November 1, 2012 RSS feed / News

Candidate statements – Town Council

I was born a Jamestowner. I took the ferryboat home from Newport Hospital. I graduated from the Jamestown school system, North Kingstown High School, and the University of Rhode Island, where I studied economics and information systems. More...

State receives $3 million for seawall repair

Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Transportation approved the quick release of $3 million in emergency relief funds for Rhode Island. More...

RUNNING IN COSTUME

Leslie Demedia and Eloise Tamer were among the many participants Sunday in the Jack-O’-Lantern Jog sponsored by the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department. More...

HIGH WATER LINE

Islanders were busy on Tuesday cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy. The high water mark on Conanicus Avenue was a pile of seaweed and debris. More...

Officials keep bridges open during Sandy

Sustained winds did not reach 69 mph threshold

Early Monday afternoon, prior to Hurricane Sandy reaching its full intensity, the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority conducted a briefing for public offi cials and press at its headquarters in Jamestown. In attendance were Gov. More...

Candidate statements – School Committee

Democrat The cost of sustaining high-performing schools remains the greatest challenge facing the School Committee. Under the funding formula, Jamestown’s state aid will decrease by 51 percent over 10 years. More...

HMS Bounty sinks off coast of North Carolina

The tall ship HMS Bounty, which was in Narragansett Bay for the 2012 Tall Ships Festival, was lost Monday in Hurricane Sandy off Cape Hatteras, N.C. More...

Tax deadline extended due to Monday’s storm

The state Division of Taxation recently announced that taxpayers affected by Hurricane Sandy will have until Wednesday, Nov. 7, to file returns and accompanying payments that would normally have been due Wednesday. More...

APPLEJACK’S BUGGY

Kathy Brownell and Applejack strutted their stuff for the Jamestown Fitness Halloween Parade on Saturday. Applejack is 16 years old. More...

Hopefuls discuss issues

Candidates for Congress, General Assembly debate

The candidates for Rhode Island State House offices and U.S. Senate participated in a forum last week sponsored by the Jamestown Shores Association. More...

Some businesses fortunate, some not

Generators helped keep ’Ganny, McQuade’s open

The experience of Jamestown businesses during this week’s storm had a lot to do with location, and even more to do with luck. Preparedness was an important factor as well. More...

CAR WASHED OFF ROAD

An Audi gets towed out of Sheffield Cove after it was washed into the ocean during the height of Hurricane Sandy. More...

DEM talks about Question 6

Voters can reject, approve $20M environmental bond Rhode Island has lost 80 percent of its farm acreage to development, but since 1985, the state has taken steps to protect the remaining farm and forestry land, according to Scott Millar of the state More...

MAKING SCARECROWS

Students at Melrose Avenue School made scarecrows for the Conanicut Island Land Trust’s Halloween event that was held at Godena Farm Saturday. Back row from left are Tim Healy, Jack Ryan, James Grace and Aria Carnevale. More...

ROCKING AND ROLLING

A boat sways in the waters of Jamestown Harbor Monday as 80- mph gusts blew through the island during Hurricane Sandy. More...

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Candidate statements – R.I. House of Representatives

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Sixth-graders collect young oysters

Students take field trip to Sheffield Cove last week

On a field trip to Sheffield Cove, students in the Lawn Avenue School sixth-grade class participated in an aquaculture experiment that adults at Roger Williams University developed. More...

Candidate statements – Rhode Island Senate

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