June 3, 2010 RSS feed / News

Seelig, Ryan

Anne and Karl Seelig of Jamestown announce the marriage of their son, Chad Fredrick Seelig, to Allison Karyl Ryan of North Kingstown. The wedding was held in the Dominican Republic. More...

Solemn remembrance

Island veterans gathered at Veterans Memorial Square at East Ferry last Monday, Memorial Day, to honor and remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the name of freedom. More...

Spencer graduates RWU law school

Nathaniel Spencer of Jamestown received a juris doctor degree from the Roger Williams University School of Law on May 21. More...

An overview of the proposed Town budget

Let your voice be heard on June 7

The 2010 Financial Town Meeting on June 7 is a call to residents to cast a vote on both expenditures for the town and the schools, as well as the tax levy needed to support operations, capital projects and debt service. More...

Couple finds working partnership to their liking

Some people can maintain a long-term business partnership, and some people can maintain a long-term marriage. Not many people can maintain both. More...

Island students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

Eleven students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society at Lawn Avenue School last week – the first group of inductees since 1997. More...

Local group backs second wind turbine at Ft. Getty spot

A group of local residents recently launched a Website urging town voters to support a proposal for Jamestown to finance and build two wind turbines instead of one. More...

Islanders revive Republican group

Island residents Rob and Amy Gallagher yesterday launched an effort to revive the fortunes of the Jamestown Republican Party. More...

Swistak earns Master’s degree

Noah Swistak received a Master’s degree in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design on May 17. Swistak, the son of Michael and Paula Swistak of Jamestown, is a 2008 graduate of Villanova University. More...

Pemberton Place tenants form organization

Tenants of Pemberton Place Apartments in Jamestown have established a HUD-recognized and endorsed tenants’ organization, Tenants of Pemberton Place in Solidarity. More...

One sublime sandwich: The BLT

Flotsam and Jetsam

I had the best lunch the other day. It was in a restaurant. I don’t know exactly why I ordered it, but it turned out to be the perfect choice. It was a BLT. Not many eateries still offer a BLT on the menu. More...

School budget reduction will hurt the students

VIEWPOINT

The Jamestown School Committee “hears” the message the Jamestown Taxpayer’s Association is sending in seeking reductions to the employee and retiree health insurance lines of our proposed budget. More...