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Deer hunting topic of special town meeting

A special Town Council meeting about deer hunting at Beavertail State Park has been set for Monday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. at the town library. Town officials have been assured that at least one More...

News

Sutton honored

Former Town Administrator Bob Sutton was given the 2006 Agriculturist of the Year Award by the Rhode Island State Grange, at a ceremony held for him last Sunday. Presenting the award was Grange Master Charlotte Richardson. More...

The Grange Report

Oct. 29, 2006 was a banner day for Conanicut Grange More...

Largess offers honor, fame and long life to trees

Matthew "Twig" Largess of Davit Avenue has reached rock star status, or rather tree star status, throughout New England and across the country. More...

Sam Bari

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

A jury of peers

Because I am a resident in two states, I am occasionally More...

Upcoming Events

Rhodes, others to open exhibit this Saturday

Works from the Bay Light painters, a group of six plein air artists from southern Rhode Island, which includes Jamestown resident Evelyn Thistle Rhodes, will be on exhibit at the Spring Bull Gallery from Saturday, Nov. 4, tthrough Nov. 30. More...

Holiday Stroll in Newport

On Thursday, Nov. 9, a group of galleries, shops and artist's studios will open their doors for a festive holiday stroll from 4 to 9 p.m. More...

Book discussion set for Nov. 14

The Afternoon Book Discussion at the Jamestown library continues on Nov. 14, the second Tuesday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. with the book "A Covenant with Death" by Stephen Becker." More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday Nov. 2 Yoga with Rose Russo, Community Center, 8:25-9:40, fee. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Members of Boy Scout Troop 1 trekked the island's soggy and windy neighborhoods Saturday handing out plastic bags in the first leg of the 19th annual Scouting for Food drive. More...

Obituaries

Frances A. Cubelli

Frances A. (D'Alessio) Cubelli of Beacon Avenue, formerly of Bridgeport, Conn., died Oct. 25, 2006 at Grand Islander Center More...

Vincent A. 'Arnie' Sisson Jr.

Vincent A. Sisson Jr., 60, of Jamestown passed away Oct. 26, 2006 at work. He was the companion of Gail Durand of Harrisville. More...

Legals

Legal Notices

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

Wind gave extra speed to 18th annual Jack O' Lantern Joggers

The gun for the 18th annual Jack O'Lantern 5K Jog went off at 1 p.m. last Saturday, Oct. 29, triggering a mob of witches, spiders, clowns, and action figures to run the famous course through downtown. More...

Suspicious fire destroys house on Mercy Weeden Court

A house on Mercy Weeden Court was destroyed in an early morning fire Monday, but because the house was unoccupied, no one was injured. More...

Editorial

Scouts learn fire safety

Cub Scouts, parents, and leaders from Jamestown Pack 1 learn fire safety and campfire building skills from den leader and firefighter Scott Rafferty during their weekend campout at the Conanicut Battery National Historic Park last month. More...

EDITORIAL

Points to ponder before election day

Islanders will go to the polls on Tuesday to cast their votes on the many candidates and state ballot questions in the Nov. 7th general election. Some will vote straight party, but the rest of us will have harder choices to make. More...

Letters to the Editor

Shades of New Orleans

As a concerned resident of the Beavertail Road (Mackerel Cove) area of Jamestown, I was deeply concerned about the inaccessibility of Beavertail Road as an "emergency evacuation" route as well as the devastation to Mackerel Cove Beach last Saturday d More...

Church school contributes to Bowls event

Church school participants from Central Baptist Church have spent six weeks preparing and painting handcrafted bowls to contribute to the Empty Bowls 2006 project, which culminates Friday, Nov. 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Melrose Avenue School. More...

Jog a success

The 18th annual Jamestown Jack O' Lantern Jog 5K Road Race was held this past Sunday. More...

About Town

Popular Jamestown Skate Park: home of the brave

If you live in Jamestown, chances are you're familiar with it. Even if you're not from Jamestown, you probably know of it. More...

Sou'easter dampens weekend

Steve Fasano caught the sailboat washing ashore near Shoreby Hill, at top. Below, Daniel Forster took this photo of waves crashing over the rocks at Horsehead. More...

Team spirit

The Lawn Avenue School soccer (top) and cross-country teams are ready for a competitive season of play. Photos by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of November 2

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

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Fire & EMS runs

Fire runs 8:48 a.m., Oct. 25, Cars 2 and 3 and Engine 3 went to Route 138 westbound for a car accident. More...

Police Log

Juveniles charged + A 17-year-old male was charged Oct. 31 with possessing marijuana after police stopped him at the Cumberland Farms store. More...