February 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

CRMC delays vote on Hull Cove proposal for third time

The Coastal Resources Management Council delayed its vote for a third time on whether or not to allow a variance essential to build a home on waterfront property at Hull Cove. More...

News

Dismantling the last of the Old Jamestown Bridge

Snow, sleet, rain and frigid temperatures are not deterring the dismantling of the last section of the Old Jamestown Bridge. More...

‘Topsy Turvy’ to show at library

The Jamestown Community Chorus will sponsor a free showing of the award-winning 1999 musical drama film “Topsy Turvy” at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Sunday, Feb. 27, at 2 p.m. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Jamestowners Jerome Gorman and Kevin Welch take a break from skiing to take a photo at Beaver Creek Resort in Eagle County, Colo. “It was great, but Jamestown had more snow,” Welch said. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 108 a.m., Rosary, St. Mark Church8:30 a.m., Pilates, Jamestown Country Club9 a.m., Ladies’ Breakfast, Slice of Heaven10 a.m., Gentle flow yoga, Jamestown Country Club5:30 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous, St. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

With Valentine’s Day coming up on Monday, it’s a good time to talk about matters of the heart. One thing that should matter to all of us is the consumption of sodium. More...

Obituaries

Donelson (Don) C. Glassie Jr.

Donelson (Don) C. Glassie Jr. died Feb. 3, 2011, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. The sailor and entrepreneur had lived in Newport since the 1970s. He was 76. More...

Katherine “Kitty” R. (Leonard) Cuomo

Katherine “Kitty” R. (Leonard) Cuomo, of Jamestown, passed away Feb. 1, 2011, at South County Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Amadeo G. Cuomo for 68 years. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

JAMESTOWN SCHOOL COMMITTEE February 15, 2011 6:00 p.m. Executive Session: RIGL 42-46-5, Exception 1, Personnel More...

New pavilion likely not ready for spring functions

A replacement for the Lt. Col. John C. Rembijas memorial pavilion at Ft. More...

Moratorium on wind turbine goes on hold

The Town Council this week shelved a draft moratorium on the construction of residential wind turbines. More...

Letters to the Editor

New pavilion should be built at Ft. Getty

The Lt. Col. John C. Rembijas memorial pavilion at Ft. Getty suffered mightily from this winter’s wrath. More...

Sam Bari

Is anyone paying attention?

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

Have the people in charge of our government noticed that just south of our border, during the last decade, more than 34,000 people have met, shall we say, premature deaths? More...

About Town

Retirement party for Judy Bell planned

A dinner party is planned this month to honor Judy Bell, who is retiring as director of the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The celebration will be held at the Portuguese American Citizens Club on Friday, Feb. 25, starting at 6 p.m. More...

Discussion group names upcoming titles

The next book for discussion by the Jamestown Library Book Discussion Group will be held on Monday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m., and Tuesday, Feb. 15, at 1 p.m. The book discussed will be “Secret Scripture” by Sebastian Barry. More...

Jamestown author speaks tonight

Island resident Dara Chadwick, author of the award-winning book “You’d Be So Pretty If…: Teaching Our Daughters to Love Their Bodies – Even When We Don’t Love Our Own,” will speak about her book, her experience as More...

Island History

This week in Island history

Week of February 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. 100 years ago From the Newport Journal, February 11, 1911 More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

“Jamestown and the Silver Screen,” the year-long series of activities sponsored by non-profit organizations on the island and spearheaded by the Jamestown Historical Society, got off to a stellar start last Friday with the showing of two More...

News of Record

TOWN MEETINGS

Tuesday, Feb. 15 7 p.m., the Town Council will hold a work session at Town Hall Wednesday, Feb. 16 7 p.m., the Planning Commission meets at Town Hall Thursday, Feb. 17 7 p.m., the School Committee meets at Melrose Avenue School More...

FIRE AND EMS

Fire Runs 10:17 a.m., Feb. 1, Engine 3, Car 1 and Car 21 responded to Pemberton Apartments for a lift assist. 10:29 a.m., Feb. 2, Car 1, Engine 1, Engine 2 and Ladder 1 were sent to the police station for a fire alarm. 7:30 p.m., Feb. More...