March 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Posting problem cancels meeting between Town Council and Harbor Commission

A highly anticipated meeting between the Town Council and the Jamestown Harbor Management Commission was postponed last Wednesday after the meeting was not listed on the Secretary of State’s website as required. More...

Petit named Chamber executive director

Arlene Petit, recently retired town clerk of Jamestown, has been named executive director of the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce. More...

After the storm

Fire crews were on hand to deal with downed tree limbs and power lines on Narragansett Avenue last Sunday. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Sam Bari

Readers like scandal, not fair and impartial reporting

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

Yes, it is true. I fully admit that I occasionally bash the media for taking the “sensationalism” road by printing misleading headlines. More...

About Town

Pasta benefit dinner tonight

The Teen Center’s Youth Advisory Board will host its second annual pasta dinner tonight, Thursday, March 18, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Senior Center at 6 West St. More...

St. Mark KofC to host ‘Two Saints’ dinner

The St. Mark Parish Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Two Saints Dinner this Saturday, March 20, at 5 p.m. Honoring St. Patrick and St. Joseph, the meal will be a combination of Irish and Italian fare. More...

Pinewood Derby to be held this Saturday

Jamestown Cub Scout Pack One will hold its annual Pinewood Derby race this Saturday, March 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the recreation center. The event is free and open to the public. More...

News of Record

TOWN MEETINGS

Monday, March 22 6:30 p.m., Town Hall, the Town Council meets for a budget work session. More...

FIRE & EMS

8:51 a.m., March 8, Rescue 1 was dispatched to Narragansett Avenue for an EMS call. 5:59 p.m., March 8, Car 1 and Engine 3 went to Conanicus Avenue for a cooking fire. More...

POLICE LOG

Warrant of arrest on affidavit More...

LNG rises on Town Council ‘radar screen’

School bus parking solution may be near

State and local opposition to a liquefied natural gas facility proposed for Mt. Hope Bay was a dominant topic during the Jamestown Town Council’s meeting last Monday. More...

Wind turbine dispute spurs resignations

On the surface, it all seems sort of like a schoolyard disagreement. More...

Islanders get chance to learn about property revaluations tonight

Jamestown property owners will have an opportunity to prepare themselves for the results of the island’s 2009 property reassessment at a workshop tonight at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. More...

Editorial

Jamestown’s healthcare costs

VIEWPOINT

As national discussion on healthcare reform stalls in gridlock, perhaps our more immediate concern as taxpayers should turn to what is happening with healthcare costs locally. More...

Cartoon

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Letters to the Editor

‘Let the coal dust fall on somebody else’s home’

Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the Town Council and copied to the Jamestown Press. This letter serves as my resignation from the Jamestown Wind Energy Committee. More...

Wind turbine assertions are ‘undocumented and speculative’

After reading a number of letters to the Press questioning the Town Council’s judgment in approving only one site, Taylor Point, for the proposed siting of a wind turbine, I feel that I need to dispel some of the rumors, myths and misrepres More...

Voting process prompts resignation

Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the Town Council and copied to the Jamestown Press. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday March 18 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. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Voices For Vision, a benefit concert to raise funds for a medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic next month during school spring break, will take place this Sunday, March 21, at 4 p.m. at Central Baptist Church. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of March 18

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, March 19, 1910 More...

Legals

LEGALS

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE March 25, 2010 6:30 p.m. More...