September 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

R.I. must avoid ‘stand alone’ attitude, says Stokes

During a stuttering economy, strong economic leadership is essential – that was the message delivered by Keith Stokes, executive director of the R.I. Economic Development Corporation, during his Sept. More...

News

LNG tanker viewshed

Those attending the Congress of Councils last week at the Jamestown Recreation Center got a chance to see this demonstration of how a LNG tanker would appear as it crossed beneath the Newport Pell Bridge. More...

Wedding ring returns to owner – thanks to island neighbors

Pat Venable, a Jamestown summer resident who lives in Lawrenceville, N.J., enjoys clamming in Dutch Harbor at low tide with her family and neighbors. But one day earlier this summer, she pulled up a clam with her left hand. More...

Jamestown soccer kicks off season at new field

Jamestown’s recreational soccer league held its opening weekend last Saturday at Eldred Field. Approximately 200 children played in the field’s inaugural games. More...

Sam Bari

A ‘welcoming committee’ from your worst nightmare

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

Apparently, people who live in or visit New England are required to dine on fabulous seafood that is plentiful and delicious – and for which the area is famous. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday Sept. 16 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

Hayley Carlisle will appear in the title role of Cinderella in the Jamestown Community Theatre’s production of Rogers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” Her father, Clayton Carlisle, will play the king. More...

Obituaries

Henry A. Serpa, 94

Henry A. Serpa, 94, of Chester Avenue in Cranston, passed away Sept. 2, 2010, at home. He was the devoted husband of Rose (Toaste) Serpa. Born and raised in Jamestown, he was the son of the late John and Rose (Veiera) Serpa. 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 SEPTEMBER 28, 2010, AT THE JAMESTOWN TOWN HALL 93 NARRAGANSETT AVENUE, JAMESTOWN, More...

FAA rejects wind turbine at Taylor Point

The Federal Aviation Administration has denied Jamestown’s bid for clearance to build a wind turbine at Taylor Point. More...

Boaters may pay more for town moorings

Balancing burgeoning budgets and providing funding for infrastructure are never easy tasks. That was evident as Harbor Commission members struggled to update the Jamestown Harbor Management Ordinance recently. More...

Starting right

Robert Moorehead Jr. brought along his 10-month-old son, Magnus, when he voted Tuesday evening at the Jamestown Recreation Center. Turn to page 3 to see the local primary election results. More...

Editorial

The Big Move

Jamestown Press office crosses Narragansett Avenue next week

That’s right, the Jamestown Press office will move to the south side of Narragansett Avenue next week. We have been busy painting and fixing up the interior of our new office space at 45 Narragansett Ave. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to sponsors of Seaside Cruise

We would like to thank the following sponsors of the Jamestown Seaside Family Cruise, held Sept. 5 at Ft. Getty: More...

Moving ahead to round two on LNG

On Wednesday, Sept. 8, our towns in Rhode Island and Massachusetts took a stand against Weaver’s Cove/Hess LNG’s illadvised liquified natural gas terminal siting. More...

Make a difference in Jamestown

Do you love Jamestown for its open space, wildlife and natural environment? Want to help ensure that our town’s growth will be balanced to maintain its rural character? More...

About Town

Yoga workshop for beginners

If you’ve always wanted to try yoga, but feel intimidated by walking into a studio, Innerlight Center for Yoga and Meditation in Middletown will offer a three-hour workshop for beginners called “New to Yoga” on Sunday, Sept. More...

Students to get flu shots Dec. 7

A flu clinic for students who attend Jamestown schools will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 7. The R.I. Health Dept. reports that a combined H1N1 and seasonal flu shot will be given. More information will be available soon. More...

Hospital to offer free flu clinic

South County Hospital Healthcare System will begin its annual public flu vaccination clinics on Friday, Oct. 1, at the South Kingstown Senior Center from 9 a.m. to noon. The clinics are for adults age 19 and older. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of September 16

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, Sept. 17, 1910 More...

News of Record

TOWN MEETINGS

Thursday, Sept. 16 7 p.m., Lawn Avenue School library, the School Committee meets. Monday, Sept. 20 7 p.m., Town Hall, the Town Council meets. Tuesday, Sept. 28 7 p.m. Town Hall, the Zoning Board of Review meets. More...

POLICE LOG

Driving with a suspended license Edwin Martinez, 32, of 61 Wealth Ave. in Providence, was charged Sept. More...

EMS RUNS

10:37 p.m., Sept. 6, EMS 1, Racquet Road, refusal. 11:03 p.m., Sept. 6, EMS 1, Mast Street, transported. 11:58 a.m., Sept. 7, EMS 1, Racquet Road, transported. 3:06 p.m., Sept. 8, EMS 1, Capstan Street, transported. 4:07 p.m., Sept. More...