October 26, 2006 RSS feed / News

Groundbreaking first step in long-awaited town hall

The official Tuesday groundbreaking for the new town hall was almost anti-climatic, following the unofficial Monday preview in which a new town backhoe was used to begin demolition of the old planning and recreation offices on West Street, according More...

Lighthouse five-year plans presented

Beavertail Lighthouse Acquisition Committee Chairman Varoujan Karentz presented the plans for Phase I and II of the lighthouse restoration at the semiannual Beavertail State Park Advisory Committee meeting last week. More...

Change the clocks, Change the batteries

The Jamestown Fire Department reminds all residents that smoke detector batteries should be changed each time the clocks are changed for Daylight Savings Time. More...

Disney film crew coming to Jamestown

The production of the Disney film "Dan in Real Life" started shooting today at an undisclosed Rhode Island location. The production More...

For the record

On the Jamestown Library Board of Trustees, two three-year vacancies and one one-year vacancy exist. The town is looking for volunteers to fill these positions. Apply to the Town Clerk. More...

Four blasts left for old Jamestown Bridge

Only four explosions to go before blasting is complete on the old Jamestown Bridge demolition project, according to Patrick O'Malley, project engineer for Cashman E q u i p m e n t Company of Boston, the contractor awarded the job. More...

High groundwater ordinance recommendations forwarded to council

The Planning Commission dedicated its Oct. 18 meeting to a workshop with the town solicitor and town engineer on the proposed amendments to the Zoning Ordinance related to the high groundwater table and impervious layer overlay district. More...

Harsch closing gap on Attorney General Lynch

J. William W. Harsch of Jamestown, Republican challenger for the office of state attorney general, continued his intensive campaign this past week through three debates and several press releases on his positions. More...

Group's goal is to let seniors age at home

A local group is researching ways to allow senior citizens to stay at home versus be put in nursing homes as they age. More...

Making a career choice

Travis Settipane, 4, thinks about being a firefighter while checking out Engine 1 at the Jamestown Fire Department's Open House, held last weekend. More...

Tree committee concerned about meeting requirements of tree planting grant

The town Tree Preservation and Protection Committee talked at length at its Oct. 24 meeting about an unfinished beautification project at the corner of High Street and Walcott Avenue. More...

Geology topic of library program

Professor Nancy Millard of the Community College of Rhode Island physics department will present a program for school-age children on the rock cycle and geology of Rhode Island at the Jamestown library on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. More...

Neville named to hospital post

Donna M. Neville, a Jamestown summer resident, has been named vice president of development at South County Hospital. More...

Mascot debut

The Warrior Wolf, the new mascot for the Jamestown School, made its debut at an assembly last week. More...