November 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Council allows deer hunting at Beavertail

The deer herd has increased so much that this year's road kills already exceeds last year's total of 16, and the two months of greatest road kill, November and December, are just getting started. More...

News

New boating products coming soon to a store near you

Innovation in the marine industry is alive and well as I saw at the IBEX show in Miami last week. From that show there will be a batch of new products coming onto the marketplace over the next few months. More...

Holiday help for addicts and their families

Are you having a hard time getting into the spirit of things because you have a loved one struggling with addiction? Do you not know what to do to help? Call Narconon today at 800-468-6933 or log onto www. stopaddiction.com now. More...

Land trust receives new properties

The Conanicut Island Land Trust has announced that it has made three new land acquisitions in recent weeks. More...

Sam Bari

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

Big Brother is really Big Pizza

Are you one of those people who make every effort to avoid getting junk mail? You do your banking online, and pay all your bills electronically. More...

Upcoming Events

Women's center needs help for holiday season

As the holiday season approaches, the Women's Resource Center of Newport & Bristol Counties prepares for seasonal drives. More...

Wickford gallery to hold annual show

The Wickford Art Association will hold its Little Picture Show from Sunday, Nov. 26, through Dec. 22 at the Gallery at 36 Beach St. in North Kingstown. More...

Luminary kits on sale for Dec. 2 'starry night'

Following last year's highly successful inaugural event, The Jamestown Parent-Teacher Organization is sponsoring Jamestown's second annual "Starry Night," to be held this year on Dec. 2, the same night as the annual Tree Lighting. At 4:30 More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday Nov. 9 Yoga with Rose Russo, golf course, More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Ceremonies commemorating Veterans Day will be held at Veterans Memorial, Square at East Ferry Saturday beginnning at 11 a.m. More...

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Police Log

Juvenile charged in break-in A 14-year-old was charged Nov. 1 with burglary and breaking and entering after a neighbor on Top o' the Mark Drive witnessed the 4 p.m. event and called police. More...

Fire & EMS runs

Fire runs 4:25 a.m., Oct. 30, Car 2 and Engine 2 were sent to Net Street for a faulty carbon monoxide detector. More...

Legals

Legal Notice

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

'American General'

Actor Chris O'Meara portrays heroic Benedict Arnold in the documentary film "American General" being shot this week at Ft. Getty. O'Meara is aboard the historic replica sloop Providence, which was used for many of the local scenes. More...

School Committee looking at budget for FY 2008

At its Nov. 2 meeting, the School Committee had an early discussion of items it wanted to clarify or make decisions about before going into budget sessions that culminate with the school giving the Town Council its budget by March 1, 2007. More...

Editorial

EDITORIAL

Welcome to Hollywood East

It is not all that odd these days to see someone making a movie in Jamestown. But this week was a bit unusual because there were two different movies being created here on the island at the same time. More...

Letters to the Editor

DEM failing as "wildlife managers"

After listening to the representatives of DEM attempt to justify a deer kill at our Beavertail State Park at last Monday's Town Council meeting, it became apparent that DEM is failing its state-mandated responsibility of managing our wildlife. More...

Valuable lessons taught by legislators

The Honorable Teresa Paiva- Weed and Honorable Bruce Long put partisanship aside to give students a civics lesson. More...

Thanks to the island EMS

In the early hours of Saturday, Oct. 21, the Jamestown EMS team helped save my father's life. The night before, my father had flown in from the United Kingdom. More...

About Town

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press

Hazel Reynolds of Jamestown, spent her 90th birthday atop the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska, recently. More...

The Island Garden

Fall. It's the time of year when we finally realize that More...

Super gardeners

For the tenth anniversary of their annual Sunflower Contest, the owners of the Secret Garden submitted the identities of those whose green thumbs surpassed other islanders for the entire 10 years of the contest. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of November 9

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 25, 50, 75 and 100 years More...

Obituaries

Janet E. "Betty" Wilson, 78

Janet E. "Betty" Wilson, 78, a longtime resident of Jamestown, died Monday, Oct. 30. 2006. More...

Dorothy L. McCarthy

Dorothy L. (Kilgallen) McCarthy of Bryer Avenue died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006. She was the beloved wife of William R. McCarthy for 54 years. More...

George W. Serpa, 93

George W. Serpa, 93, died peacefully at home in his sleep More...