September 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Owners of Jamestown Vineyards agree to restoration order

Although there has been a sense of serenity recently between the state Coastal Resources Management Council and PBH Realty over six freshwater wetland violations at Jamestown Vineyards, representatives for PBH Realty said that no harm was done to the More...

News

DAYBREAK

The Daybreak mansion at 330 East Shore Road fetched a selling price of $6.4 million, according to Lila Delman Real Estate listing agent Cynthia Moretti. More...

Q-and-A: Cicilline talks about pension, health care and creating jobs

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline, the U.S. representative of Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District, was in Jamestown on Sept. 17 for a fundraising event to benefit his reelection campaign. More...

DEM warns about EEE, West Nile virus in R.I.

The Department of Environmental Management announced that test results from 113 mosquito pools, or samples, from 38 traps set statewide during the week of Sept. 12 are confirmed negative for both West Nile virus and eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). More...

About Town

Award-winning director to screen film at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will host a film screening and book signing with Thavi Phrasavath, an Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner, on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 6 p.m. More...

JAC to begin eight-week pottery course tonight

The Jamestown Arts Center will begin an intermediate pottery course on Thursday, Sept. 29, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Students that have mastered basic techniques such as centering and making simple forms on the wheel will build on that experience. More...

Three sessions left for children’s Lego club

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s Lego club will meet on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the library. The club will also meet Nov. 17 and Dec. 22. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

“R ichard III,” William Shakespeare’s most vicious villain on a quest for power, comes to the Jamestown Arts Center Monday night, Oct. 3, at 7:30. More...

News of Record

FIRE & EMS RUNS

Fire Runs Sept. 20, 5:26 p.m., Engine 3, Car 1 and Car 4 were dispatched to Fort Wetherill for an accidental alarm activation. Sept. 21, 7:24 p.m., Ladder 1, Engine 3, Engine 1 and Car 2 were sent to Fort Wetherill Road for an alarm. Sept. More...

POLICE LOG

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TOWN HALL RECORDS

Building permits Charles Schmidt received a permit Sept. 26 to cut and remodel interior of home, add three-floor observation room, replace windows and siding, and add deck to east side at 8 Clarke’s Village Road. More...

Police chief in middle of homicide controversy

An autopsy report was recently released by the Connecticut medical examiner that said the death of Ryan O’Loughlin – who died after an altercation with Westerly police officers while Jamestown’s new police chief, Edward Mello, was s More...

Panel discusses managing population growth

As part of the Jamestown Community Comprehensive Plan update, the Planning Commission discussed the build-out analysis of the town to determine whether the public facilities can meet the future town population at its Sept. 21 meeting. More...

PUT A STAMP ON IT

Che Gideon Thomas, 4, sits on the stone wall in front of the Jamestown Press office with his mother Tuesday morning. More...

Editorial

Celebrate our island at Hey Day on Saturday

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will host its biannual celebration of open space in Jamestown this Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Godena Farm on North Road. More...

Scattering Seeds

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Your letters are welcome

The Jamestown Press invites readers’ letters about issues of local concern. Letters are limited to 500 words in length and should include a daytime telephone number for verification. Your letters may be e-mailed to News@ JamestownPress.com. More...

Jamestown Day was a ‘huge success’

The Friends of Jamestown Youth would like to thank all of those who made the second annual Jamestown Day a huge success. More...

Town shouldn’t pay for service it gets free

What closet does Councilor Bowen live in that he doesn’t understand the financial crisis all around us? It looks as though the nation and state are spiraling down into a double dip recession. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 29 6 a.m., yoga, Denise, Jamestown Golf Course 8 a.m., Rosary, St. Mark Church 8:30 a.m., Mass, St. More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of September 29

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. 29, 1911 More...

Obituaries

The Island Garden

Growing, cooking and protecting squash

This time of year pumpkins are appearing in stores in the annual run up to Halloween, but there are far more varieties of tasty winter squash than just pumpkins. More...

Dolores M. Christman (Guimarey)

Dolores M. Christman (Guimarey), 81, of Windsor Street, passed away peacefully on Sept. 21, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Arthur J. Christman for 60 years. More...