September 7, 2006 RSS feed / News

Mosquitos a pain in the neck for over 100 million years

It is said that every species plays an important role in the greater scheme of things, but the mosquito compels us to re-examine the conventional wisdom. More...

Recreation department changes registration procedures

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department will no longer accept registrations for programs at the Planning and Recreation Office located at 22 West St. More...

Jamestown Curves closing

The Curves franchise in Jamestown, which is located on Hammett Court, will close its doors at the end of September. More...

Grace under pressure

Several vintage S-boats, including these two, participated in the annual Around the Island yacht race on Labor Day. More...

Color level high in South and North ponds

Public Works Director Steve Goslee recently told the Town Council, sitting as the Board of Water and Sewer Commisioners, that the color level in South Pond is twice as high as that in North Pond. More...

'Halfacre' renovation reveals historic architecture

The Jamestown Historical Society will proudly present Halfacre on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for its annual house tour. Built in 1895 for Elizabeth H. More...

Sutton honored by state grange

The Rhode Island State Grange Agricultural Department has chosen Robert Sutton of Jamestown as the R.I. State Grange Agriculturist of 2006. More...

Hoping for a bite

Michaella Brescia and her mom enjoyed Labor Day fishing from the dock at Fort Getty. More...

Summer profits strong despite fuel costs, rain and heat

The summer opened with one of the wettest Junes on record, followed by some of the longest sunny hot spells the island has experienced in recent years. More...

Harsch seeks RI attorney general Lynch's job

Jamestowner J. William W. Harsch has been on the campaign trail for a year as a Republican, targeting incumbant state Attorney General Patrick Lynch, Democrat, of Pawtucket, to whom Harsch, once a Democrat himself, lost his first race in 2002. More...

Free trees for homeowners

Jamestown has a tree-planting program where homeowners can have a tree planted in front of their house for free. More...

Town receives public records grant

Jamestown is one of 13 Rhode Island towns to receive a grant from the secretary of state's office to help preserve town records. More...

Monthly calls Jamestown tops for Democrats

"If you give money to the ACLU and the Sierra Club and yearn for the good ol' days when former Democratic Governor Bruce Sundlun was firing at raccoons and saving the day, then you'll find good company in Jamestown." More...

Whistler on tap for museum talk

James McNeill Whistler: His Unexpected Relationships will be the topic of Lunch with the Artist Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Newport Art Museum. More...

sea glass and shells last weekend.

Kathleen DeCubellis took her grandsons Preston Kerman, 2 and Aiden Kerman, 5, to the shoreline More...

Around the Island yacht race results

In Class A, the top finisher was Egret, skippered by Holloway, In second place was Dirigo, skippered by Wilhelm and in third was Hawk. More...

Evelyn Rhodes and Carol Shelton captured the scene

at Great Creek last week. The two will exhibit at Spring Bull Gallery in November. More...

Beating the cost of heat this winter

Supply and demand appears to be the catch phrase indicating the cost of oil related products. For the last few weeks, the price of gasoline has dropped dramatically in most areas. More...

Birth

Campo

A son, Cody Evan Campo, was born Aug. 30, 2006 at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Va., to Tracee (Ward) and Sammy Campo of Virginia. More...

Quononoquott Garden Club

At a ceremony held Thursday night, members of the and the Jamestown Fire formally open the new garden More...

Lunch prices listed for school year

The North Kingstown School Department, which provides lunches for the Jamestown schools, will charge the following prices for items on the lunch menu for the 2006-07 school year. More...

Whistler on tap for museum talk

James McNeill Whistler: His Unexpected Relationships will be the topic of Lunch with the Artist Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Newport Art Museum. More...

The Jamestown Gulls ladies' golf league presented a check for Autism research

to Rose Marino, second from left. The golfers who raised the funds through their annual tournament are Glenda Labush, Mary Garrett, Lee Rodman, Emma Coupal, Barbara Greenberg, and Marilyn Greenberg. More...

No more major closings to blast old bridge

"If all goes as planned, the major closings of the Old Jamestown Bridge are over," said project engineer Patrick O'Malley of Cashman Equipment Company of Boston, the general contractor awarded the project. More...