December 14, 2006 RSS feed / News

To boldly go where few dogs have gone before

Worf is a St. Bernard with a mission. He is a certified Canine Good Citizen, and he travels all over the state to assist people in educational and therapy situations. More...

Buildings audit to start soon

The Jamestown Buildings and Facilities Committee reviewed and discussed the upcoming audit of all town-owned or managed buildings and sites at its Dec. 12 meeting. More...

Many residents step up for new Wind Energy Committee

The Town Council Monday authorized the expansion of its new Wind Energy Committee from five to seven members because of the availability and willingness of at least 11 specially qualified residents to serve, and because of the growing interest in wi More...

North end citizens continue opposition to highway barn site at former landfill

Town officials are working to gather data about the sole-source aquifer designation that Ellen Winsor, a North End Concerned Citizens (NECC) activist, has been pursuing for the town. More...

Wool blankets from Watson Farm

An Inaugural Edition of the “Rhody Warm Blanket” was presented to Michael Sullivan, director of Department of Environmental Management, on Dec. 6 at the an open house held by the state Resource, Conservation and Development Council. More...

Honor role students announced

The Lawn Avenue School has released its honor roll for the first quarter. In grade 8 Exemplary Performance: Hannah Cordes, Liliane Flour, and Kaitlin Marquis. High Performance: Kellie Brown, Julia Hansen, Erick Holtzman, and Jacqueline Tanguay. More...

Protect yourself from identity theft this holiday season

With the holiday shopping season now in full swing, Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch is urging Rhode Island consumers to take precautionary measures to protect themselves from becoming victims of scam artists or identity thieves. More...

Town hall ahead of schedule

Construction of the new town hall on Narragansett Avenue continues to be about two weeks ahead of schedule, Town Administrator Bruce Keiser told the Town Council Monday. “It’s exciting watching the changes from week to week. More...

Shellback dinghies float Jamestown frostbiters

Winter sailing, or fondly referred to in the Northeast as frostbiting, may strike many as a crazy sport; but on any given Sunday, dinghy races liven up the bleak waters of Narragansett Bay from late November to early April. More...

Tentative agreement reached over private road development

The Planning Commission entertained questions and discussion about a proposed two-lot subdivision on Hull Cove Farm Road at its Dec. 6 meeting. More...

Donnelly studying in Italy

Kathryn A. Donnelly, a junior at Bates College in Maine, is studying in Perugia, Italy, under the Junior Semester Abroad program. Donnelly, a psychology major is the daughter of James and Patricia Donnelly of Bayview Drive. More...