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Drop off submissions today for art exhibit

Artists who want to be displayed at the Conanicut Island Art Association’s annual holiday show, “Art is a Gift,” must drop off their work between 12:30-6 p.m. Nov. 10 at Town Hall, 93 Narragansett Ave.  More...

Forum tonight focuses on pond preservation

A hydrologist from the University of New Hampshire will explain pond preservation at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

An overloaded electrical plug in a fourth-grade classroom at Melrose School caused a small fire, The Jamestown Press reported Nov. 13, 1997. More...

Obituaries

Brandon J. Piwoni Flanagan

Brandon J. Piwoni Flanagan, loving father of two, passed away on Oct. 7, 2016, at his home in Grandview, Mo. Brandon was born on Oct. 13, 1981, at 10 Pell St., Newport, R.I., the son of Catherine Piwoni and Jay Flanagan. More...

Kazuye ‘Kazzie’ Takei

Kazuye “Kazzie” Takei, 94, of Jamestown, passed away peacefully Nov. More...

Adolphe Joseph Emile Marie Salaun

Adolphe Joseph Emile Marie Salaun, known to friends as “Frenchy” and to his loved ones as “Papou,” 92, of Jamestown passed away peacefully Nov. 3, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. More...

Breaking News - 11/10/2016 9:34 PM

Ruggiero edges Schiff

Incumbent Dem wins 61 percent of absentee ballots

Deb Ruggiero once again will represent Jamestown in the State House. The incumbent Democrat defeated GOP challenger Rebecca Schiff, 3,375 to 3,149. The state Board of Elections counted 837 absentee ballots Tuesday, with Ruggiero winning 510 More...

$2 million clubhouse proposal unveiled

Building would be roughly same size as existing space

The town’s administration has drafted a preliminary concept for a new clubhouse that will have roughly the same footprint as the current layout at the golf course. More...

News

Ceremony tomorrow to honor vets

From chopping shrubs to crafting press releases, Legionnaire Dennis Webster has served his town enthusiastically since arriving 22 years ago. It was his service in Vietnam, however, that brings him to the podium tomorrow. More...

Bridge authority, town unclear of jurisdiction

Despite lopping two-thirds of the project’s footprint since its launch in spring 2015, the state bridge authority still is under fire for the location of its solar array. More...

VICTORY LAP

First-grader Tabitha Boehm, from left, second-grader Finn Glackin and kindergartner James Silveria won a ride-along aboard a fire truck after winning a PTO contest.   More...

Upcoming Events

MEETINGS

Tuesday, Nov. 15 6:45 p.m., the tree committee will meet at the library 7 p.m., the zoning board will meet at Town Hall Wednesday, Nov. 16 7 p.m., the planning commission will meet at Town Hall More...

LIBRARY CORNER

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

Lego Thursdays • Thursday, November 10 and 17 • 3 to 4 p.m. Children of all ages are invited to Lego Club. Participants 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult, even if an older sibling is present. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING   More...