November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Paiva Weed, Ruggiero win

President Barack Obama prevails in re-election bid

With all the hullabaloo surrounding the Town Council race, the other bids on this year’s ticket seemed to be overshadowed. More...

News

School board examines open-meetings law

Committee concerned if it’s complying with new rules

The School Committee at its Nov. 1 meeting discussed changes to Rhode Island’s open-meeting laws, and noted that the revisions were minor in nature. Several members expressed concern whether Jamestown was in compliance with the changes. More...

Expect traffic delays, detours Sunday morning

On Sunday, Nov. 11, earlymorning motorists in the Jamestown and Newport area should be prepared for slight delays and traffi c detours. More...

Cast gets ready for opening night of “Once Upon a Mattress”

Play is an adaptation of “Princess and the Pea”

The entire cast of “Once Upon a Mattress” took their places on the recreation center stage at Tuesday night’s dress rehearsal, while 15-year-old talent Dana Larkin set the fairy tale mood. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

The Jamestown Senior Center menu is listed below. The dining room is open from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3. Thursday, Nov. 8 More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Week of November 8 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...

Obituaries

Joseph M. Medeiros

Joseph M. Medeiros, 35, of Rehoboth, Mass., formerly of Jamestown, passed away Oct. 27, 2012. He was the beloved boyfriend of Malainne Costa, and loving father of Joseph C. Medeiros. Born in South Kingstown, he was the son of Joseph N. More...

Gregory A. Rodgers

Gregory A. Rodgers, 58, of West Greenwich, formerly of Jamestown, passed away Nov. 1, 2012, at his home. He was the beloved husband of Joanne S. (Conti) Rodgers. More...

Avis M. (Parker) Lovegreen

Avis M. (Parker) Lovegreen, 84, of Felucca Ave., Jamestown, passed away on Nov. 3, 2012, at Village House Nursing Home in Newport. She was the beloved wife for 61 years of Charles W. Lovegreen Jr. More...

Breaking News - 11/8/2012 7:02 PM

Trocki, Meagher, Tighe, Mihaly and Tighe confirmed council winners

State Board of Elections makes vote count official with absentee ballots tally

After two days of counting more than 25,000 absentee ballots, the state Board of Elections today released the official results to the 2012 general election. More...

Trocki, Meagher elected to lead new Town Council

Final three seats pending results of absentee ballots

If the absentee ballots continue the trend, Democrats Kristine Trocki, Mary Meagher, Tom Tighe and Gene Mihaly, along with Republican Blake Dickinson, will be seated when the newly elected Town Council meets on Nov. 19. More...

Sen. Reed tours town to see damage done by Hurricane Sandy

Town learns of available state and federal aid

U.S. Sen. Jack Reed returned to his hometown on Wednesday to inspect damage to the island that occurred during last week’s storm. More...

Letters to the Editor

Thanks to sponsors of Jack-O’-Lantern Jog

The 24th annual Jamestown Jack- O’-Lantern Jog 5K road race was held recently. More...

Boy Scouts’ food drive gets many donations

The children and adult leadership of Jamestown’s Boy Scout Troop 1 would like to thank all the people of Jamestown who donated food to the annual Scouting for Food charity drive Saturday. More...

Sponsors make golf tourney ‘successful’

The Jamestown Fire Department would like to thank the following tee and raffle sponsors for making our 27th annual golf tournament another successful one. More...

About Town

Shakespeare on stage twice next week at JAC

In conjunction with Brown University and Trinity Rep, the Jamestown Arts Center will present two Shakespeare plays next week. “The Winter’s Tale,” directed by Taibi Magar, will take place on Monday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. More...

St. Matthew’s will host piano concert Sunday

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will sponsor a concert with University of Rhode Island students on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. The students are coached and selected by Dr. Manabu More...

Pell Bridge Run begins in Jamestown Sunday

Runners will have the opportunity to make the trek across the Newport Bridge on Sunday, Nov. 11. The Pell Bridge Run is a fourmile race that begins at the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority headquarters at 7:30 a.m. More...

News of Record

FIRE & EMS RUNS

Fire runs Nov. 1, 8:26 p.m., all companies responded to East Shore Road for an investigation of an electrical smell. Nov. 4, 12:55 a.m., Engine 3, Rescue 3 and Car 2 were directed to the Newport Bridge for an automobile accident. Nov. More...

TOWN MEETINGS

Tuesday, Nov. 13 7 p.m., the Conservation Commission will meet at Town Hall Wednesday, Nov. 14 6 p.m., the Housing Authority will meet at Pemberton Apartments 7 p.m., the Harbor Commission will meet at Town Hall More...

TOWN HALL RECORDS

Building permits Karen Angiolillo received a permit Oct. 1 to construct a first-floor master bedroom addition at 48 Grinnell St. Work estimated to cost $212,000. William Pierce received a permit Oct. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

TOWN OF JAMESTOWNZONING BOARD OF REVIEWNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING More...