November 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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ITHF to host lectures aimed at baby boomers

Dr. Srini Pillay, an award-winning author and psychiatrist from Harvard Medical School, will discuss how baby boomer tennis players can use the science of possibility thinking to improve their game on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m. More...

Jamestowner who sang with Prince releases new solo album

Music has been a part of Brenda Bennett’s life for as long as she can remember. Both of her parents were musicians, and her childhood home in the North Kingstown area was filled with the sound of country music. More...

Teen center’s advisory group enters its third year

Luke Lis, 16, offered a logical reason for dropping by the Jamestown Teen Center’s planning powwow Tuesday night, officially known as Adolescents Making Programs for Teens – or AMPT, for short. More...

About Town

Chamber changes time, day of board meetings

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce’s monthly executive board meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Bridges at 2 Hammett Court. All members are welcome. More...

Chamber to host annual business expo tonight

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual business expo at the recreation center on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Boston trip planned for teens to visit Sky Zone

The Jamestown Teen Center will take a trip to Boston to visit Sky Zone – an indoor trampoline gym – and Quincy Market on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 2 to 9 p.m. Cost is $45 per person for admission and bus transportation. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Last weekend members of Jamestown’s Boy Scout Troop 1 dropped off plastic bags at local residences as the first step of their 24th annual Scouting for Food drive. The scouts will be back Saturday, Nov. More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of November 3 The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from theJamestown Press. The news of 100 years ago came from thecollection of the Newport Historical Society. More...

News of Record

TOWN HALL RECORDS

Building permits Elizabeth Lynch received a permit Oct. 20 to strip and reroof a structure at 29 Top O The Mark Drive. Work estimated to cost $7,318. Dutch Harbor Marina received a permit Oct. 25 to reroof over existing roof at 252 Narragansett Ave. More...

TOWN MEETINGS

Thursday, Nov. 3 7 p.m., the School Committee will meet at Melrose Avenue School Monday, Nov. 7 7 p.m., the Town Council will meet at Town Hall Tuesday, Nov. 8 3 p.m., the Bike Path Design Committee will meet at Town Hall More...

POLICE LOG

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Town’s affordable housing deemed inadequate by R.I.

According to Geoff Cambpell, in an ideal town, the people responsible for teaching its children and protecting its streets should have the opportunity to live in the community that they help mold. More...

Polls open to decide two school panel seats on Nov. 8

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, two open School Committee seats with be up for grabs, and islanders will have the choice between Sarah Baines, Lowell Thomas and B.J. Whitehouse. More...

Editorial

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Scattering Seeds

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DYNAMIC DUO

Batman and Robin take a run down the path at East Ferry during Saturday’s Halloween Parade sponsored by Jamestown Fitness. More...

Letters to the Editor

Islander needs help finding lost bike

Just recently, right after Hurricane Irene, I came home after a bike ride and put away my bike and covered it with a tarp. That day was the last time I saw my bike. More...

Understudy shows maturity on stage

Sometimes, as a director of a Jamestown Community Theatre production, I run across an individual who truly goes beyond my wildest expectations. More...

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...

Upcoming Events

Advance tickets on sale for JCT’s ‘Wizard of Oz’

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...

‘Poe Shadow’ on deck for library book group

The Jamestown Philomenian Library Monday Night Mystery Book Group will meet on Monday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. to discuss “The Poe Shadow” by Matthew Pearl. More...

IYRS becomes center for green education

The IYRS Restoration Hall will become a place of green education when the school and the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association launch a series of evening lectures entitled, “Environmental Issues Facing Sailors and the Marine World.” More...

Obituaries

H. Dickson S. Boenning

H. Dickson S. Boenning, 91, beloved husband of 65 years of Anne Wister (Garnett) Boenning, died peacefully at his home in Jamestown on Oct. 28, 2011. Born in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia, Penn., on Nov. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

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