October 11, 2012 RSS feed / News

RIBBON CUTTING

Jamestown officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday at Fort Getty to dedicate the new pavilion to Lt. Col. John C. Rembijas. More...

VIEWPOINT

Buying the golf course

“We cannot take care of what we got now, why should we buy a golf course?” “Residential development of the golf course would be the worst thing that ever happened to Jamestown.” “What does the town know about running a More...

Exercise your freedom to read books

Throughout the country, most children are starting a new academic year. Teachers are sending out their lists of required readings, and parents are beginning to gather books. More...

GIANT CATCH

D.J. Rubino, 24, of Jamestown, caught a 321-pound bluefin tuna off of Nantucket on Sept. 25. It took about 45 minutes, and Rubino was joined by fellow angler Chuck Risio. More...

RI healthcare workers must be immunized

The Rhode Island Department of Health recently announced it has adopted new amendments to its rules and regulations for immunization and testing for healthcare workers that will make flu immunizations mandatory for all workers, students, trainees and More...

Jamestown Historical Society 100 years: Endicott fortifications

When Grover Cleveland became president in March 1885, he directed Secretary of War William Endicott to study the defense needs of the country. More...

Not your traditional fairy tale

Rehearsals underway for ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

It takes a kingdom, or the community of Jamestown in this case, to put on a play. More...

ROCK ON

Ben and Daniel Borhegyi enjoy the splendid weather on Labor Day at the rock at East Ferry. The boys are the grandsons of Ralph and Delia Klingbeil. More...

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Group proposes elimination of state EDC

The General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Economic Development recently heard from a group of business and development leaders in the state pushing for more interaction between the state and its universities and the private sector. More...

Member needed for livestock welfare council

The state Department of Environmental Management is seeking nominations for membership on the newly created Rhode Island Livestock Welfare and Care Standards Advisory Council. More...

Inexperienced crew leads Scoot across finish line in fastest time

Islander Julie Bowler led boat’s crew again this year

When it came to line honors in last week’s Sail for Hope, Scoot was first – and there was really no second. The 55-foot sloop, which was built at New England Boatworks, finished nearly 30 minutes ahead of the second boat across the line. More...

Raffle tickets on sale to benefit animal shelter

Raffle tickets to benefit the North Kingstown Animal Shelter will be sold from Oct. 13 to Oct. 20 at Allie’s Tack located on Quaker Lane in North Kingstown. The drawings will be held at Allie’s on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. More...

Island artist awarded grant to paint landscapes in Quebec

Alma Davenport grew up in the Chicago suburbs, and has lived in Jamestown since 1979. She began her artistic career as a photographer, but the advent of digital photography changed everything for her. More...