August 3, 2006 RSS feed / News

Prudence archery deer permits available

The state Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife is accepting requests for applications for 2006 Prudence/Patience Island archery deer reservations. The applications must be postmarked no later than Aug. 30. More...

Tax relief for people with disabilities adopted

The Town Council has adopted an ordinance providing a tax exemption for all totally disabled people after no comments were received at a recent public hearing. The ordinance took effect upon passage. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

This group of Jamestown teens recently took the Press to New Zealand, Fiji , Hawaii, and Australia, where this shot was taken in front of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Bridge. More...

Zoning board OKs treatment plant

The Zoning Board of Review unanimously approved the special use and variance application submitted by the town for the soon to be constructed water treatment facility on North Main Road. However, the approval was not without restrictions. More...

Town councilors fill slots in town boards

Vacancies on several town panels were filled last week by the Town Council. More...

Bay Swim surpasses records on anniversary of third decade of caring

Hundreds of spectators and supporters from all over New England blanketed Potter Cove Saturday morning, July 29, anticipating the arrival of participants in the 30th annual Save The Bay Swim. More...

Council signs dollar-a-year lease

The Town Council recently agreed to sign a 99-year lease for $1 per year with the Jamestown Historical Society for its building, the Jamestown Museum, at 92 Narragansett Ave. More...

Jamestown Yacht Club's Summer Series Race

Race number six of the Jamestown Yacht Club Summer Series was held on Aug. 1. The following are the results: More...

Conanicut Yacht Club Fleet 12 racing results

A very light northerly greeted the fleet as Race Committee Cochairs Jim Porter and Joan Touchette Porter elected to set up the starting line just south of the marina channel entrance. More...

Morale, attitude, and love of their job earn these workers five stars

Islanders Veronica Pereira and Jessie Lanterman are among the employees of the Newport Naval Station's food service galley. More...

Council slates LNG proposal workshop

The Town Council has scheduled a special workshop to hear a presentation by Weaver's Cove officials on their proposed liquefied natural gas terminal in Fall River, Mass. More...

Fund helps send teens, children to camps

Lots of Jamestown youths are in camp this summer thanks to two of the five awards made recently by the Jamestown Community Fund. More...

Anglin' for a bite

Dozens of kids showed up for a little fishing at the annual Kids' Fishing Derby sponsored by the Jamestown Striper Club. Photo by Vic Richardson More...