August 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Police officers' telephone fund-raiser underway

The Jamestown Police Officers' Association kicked off its biennial fund-raising effort last week to raise money to support local charities and other projects. More...

Jamestown School bus schedule announced for fall

When does your student start school? Jamestown school buses will travel to 12 different schools this year, including both island schools and North Kingstown High School. More...

Volunteers needed for island's Sept. 23 fall tree inventory

The town Tree Preservation and Protection Committee set Sept. 23 to take an inventory of the island's trees. More...

Sam Bari

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

The second coming of Huckleberry Finn

The last days of summer often bring back memories of the dread of going back to school when I was a kid. More...

Upcoming Events

Parents of freshmen high school students invited to forum focusing on transition

The North Kingstown High School PTSO will offer a Freshman Orientation Parent Forum on Monday, Aug. 28, at 5:30 p.m. at NKHS to help answer the many questions parents have about their students' first year of high school. More...

It's a raptor weekend

New England's largest raptor event is coming to the Audubon Society's Environmental Education Center on the weekend of Sept. 9 and 10. More...

Bird carving weekend scheduled in Bristol

The top bird and wildlife carvers from throughout the northeast will be on hand displaying and selling their artwork on Oct. 14 and 15, sponsored by the Audubon Society. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of August 24

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

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

Town Meetings

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Police Log

Charged after fight Steven Hackett, 22, of Middletown was charged Aug. 20 with simple assault and disorderly conduct after he allegedly struck a woman at a party after a heated discussion. More...

The Fools rule again at the 29th annual JYC regatta

Trucks, vans, and cars pulling trailers of various dimensions jockeyed for parking places shortly after 8 a.m. along the town-owned beach at East Ferry last Saturday morning. More...

Town water exceeds contaminant level

On Monday night, Department of Public Works Director Steve Goslee addressed the Town Council, sitting as the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners, about a letter that was recently sent to all municipal water customers. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks from art association

braved the crushing heat to participate in and attend our annual CIAA Craft Show this year. More...

A fantastic Weatherill cleanup job

Jamestown is such a beautiful town. There are so many places on the island that one can take in this beauty. My favorite spot is Fort Wetherill. What a joy it is to spend time there. More...

Funds raised through island generosity

Dave and I would like to thank all of the individuals and local organizations who donated to the Bolivian Transformation Project, especially the Jamestown Rotary Club. More...

About Town

Dutch Island Lighthouse Society holds Fund-raiser

The Dutch Island Lighthouse Society is ready to go to bids for the renovation of the structure that was originally constructed in 1827. More...

The JYC's Summer Series Race

Race number 9 of the Jamestown Yacht Club Summer Series was held on Aug. 22. The following are the results for the race: More...

Salute summer with the Navy

Preparations are underway at Naval Station Newport for the big Friday, Sept. 1, 5 p.m. "Salute to Summer" open house on the lawn at Dewey Field. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday Aug. 24 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Jamestown Community Theatre Artistic Director Mary Wright has reached into the sometimes strange, sometimes wonderful world of MTV and brought along with her other members of the theater group. More...

Obituaries

Olive E. Guiney, 90

Olive E. Guiney, 90, formerly of East Shore Road, died Aug. 10, 2006 at Roberts Health Centre in North Kingstown. She was the wife of the late David D. Guiney. More...