November 2, 2006 RSS feed / News

Candidates for top seats hope to get nod from Jamestown voters

The Jamestown Press invited the candidates running for governor and U.S. Senator to interview with us and share information that may be of significance to island voters. More...

Bridge demolition set for 10:30 a.m. today

The state Department of Transportation has announced that there will be an underwater demolition at the old Jamestown Bridge this morning at approximately 10:30 a.m. More...

Friends meet at bird sanctuary

Conanicut Friends Meeting (Indulged) will move its Sunday morning worship from the old Meetinghouse on Weeden Lane starting Sunday, Nov. 5. More...

Islanders recognized at Women's Resource Center annual meeting

At their annual meeting, held Sept. 27, the Women's Resource Center handed out community service awards to individuals who promote the mission of the center. More...

Quick lunch

Mike and Sherry Connelly ran as a slice of pizza and a beer in the annual Jack O'Lantern Jog held last Sunday. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Jamestown School honor roll students named

The Jamestown School has announced the students who were named to the fourth quarter honor roll for the 2005-06 school year. 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...

Ballot questions summarized

Next Tuesday's ballot has nine state issues and no local questions for Jamestown's voters to consider. More...

Swain appeals wrongful death ruling to Supreme Court

Former town councilor David Swain's appeal in a civil wrongful death case has reached the State Supreme Court, which is gathering legal briefs to decide if there is any merit to his challenges of a jury finding in Superior Court last February. More...

Town to auction off old equipment

The motto for the town's equipment auction to be held Nov. 18, might very well be "Out with the old and in with the new." More...

Much at stake in general elections

Island voters will be asked next Tuesday to choose two state legislators, running unopposed, as well as for seven candidates from a field of 16 who are vying for other state and federal offices. More...