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WHERE IN THE WORLD IS THE JAMESTOWN PRESS?

Jamestonwers Nick and Linda Biddle visited their daughter Anne (middle) in Miami, Fla. More...

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS THE JAMESTOWN PRESS?

Jamestown residents (from right) Melanie Langner, Al Langner, Karen Stanford and John Stanford, along with friends, went on a trip in September to Egypt to visit the Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza. More...

JAC to hold accounting seminar

There will be an accounting seminar for artists at the Jamestown Arts Center on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Richard Streitfeld will lead the discussion. The event is $10 per person. More...

The Walrus Says

The Walrus Says

Winter classes at the Jamestown Arts Center get underway on Monday, Jan. 9. Creative classes for children, teens and adults will be available in ceramics, painting, printmaking, figure drawing, songwriting, video editing, yoga, Pilates and more. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth Munson Barnard Netten

Elizabeth “Betty” Munson Barnard Netten, 95, formerly of 66 Reservoir Circle, Jamestown, died peacefully Jan. 1, 2012, at John Clarke Nursing Center in Middletown. More...

Council delays bid selection for pavilion

Bids ranged from $463,000 to $850,000; previous estimate had it at $390,000

In its first meeting of 2012, the Town Council faced the prospect of selecting from a tsunami of 16 bidders the contractor who will rebuild the John. C. Rembijas Memorial Pavilion. More...

Editorial

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Scattering Seeds

Two simple reforms. Two proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution, the adoption of which might help change us from a national government controlled by special interests to one focused on the welfare of its citizens. More...

The Fort Getty debate

So what can we look forward to in the upcoming year? I have one guess: Fort Getty will once again rule the headlines in 2012. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday, Jan. 5 6 a.m., open yoga, Hammett Court 8 a.m., Rosary, St. Mark Church 8:30 a.m., Mass, St. Mark Church 8:30 a.m., Pilates, Jamestown Arts Center 10 a.m., gentle flow yoga, Hammett Court 5:30 p.m., Alcoholics Anonymous, St. More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of January 5

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, Jan. 5, 1912 More...

News of Record

FIRE & EMS RUNS

EMS Runs Dec. 25, 1:46 a.m., Rescue 3, Lugger Street, transported. Dec. 25, 5:51 a.m., Rescue 3, Cedar Lane, transported. Dec. 26, 5:41 p.m., Rescue 3, Dewey Lane, transported. Dec. 30, 10:20 a.m., Rescue 3, Dewey Lane, transported. More...

POLICE LOG

Larceny More...

TOWN HALL RECORDS

Building permits Bradford Whitman received a permit Dec. 28 to strip and re-shingle a roof at 343 Beavertail Road. Work estimated to cost $12,000. Mechanical permits More...