August 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Island Chatter

Don’t miss the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce’s luau-themed party at Fort Getty this Saturday, Aug. 15. There will be raffles and auctions. More...

Letters to the Editor

Surprising call from FAA

It has been an entertaining week for sure. We loved reading about our kids through others’ eyes in such a prolific article in last week’s Press, though they may have let their loose lips get the best of them on occasion.  More...

World without war

I find myself fully in agreement with Mr. Cormier (Viewpoint, Aug. 8) about the horrors of world war. As someone who commemorates Hiroshima Day every year on Aug. More...

Thanks from artists

A huge thank-you to everyone who helped organize, participated in, or attended the second annual studio tour here in Jamestown. The day was a big success, and we are already brainstorming for next year. More...

Island History

This Week In Island History

Compiled by Sue Maden Week of August 13  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.   More...

News of Record

Police Log

The Jamestown Police Department from Aug. 3 to Aug. 10 responded to 497 calls for service. Of those calls, officers performed 178 security checks of vacant homes, businesses and public buildings. More...

Picnic at Fort Getty to unite seniors, teens

Age is only a number, and the town’s youngest and oldest residents hope to prove that adage next week.  Instead of the typical luncheon at the West Street Cafe on Tuesday, senior citizens will take the short trip to Fort Getty for a picnic More...

Planners schedule public hearing

Expanded fire station under consideration

The Planning Commission at last week’s meeting scheduled a public hearing on the expansion of the fire station for Sept. 2.  More...

News

Spookie to defend line honors

There will be dozens of sailboats at the starting line off Fort Adams, but only one will defend its IRC title: Spookie, a 40-foot Carkeek with “Jamestown” sprawled across its stern.  More...

Charter panel meets

A new committee that will review the town’s charter and determine whether any changes are needed met for the first time on Tuesday.  More...

Team effort

Firefighters and emergency medical workers Sunday rescue a woman who slipped while walking on the rocks at Fort Wetherill. She was taken to the hospital. More...

About Town

about town

Auditions next week at recreation center   More...

town meetings

Thursday, Aug. 13 The regularly scheduled meeting of the Conservation Commission is canceled  Tuesday, Aug. More...

Off to Aspen

Natalie Squillante, the Jamestown Art Center’s founding ceramics instructor, is leaving her position after four years. She accepted a one-year internship at Anderson Ranch in Aspen, Colo. More...

Obituaries

Kathryn Clarke Clifton

Kathryn Clarke Clifton passed away July 6, 2015. Kathy was born May 26, 1944, in Jamestown, to the late Richard Sowle Clarke and G. Lavina (Beanie) Duffy Clarke.  Left to cherish her memory are her husband, F. More...