September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Unified volleyball a winning experience for N.K.H.S. athletes

Team links athletes with peer partners to encourage participation

Fourteen boys and girls competed last Thursday, Sept. 30, at Woonsocket High School in North Kingstown High School’s first-ever unified co-ed volleyball interscholastic match. More...

News

Board approves mixed-use plan for Sprague property

The Zoning Board of Review has unanimously approved Paul D. Sprague’s application for a special-use permit for 79 North Main Rd. More...

Islander turns colorful glass into brilliant works of art

Some people look at a wall and see a barrier. Others, like island glass artist Paul Housberg, see a potential work of art. Housberg has achieved architectural artistic acclaim for his process of creating walls of artwork from tempered glass tile. More...

Preservation a concern for island rich in historic sites

Facing an abundance of historical and cultural “riches,” the Jamestown Planning Commission will confront some challenging preservation questions in the near future. More...

Sam Bari

The ‘Space Guys’ are watching

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

According to several U.S. Air Force officers, security policemen and respected author Robert Hastings, the “space guys” have been watching us from their interplanetary – and possibly intergalactic – spacecraft for years. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

With its musical, satirical and hysterical look at the ‘state’ of Rhode Island as we head into the November elections, Charlie Hall’s Ocean State Follies is coming to town. More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of September 30

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, Oct. 1, 1910 More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE October 7, 2010 6:30 p.m. More...

Turbines touted for treatment plants

Wind turbines are increasingly seen as a cost-effective way to produce electricity for wastewater treatment plants, and Rhode Island plants – including the Jamestown facility – are evaluating turbines and a host of other measures to incr More...

Town mulls Potter League services for animal help

Jamestown is exploring the possibility of enlisting the Potter League – the Middletown-based animal shelter – for stray animal placement and other services. More...

Editorial

Fun-filled Jamestown Day Friday evening at Ft. Getty

EDITORIAL

The newly organized Friends of Jamestown Youth invite all islanders to join them tomorrow – Friday, Oct. 1 – for an evening of old-fashioned good times at Ft. Getty. More...

Some scary moments

Jamestown firefighters and EMS workers were kept busy this past week with two vehicle accidents. This roll-over accident occurred on North Main Road last Thursday. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Letters to the Editor

Ft. Getty is our jewel

It is always gratifying to pick up the Jamestown Press, read the editorial and find yourself agreeing with the views expressed. This certainly was the case last week with the Sept. More...

Thanks to Scouts for drill help

The members of the Jamestown Emergency Medical Services would like to thank Scoutmaster Jim Archibald, the Jamestown Boy Scouts and their parents for their participation in a mass casualty drill held on Sept. 16 at the Jamestown Boat Yard. More...

Ft. Getty statistics need clarifying

For the sake of understanding the statistics relating to the use of Ft. Getty for camping, the respondents’ statistics should be stated differently. More...

About Town

JYC announces fall series race results

The Jamestown Yacht Club has announced the results of the fourth race in its fall series, held on Sept. 26: More...

After-school programs for kids begin Oct. 12

The Jamestown Education Foundation and the Jamestown School Dept. will offer a series of after-school programs for all children this fall. More...

Gallery to host ‘Artoberfest’

The Jamestown Gallery will host a special “Artoberfest” opening tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m. Home-brewed Octoberfest and pumpkin beer will be served, along with appetizers, during the artist reception. More...

News of Record

FOR THE RECORD

In the Sept. 23 article on Ft. Getty (“Ft. Getty needs more discussion”), the Press reported that the town allocates $150,000 to the Ft. Getty Capital Improvement Fund. More...

TOWN MEETINGS

Monday, Oct. 4 7 p.m., Town Hall, the Town Council meets. Wednesday, Oct. 6 7:30 p.m., Town Hall, the Planning Commission meets. Wednesday, Oct. 13 7 p.m., Town Hall, the Harbor Management Commission meets. More...

FIRE AND EMS RUNS

7:51 p.m., Sept. 21, all companies were sent to Seaside Drive for an alarm call, which was cancelled prior to the trucks’ leaving. 2:31 p.m., Sept. More...