November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Band of brothers

Island veteran Don Richardson (foreground, back to camera) stands at attention Monday as he listens to the Jamestown Community Band play the national anthem at the Veterans Day ceremony at East Ferry. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

Town to install gates at North Pond reservoir

The town will install gates at the reservoir to prevent people from walking on top of North Pond dam, according to Town Engineer Michael Gray. More...

Salve Regina archaeology students dig up history at Godena Farm

It’s always been Conanicut Island Land Trust’s vision to turn Godena Farm into an outdoor classroom, and a lot of students are digging the latest project to take place there. 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. 14 More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Week of November 14

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, Nov. 14, 1913 More...

Obituaries

Palmera “Pal” (Massa) Alves

Mrs. Palmera “Pal” (Massa) Alves, age 96, of Metacom Avenue, Bristol, entered peacefully into eternal life on Nov. 7, 2013, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Manuel “Steve” Alves. More...

Margaret McGee Giordano

Margaret McGee Giordano, 70, passed away Nov. 8, 2013, at home after a long illness. She was the wife of Dennis Dusio Giordano. More...

Cast of ‘Dear Edwina’ takes the stage this weekend

Show will open Saturday night at recreation center

The Jamestown Community Theatre will celebrate its 23rd year with production of the musical comedy, “Dear Edwina.” The book and lyrics for the show were written by Marcy Heisler, and Zina Goldrich wrote the music. More...

Abutters reveal concerns with Hull Cove trail

Before Tuesday night’s workshop on the proposed Hull Cove trail restoration, Conservation Commissioner Michael Brown predicted the big questions would be about why the plan called for a raised boardwalk and if the design was truly handicap acce More...

Letters to the Editor

Price of proposed clubhouse too high

I would like to respond to the article involving the Jamestown Golf Course’s new building (“Architects unveil estimates for new clubhouse,” Nov. 7). I am just curious: Were there cocktails served at this Caddy Shack meeting? More...

Thanks to businesses that sponsored teams

On behalf of the Jamestown Soccer Association, we would like to take a moment to thank everyone for a successful – and very fun – fall soccer season. It takes a lot of people to coordinate the leagues. More...

Write to us

The Jamestown Press accepts letters to the editor. Submissions should be sent to news@jamestownpress.com by 3 p.m. on the Monday prior to publication. All letters should include your name, address and phone number. More...

About Town

Meet town admin at ’Ganny on Thursday

A meet and greet with new Town Administrator Kevin Paicos will take place at the Narragansett Café on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 5:30 p.m. The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the event. There will be light appetizers and a cash bar. More...

Santa Claus will arrive in town early this year

Santa Claus will arrive at East Ferry by boat on Saturday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m. He is expected to pass the Castle Hill Coast Guard Station at 12:45 p.m., docking at Conanicut Marine 15 minutes later. Santa, along with Mrs. More...

Last chance to sign up for wreath workshop

Deadline to register for a workshop on how to make a holiday wreath is Friday, Nov. 15. Call Lynda Sutton at 423- 0910 to register. The seminar will be held on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon at the community farm. More...

News of Record

Police Log

From Nov. 5 to Nov. 11, the Jamestown Police Department responded to 433 calls for service, resulting in 245 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings. More...

Town Meetings

Monday, Nov. 187:30 p.m., the Town Council will meet at Town HallWednesday, Nov. 197:30 p.m., the Planning Commission will meet at Town HallThursday, Nov. 217 p.m., the School Committee will meet at Melrose School 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 ISLA More...