January 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

A true professional

Cameron Tuttle (center) took his recent job as vice principal for the day at Melrose School very seriously. Tuttle was assisted by Theo Simmons, Will Schott, Charley Simmons and Casey Egan. More...

Looking good in Jamestown

Island salons offer a fresh look

If you’re looking to kick off the New Year with a new look, you’re in luck – with five different salons on the island, you’re sure to find one that appeals to your tastes and needs. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Peggy and Dan Crowley took the Jamestown Press along on a recent cruise of southeast Asia. Here, they pose on a tour boat in Cochin, India. More...

Sam Bari

The things we want to know

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

Congratulations! As weird as 2009 was, we managed to survive, and we endured the holidays without above-normal levels of drama. For this, I applaud us. More...

About Town

Black & White band to perform at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will present a musical performance by Black & White on Sunday, Jan. 17, at 3 p.m. in the library’s meeting hall. More...

Drop off work today for CIAA art show

The Conanicut Island Art Association has announced its next show, “All Photography,” at the Town Hall gallery. Photographs may be dropped off today, Thursday, Jan. 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Library holds ‘wisdom of the body’ workshop

This Sunday, Jan. 10, at 3 p.m., the Friends of the Jamestown Library will present Wisdom of the Body: An Experiential Workshop with Paula Sager. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of January 7

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. 100 years ago From the Newport Journal, Jan. 8, 1910 More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

Happy New Year! Our first event of 2010 will be a program about the Battle of Rhode Island, given by Larry McDonald on Wednesday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the library. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING JANUARY 26, 2010, AT THE JAMESTOWN TOWN HALL 93 NARRAGANSETT AVENUE, JAMESTOWN, RH More...

Council hears good and bad financial news

Schnack tells committee to hold off on Ft. Getty survey

The first Town Council meeting of 2010 featured separate fi- nancial presentations that reached very different conclusions. The first presentation was on Jamestown’s financial health, which an auditor praised as excellent. More...

Executive director of Big Sisters finds warm welcome in Jamestown

The beauty of the island drew Deb Saunders to rent a home here in Jamestown, but the warmth of the community she has found is what has convinced her to stay. “The people are so kind here. They remember your name. More...

Editorial

Keeping pace with Mother Nature

• EDITORIAL •

Look outside. The snow looks pretty, but all that wonderful winter scenery comes with a hefty price tag. More...

Volunteers needed to serve on youth board

The Jamestown Teen Center is still looking for a few volunteers to serve on the Friends of Jamestown Youth Board of Directors. The director spots are open to both adults and kids. More...

Long walk back

Parking was at a premium – leading to a bit of a hike for participants and spectators – last Friday after the 34th annual Penguin Plunge at Mackerel Cove. Photo by Vic Richardson More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for tree lighting help

I would like to thank all of the many Jamestowners who helped this year with the Christmas tree lighting ceremony. More...

Island scarecrow competition?

I need your help – not just yours, but all the people in Jamestown who want to get involved in the next crazy project. It should be a lot of fun, but then beauty is in the eye of the beholder. More...

Thanks from JAC board

The Jamestown Arts Center is now the proud owner of 18 Valley Street, and is ready to turn the inspiring space into a vibrant arts facility for the whole community. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday Jan. 7 8:30 a.m., Pilates, Jamestown Country Club, fee 3 to 8 p.m., Teen center, grades 7 to 12, recreation center 5:30 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Matthew’s Church Friday Jan. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth Bennett

Elizabeth Bennett left this world on Dec. 8, 2009, surrounded by her loving friends and family at the Jamestown home of her sister after a year-long struggle with leukemia. More...

News of Record

TOWN MEETINGS

Thursday, Jan. 7 7 p.m., Lawn Avenue School library, the School Committee meets. The meeting will include a presentation by the High School Review Committee. Friday, Jan. More...

FOR THE RECORD

A story in the Dec. More...

POLICE LOG

Driving under the influence • Brandon Leo, 23, of 425 Carpenter Rd. in Hope, was charged Dec. 31 with first-offense DUI .15 or greater during a traffic stop on East Shore Road for alleged erratic operation of a vehicle, according to police. More...