November 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

In step with the tribe

Members of the Narragansett Indian Tribe visited Melrose Avenue School Tuesday to teach students some native More...

News

NK crosscountry teams place first

The North Kingstown Skippers girls' cross-country team took first place in the RIIL State track meet, which was held Nov. 5 at Ponagansett High School. The team took five straight titles in prior years, but lost last year to Coventry. More...

North Kingstown soccer team has winning season

Jamestown members of the North Kingstown High School soccer team, from left , are Assistant Coach Steve Froberg, Ian O'Dwyer, Captain Brett Uttley, Ben Nadeau, Alex Birn, Joe Mendelsohn and Head Coach Kyle Froberg. More...

Rocky Hill soccer wins division

On Friday, Nov. 10, the Rocky Hill School Boys' Varsity Soccer team won the SENE Division II Championship against Hyde School by a score of 8-2. More...

Sam Bari

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

There's a code in my node

T is the season. No, not the holiday season. 'Tis the flu, cold, and annoying maladies More...

Upcoming Events

Potters to hold holiday sale this weekend

The Potters of Newport County will have their annual holiday sale on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 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...

Audubon weekend events

On Friday, November 24, there's more in store than simply leftovers. Stop by the Environmental Education Center in Bristol for a day filled with crafts, nature stories and animal discoveries. All programs are free with the price of admission. More...

Obituaries

John J. Largess, 58

John J. Largess, 58, of East Greenwich died Nov. 6, 2006. He was the husband of Karen (Sosnowy) Largess. More...

Lois F. Lemke

Lois F. (Lockwood) Lemke, of East Greenwich, formerly of Melbourne Beach, Fla. and Nantucket passed away peacefully Nov. 14, 2006 at the home of her eldest son and his wife, surrounded by her loving family. More...

Elizabeth McDermott Meagher, 94

Elizabeth McDermott Meagher, 94, of Jamestown, formerly of Worcester, Mass., died at Newport Hospital on Nov. 10, 2006. More...

Bridge demo this morning

The state Department of Transportation's next underwater demolition for the old Jamestown Bridge is today, Nov. 16, at approximately 10 a.m. The bridge demolition had been postponed a week due to delays in preparing pier segments for the blast. More...

Beavertail deer hunt will continue despite opponents' objections

Opponents tried to stop the first controlled bow hunting season for deer at Beavertail State Park that started Monday, but their application to Newport Superior Court in Newport for an injunction was denied last Friday, Nov. 11. More...

Body found in Reservoir Circle home

The state medical examiner's office is conducting an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a man from Reservoir Circle who was found dead Tuesday morning in his home. More...

Editorial

Political wisdom of our founding fathers

Last week, this nation's voters opted to shift the balance of power in Congress, putting the Democrats in control of both the Senate and the House for the first time in years. More...

The first step in controlling herd size

After several years of endless debate, deer hunting at Beavertail State Park finally got underway this week. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to the tee sponsors

On behalf of the membership of the Jamestown Fire Department I would like to thank the following people for their generous support of our recent golf tournament: More...

100th birthday thank-yous

I would like to express my gratitude for all the wonderful cards and letters I received on the occasion of my 100th birthday on Oct. 29. More...

Humane society working to prevent hunt

Together, the Humane Society of Jamestown, Providence-based Defenders of Animals, and several residents of Jamestown have been working relentlessly to prevent Beavertail State Park from turning into a hunting ground. More...

About Town

NEIT accepts island resident

New England Institute of Technology announced this week that William J. Petrarca was accepted to the school and began classes this fall. More...

Sunday knitting circle at Jamestown library

The next Sunday Knitting Circle at Jamestown library will take place on Nov.19 from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

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...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

T he Boy Scouts of Jamestown Troop 1 collected some 2,100 pounds of food in More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of November 16

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

News of Record

Town Hall Records

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

Real estate transfers

Aug. 7, Durkin sold to Benoit property at 78 Nautilus St. for the sum of $250,000. More...

Town Meetings

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