home in Wrentham. More...