August 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Superintendent of schools appointed, began job Monday

During an Aug. 3 meeting that lasted less than 15 minutes, the School Committee made appointments to the administrative and special education staff. More...

Side by side:

A new water tower is being erected next to the existing one on Howland Avenue More...

News

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

The Clavennas took the Press to their new home at McChord Air Force Base in Tacoma, Wash. Here they are in front of the Space Needle in Seattle. They were recent Jamestown residents while attending the Naval War College. More...

CYC sweeps Island Cup team race regatta with stunning 9-0 performance

The Island Cup, a team racing regatta hosted by Ida Lewis Yacht Club was sailed recently in the waters between Goat and Rose Islands with Sail Newport J/22's. More...

Nearly half a million visited Godspeed

America's 400th Anniversary last week announced the official results of the 2006 Godspeed sail, an 80-day goodwill tour to six East Coast cities. More...

Sam Bari

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

The anger bar saloon

Leave it to the Chinese to take a great American idea and improve it beyond our wildest dreams. But before we look at the accomplishments of the Chinese, let's explore the history of today's subject - anger management. More...

Upcoming Events

Marshall looking for national sailing title

Michael Marshall of Jamestown is competing this week in the U.S. Sailing National Youth Championships, which are being held in Galveston, Texas, from Aug. 9 to 13. More...

Help vets remember Victory Day on Monday

The town's veteran's groups will commemorate Victory Day, Aug. 14, by raising the flags over East Ferry's Veterans Memorial Square. More...

Islanders walk to fund cancer research

On Sunday, Sept. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of August 10

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

Obituaries

Daniel E. Lilly Sr., 65

Daniel E. Lilly Sr., 65, of Seaside Drive, died Aug. 3, 2006 at his home. He was the loving husband of Jean (Brennan) Lilly and proud grandfather of Rian Brennan Hines. More...

Legals

Legal notices

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

Holiday deadlines at the Press

The Press office will be closed on Monday, Aug. 14 for Victory Day. Deadlines for the Aug. 17 issue: More...

Water tower on time and on budget

Public Works Director Steve Goslee was all smiles when asked about the progress of the new town water tower now under construction on Howland Avenue. More...

In with the new

Kathy Sipala, outgoing superintendent, congratulates Dr. Robert Power on his new appointment as head of island schools. More...

Public forums allow for dialog between council and citizens

The public and town officials, particularly Town Council and School Committee members, can have discussions during open public forums, despite a series of disputes to the contrary during the past 18 months, according to State Attorney General Patrick More...

Editorial

The Island Garden

Well, last week was a surprise. I was at a marine show in Las Vegas for the week, where temperatures hovered around 110 degrees. More...

Letters to the Editor

Support Senate bill S.2686

It was reported recently that Cox Communications will be increasing its prices for the second time this year and for the third time in two years. More...

Garden club's good work!

I would like to send a thank-you to the Quononoquott Garden Club members for the exceptional job they are doing. The wooden barrel planters, overflowing with greenery and striking flowers, are spectacular. More...

Are we waiver-ing?

Commission feel that certain zoning laws, such as More...

About Town

Book group takes on 'Kate Vaiden'

The Afternoon Book Discussion at the Jamestown library continues on Tuesday, Sept. 12, the second Tuesday of the month, from 1 to 2 p.m. with the novel "Kate Vaiden" by Reynolds Price. More...

Turtles, lizards and snakes at the library

Dave Marchetti of Animal Experiences will present a handson animal program for children age 4 and up and their families as part of the summer reading program, "Paws, Claws, Scales and Tales." This free program will take place on Thursday, Aug. More...

Fools Rules set for Aug. 19 at East Ferry

The nationally famous 29th annual Fools' Rules Regatta, sponsored by the Jamestown Yacht Club, will be held Saturday, Aug. 19, on the town beach at East Ferry in Jamestown. The rain date will be Sunday, Aug. 20. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday Aug. 10 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

With the Jamestown Community Chorus' 17th annual talent show rapidly approaching, there is some question whether or not one of its most popular acts from the past will be appearing this year. More...

News of Record

Town Hall records

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

Real Estate transfers

Real estate transfers May-June May 3, DePrimo sold to Stanley property at 23 Standish Rd. for the sum of $1,065,000. More...

Town Meetings

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