March 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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...

Girls’ Wiffle ball game Sunday at rec center

Girls interested in playing Babe Ruth softball this spring are invited to a free Wiffle ball game from 2-4 p.m. March 6 at the recreation center.  More...

Quiet time set aside at church for meditation

Central Baptist Church is inviting parishioners to commemorate Lent from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays though March 23.  Each week will include a light lunch of soup and bread and a time for quiet meditation. More...

Island History

Island History

100 years ago From the Newport Journal, March 3, 1916 Miss Georgia Aldrich, who has been spending some time at the Dr. Bates Sanitarium, has returned to Providence. 75 years ago More...

Obituaries

Charles Gaines Thomason

Charles Gaines Thomason, 93, a resident of Gainesville, Fla., passed away Feb. 23, 2016.  Thomason was born Dec. 2, 1922, in Whites Creek, Tenn., to the late Charles F. More...

Charles X. Gounaris

Charles X. Gounaris, 87, of Jamestown, R.I., formerly of Arlington,   Mass., died peacefully Feb. 15, 2016, with his beloved wife by his side. More...

BBQ joint in the works

Former car wash would have smoker outdoors

More change could be coming to the plaza that was dominated for years by a Mobil station.  A three-man ownership team is proposing a 50-seat barbecue restaurant at the former car wash at 35 Narragansett Ave. More...

News

Rotarians celebrate 75 years in Jamestown

The jewelry industry will tell you the traditional symbol for a 75th anniversary is a diamond, but to 18 people in Jamestown and 1.2 million members worldwide, the symbol is a wheel.  More...

Housing authority gets $30K for lighting upgrades

In the last two months, the Jamestown Housing Authority has lined its pockets with more than $2,000 in savings from its green effort.  Now, following the receipt of $29,541 in federal money, more renovations are on tap at Pemberton Apartments.&n More...

Planning board OK’s new home

If the zoning board heeds the recommendation of the planning commissioners, a family will be moving into a new home on Deck Street.  The Jamestown Planning Commission at its Feb. More...

Upcoming Events

Butterflies needed

To prepare the rec center for the community theater’s upcoming play, “I Never Saw Another Butterfly,” the teen center is calling on the community to create their own butterflies. More...

Library Corner

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

Lego Thursdays Thursday, March 3 3:30-4: More...

Skippers plays Portsmouth in state tourney Thursday

Although the North Kingstown basketball team was bounced from the Division I title following a two-point loss to Smithfield in the quarterfinals, the boys will have another shot at a championship.  More...

Legals

Legal Notice

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION An application for modification has been submitted to the Zoning Enforcement Officer, pursuant to Article 6, Section 609 of the Jamestown Zoning Ordinance. The More...