November 9, 2006 RSS feed / News

Jamestown hunting rules issued by state DEM

Boundaries and specific rules for the first controlled bow hunting season for deer at Beavertail State Park were issued by the state Department of Environmental Management Monday when the Town Council adopted the hunting plan. (See separate story.) More...

Lichens topic of plant society lecture

The Rhode Island Wild Plant Society will present a talk on lichens at its Nov. 11 meeting at the Kettle Pond Visitor Center, off Route 1 in Charlestown. More...

Garden club shares planting with grade 1

First-graders at the Melrose Avenue School and the Quononoquott Garden Club kicked off a new partnership last Wednesday with an afternoon planting activity. More...

Lot owners to meet

The annual meeting of the East Passage Lot Owners Association will be held Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown library. More...

Join the 'smokeout' Nov. 16

On Thursday, Nov. 16, millions of smokers will take part in the American Cancer Society's 30th annual Great American Smokeout. More...

Bridge demolition postponed

The state Department of Transportation has announced that the next underwater demolition for the old Jamestown Bridge, scheduled for this afternoon, will take place Thursday, Nov. 16 , at approximately 10 a.m. More...

Residents raise questions about Hull Cove subdivision

Residents from Hull Cove Farm Road voiced opposition to the proposed use of the private road off Beavertail Road at the Planning Commission's Nov. 1 meeting. More...

Police play Rockets tomorrow

A basketball game between the Jamestown Police Officers' All- Stars and the Harlem Rockets will be played tomorrow night at North Kingstown High School. More...

Town joins county police recruiting program

A new police recruiting program initiated by the managers and administrators of the six communities in Newport County allows candidates to file one application to work as a police officer in any town in the county. 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...

Watch for deer when driving

The state Department of Environmental Management recently issued an advisory for motorists to be on alert for deer. More...

Sea mammal expert to speak

Heather Medic, stranding coordinator for the Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Stranding Program at Mystic Aquarium, will offer a public presentation on her work with marine mammals that become stranded along Rhode Island's south coast. More...

American Legion, VFW stand the test of time

Veterans Day. It's a time for all American's to honor the soldiers who unselfishly serve this country in order to keep us safe and free. More...

New Orleans after Katrina

In the Northeast, the impact of Hurricane Katrina has probably faded in the minds of many people. In fact, many New Englanders may have never even heard the full story. More...

Bone marrow donors sought for Payton Watson

A bone marrow drive will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, on her 10th birthday, to benefit Payton Watson, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. More...

DEM to hear from public on dredging for LNG terminal

The state Department of Environmental Management will conduct two public hearings this month on applications by Weaver's Cove Energy for a dredging permit and a water quality certificate to dredge in connection with its plans to build a liquid natura More...

Disney's "Dan In Real Life" begins filming in Jamestown

Disney Producers Brad Epstein and Jonathan Shestack were all smiles as they watched their efficient crew of professional filmmakers hard at work. More...

For the record

Rep. Bruce Long was given high marks by the government watchdog group Common Cause for his opposition to the casino referendum, for which he voted "no" in the House. More...

Harvest moon

Monday's full moon lit up the bay and the twilight sky. Photo by Kate Petrie More...