November 4, 2010 RSS feed / News

Zoning Board rejects in-law apartment, approves chicken coop

The first of two matters brought before the Jamestown Zoning Board of Review on Tuesday, was a dimensional variance sought by Henry and Mary Tarbox. More...

Foamy Halloween fun

The Jamestown Fire Department set up its annual pit of foam on Halloween. The wet bubbles provided good, clean fun for kids and adults alike. Photo by Daniel Forster More...

Darlington renamed chairperson of RITBA

David A. Darlington has been reappointed to serve another fouryear term on the board of directors as the chairman of the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority. More...

Library Friends host Thanksgiving potluck

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will be hosting a Thanksgiving get-together for children and their families on Sunday, Nov. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the library meeting hall. More...

Jamestown extends deadline for high school students

The Jamestown School Committee approved an extension of the deadline for notifying North Kingstown if Jamestown will be sending additional students to North Kingstown High School. More...

The Jamestown Women’s Club gives back to community

As of this October, the formerly known Junior Women’s Club of Jamestown is pleased and excited to announce its new name – The Jamestown Women’s Club. More...

Community Farm celebrates another successful season

Now in its 10th year, the Jamestown Community Farm collected over 300 dozen eggs from 36 chickens, 390 ounces of honey from 100,000 bees and 41 pounds of blackberries, and also grew more than 15,000 pounds of fresh produce this growing season. More...

How Jamestown voted

While many of Jamestown’s results mirrored the tallies of the state, there were a few exceptions that stood out in the final poll. The biggest discrepancy was the race for secretary of state. More...

‘Dragon Tattoo’ on tap for book groups

The Book Discussion Groups at the Jamestown Library will meet on Monday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m. They will be discussing “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Steig Larsson. More...

JEMS, RIBC prepare for blood drive

Jamestown Emergency Medical Services will host a blood drive for the Rhode Island Blood Center on Monday, Nov. 15, from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Portuguese American Hall located at 134 Narragansett Ave. More...

School athletic teams wrap up outstanding seasons

Five of the nine fall season varsity teams at North Kingstown High School are headed to the postseason and two freshmen teams have already recorded tremendous postseason success. More...

Meet offspring of Secretariat

If you loved the movie “Secretariat,” visit Horse Play and meet a winning grandson of the great Thoroughbred racehorse. More...

Weaver’s Cove encounters setbacks with state of Massachusetts

For followers of the Weaver’s Cove liquefied natural gas issue, I write to provide a chance to catchup and sort through some of the information you may have been gathering. More...