August 10, 2006 RSS feed / News

Summer Stock

The grade 1 summer school program performed "Mrs. Wishy-Washy" to an audience of appreciative parents. More...

Bring back those borrowed wheelchairs

The Jamestown Medical Closet is looking for any wheelchairs it has lent out that are not currently being used. More...

Old Jamestown Bridge piers 9W and 10W fell on Tuesday morning

The old Jamestown Bridge piers 9W and 10W fell Tuesday, Aug 8, in a minor detonation event, but not exactly as planned. More...

Hearing for Luther Street two-lot subdivision continued

The Planning Commission held a public hearing on Aug. 2 to review a development plan of applicants Edward and Evelyn Furtado to create a two-lot major subdivision on Luther Street. The hearing is scheduled to continue the first week in September. More...

Flowers add a touch of class to the library

For the last 10 years or so, anyone wandering into the Jamestown Philomenian Library has been greeted with a beautiful flower arrangement at the front desk. 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...

Jamestown youths score in Newport tennis tourney

The National Tennis Club hosted the seventh annual Lieb Cup for the U.S. Junior Court Tennis Doubles Championship. More...

'Boys will be boys . . Catching a breeze on the old Jamestown Bridge'

Four teenage adventurers decided to explore the Jamestown Bridge from a different perspective. The journey began on a summer afternoon in 1976 (give or take a year). More...

Jamestown School Principal Kathy Almanzor

was the featured reader at last week's Pajama Storytime at the library. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

The Jamestown Windmill remains a popular attraction after 219 years

Like a faithful sentinel for well over two centuries, the Jamestown Windmill has stood high on Windmill Hill overlooking Marsh Meadows and Great Creek on North Main Road. To be exact, the windmill has witnessed 219 years of American history. More...

Keeper's house should not be affordable housing unit

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association has continued to press its multi-year effort to convince town officials to abandon or limit its use of the lighthouse keeper's residence as affordable housing. More...