November 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Marine colonel to address crowd on Veterans Day

Marine Col. Michael Mooney has been an infantryman in the military for 30 years, serving several combat tours in the Middle East during the war on terror. More...

Letters to the Editor

‘Underserved’ seniors

As I read the account of the latest proposal for the potential purchase of the PAC facility (“Town may purchase PAC Club,” Oct. 9), I was saddened to see there was no mention of including anything for Jamestown’s senior citizens. More...

Road needs fog lines

I am in agreement with recent letters posted by Carol Crafts (Letters, “North Road needs lines,” Oct. 26) and Dennis Owens (Letters, “North Road is unsafe,” Oct. More...

Thanks for donations

On Saturday, Scouts from Troop 1 participated in Scouting for Food, a nationwide project to collect food for people in our local communities who may need a little extra help providing nourishment for themselves and families. 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. More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Week of November 6

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. 6, 1914 More...

News of Record

Police Log

The Jamestown Police Department from Oct. 27 to Nov. 3 responded to 396 calls for service, resulting in 200 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings. More...

Town Meetings

Thursday, Nov. 67 p.m., School Committee will meet at Melrose SchoolWednesday, Nov. More...

Election: White in, Mihaly voted out

Jamestown voters on Tuesday re-elected four incumbents to the Town Council, as well as Democratic challenger Mike White. Gene Mihaly lost his bid for reelection.  More...

Paiva Weed wins 12th Senate term

Newport resident Teresa Paiva Weed was re-elected on Tuesday to the state Senate from Rhode Island’s 13th District. More...

News

Pooh party

Grady Chapin, 1, enjoyed the foam pit at the fire station on Halloween night. He dressed as Winnie the Pooh. More...

Gun advocate warns against local ordinance

The treasurer of the Rhode Island State Rifle & Revolver Association delivered a message to town officials Monday.  Steve Hogan, a Cranston resident, told the Town Council on Nov. More...

Boatyard has fruitful first season

When Joe McGrady took over operations at Dutch Harbor Boat Yard in January, he was stepping into big shoes. More...

About Town

Learn about Medicare on Thursday morning

A Medicare presentation will be held at the library on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. to noon. Licensed agents will lead the seminar to help clients find the right coverage. Applications will be available at the presentation. More...

Arts center schedules Shakespeare dramas

In conjunction with Trinity Rep, graduate performers from Brown University will present two Shakespeare plays this month at the Jamestown Arts Center. Students will perform “Hamlet” on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. More...

Church will host book discussion on Sunday

A group discussion on the book “Fallen” will take place on Sunday,   Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. The novel, written by David Maine, tells the story of Adam, Eve, Cain and Abel in reverse chronological order. More...