February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Problem solvers

Third-grade teacher Jayson Juhnowski works with students on their math problems at Melrose School. From left on their Chromebooks, Gianfranco Bellanca, Aidan Lynch, Nolan Roach, Amelia Shannon and Sage Holtermann.   More...

About Town

Senior menu

The West Street Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Seniors should arrive for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance.   More...

Arts center to screen love films Thursday

Selections from the Rhode Island International Film Festival will be screened at 7 p.m. Feb. More...

Cold War biopic on big screen Tuesday

An Oscar-nominated biopic about a Cold War-era lawyer will be screened at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the library.  More...

Obituaries

Janice Porter (Ward) Allen

Janice Porter (Ward) Allen, 91, longtime resident of Jamestown, R.I., died peacefully of natural causes on Jan. 6, 2016, at the Scalabrini Villa Health Care Center in North Kingstown.  More...

News of Record

Police Log

Warrant • A 21-year-old West Warwick man was arrested Feb. 1 for a bench warrant issued from Kent County district court in Warwick. According to police, the man was stopped on Walcott Avenue for having an expired inspection sticker. More...

Look on the bright side

ABOVE: The 140-year-old Horsehead mansion on Highland Drive glistens following a recent snowfall. More...

Truck tolls signed into law

With a stroke of her pen, Gov. Gina Raimondo put the finishing touches on a contentious transportation plan that’s had truckers on the edge of their seats for nearly 10 months. More...

News

Unforeseen $15K allocated for affordable housing

Church Community Housing Corporation has notified the town about a glitch in the effort to restore 147 Beach Ave. as an affordable single-family house.  More...

Proposed moorings put town at capacity

Forty more commercial moorings may settle in waters surrounding Conanicut Island, the Jamestown Harbor Management Commission discussed at its Feb. 10 meeting. More...

Top dog

ABOVE: Hannah Stahl’s “Lucy,” a Staffordshire bull terrier painted in oil, won first place at the Westminster Kennel Club’s art contest that accompanies the world-famous dog s More...

Upcoming Events

Musicians inspired by Middle East booked

An ensemble of string musicians and percussionists will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Jamestown Arts Center. More...

Reserve seat on bus to watch P-Bruins

The teen center will take a trip March 11 to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center to watch the Providence Bruins play the Hartford Wolf Pack. The bus will leave town at 5:30 p.m. and return by 11 p.m. More...

Library Corner

JAMESTOWN PHILOMENIAN LIBRARY ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Lego Thursdays Thursday, Feb. 18 3:30-4: More...

Legals

legal notice

TOWN OF JAMESTOWNZONING BOARD OF REVIEWNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THATTHE JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARDOF REVIEW WILL HOLD A PUBLICHEARING FEBRUARY 23, 2016, ATTHE JAMESTOWN TOWN HALL93 NARRAGANSETT AVENUE, More...