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Village Hearth Café plan wins council okay

The Town Council unanimously approved the application by Andrea Colognese and Doriana Carella, owners of the Village Hearth Bakery, to change their home into a 36- seat café. Colognese and Carella were not present at the Aug. More...

News

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Nick, left, and Tim Fay took the Press to Seattle to watch the Red Sox take on the Mariners at Safeco Field. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Katelyn Aynalem of Clarke's Village Road, rear left, recently returned from Ethiopia where she spent her summer volunteering at an orphanage with her cousin Tarik Kassa, rear right. More...

Islander will write about the Democratic National Convention

Jamestowner Deb Ruggiero plans to blog about her experience next week as an elected delegate from Rhode Island at the Democratic National Convention. More...

Letters to the Editor

Students earned Earth Day essay award

With great pride, I would like to congratulate the students of last year's 5-3 for independently earning the Earth Day essay contest award of "Best Class" from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island. More...

Remember those who saved the bay

I would like to start out thanking the Travisonos for their letter in the Press relating to the seventeen defendants in the Commerce Oil vs. The Jamestown Protective Association. More...

A thank you to Jamestown

Last Wednesday, the Jamestown Community Chorus presented its 19th annual Talent Show and it was a rousing success, as usual. Of course, no event can take place without lots of support. Where to start? More...

Upcoming Events

Arts council announces grant workshop

The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts will hold a workshop in Providence for individual artists, non-profit organizations and schools interested in submitting grant applications for the council's Wednesday, Oct. 1 application deadline. More...

Chamber music planned for Sept. 21

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will sponsor a free concert performed by members of Musica Dolce, on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 4 p.m. at St. Matthew's Church. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday Aug. 21 Pilates, Jamestown Country Club, 8:30 a.m., fee CIAA Art Show, Recreation Center, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Teen center, grades 7 - 12, 2:30 - 6 p.m., Recreation Center Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Matthew's Church, 5:30 p.m. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of August 21

100 years ago From the Newport Daily News, August 18, 1908 There was a large attendance from here to the first day of tennis in Newport, the ferries being taxed to the utmost to transfer the carriages and automobiles. More...

News of Record

TOWN HALL RECORDS

Building permits Antonio and Carol Pensa received a permit Aug. 13 to erect two tents for a wedding on Sept. 21 and 22 at 11 Fly Jib Court, work estimated to cost $960. Wallace Hendry received a permit Aug. More...

TOWN MEETINGS

Thursday, Aug. 21 7 p.m., Lawn Avenue School library, the School Committee meets. Monday, Aug. 25 7 p.m., Town Hall, the Town Council meets. Tuesday, Aug. 26 7 p.m., library, the Zoning Board of Review meets. More...

BIRTH

Galle A daughter, Ruby Lyon Galle, was born Friday, August 8, 2008 at Women and Infants Hospital in Providence to Tristana and Arek W. Galle of Jamestown. More...

Legals

CITATION STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT PETITION TO FORECLOSE TAX LIEN N. M. No. 2008-0447

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, AND TO SUSAN S. IZARD, ALBERT H. SHACKLETON JR., and the unknown heirs and the unknown devisees of Albert H. Shackleton Jr. More...

CITATION STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT PETITION TO FORECLOSE TAX LIEN N. M. No. 2008-0429

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, AND TO SIDNEY G. SHERWOOD, the unknown devisees and heirs of Sidney G. Sherwood WHEREAS, a Petition has been presented to said Court by the Town of Jamestown, a Rhode Island Municipal corporation, More...

CITATION STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT PETITION TO FORECLOSE TAX LIEN N. M. No. 2008-0437

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN, AND TO The Town of Jamestown does hereby give notice that on the 12th day of May, 2008, there was filed in said Court a Petition against WEST PASSAGE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, BENEDETTO CERILLI, shareholder of West Passage De More...

Working on the farm

Eliza Chase anchors down hay bales at Hodgkiss Farm to keep them from blowing away in case of inclement weather. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Conservationists weigh in on wind

The Conservation Commission listed environmental concerns to be considered for the wind power feasibility study now underway and sustainable energy consultants gathered information from board members and talked about goals of the study at the Aug. More...

Village Hearth Café plan wins council okay

The Town Council unanimously approved the application by Andrea Colognese and Doriana Carella, owners of the Village Hearth Bakery, to change their home into a 36- seat café. Colognese and Carella were not present at the Aug. More...

Editorial

The Senior Times

Hello to everyone! Summer is quickly fleeting away as it usually does, certainly much faster than any other season. Enjoy and treasure every moment of these beautiful summer days! More...

Gender issues in the world of tomatoes leads one to the roses

Flotsam and Jetsam

Who did I plant this year? What do Cosmonaut Volkov, Abe Lincoln and Paul Robeson have in common? More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Sam Bari

Learning to say the "M" word

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

When I was growing up, life was predictable. It was more standardized. People didn't question traditions, no matter how stupid some of them might be. Back then, people graduated from high school, got a job, joined the military, or went to college. More...

About Town

Chopmist Charlie's celebrates thirteenth anniversary

Serving dishes that are steeped in the deepest traditions of New England "Yankee" seafood with a Jamestown twist, Chopmist Charlie's celebrates its thirteenth anniversary on Labor Day. More...

Hunt remembered at annual golf tourney

The Jamestown Medical Fund will host its annual golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Jamestown Golf Course. The event will honor the memory of Phil Hunt, an avid golfer who lost his battle with cancer earlier this year. More...

Sponsors needed for Navy prep school candidates

The 284 members of the Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS) class of 2009 began their journey toward the U.S. Naval Academy two weeks ago. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Saturday we were introduced to a unique way of hair removal and at the same time finally achieved one of our long-held desires when we met Tarangini Piyusbhai Patel at the Cathryn Jamieson Salon. We now have a tattoo. More...

Obituaries

John E. (Ted) Zimmermann

There will be a memorial service celebrating the life of John E. (Ted) Zimmermann at St. Matthew's Church today, Thursday, Aug. 21, at 11 a.m. All family and friends are welcome to attend. More...

Raymond Duclos, Jr.

There will be a memorial service for Raymond Duclos Jr. this Saturday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. at Beavertail State Park. All family and friends are welcome to attend. More...

Richard A. Wing, 64

Richard A. "Dick" Wing, 64, a resident of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and formerly of Jamestown, died Aug. 14, 2008 at home. He was the beloved husband of Gail R. (O'Blenis) Wing for 32 years. More...