October 18, 2007 RSS feed / News

Bald head spurs runners

Anyone who has been to Slice of Heaven lately may think they have to shave their head to work there. Owner Steven Liebhauser, of Jamestown, also volunteers as the coach of the Quest Montessori middle school cross-country team in Exeter. More...

Volunteer to be a friendly visitor

Child & Family Services of Newport has an immediate need for Friendly Visitors who visit the homebound elderly on a regular basis. More...

Sluggish economy slows Jamestown housing construction activity

The Jamestown building industry is feeling the crunch of a sluggish economy according to construction workers, tradesmen, and contractors. More...

Haddad resigns from yet another administrative post

Mark Haddad, who briefly served as Jamestown's town administrator in 2005, resigned recently as chief administrative officer (CAO) in Stratford, Conn., after being cleared in that town of harassment charges in a community he worked in prior to serv More...

In Concert

Walkin' Jim Stoltz gave four performances of his enviroonmental folk songs to children at the Jamestown schools last week. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Laflamme on dean's list

Maurice Laflamme of Jamestown was named to the spring semester dean's list at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. More...

Town to explore alternate development for property on Southwest Avenue

With no progress on plans to convert the former town offices at Southwest Avenue into affordable housing units, town officials are poised to explore alternative development projects for the property. More...

Town receives funds for tree preservation

Last Thursday, State Representative Bruce Long presented a check to the Jamestown Tree Preservation and Protection Committee that will be used for signage at the town forest and for other treerelated projects. More...

How to keep your car safe from thieves

Car thieves can strike at any time- when your car is parked in the lot at work, at the supermarket, in your driveway or while you are on vacation. The experts at H.E.A.T. More...

Tennis team starts with a win

The North Kingstown High School girls' Junior Varsity tennis team began the second week of October with a pass. The Cranston West team was unable to make the match scheduled for Oct. More...

Soccer Results

U-6 League: Outstanding Players: Stearns Farms, Matthew Hartley, Sophia Mecca; Lila Delman Real Estate, Emma Cotsonas, Charlie Elsworth; McQuade's Market: Caleb Delyi, Anza Di- Gasper; Jamestown Rotary Club, Keseniya Farrell, Isaac Hull; Jamestown More...

Recreation soccer is all about fun and fresh air

The rising popularity of video gaming systems has made it a challenge for some parents to get their kids outside for fresh air and exercise. More...

Waiting for treats

These Keel Avenue kids just can't wait for Halloween. From left are Julia Bush, Spencer Sprague, Riley Sprague, Adam Bush and Allison Bush. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Fools for history

Spinnakers manager Marcie Maurello presents a $200 check to Tricia Evangelista and Rosemary Enright of the Jamestown Historical Society. More...

Barn site on minds of conservationists

Conservation Commissioners revisited several town matters about environmental concerns at their Oct. 11 meeting. Those topics included the town barn site plans and the "visions" approach to revising town planning. More...

Moses Brown students awarded

Two island students at the Moses Brown School in Providence received the Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average grade of at least 3. More...

Oct. 23 decisive day for harbor commission

The Harbor Management Commission and town authorities will attempt to resolve the harbormaster's boat damages issue as well as the Harbor Management Ordinance and Plan on Oct. 23. More...

Free compost bags available

With the help of two local businesses: Jamestown Hardware and the Secret Garden, the Jamestown Department of Public Works is kicking off its fall composting program with the free distribution of composting bags. More...