September 28, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Mixed school board support for teen center

At its Sept. More...

News

PTO sells coupon books for fund-raiser

The 2007 Entertainment Books are on sale now. The Jamestown PTO has a limited supply this year so do not wait until the last minute to get yours. More...

Become a drywall doctor in your space time

Your son is playing catch with his friend in the living room for the third time this week. You start to tell him to take it outside when he misses a catch. It flies past the vase, but you now have a baseballsized hole in your drywall. More...

Rearranging furniture for a fresh look for your home

Now that fall has settled in and you're preparing your home for winter, you may have noticed that some of the rooms in your home have become drab. More...

Sam Bari

We're havin' a ball here

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

Concerned readers have been asking about the "space guys." People want to know if contact has been made. Sadly, I must report that contact with sentient beings from outer space is still as elusive as ever. However, we can't really blame them. More...

Upcoming Events

Blood drive Oct. 1

The island veterans groups will hold a blood drive on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Hall. More...

Private well workshop to be held in Tiverton

On Thursday, Sept. 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Tiverton High School Auditorium at 100 North Brayton Rd. More...

Celtic group to play in Portsmouth

The award-winning American & Celtic folk duo AtwaterDonnelly will bring two friends and fine artists, to the Courthouse Center for the Arts Saturday, Sept 30, in a BYOB event. More...

Island History

This week in Island history Compiled by Sue Maden Week of September 28

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

Talancy

A daughter, Maida Marie Talancy was born Sept. 18, 2006 at South County Hospital to Jennifer (Martin) and Neil Talancy of Jamestown. More...

Brawn

A daughter, Clara Ellen Brawn, was born Sept. 19, 2006 in Contoocook, N.H., to Jennifer (Davis) and Matthew Brawn. More...

Police Log

Domestic assault charged Amy H. Burton, 37, of 37 Hawthorne Rd. was charged with one count of domestic simple assault and battery after an incident in her home. More...

Fall colors

A monarch butterfly sips nectar in a north-end garden late last week before migrating south. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Town Council to vote on casino question Oct. 10

The Town Council Monday decided to vote on an anti-casino resolution at its next meeting, Tuesday, Oct 10. Several towns have already registered their opposition to the casino question that will be on the statewide ballot in November. More...

Recreation director announces retirement

Town Parks and Recreation Director Matthew Bolles has announced his retirement, effective Nov. 10, to pursue other activities, especially creative pursuits as a musician, Town Administrator Bruce Keiser told the Town Council Monday. More...

Editorial

Another view on the casino statewide ballot question

Musings

It is unhelpful to use generic anti-gambling arguments to fight the proposed casino in West Warwick. More...

Letters to the Editor

More about landfill safety

Protective standards can be illusory. What in 1983 was protective, proves in 2006 to have underestimated the problem. More...

Proposed town teen center belong at the island's community center

The following letter about the latest teen center More...

Rec department facts

The ongoing campaign of misinformation regarding the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department and the Jamestown Community Theatre compels me to provide a few simple facts for those who might still appreciate the truth. I will be brief. More...

About Town

Arborist to speak

The next meeting of the Jamestown Garden Club will be held Oct. 10 at 2:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Jamestown library. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday Oct. 5 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Having two Eagle Scout candidates in one family at the same time is in itself extraordinary. Adding the fact that one of the two is only 13 years old makes it even more extraordinary. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth A. McCaffrey, 79

Elizabeth A. (Mulgrew) McCaffrey, 79, a resident of Life Care center in Attleboro, Mass., formerly of Jamestown, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. She was the wife of the late John F. McCaffrey. More...

Elisabeth K. Clem

Elisabeth K. Clem of Gondola Avenue died Friday, Sept. 22, 2006, at her home. She was the wife of the late David B. Clem. More...

Legals

Legal Notice

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING October 5, 2006 6:30 PM Joint Workshop with the More...

Town Hall Records

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