November 30, 2006 RSS feed / News

Island Energy fuels the home fires

Island Energy is the only locallyowned full-service oil delivery company on the island. Residents know when they call their neighbor from down the street will soon show up at their house with an oil delivery. More...

Elaine Enterprises application to build a house approved

The Elaine Enterprise application for a variance and specialuse permit to construct a house at Prospect Avenue and North Main Road was approved by a 4-1 vote at Tuesday's meeting of the Zoning Board of Review. More...

Paiva Weed again majority leader

Sen. Teresa Paiva Weed (DJamestown, Newport) was re-elected 33-0 to the post of Senate majority leader in the state General Assembly last week. She will begin serving her third term in that role. More...

New faces added to zoning board; Iannetta demoted

Too many missed zoning board meetings, and possibly too many attended anti-highway barn meetings, cost Ray Iannetta his seat as a regular member of the Zoning Board of Review, according to comments of the Town Council while filling vacancies Monday. More...

No more bridge explosions

The state Department of Transportation's final detonation at the old Jamestown Bridge was yesterday, Nov. 29. More...

Play based on Anne Frank diary upcoming for spring JCT show

The Jamestown Community Theatre has announced that its spring play will be a small musical entitled "Yours, Anne." 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...

Use caution to prevent Christmas tree fires

The Rhode Island Association of Fire Chiefs is urging all Rhode Islanders to be extra careful this holiday season. More...

Hamilton takes URI post

Bruce C. Hamilton, director of URI's Memorial Union/Student Involvement and Center for Student Leadership Development Offices, has been elected as the regional director of the Association of College Union International's Region 1. More...

Berry picker found dead

Two island residents picking berries off North Main Road near the overpass Sunday discovered the body of a woman face down in about six-inches of water in a ditch below the overpass. More...

Favorite holiday recipes wanted

Christmas is just around the corner, and the Press wants to know what everyone's favorite holiday recipes are. Are you an expert cookie maker? Do you have a side dish that family members rave about? More...

Island Rubbish keeps towns recycling contract

Town garbage removal will cost nearly $1 million in the next half decade, according to contracts the Town Council approved Monday amid comments about favorable terms and about ways residents can help curtail garbage costs. More...

Powell honored as one of the 'ordinary people'

South County Hospital held its fifth annual Thanksgiving Tuesday Awards ceremony recently at the Towers in Narragansett. More...

Clarke named to Mass. post

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has selected Christine S. Clarke to serve as state conservationist for Massachusetts. More...