October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Islander on board at Quonset Business Park

An expanse of water separates Quonset Point from Jamestown, but the island is considered an abutter to the business park and residents have a stake in developments, according to Jamestown’s Jim Rugh. More...

Commission celebrates 30 years

Thirty years ago this month the Jamestown Town Council approved the creation of a Conservation Commission. More...

Baby bee

Benjamin Wurzbacher, 4 months, enjoys his first Halloween at the Godena Farm party on Saturday night. Ben was a bumblebee. More...

About Town

Island Heron to host gong class Saturday

A kundalini yoga and gong class will be held at the Island Heron on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Kundalini yoga is a 5,000-year-old system of yogic exercise and meditation that promotes health, happiness and spiritual awareness. More...

Piano concert at St. Matthew’s Nov. 10

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will hold its second concert of the season at St. Matthew’s Church on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m. More...

Tickets available for ‘Dear Edwina’

Tickets are now on sale for the Jamestown Community Theatre’s productions of “Dear Edwina.” There will five shows in November. All productions are held at the recreation center. More...

Legals

Legal Notice

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING November 19, 2013, AT THE JAMESTOWN TOWN HALL 93 NARRAGANSETT AVENUE, JAMESTOWN, RHODE ISLAND AT 7:00 P.M. UPON THE FOLLOWING: More...

Workshop planned for raised trail to Hull Cove

Boardwalk expected to be handicap accessible

Residents interested in the trail restoration project at Hull Cove will have an opportunity to weigh in at a workshop on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, the Conservation Commission said at its Oct. 24 meeting. More...

$400M needed to fund spans

RITBA director outlines authority’s 10-year plan

At the Oct. More...

Editorial

Safety first on Halloween

Halloween is here, and while walking the dark streets as a zombie looking for candy is fun for children, it can also be dangerous. More...

Letters to the Editor

Barrier needed before someone else is killed

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority excuses for its delay in installing a center median barrier on the Pell Bridge are contradicted by the official record (“Families of crash victims file lawsuit,” Oct. 24). More...

All citizens have the right to due process

Over the past week I have been discouraged by the actions of our Police Department. I believe they have lied to me, lied to the press and lied to the court. More...

Speed limit on bridge should be enforced

Unfortunately, the solution of a median barrier seems to have run into an impasse. Let’s try speed enforcement cameras. Almost nobody stays within the 40-mph limit. The secondary revenue may pay for the installation. More...

Island Calendar

Island Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 31 Happy Halloween Closed, thrift shop, St. Matthew’s More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Week of October 31

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, Oct. 31, 1913 More...

News of Record

Police Log

From Oct. 22 to Oct. 28, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 411 calls for service, resulting in 250 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings. More...

Town Meetings

Monday, Nov. 46:30 p.m., the Town Council will meet at Town HallWednesday, Nov. 67:30 p.m., the Planning Commission will meet at Town HallThursday, Nov. 77 p.m., the School Committee will meet at Melrose School More...