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Islanders not betting on casino question

The controversial Question Number One on the upcoming Nov. 6 ballot appears to inspire questions that Jamestown residents feel need to be answered before they can cast a responsible vote. More...

News

Harsch's AG run gains momentum

J. William W. Harsch, Jamestown's lead town solicitor and a former state and federal official, continued his efforts in September to unseat incumbent state Attorney General Patrick Lynch in next month's election. More...

Tree committee approves town forest signage, discusses tree plantings

The town Tree Preservation and Protection Committee opened its September meeting by approving for a signage design for the town forest located at the schoolyard .The committee also discussed the free tree planting program for residents. More...

Awesome students

These Jamestown School students were recently "caught in the act of awesome." In reward for their good deeds, they get to have lunch with Vice Principal Mike Franco. From left are Molly Tiexiera, Ryan Geib, Hanna Geib, P.J. More...

About Town

Soccer

U-6 League, Outstanding Players, Jamestown Women's Club: Ben Hutchinson, Maya Gamble. Stearns Farms: Christian Hull, Theodore Simmons. Lila Delman Real Estate: Aidan Regan, Charlotte Simmons. Holland Heat & A/C: Mike Bonner, Kensie Lennon. More...

St. Sauveur ordained as deacon

Guy St. Sauveur, son of Charles and Vera St. Sauveur of Starboard Ave., was ordained by Cardinal Sean O'Malley on Sept. 9 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston, Mass. More...

Island yard sales are great places for the dedicated bargain hunters

In this world of reusable resources, some islanders find the best deals right in their own back yards - or right in their neighbors' front yards. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Veteran actor Michael Liebhauser has been tapped to play the role of Charlie Brown in the Jamestown Community Theatre's production of "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown," now in rehearsals at the Community Center for performances on the weekends of Oc More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Next week's newspaper deadlines

Monday is Columbus Day. Here are the Jamestownn Press deadlines for next week's newspaper, which will be published on schedule - Thursday, Oct. 12. More...

The community farm is among his many achievments

Robert (Bob) W. Sutton is an imposing figure who stands 6 feet 3 and one-half inches tall. From the mud on his boots to the western style hat that sits atop his head, Sutton portrays the image of a man who has spent a lifetime outdoors. More...

Teen seminar a tremendous success

The Senior Center last week provided the setting for a teen seminar and forum hosted by town Teen Co-ordinator Melissa Minto and chaired by facilitator Sandra Del Sesto, a consultant from the Initiative for Human Development in Pawtucket. More...

Letters to the Editor

Senior citizen programs needed

A recent letter comparing our teen programs to North Kingstown's reminded me of last winter. When my mother-in-law moved to Jamestown, I contacted the Senior Center and was surprised that there was very little offered in the way of programming. More...

Clancy studio worth the visit

We feel compelled to write this letter to tell you about our entertaining morning at the Clancy Designs studio. More...

Thanks for your support

Thank you for the outpouring of support for Matt. Through letters, phone calls, and conversations on the street, we've heard your kind words, anger and humor. Misinformation is dangerous whether spread in a small community or a nation. More...

Sam Bari

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

Terrorism and animal rights

Faithful readers - it is time to warn you. Read this story and take preventive measures before the problem grows to pandemic proportions. More...

Upcoming Events

Klimpt to be topic of talk

Gustav V Klimpt, co-founder of the "Secession Movement," which was the Viennese version of what became Art Nouveau, will be the topic of "Lunch with the Artist" on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Newport Art Museum. More...

Fire department to hold open house on Oct. 12

The Jamestown Fire Department will hold an open house Saturday, Oct. 21, from noon to 2 p.m. More...

Award winning author will speak at tall ships event

The author of several awardwinning books about sea voyages and sailing, Nathaniel Philbrick, will be speaking and signing copies of his books at a fund-raiser for Tall Ships Rhode Island 2007, which will bring 20 to 30 ships to Newport Harbor next su More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

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

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of October 5

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 25, 75 and 100 years ago More...

Obituaries

Christopher Michael (C.M.) Honko

Christopher M. Honko, 39, of West Harper Road, Portland, Tenn., and formerly of Cumberland, R.I., died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 at his home. More...