2021-05-13

2021-05-13 E-Edition

Taco restaurant finds new home in village


Taco Tuesdays may not arrive in Jamestown until July, but taco Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays already have been unwrapped. The taste of Mexico has traveled more than 2,000 miles to the coast of Narragansett Bay. Tallulah’s Taqueria, which operated the West Ferry food stand from 2013- 19, has returned to the local food scene following a one-year hiatus. The […]

Overnight parking ban could be lifted


The ban on overnight parking will be lifted if the town council amends the ordinance during a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Monday. “The original overnight parking ban has been on the books for decades,” said Ed Mello, chief of police. “But clearly it has not been enforced, and it is unenforceable based on practicality. We are trying to update […]

Middle school career day returns from coronavirus hiatus


Island Treasures, the middle school’s interactive spin on career day, unburies itself tomorrow with a slate of farmers, firefighters, photographers, and fighter pilots. The annual tradition is returning to Jamestown following a one-year hiatus in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Students at Lawn School will participate in career day by hearing from local workers and residents about what they […]

WALLACE the BRAVE

Millionth vaccine dose administered in R.I.

The percentage of Jamestown’s population that is fully vaccinated against the coronavirus has topped the halfway mark in the same week that Rhode Island administered its millionth dose of the coronavirus vaccine. “The one millionth COVID 19 vaccine dose is a big milestone for the smallest state,” Gov. Dan McKee said. “Every shot brings us one step closer to the […]

Famed Wienermobile makes a stop in town


“I wish I were an Oscar Mayer Wiener, That is what I truly wish to be, ’Cause if I were an Oscar Mayer Wiener, Everyone would be in love, Oh, everyone would be in love, Everyone would be in love with me.” That memorable jingle, written by Richard Trentlage, was introduced to the world in a 1963 television commercial. Nearly […]

HANGING, SWINGING AND SLIDING

Dozens of children visited the North Road playground Tuesday as thermometers rose to nearly 70 degrees by late afternoon.

Concert Monday will commemorate Armed Forces Day

The Jamestown Community Chorus will present the ninth video in its “Monday Night at the Movies” virtual concert series at 7 p.m. May 17 on the nonprofit organization’s YouTube channel. In preparation for its May 31 outdoor concert, the final two videos will feature salutes to the U.S. military. Armed Services Day is scheduled for May 15, and the upcoming […]

Schools rehash plan for solar power


The building subcommittee of the school board has given its support to move forward with “gaining the additional information needed” for the district to install solar panels. Kyle Robinson, an engineer from Saccoccio & Associates, said there are three possible locations for solar panels on the campus, according to minutes from the April 12 meeting. These include the roof above […]