September 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Terms have changed going into town meeting

A Special Financial Town Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 18, will ask voters to support a bond issue to purchase the development rights to island farmland and preserve the open space permanently. More...

News

Soccer scores

U-6 League Outstanding Players: Stearns Farms, Meadow Barrett, Ben Cowan; Lila Delman Real Estate, Peter Andres, Mike Bonner; McQuade's Market, Max Coletta, Adler Delyi; Jamestown Rotary Club, Nolan Bush, Liam Farrell; Jamestown Women's Club, Maya More...

Where in the world is the Press?

John and Teddy Leyon took the Press to Northern Ireland in June, where they visited the Giant's Causeway, an unusual rock formation in Londonderry. More...

St. Michael's school accepts 70th class at opening day

St. Michael's Country Day School inaugurated its 70th year on Wednesday, Sept. More...

Sam Bari

You can't beat a system you can't understand

Questionable duck behavior

A reader, and I swear, I did not make this up, from a little known suburb of Wentzville, Missouri, wrote in to ask the Googlamaniacs if they would do some research on her pet ducks. More...

Upcoming Events

Get rid of your hazardous waste

Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation's Eco-Depot program, which offers free disposal of household hazardous waste, will hold a special collection on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cross Mills intersection of Rtes. More...

Library weekend hours change

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will switch to its winter hours, beginning this weekend. The library will open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sundays until May. More...

Dance fundraiser planned

The Off the Curb dance troupe will hold a fund-raising Glow Ball golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 28, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Golf Course. 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 came from the collection of the Newport Historical Society. More...

Obituaries

Dr. Nathan Feigelman, 92

Dr. Nathan Feigelman, 92, of 143 Columbia Lane, died Monday, September 10, 2007, at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Mary (McCauley) Feigelman. More...

Legals

Legal Notices

CITATION STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT PETITION TO FORECLOSE TAX LIEN N. M. NO. 2007-0432 TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, AND TO LORRAINE Y. MOSHER, the unknown heirs of LORRAINE Y. More...

Long current on financial reporting

Rep. Bruce Long (R-Jamestown, Middletown) has maintained a perfect record of filing mandatory campaign finance reports in his 27-year career as a state legislator, according to the State Board of Elections. More...

School board, teachers union sign three-year contract

Shortly before the School Committee was scheduled to meet last Thursday evening, the Jamestown Teachers' Association ratified their new three-year contract, which will run until June 30, 2010. More...

Editorial

Vote Tuesday to preserve our island's historic farms

EDITORIAL•

Here's a great opportunity to make a difference: Jamestowners have been asked to gather on Tuesday evening next week at the Lawn Avenue School for a special Financial Town Meeting to consider the preservation of 145 acres of historic farm land. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Letters to the Editor

House Tour a great success

Last Saturday, Sept. 8, the Jamestown Historical Society hosted its annual tour of historic houses on Jamestown. More...

About Town

Fall adult art classes offered

The North Kingstown Arts Council announces the class lineup for the Fall Take an Arts Break Program. Entering its fourth season, the Take an Arts Break program offers classes in the arts, designed and taught by local artists. More...

Sign up for Girl Scouts

There will be a registration for new Girl Scouts on Thursday, Sept. 20. The event will be held at the Jamestown library from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call troop leader Linda Faria at 423-0150. More...

Friday is rec center teen night

The Jamestown Teen Center will hold open hours for teens from 2 to 9 p.m. every Friday at the recreation center. All students in grades 7 to 12 can come down for basketball, ping-pong, pool, and hang out with friends from 2 to 6 p.m. More...

Island Calendar

The Island Calendar

Thursday Sept. 13 Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Matthew's church, 5:30 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous, St. Lucy's Church, Middletown, 8 p.m. Friday Sept. 14 Mellow Vinyasa yoga, 32 Pemberton Ave., 8:30 a.m., fee Senior bowling, Senior Center, 9 a.m. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

W hen islander Will Deffley puts on his LaSalle football gear he continues a great family tradition. He's the third generation of Deffleys to play football for the school, one of whom went on to be drafted by the Cleveland Browns. More...

News of Record

Real estate transfers

June 5, Clarke sold to Hulme, property at 4 Net St., for the sum of $595,000. June 8, Cerilli sold to Keck, property at 80 America Way for the sum of $850,000. June 13, Howe sold to Lee, property at 486 East Shore Rd., for the sum of $1,550,000. More...

Town hall records

Building permits Sheree Kaplan and David Allen received a permit on Sept. 11 to partially demolish and renovate an existing structure and construct a new main residence and pool at 42 Orient Ave., work estimated to cost $477,000. More...

Town meetings

Monday, Sept. 17 7 p.m., library, the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners meets. Tuesday, Sept. 18 Noon, Town Hall, deadline for Sept. 24 Town Council agenda. Wednesday, Sept. 19 7:30 p.m. More...