May 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial day events scheduled

Next Monday's Memorial Day services will commemorate the lives of 28 Jamestown-related military veterans who died during the past year, who will be added to a list of approximately 400 deceased veterans on the rolls compiled over the years by the lo More...

News

Info session on adoption planned

The Department of Children, Youth and Families is hosting a Foster Care and Adoption Information Night on Wednesday, May 30, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the DCYF Office at 650 Ten Rod Rd., North Kingstown. More...

State advises harbor panel on moorings

Government officials attended the May 16 meeting of the Harbor Management Commission to discuss the Harbor Management Plan and Harbor Ordinance. More...

Roger Chase tennis tourney set for June 10

Tennis players are invited to participate in the 2nd Annual Roger Chase Memorial Tennis Tournament, presented by Jamestown Fitness, on Sunday, June 10. More...

Sam Bari

Back in the old days

The term, "old days," has different meanings to each generation. The definition is usually determined by the age of the speaker. For instance, people in their forties and fifties don't remember before rock 'n' roll. Why? More...

About Town

Grange elects new officers

The regular meeting of Newport County Pomona Grange was held on May 12 at Kickimuit Grange. A delicious ham supper was served. The grange honored Jamestown resident Charlotte Richardson for all her volunteer work, both in an out of the grange. More...

Bridge-the-gap fund to hold plant sale

The annual plant sale for the Jamestown Medical Fund will be on Saturday, May 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at East Ferry. There will be flats of annuals, along with colorful hanging baskets and containers. More...

Visit the library for free computer help

The Jamestown library is pleased to announce a computer assistance program to members of the Jamestown community. On Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

Thursday May 24 Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Matthew's church, 5:30 p.m. Yoga Flow with Kim Ferguson, 32 Pemberton Ave., 6-7 p.m. Latin Workout, Community Center, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Latin Beginner, Community Center, 6:30-7:30 p.m. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

An event in Jamestown Saturday, June 2, should be of interest to all islanders. More...

News of Record

Town Hall records

Building permits Jay Gowell received a permit on May 15 to replace a deck and add 5-feet to the west side at 28 Whale Rock Rd., work estimated to cost $10,000. John F. More...

Fire and EMS Runs

Fire runs 4:53 p.m., May 13, Car 2 and Engine 2 responded to an oil tank leak call on East Shore Road. 6 p.m., May 14, Car 3 was sent to a service call on Narragansett Avenue. 7:10 p.m. More...

Police Log

Drunk Driving Reported Katharine Shea, 23, of 40 Oakdale Rd., North Kingstown, was stopped May 20 in a parking lot on Narragansett Avenue for erratic driving, and was charged with first offense drunk driving and refusal to submit to a Breathalyzer More...

School bus company gets another three-year contract

First Student bus company, of Providence, was awarded the three-year contract to provide transportation to Jamestown students until June 30, 2010. More...

Arts are alive at school

The opening of the annual Arts Alive student art show will be Thursday, May 31, at the Melrose Avenue School, with a reception from 7 to 8 p.m. More...

Residents split on barn location

Town Council may make decision at May 29 session

Town Council members listened intently as residents voiced their concerns over the proposed sites of the town's controversial highway barn at a work session that drew a standing room crowd of over 70 island residents and public officials. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Remember our nation's heroes this Memorial Day

This Monday is Memorial Day, a time to honor those intrepid men and women who have given their lives in the defense of our nation. More...

Letters to the Editor

To all island birdwatchers

Thanks for your participation in the 23rd Annual Spring Bird Count on Saturday, May 12. Our final total this year was 104 species (I miscounted when I sent the article to the Jamestown Press reporting 105). More...

Gardeners turn out despite gloom

The Quononoquott Garden Club would like to thank everybody who supported our annual plant sale at East Ferry last Saturday. More...

Thanks for filling our food pantry

On behalf of the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. More...

Upcoming Events

Upcoming

Healthy food topic of student film In October 2006, Deb Barone's sixth-grade students were introduced to a new world of possibilities and invited to participate in a novel educational film program called Student Provocateurs. More...

Join the library Friends

Check this week's issue of the Jamestown Press for your Friends of the Jamestown Library membership form. More...

Sports Schedule May 24 to May 31

Friday, May 25 NK Baseball, South Kingstown, 3:45 p.m. Saturday, May 26 NK Girls track, Performance Meet, Ponagansett, 10 a.m. NK Baseball, Avon, 3:45 p.m. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 100 years ago from the Newport Daily News came from the collection of the Newport Historical Society. 100 years ago From the Newport Daily News, May 20, 1907 Dr. More...

Obituaries

Virginia A. McGregor, 77

Virginia A. McGregor, 77, of Schooner Avenue, died Friday, May 18, 2007. She was the wife of the late Donald McGregor. Born in Wakefield, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Lola (Briggs) Curtis. Mrs. More...

Legals

Legal Notice

CITATION STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT PETITION TO FORECLOSE TAX LIEN N. M. NO. 07-226 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, AND TO JOSEPH J. CONNOLLY, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF JOSEPH J. More...