November 22, 2006 RSS feed / News

DiMauro firm to review future commercial projects for the town

Ronald F. DiMauro Architects have announced that the firm has been hired by the town of Jamestown to serve as Review Architects, a job that involves the review of future commercial projects in Jamestown. More...

School panel honors educator, discusses ongoing themes

The School Committee opened its Nov. 16 meeting with a tribute to Ms. Elizabeth Murray, a former teacher and principal who lives on the island. More...

Conservation Commission considers restoration project at Round Marsh

The Conservation Commission discussed a possible wetlands mitigation plan for Round Marsh at its regular meeting on Nov. 14. A feasibility study would initiate the project. More...

Jamestown on tour for town clerk convention

Jamestown was the subject of a course for city and town clerks last Thursday - one of several choices they could make to receive professional development credits in their field. More...

Zoning Ordinance update slated to begin in January

At its Nov. 15 meeting, the Planning Commission received guidance from Town Planner Lisa Bryer concerning approaches to update the town's Zoning Ordinance. The update, scheduled to More...

Island nail inventor achieves celebrity status

You may not know it, but there is something of a celebrity living right here on the island. More...

Area flu vaccination clinics offered

In support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's announcement that the week after Thanksgiving is National Influenza Vaccination Week, Visiting Nurses Association of Care New England will hold a special daylong flu clinic at the Warwick More...

University surveyors looking for remaining island farming forms

Two follow-up phases of the townwide survey by the University of Rhode Island (URI) on farm preservation are planned. URI is working to get responses from all households on the island. More...

Highway information now just a 511 call away

Thanksgiving, the official start of the holiday season, can be one of the busiest driving holidays. More...

Entomology is lots of fun in grade 2

They spew words like metamorphosis and entomologist, study their subjects under a magnifying glass, and record observation notes in their scientific journals. They publish papers about their findings in the study of insects. More...

Case continued for resident of Beavertail lighthouse

The civil eviction case by the town against Beavertail Lighthouse tenant Richard Shutt has been continued until Nov. 27 to enable Shutt's recently hired lawyer, Russell Wolfgang-Smith, time to prepare his case. More...

Davidson Receives sailing award

US SAILING staff member Karen Davidson of Jamestown, coordinator for the keelboat program and the National Sailing Programs Symposium, has received US SAILING's C.R.E.W. Award. More...