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PRESIDENT POWELL

Islander Candy Powell, left, was recently elected president of the board of directors of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island at its annual meeting on Oct. 23. More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3. Thursday, Nov. 10 Garden salad, chicken marsala with mushroom gravy, au gratin potatoes, green beans, cake with frosting, ham and cheese on wheat bread Friday, Nov. More...

5K planned to help raise funds for annual D.C. trip

This year’s eighth-grade class trip to Washington, D.C. promises to be better than ever due to a new connection with instructors based in the nation’s capital, according to Lawn Avenue School Principal Kathy Almanzor. More...

Letters to the Editor

Island businesses help to raise $500

The PAC Pub would like to extend a warm thank you for supporting the inaugural Halloween Bash on Oct. More...

JSA finishes another successful campaign

We had another successful recreational soccer season full of great weather and fun times with a tremendous group of kids. The season went well largely due to the volunteer coaches – a huge thanks goes to their efforts towards the JSA program. More...

Jack O’ Lantern Jog was a ‘huge success’

The 23rd annual Jamestown Jack O’ Lantern Jog 5K Road Race was held Oct. 30. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

avy Reserve Cmdr. Derek Reveron’s thoughts on More...

Obituaries

Ann Lyons Nugent

Ann Lyons Nugent, 74, of Moraga, Calif., passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 28, 2011. She touched many lives with her friendliness, humor and spirit. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING NOVEMBER 15, 2011, AT THE JAMESTOWN TOWN HALL 93 NARRAGANSETT AVENUE, JAMESTOWN, RHODE ISLAN More...

Council passes changes to harbor ordinance

The Town Council this week adopted revisions to Jamestown’s Harbor Management Ordinance, which governs the finances and management of town-owned waterfront facilities. More...

Town awarded $111,775 for turbine studies

The state’s Economic Development Corporation has awarded Jamestown $111,775 in support of the final studies necessary to determine if a Taylor Point wind turbine would be economically viable for Jamestown. More...

Baines, Whitehouse win school panel seats

Democrats Sarah Baines and B.J. Whitehouse each won a seat and three-year terms on the School Committee following Tuesday’s election between three candidates for two open spots. Newcomer Baines finished atop the voting with 593 votes. More...

Editorial

The Island Garden

The rules of being a weed

If you garden or read this column regularly you’ll know that gardens get weeds. Weeds can grow anywhere and over the years I have figured out that weeds know exactly where and when to grow. More...

Scattering Seeds

This column is being written before the Jamestown school committee election of Tuesday, November 8. More...

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About Town

Winter projects under way for women’s club

The Jamestown Women’s Club will hold its next meeting at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 3:15 p.m. The club is currently working on its winter programs, including the annual lighting of the town Christmas tree. More...

Drop-off deadline for CIAA juried show today

The next juried show of the Conanicut Island Art Association will be on display from Nov. 17 to Jan. 12 at Town Hall. The exhibit is open to all photography. Up to three pieces may be entered. More...

Babysitting courses offered at library

Anyone new to babysitting or who would like to sharpen their skills are encouraged to sign up for the American Red Cross babysitter certification. There will also be a course for first aid certification. More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Week of November 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 More...

News of Record

POLICE LOG

Expired license David Haberman, 32, of Reservoir Road, Middletown, was charged Nov. 7 with driving with an expired license. The defendant was not held at the police station and no court date was scheduled. Suspended license More...

FIRE & EMS RUNS

Fire Runs Nov. 2, 2:12 p.m., Car 1, Car 3, Engine 3 and Ladder 1 went to Plymouth Road for a fire alarm. Nov. 3, 11:47 a.m., Car 1, Engine 3, Marine 1 and Rescue 3 were sent to Narragansett Bay- North Light for a person in the water. More...

TOWN HALL RECORDS

Building permits John B. Walwood received a permit Oct. 31 to rebuild an existing deck at rear of home, to reside the house, and to rebuild the front entrance deck at 193 Seaside Drive. Work estimated to cost $15,000. More...