April 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Target range vote ramifications vast

While addressing his new constituents during a speech in 1774, British Parliament member Edmund Burke made his case for representative government versus the notion that elected officials should merely be delegates.  More...

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Upcoming Events

MEETINGS

Thursday, April 6 6 p.m., the town council will hold a budget workshop at Town Hall 7 p.m., the school committee will meet at Melrose School Monday, April 10 7 p.m., the town council will hold a public hearing on target  More...

LIBRARY CORNER

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

Lego Thursdays Thursdays, April 6 and 13. 8 • 3-4 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...

Explore marine trades at weeklong program

Newport’s public schools has teamed with the Herreshoff Marine Museum to offer hands-on workshops on carpentry, sail making and boatbuilding during spring vacation.  More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE

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

SIMPATICO OWNER HAS RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Developmentally disabled workers have thrived on Amy Barclay’s team

Thirty years ago, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed March as National Developmental Disability Awareness Month. More...

Target shooting ordinance in the barrel again

After missing the first two targets, the town councilors are taking aim again at whether to regulate recreational shooting or keep it off the books. A 7 p.m. More...

News

Town gives Del’s Lemonade seasonal permission to sell at Mackerel Cove

The town will collect an astronomical 12,900-percent fee increase from Del’s Lemonade to allow its truck to park at Mackerel Cove for the summer and hawk refreshments. More...

Lawn students showcase science skills

While most Lawn School students prefer to leave science in school when the Friday afternoon bell rings, a group of their classmates were immersed in the subject Saturday.  More...

Bill would finance coastal infrastructure

For a state that depends on Narragansett Bay to boom its tourism, real estate and seafood industries, the coast is vital to the economy of Rhode Island.  More...

About Town

WALLACE the BRAVE

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Paint pottery Saturday during free workshop

A free pottery workshop to benefit the Rhode Island Community Food Bank is scheduled from 2-4 p.m. More...

Democrats sponsoring tonight’s CO2 lecture

A presentation on climate change by an Ivy League marine geologist is scheduled from 6:30- 7:45 p.m. April 6 at the library, 26 North Road. More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

The body of a Warwick woman was found on the western coast of Jamestown by four children who were searching for sea glass on the beach, The Jamestown Press reported April 8, 1999.  More...

Obituaries

Norma Catherine (Smith) Ibarlucea

Norma Catherine (Smith) Ibarlucea, 59, passed away March 30, 2017 at Kent County Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Joseph and Norma (Gustafson) Smith. She was a longtime resident of Jamestown. More...