February 25, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Island friends reach academic milestone together

Jamestown residents and roommates Chris Calabretta and Brooke Longval are not only recent graduates of the incredibly demanding University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography – they’re also best friends. More...

News

Island scientist coordinates URI lecture series on climate

If you’re curious about the effects that human activities have on the world’s environment, a University of Rhode Island lecture series will offer an opportunity to hear first-hand from some of the world’s most prominent environment More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Paris Deacon, a fifth-grade student at Lawn Avenue School, took the Jamestown Press along to Puerto Rico during her recent school vacation. More...

It’s a good day to rid your house of evil spirits

Flotsam and Jetsam

It’s Feb. 25. That means it’s a good day for baking. I am craving pumpkin bread, so I might make a loaf or two. It is also a very good day to wax floors. Wax floors? Does anyone still do that? More...

About Town

Free yoga class for teen girls

Annette Burke of Jamestown will teach a yoga program for young girls through Ophelia Fitness, a component of Child & Family’s Ophelia programs. More...

PTO to host PawSox night

The Jamestown PTO will host a family outing to a PawSox game on Friday, May 14, at 7:05 p.m. at Mc- Coy Stadium in Pawtucket. Box seat tickets are $11 each. Completed registration forms and checks are due by March 19. More...

Register now for Newport teen event

Jamestown teens will head to Newport for a “Night in Newport” event on Friday, March 5, hosted by the Jamestown Teen Center. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of February 11

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, Feb. 26, 1910 More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE March 4, 2010 6:30 p.m. More...

Gym plan moves forward

A building that once housed a nautical rope manufacturing company will soon become home to an expanded island gym. More...

Commission mulls harbor ordinance

The Jamestown Harbor Commission once again tackled the subject of the commission’s retained earnings – a number that has caused confusion since the group met to discuss the budget for the upcoming year. More...

Letters to the Editor

Put the wind turbine idea to bed

In my opinion, the wind turbine generator (WTG) remains a bad idea. The costs are underestimated and WTG revenues are overestimated. More...

Council should reverse decision

I knew the Jamestown Town Council would screw up their decision on building the wind turbines on Conanicut Island. More...

Facts on captain’s anti-LNG stand

On Feb. More...

Sam Bari

When gastronomical delicacies are less than delightful

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

Italian State Television’s recent suspension of a cooking show caused such an uproar that the Associated Press wire picked it up and a British newspaper wrote a feature article on the incident. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday Feb. 25 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 Feb. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

By popular acclaim, the correct spelling is Presidents’ Day. More...

News of Record

TOWN MEETINGS

Monday, March 1 5 p.m., Town Hall, the School Committee and Town Council will hold a joint meeting with Jamestown’s legislative representatives. 7 p.m., Town Hall, the Town Council meets. More...

FIRE & EMS

Fire runs 7:30 p.m., Feb. 18, all units turned out at the fire station on Narragansett Avenue for a drill. EMS runs 6:52 a.m., Feb. 15, EMS 2, Knowles Court, transported. 10:45 a.m., Feb. 17, EMS 2, Davit Avenue, transported. More...

POLICE LOG

Driving under the influence • Robert Gill, 59, of 110 Sachem Rd. in Narragansett, was charged Feb. 18 with first-offense DUI during a traffic stop for alleged erratic operation on Rt. 138, according to police. More...