September 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

We will never forget

The Jamestown Fire Department created a memorial to those lost in the 9/11 attacks in front of the station Monday morning. Photo by Don Miller More...

News

Teen writer needed

The Jamestown Press is looking for a high school student to cover sports and other events at North Kingstown High School during the school year. More...

Island business responds to EPA complaint

Late this summer, the federal Environmental Protection Agency announced five enforcement actions against marina and boatyard facilities in New England for environmental violations. More...

JEMS receives gift of new generator.

Jamestown Emergency Medical Services received two generous donations from Clement Napolitano and the Jamestown Boat Yard. One gift is a generator for use at the JEMS headquarters on Knowles Court. More...

Sam Bari

NFLkicks off the season

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

It all started at the beginning of summer. Throngs of hopeful athletes frequented gyms across the country. They worked out, they jogged, they ran, pumped thousands of reps of iron, increasing the weight each day. More...

About Town

Weekend duffers

Special Education Director, Beth Pinto, Liz Pinto, and Principal Kathy Almanzor dusted off the clubs to play in the PTO's golf tournament, held Saturday. In all, the PTO raised $13,000 for island school programs. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Island fair 'Heyday' celebrates land conservation and open space on historic Dutra Farm property

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will present its 11th Heyday event this Saturday, Sept.16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dutra Dairy Farm will host the island version of a county fair this year, in the More...

Yacht club's fall series race results

Race number two of the Jamestown Yacht Club Fall Series was held Sept. 10. The following are the results: More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Where else can you bid on a pickup truck of manure at an island function? More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of September 14

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown More...

News of Record

Legal Notice

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

Legal Notice

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE September 21, 2006 6:30 PM Executive Session More...

Town Hall Records

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

How Jamestown voted in Tuesday's primary

About 25 percent of Jamestown's voters turned out to cast a ballot in Tuesday's primary elections. More...

School Committee considers healthy menu

After a last-minute addition to the agenda concerning bussing, the School Committee spent most of its Sept. 7 meeting discussing healthy alternatives to the current school lunch menu. More...

Council adopts new parking ordinance

The Town Council Monday spent about half of its two-hour meeting listening to Jamestown Shores' residents talk about parking needs at Head's Beach, More...

Editorial

Donate used instruments to student musicians

The Jamestown Education Foundation is looking for used musical instruments to enable all students in grades 5 through 8 the opportunity to play in the school band. More...

Conserve energy:

Most of us don't have any choice when it comes to paying the high price of energy. More...

Letters to the Editor

Teacher sees both sides of debate

After reading Bill Ashton's letter to the editor, I felt I must respond. More...

Support for Bolles

A report in the Jamestown Press of Aug. 31 on the meeting of the most recent Town Council raised issues regarding the relationship of the Jamestown Community Theatre and the town Recreation Director Matt Bolles. More...

Outraged reader

I was outraged to read about the recent Town Council meeting where our recreation director's job performance and involvement in the community theatre were discussed. Has Mr. Schnack taken the time to follow Mr. More...

Upcoming Events

Multi-cultural literacy program coming to library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host Common Ground/Kaleidoscope of Race: A Collage of Writers Address Issues of Race, Ethnicity & Culture at the Jamestown library on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. in the library meeting hall. More...

Volunteer for tree inventory

The town Tree Preservation and Protection Committee has scheduled Saturday, Sept. 23, for its annual tree inventory. More...

High school open house announced

North Kingstown High School will hold an open house on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday Sept. 14 Town Hall closed due to moving. More...

Community service meeting at NKHS

The Interact Club at North Kingstown High School will host an informational meeting for all students who wish to be involved in community service projects. More...

Lighthouse expert to speak

Jeremy D'Entremont, author of the book "The Lighthouses of Rhode Island," will be the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association, on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown library. More...

Obituaries

Nancy M. Burrows, 65

Nancy M. (Bates) Burrows, 65, of Arnold's Neck Drive, Warwick, died Sept. 5, 2006 at home. She was the wife of the late William H. Burrows Sr. More...

David Moniz, 55

David Moniz, 55, of Watson Avenue died Sept. 7, 2006 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Karen Adele (Pimentel) Moniz. More...