November 30, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Community Center to host teen program

Town Councilman Michael Schnack balked Monday about officially authorizing any town teen center, but relented and agreed that a section of the town Community Center can be assigned for "office space for teen programming." More...

News

McQuade's puts new meaning in 'greengrocer'

Driving a 2006 Jeep Liberty that runs primarily on reclaimed French fry oil is not manager Maurice Browning's first step to steering McQuade's Marketplace down the path to green, but it certainly is the biggest. More...

Library introduces a new e-mail service to deliver news about books

The Jamestown library knows it is hard for book lovers to keep track of titles they might enjoy - whether newly published or older classics. More...

Hearty frostbite sailors return to the bay

On the warm and sunny Sunday morning after Thanksgiving, the Conanicut Shellback Dinghy Frostbiters opened up their fifth sailing season. More...

Sam Bari

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

Let the games begin

It's about that time when some thought must be given to the Santa Claus set, and the things they want for Christmas. More...

Upcoming Events

Holiday tuba concert coming next weekend

The annual Tubaphonia Christmas Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, in the North Kingstown High School Auditorium, Fairway Drive, North Kingstown. More...

Wickford Festival of Lights

Friday, Dec. 1 5:30-6:30 p.m., Holiday Display Contest winners announced on Channel 10 news, broadcasting from the Town Dock. Acapella Gold carols throughout the village. More...

Exploring 'A Tree Grows in Brooklyn'

The Afternoon Book Discussion at the Jamestown library continues on Dec. 12, the second Tuesday of the month, from 1 to 2 p.m. with the book "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Chorus Director B.J. Whitehouse puts down the baton briefly and takes on an entirely new role as Father Christmas in a traditional mummers' play during the Jamestown Community Chorus' Holiday Concert at the Central Baptist Church Dec. 9 and 10. More...

News of Record

Legal Notice

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE December 7,2006 6:00 PM Executive Session RIGL 42-46-5, Exception (a)1 Personnel Matter and Exception (a)2 Collective bargaining discussions of JTA contract negotiations More...

Town Hall Records

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

Legal Notice

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

Federal grant helps pay for island forest

At its Nov. 21 meetings, the town Tree Preservation and Protection Committee reviewed its final budget for the 2005 America The Beautiful Grant. Last May, the U.S. More...

Council to revisit deer issue

The Town Councilors Monday continued their focus on arranging for deer hunting on town properties, even as early reports are that there has been relatively little interest in the first approved deer hunting season at Beavertail State Park. More...

Beavertail case settled through mediation

Richard Shutt, the Beavertail Lighthouse groundskeeper and rent-free tenant who has refused to move since his lease ended last April, now has until March 31, 2007 to vacate the premises. More...

Holiday happenings are everywhere this weekend

If you're not in the Christmas spirit yet, just wait! More...

Editorial

EDITORIAL

Deck the halls with good cheer

Christmas is all about making memories, no matter whether you are young or old. This Saturday Jamestowners will kick off the holiday season island-style. The day's schedule is brimming with fun and festivities. More...

Letters to the Editor

Carr Lane is dangerous

Two recent letters to the editor commented on the problems and dangers created by closing Eldred Avenue from North Main Road to East Shore Road when the crossisland highway was constructed. More...

Food service vendor sought

In an effort to improve our breakfast and lunch programs at the Melrose and Lawn schools, the Jamestown School Committee has begun the process of identifying a food service provider that will meet our expectations of nutritious meals at reasonable co More...

Basketball clinic was fun

Last Sunday over 40 Jamestown girls participated in a clinic run by one of Rhode Island's most legendary basketball players, Christina Batastini. More...

About Town

Exercise program for arthritis sufferers

The Riverbend Athletic Club in conjunction with the Arthritis Foundation will begin a series of exercise classes designed for people with limited mobility. More...

Murphy-Murray exchange vows

Leah Abbott Murphy and Christopher J. Murray were married July 8, 2006 in Jamestown with the Rev. Robert Morton-Ranney officiating. A reception followed. More...

The Senior Scene

It seemed to me that, for whatever reason, the Thanksgiving turkey tasted better than ever this year! Hope yours was just as tasty and that your day was a great one. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of November 22

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

Obituaries

William Winthrop Karl, 56

William Winthrop Karl, 56, of 1 Ranger Court, Jamestown, died Nov. 22, 2006 at home. He was the husband of Kathleen (O'Connor) Karl. More...