July 26, 2012 RSS feed / News of Record

POLICE LOG

Willful trespass  Joel Mistowski, 55, of Oakland Avenue, Johnston, was charged July 14 with willful trespass. The defendant was held at the police station and arraigned by a justice of the peace. More...

TOWN MEETINGS

Wednesday, Aug. 1  7:30 p.m., the Planning Commission will meet at Town Hall  Thursday, Aug. 2 7 p.m., the School Committee will meet at Melrose Avenue School   More...

ACHIEVEMENTS

Jamestown students honored academically   More...

Jamestown Historical Society 100 years: The Civil War at home

For most Jamestowners, the effect of the Civil War was closer than the battlefield. There were two Civil War military installations in Jamestown: Camp Meade (sometimes spelled Mead) in the village, and Camp Bailey on Dutch Island.  More...

FIRE & EMS RUNS

Fire runs  July 18, 11:48 a.m., Car 1 and Engine 1 were sent to Walcott Avenue for a fire alarm.  July 19, 7 p.m., all companies turned out to the fire station for drill.  July 22, 10:30 a.m., Engine 1 and Ladder 1 went to Lawn Avenue More...

TOWN HALL RECORDS

Building permits  Jonathan Welles received a permit June 28 to replace a bulkhead and renovate a kitchen and bathroom at 39 Grinnell St. More...

Shellfish from Oyster Bay is contaminated

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to eat raw or partially cooked oysters and clams (shellfish) with tags listing Oyster Bay Harbor in Nassau County, N.Y., as the harvest area. More...

Four island nonprofits receive grants

The Rhode Island Foundation recently announced grants totaling $9,230 to four Jamestown-based nonprofit organizations supported through two special funds established to benefit Jamestown residents: The Jamestown Community Fund and the Jamestown Fund More...