March 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Solar panel money is wise investment

A recommendation by Town Administrator Andy Nota to borrow about $500,000 to invest in solar panels at several sites around town is a shining example of the direction the town should be looking.  More...

Phrase of the week

Keep your eyes peeled: The saying, which means to stay alert and be on the lookout, first was recorded in the American frontier in 1833. It originally was “keep your eyes skinned” (presumably meaning with the eyelids drawn back).   More...

Lyric of the week

Don’t let the tears linger on inside now  ‘Cause it’s sure time you gained control  If I can help you, if I can help you  If I can help you, just let me know   Well let me show you the nearest signpost  To g More...

Upcoming Events

LIBRARY CORNER

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

Mother Goose Time Wednesday, March 28 10:15-10:45 a.m. Join us for “Mother Goose Time,” a play-based program featuring nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and books for children from birth to 2 years along with a parent or caregiver. More...

MEETINGS

Monday, March 26 6 p.m., there will be a budget workshop with the town council at Town Hall  Tuesday, March 27 7 p.m., the zoning board of review will meet at Town Hall   More...

Obituaries

Cindy (Quirk) Leveillee

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our mother, Cindy (Quirk) Leveillee, 1958-2018. More...

Town OKs $8.8M for schools, clubhouse

Money for projects would need voter approval

Although voters ultimately will decide their fate, the town is supporting plans to borrow $8.8 million in the upcoming fiscal year to repair the schools and build a new clubhouse at the golf course. More...

Trustees slash plan to expand library

The library board of trustees is proposing $2 million in renovations to its building on North Road, a plan that was dwarfed by the previous $5.5 million proposal unveiled last summer.  “We’ve taken that very expensive design and pare More...

Musical highlights the timeless theme of friendship

Community theater to perform ‘Frog and Toad’ this weekend

A musical about two best friends doesn’t sound particularly unorthodox. More...

News

Town to study north end cellular site

The town councilors are streamlining efforts to improve the “legendary poor service” that has stymied residents living north of the windmill.  “A north end cell tower is probably our best shot at improving Internet service,&rdq More...

Delays expected on Route 138

The Route 138 corridor between the Verrazzano and Pell bridges will be resurfaced from Friday night through early morning Monday.  During work this weekend, there will be one lane temporarily closed in both the eastbound and westbound directions More...

Lawn teacher uses personal battle to inspire

Liv Scott hopes story will encourage students to raise money for cancer patients

A Lawn School teacher is hoping her survival story will inspire students to raise cash for cancer. More...

About Town

WALLACE the BRAVE

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Free ballet production Sunday at arts center

Twenty teenagers from the Island Moving Company will perform “Carnival of Animals” at 2:30 p.m. March 25 at the Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St.  More...

View rare birds during presentation at library

A volunteer with The Nature Conservancy will discuss birding from 3-5 p.m. March 25 at the library, 26 North Road. More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

The town has acquired 32 acres of land in the north end to be protected in perpetuity, The Jamestown Press reported March 28, 2002.  More...