April 19, 2007 RSS feed / News

Fees for consulting on development approved

Town Councilors last week unanimously approved the revised new ordinance that enables town boards, but not individual offi- cials, to hire experts on planning and zoning topics at the expense of developers. More...

Home-style cooking returns to the PAC

The dining room at the Portuguese American Citizen's Club at 138 Narragansett Ave. has returned to home-style, family-oriented cooking, says Holy Ghost Society President Joe Medeiros. More...

Harbor panel seeks state input

The Harbor Management Commission voted unanimously at their regular April meeting to discuss the Harbor Management Plan and ordinances with the Coastal Resources Management Council. More...

Lots of pennies

The Jamestown Lawn Avenue School Raised $1,500 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's program "Pennies For Patients." Students in grades 6 to 8 competed in "Penny Wars," and grade 7 won the competition. More...

Perry named to party post

The newly elected Chairman of the Rhode Island Republican Party has named Donna Perry of Jamestown as the Executive Director and Director of Communications for the state Republican Party. More...

Where in the world is the Jamestown Press

These three Jamestown couples got together recently in Stuart, Fla.- the winter home of Karan and Charles Osenton. From left are Varoujan and Rose Karentz, Karan Osenton, Gloria O'Laughlin, Charlie Osenton and Donald O'Laughlin. More...

Lobster v-notch program continues

The Department of Environmental Management announced that it has filed permanent regulations barring the taking of female lobsters with a v-notch of 1/8 inch or more. More...

A lost painting may be a found McAleer

Thomas McAleer can be spotted traipsing all over the island and East Bay looking for the perfect venue of the day to paint. Layers of painted canvases line the rooms and hallways at his house, the finished products of a prolific artist. More...

Bike safety lessons

Parents and children all had a good time while learning safe bike-riding skills at last Saturday's event. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

Shoreby egg hunt winners proclaimed

The winners of the annual Women's Club Easter egg hunt at Shoreby Hill Green are as follows: Preschool, Madaline Washburn and Isabella Varrecchione; Kindergarten, Nick Godena, Ula Mc- Carthy and Alexandra Adamiste; Grades three and four, Isaiah Ferr More...

Paiva-Weed to receive honor

The CCRI Foundation will hold its first "Changing Lives Celebration," honoring three outstanding community leaders while raising funds to help even more students achieve their dreams. The Foundation will honor Sen. M. More...