October 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Skippers look to break losing streak against East Greenwich

This week’s football game against East Greenwich Saturday could mark a turning point for the North Kingstown Skippers, the players say. It could be something as simple as a victory. More...

SOCCER STARS

The Lawn Avenue School boys’ soccer team poses for a team photo before a game against Narragansett. Lawn Avenue won the game, 3-1. More...

JSA to hold tryouts for spring travel league

The Jamestown Soccer Association will hold tryouts for the spring 2012 travel league on Saturday, Oct. 22, at noon at the Eldred Avenue fields. Games are played from April through June but indoor practices begin in January. More...

Letters to the Editor

Let’s stop supporting Mount Hope Bridge

If you do not agree to continue paying a high toll on the Newport Pell Bridge to cover the maintenance cost of millions of dollars a year on the Mount Hope Bridge so those who use the Mount Hope Bridge can continue to cross free, then I hope you atte More...

25 mph ‘too fast’ for West Ferry hill

I very much relate to all that Pam Carr said in last week’s Press about the speed of the traffic around the island (Oct. 6, 2011: “Obey speed limits so children are safe”). More...

Day was perfect for Jamestown Classic

Thank you to the residents and business owners of Jamestown for allowing hundreds of cyclists to invade your lovely island on Columbus Day. It was a beautiful day and the citizens were extremely kind and patient with those of us who raced. More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Week of October 13 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 More...

Obituaries

David Godfrey M. Czarnetzki

David Godfrey M. Czarnetzki, 79, of Bozeman, Mont., lost his fight to cancer Oct. 4, 2011. Born in Newport on Sept. 22, 1932, he was the first born to Joseph and Emily (Fitzgerald) Czarnetzki. More...

Thomas Daniel Linn

Thomas Daniel Linn died peacefully on Oct. 6, 2011, at his home in Jamestown. Born in Crestline, Ohio, on Nov. 4, 1930, he was the son of Otto C. Linn and Stella (Flynn) Linn. More...

Tolling discussions for Mt. Hope Bridge heat up

Nobody likes paying bridge tolls. But at a public hearing on Oct. More...

Jamestown children test well above state average

According to data that the state education department made public Sept. 27, Jamestown children aced the latest round of standardized science achievement tests. More...

Piano association plans 10th anniversary concert

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will present a special anniversary concert at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, Oct. 16, at 2 p.m. The concert will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the community piano. More...

Editorial

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 and address for verification. More...

The Island Garden

Grow dahlias for colorful blooms

I grow dahlias, rather a lot of them unfortunately. I say unfortunately because it is a lot of work to prepare the bed and to plant the tubers. But at this time of year the blooms are so prolific that I end up giving a lot of flowers away. More...

Bridge tolls topic of public hearing Monday

Islanders should be aware that the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority will conduct a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, in the Jamestown library on tolls for the Mount Hope Bridge and the Newport Pell Bridge. More...

About Town

Six ‘Oz’ performances on stage next month

The Jamestown Community Theatre has announced the November dates for its production of “The Wizard of Oz.” The November production coincides with the Jamestown Community Theatre’s 21st anniversary. More...

Lego club to meet once a month for rest of year

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...

Annual pasta dinner to be held at St. Mark

The St. Mark Knights of Columbus will hold its annual Columbus Day Pasta Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the St. Mark Church hall. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $5 for children. Children under 5 years old are admitted free. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

I sland musicians will bring their extraordinary talents to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church Sunday, Oct. 16, beginning at 2 p.m. More...

News of Record

TOWN HALL RECORDS

Building permits Cumberland Farms/VSH Realty received a permit Sept. 28 to replace the upper pricing panel with a same-size non-illuminated pricing panel utilizing existing external illumination at 41 North Main Road. Work estimated to cost $2,000. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

JAMESTOWN, RHODE ISLAND NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING More...

POLICE LOG

Disorderly conduct More...

FIRE & EMS RUNS

Fire Runs Oct. 10, 9:40 a.m., all companies went to East Shore Road for a fire alarm. Oct. 10, 1:02 p.m., Rescue 1 and Car 1 responded to a walk-in with a leg laceration. More...