June 28, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

This week in Island history

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of June 28

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. More...

One last blast for the Rocket Dawgz

The countdown is underway towards Jamestown's annual Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza. The big event is scheduled for 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, at Mackerel Cove. The event has been staged for many years by the Jamestown Rocket Dawgz. More...

Let's build the highway garage

We finally have a decision. It happened Monday evening. The Town Council voted on a highway garage site. The council's decision was split, but that's no surprise. We've been arguing for years about where to place the highway garage. More...