July 27, 2006 RSS feed / News

Art News Heats Up for August Annual Art and Craft Shows More...

URI deans list announced

residents were named to the dean's list at the University of Rhode Island for the spring 2006 semester: More...

Where in the world is the Jamestown Press?

Dot Norton and Joe Tiexiera took the Press to Stono Ferry Golf Course in South Carolina, near Charleston, where they enjoyed a few days on the links. More...

Island businesses are the 'best'

Three island eateries were named among the Best of Rhode Island in the statewide survey conducted by Rhode Island Monthly for its August edition. More...

Town officials to update island hurricane plan

Chief Thomas Tighe, was scheduled to lead town officials Wednesday in a review and update of plans for preparedness for hurricanes and other emergencies. He is the town's emergency management administrator and operates from the police station. More...

Mansions give $5 gas rebate to summer visitors

For the third year in a row, the Preservation Society of Newport County is offering a cash incentive to help vacationers combat the rising cost of gasoline when they visit the Newport Mansions. More...

King-inspired nonviolence seminar intrigues teens and adults

The six teens seated in a semicircle at St. Matthew's Parish Hall appeared to be tense for the first few minutes of the Kingian nonviolence seminar held last week. More...

Walking tour recalls an earlier era

A group of visitors and locals gathered last Saturday, July 22, for a tour presented by the Jamestown Historical Society. 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...

Paws For A Cause

Jamestown Animal Shelter

This weekend the "Friends of the Jamestown Animal Shelter" will celebrate the start of their shelter construction project. More...

It's the Four Corners!

This recent photo is taken from the same spot - looking west on Narragansett Avenue. North Main Road intersects on the right and Southwest Avenue on the left. The post office is on the left. Photo provided by the Jamestown Historical Society More...

Buy cookies for police department fund-raiser

The Rhode Island Police Chiefs Association is sponsoring a cookie sale to benefit the Big Brothers of Rhode Island. More...

Councilor Szepatowski says she's 'not happy' with teen center progress

Some Town Councilors Monday expressed concern that the town seems to be pursuing only long-range solutions to meet teen needs, while no immediate answers have been forthcoming on the problem of teens with nothing to do, especially at night. More...

Conanicut, Lila Delman firms merge

island landmark for the past 17 years, joined together with a Narragansett realty company this past March. More...

New high school info sessions offered

There will be a series of information nights about the new East Bay Met High School in Newport on Wednesdays, Aug. 2, 9, and 16 at 6 p.m. at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York St., in Newport. More...

Air museum to honor Sundlun at gala

The Quonset Air Museum, home of Rhode Island's aviation heritage, will launch its capital campaign by honoring the contributions of former Governor Bruce Sundlun at a reception, dance and dinner on the museum grounds, Thursday, Aug. 10. More...