November 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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How Jamestown works: The three women in the clerk’s office

The Jamestown clerk’s office has a big job to do, and major responsibility to go along with it. More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3. Thursday, Nov. 17 Garden salad, oven-roasted turkey with gravy, whipped potatoes, stuffing, butternut squash, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, tuna salad on wheat bread More...

COOL RUNNINGS

Ron and Bev Barber of Jamestown participated in the inaugural Citizens Bank Newport Pell Bridge Run Sunday. More...

Letters to the Editor

Empty Bowls 2011 was ‘a great success’

We’d like to gratefully acknowledge everyone who was involved in making Empty Bowls 2011 such a great success. More...

Downtown project was worth the wait

Whew, it seems like work on Narragansett Avenue has been ongoing for years, and yet it hasn’t. But it was a challenge – well maybe just a bother – to maneuver the road and sidewalks especially during the summer months. More...

Thanks to everyone involved with bash

The Bombay Bash was a smash! Over 300 enthusiastic partygoers came out to support the Jamestown Arts Center and experience the sites, sounds and flavors of India. More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Week of November 17 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...

35 years as home to Penguin Plunge comes to an end

Insurance risks primary reason for relocation to Narragansett

For 35 years the Penguin Plunge has been a New Year’s Day fixture in Jamestown. That tradition has come to an end, as the wildly popular event will move to a new location. More...

Coast Guard tells town to register harbor buoys

Boaters and yacht club members who last summer put race buoys and other channel markers in waters off Jamestown may soon receive an official letter in the mail, the commissioners learned during their Nov. More...

RIDOT sends letter of support for cross-island bike path

The Bike Path Design Committee read a letter at its latest meeting from state Department of Transportation Director Michael Lewis that said his office supported the idea of a cross-island bike path that would connect Jamestown Shores with the village More...

Editorial

The Island Garden Growing indoors during the winter

Brrr! The cold winter months are coming, but there is no need to give up growing altogether. At this time of year you can simply take your gardening indoors. More...

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Scattering Seeds

jamurphy@jamestownlawyer.com There appears to be a growing consensus that the state and municipal governments in Rhode Island must reform their pension systems for retired workers. More...

About Town

JAC to screen two films tonight as part of RIIFF

The Jamestown Arts Center will screen two films as part of the 2011 Rhode Island International Film Festival on Thursday, Nov. 17, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Children’s basketball programs announced

The Jamestown Recreation Department has announced starting dates for its youth basketball program. The instructional league will begin on Monday, Nov. 28. More...

Rec department plans youth volleyball league

The Jamestown Recreation Department will start its youth volleyball program at Lawn Avenue School on Monday, Nov. 21. The program will run every Monday night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Andrea von Hohenleiten will be the instructor. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

With Thanksgiving a week away, we asked islanders what they have to be thankful for: Shelley Campbell said she is grateful for her granddaughter, 2-year-old Lilyanna Chase. “I’m thankful for every minute I have with her.” More...