October 25, 2007 RSS feed / News

Barn could be up in one year

It took years to debate, but the construction of a new town highway barn could be measured in months. More...

Island soccer league results

U-6 League Outstanding Players: Stearns Farms, Aidan Regan, Olivia Supron; Lila Delman Real Estate, Justin Hodrick, Julie Littlefield; McQuade's Market, Jake Froberg, Ilse Novis; Jamestown Rotary Club, Ben Jennings, Diana Reno; Jamestown Women's C More...

Wet weather makes it tough night for Skippers

The seven fumbles and one interception in the first 24 minutes of the North Kingstown High School football game against East Providence last Friday night were a good indication that the weather was definitely a factor for both teams. More...

Candidates speak out on important election issues

Michael White- Democrat If elected to the council, Michael White promises to aggressively pursue funding that is due Jamestown through state and federal sources for everything from infrastructure to education. More...

Wind energy study gets support from state

The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources recently gave thumbs up to the island's pursuit of a wind energy generation program. The unofficial nod followed town council approval for $15,000 to be spent on a wind turbine feasibility study. More...

Union contract terms settled

In negotiations that were driven by a recently instituted cap on property tax increases, union and town officials came to terms on two new contracts for the island's police and public works employees. More...

Jamestown Rotary bike race draws resident concerns; councilor rebuffs

As Jamestown's Rotary bike race continues to grow in popularity, at least one island resident is hoping that the annual race runs out of steam. More...

Halloween safety should be your first priority

Wednesday night, Oct. 31, is Halloween, a holiday that has roots going back some 2,000 years, and is, in modern times, a night when kids don costumes and walk through the spooky darkened streets asking for treats. More...

Town gets $250,000 grant for sidewalks and pathways

The Rhode Island Division of Planning has slated $250,000 for infrastructure development that will create more formalized travel routes in the school neighborhood, the state office announced today. More...

H.M.S. Bounty

This boatload of pumpkins and their Captain greet visitors at Hodgkiss Farm on North Main Road. Photo by Kate Petrie More...

Downwind speed

Jamestowners Gabe Salk and Erica Lush race their Club 420 to a seventh place finish in the Mid-Atlantic Coast Championship held this past weekend at Toms River Yacht Club in New Jersey. More...

North Kingstown soccer team remains undefeated; Central Falls is next

The second time around was a charm for the North Kingstown High School boys' soccer team in their match-up against South Kingstown. The Skippers remained undefeated, with a record of 14-0-2, after their Oct. 18 win at home. More...

Group seeks to stop bridge fishing pier project

Despite being threatened with lawsuits by opponents to a new fishing pier adjacent to Plum Point in the Saunderstown section of North Kingstown, state officials have not backed down from continuing with plans for the pier. More...

Former archbishop urges dialogue between faiths

Area residents filled the pews of St. Matthew's Church Sunday night to hear Lord George Carey's interfaith dialogue on Christian and Muslim relations. St. Matthew's own Fr. More...

Island task force attends state conference

First Lady Sue Carcieri and Representative Bruce J. More...

Join your child for lunch was a tasty success

Parents met their children in the Melrose Avenue School cafeteria one day last week to enjoy lunch together and to sample the new food services menu, Superintendent Marcia Lukon reported at the Oct. 19 school committee meeting. More...

Mecray honored for yacht preservation efforts

Today, in New York, artist John Mecray of Jamestown will be honored by the National Maritime Historical Society when it presents its Distinguished Service Award during their annual Awards Dinner to be held at the New York Yacht Club on 44th Street More...