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The square-rigger Godspeed

plied the waters off Jamestown this week in celebration of the More...

News

Reviewing recycling rules with Island Rubbish team

When people talk trash in Jamestown, nobody does it better or knows more than Steve Tiexiera, president of Island Rubbish Service, Inc., Conanicut and Aquidneck Islands' family owned and operated trash disposal company. More...

Visit the Naval War College Museum

The Naval War College Museum, located on the grounds of the Newport Naval Station in Newport, is currently expanding its programs offered to the public. More...

Council hears traffic and parking matters

The Town Council Monday directed Town Administrator Bruce Keiser to follow up on several traffic and parking recommendations made by the town Traffic Commission, chaired by Police Chief Thomas Tighe. More...

Sam Bari

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

In search of the really great job

Occasionally, astute readers send e-mail asking our crack research department to get the facts on easy ways to make money. More...

About Town

Kids invited to fishing derby

The Jamestown Striper Club will hold its annual Kid's Fishing Derby at the North Pond reservoir on Saturday, July 29, from 8 to 11 a.m. More...

Like father, like daughter

Father and daughter anglers Michael and Molly Tiexiera each took a striper off Seal Rock in Newport last week. More...

Klochkoff named to honor roll

Brian L. Klochkoff of Jamestown was named to the spring-term honor roll at Deerfield Academy, an independent secondary school in Deerfield, Mass. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday July 27 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of July 27

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 25, 50, 75, and 100 years More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

Electrical permits Paul Andrews received a permit July 3 to rewire a remodeled kitchen at 117 Longfellow Rd., work estimated to cost $1,000. More...

Town Meetings

W e d n e s d a y , A u g . 2 2 p.m., library: Probate Court convenes. 7:30 p.m., library: the Planning Commission meets. More...

Police Log

Marijuana found in car Three Fall River, Mass., men were charged July 24 with possession of about 134 grams of marijuana after a traffic stop for speeding then running a stop sign on Beacon Avenue. More...

Village water restrictions eased

The temporary suspension of some outdoor water-use restrictions was affirmed Monday by the Town Council, which also extended the suspension to the island's three boat yards to allow their customers to wash boats on all weekdays through Aug. More...

Planners discuss tightening of high groundwater ordinance

The Planning Commission spent much of its meeting last week discussing possible amendments to the Zoning Ordinance relating to the high groundwater table and impervious layer overlay district. More...

Landfill price tags expected by September

Town Administrator Bruce Keiser told the Town Council Monday that he was not expecting any data about landfill costs before September. More...

Editorial

Emergency room physicians offer advice on safe swimming for children

Being in and around water is a big part of the summer for many people, but while you and your family enjoy yourselves, the American College of Emergency Physicians has some advice on how to limit the possibility of summer water fun turning deadly. More...

Jamestown, 1890

Do you know where this is? What's there now? Note the water view on the left. To see more old photos of Jamestown, visit the Web site at jamestownhistoricalsociety.org. Photo property of JHS. For answer, see photo on page 11. More...

Letters to the Editor

What a fabulous CIAA Art Exhibit!

I believe all who attended will agree that the fine work of Jamestown artists grows more exciting and professional every year, and that this 32nd annual show may have been the best ever. More...

Book sale a success!

The annual book sale this year was one of our best. More...

A problem solved

We would like to thank state Rep. Bruce Long and Sen. Teresa Paiva-Weed for helping us solve an issue we had with the state of Rhode Island. After waiting many weeks for an answer from the state and receiving none - we decided to contact Rep. More...

Upcoming Events

Join the sailing fools on August 20

The 29th annual Fools' Rules Regatta will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, on the town beach at East Ferry. The rain date will be Sunday, Aug. 20. More...

Sign up for Paw Sox baseball game; other teen events scheduled

All teens interested in the Paw Sox baseball game on Tuesday, Aug. 1, should sign up now to reserve their spaces. More...

PTO plans golfing fund-raiser

The Jamestown PTO will host a golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Jamestown Golf Course. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

a lot of years. We had not been together since 1963! More...

Obituaries

Ann B. King, 87

Ann B. King, 87, of Jamestown, formerly of Blue Ridge, Va., and Green Brook, N.J., died peacefully at home on July 19, 2006. She was the wife of Glenn E. King for 65 years. More...

Legals

Legal Notices

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