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News

House approves measure requiring peace officers on LNG tankers

The R.I. House of Representatives approved a bill this week to require any company shipping liquefi ed natural gas through Rhode Island waters to use public peace offi cers to provide protection. More...

Jamestown Arts Center to offer glassblowing classes for beginners

Islanders David and Jennifer Clancy will offer a series of beginner glass blowing sessions through the Jamestown Arts Center. More...

JYC announces race results

The Jamestown Yacht Club has announced the results of its third spring series race, held May 25: More...

Sam Bari

Bands that go from rock ‘n’ roll to the rockin’ chair

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

Not too long ago, I went to a rock concert featuring the band “Chicago” – one of the few bands of the late 1960s era that still tours. It still has many of its original members. More...

About Town

Library Friends’ annual meeting tonight

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will hold its annual meeting tonight, Thursday, June 10, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Apply for Fuzz Foundation awards

The Fuzz Foundation for Dedicated Athletes, a non-profit organization, was created in memory of Donald “Fuzzy” Andreozzi by his daughters, Megan and Rachel Andreozzi. More...

Baseball camp for kids begins June 28

The Jamestown Recreation Dept. will once again offer the Salve Regina University baseball camp run by Salve coach Steve Cirella and the Salve baseball team. The camp will be held June 28 to July 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of June 10

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. More...

Summer is the time to take in some island history

Jamestown Historical Society News

June is an important month for the Jamestown Historical Society. All of our sites open in June. We’re getting them ready now. Windmill More...

News of Record

TOWN MEETINGS

Thursday, June 10 7 p.m., Town Hall, the LNG Threat Committee meets. Wednesday, June 16 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, the Planning Commission meets. Monday, June 21 7 p.m., Town Hall, the Town Council meets. More...

EMS RUNS

4:20 p.m., May 31, EMS 1, Seaside Drive, transported. 9:24 p.m., June 1, EMS 2, Conanicus Avenue, transported. 11:45 a.m., June 3, EMS 2, Route 138, transported. 2:11 p.m., June 3, EMS 2, Friendship Street, transported. More...

POLICE LOG

Obstructing an officer More...

After almost 30 years, island officer says goodbye

They say timing is everything, and that’s certainly been the case for Lt. Bill Donovan, who recently retired from the Jamestown Police Dept. He served on the force for 29 years and eight months. More...

Editorial

New England Yankee Democracy at work

• EDITORIAL •

The annual Financial Town Meeting held this past Monday evening at the Lawn Avenue School reflected our current national mood. The economic downturn has left people reeling. More...

Speak up, please

Town Moderator James Donnelly uses a microphone to make himself heard as he announces the results of the computer-tabulated paper ballot vote on the ACO motion. More...

Letters to the Editor

Preserve the neighborhood

For at least 33 years, I have been a resident of this neighborhood. I have lived those years in peace, even though on my block there have been numerous changes – as there are in most neighborhoods. More...

Thanks from the Medical Fund

On behalf of the Jame- stown Medical Fund, I would like to thank Steve and Trish Frary, who donated the flags to us. More...

Community pulls together

During the recent Memorial Day weekend, I was dispatched to a parking complaint on Union Street. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday June 10 8:30 a.m., Pilates, Jamestown Golf Course, fee 3 to 8 p.m., Teen center, grades 7 to 12, recreation center 5 p.m., Total Body Conditioning, Jamestown Golf Course, fee 5:30 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous, St. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Monday is Flag Day. It falls each year on June 14 – between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July – and is not as well known or observed as much as those two holidays. More...

Obituaries

Pamela McClellan Perkins Vaughan, 63

Pamela McClellan Perkins Vaughan, devoted mother and grandmother, sister, daughter, aunt and dear friend, died unexpectedly, surrounded by family, on May 31, 2010 after suffering a stroke. More...

Frederick C.B. Smyth Jr., 57

Frederick C.B. Smyth Jr., 57, of 26 Friendship St. in Jamestown, died unexpectedly on June 4, 2010, surrounded by his loving daughter and family. Born in Newport on Dec. 14, 1952, he was the son of the late Norma (Whaley) and Frederick C.B. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE June 17, 2010 6:30 p.m. Executive Session: RIGL 42-46-5: Exception 2, Litigation re Appeal of Regents’ Decision RIGL 42-46-5: Exception 2, More...