2023-12-07

2023-12-07 E-Edition

Council eyes future of senior center


A feasibility study by an architecture firm has been presented to the town council detailing the pros and cons of keeping the senior center at its current location, 6 West St., or relocating it to the former ambulance barn on Knowles Court. Kevin Beaulieu, of Union Studios, presented the study Monday to the councilors during an hourlong work session. He […]

THE SOUNDS OF THE SEASON

11 homes become first to be OK’d short-term rentals

Eleven properties in Jamestown can legally begin renting their rooms in 2024 for fewer than 30 consecutive days following approval Monday by the town council. The councilors ratified the inaugural applications as part of their consent agenda. If concerns had been raised about one of the proposed short-term rentals, they indicated, that application would have been subject to a public […]

WALLACE The BRAVE

Volunteers needed for canvassing subcommittee

The town council has established an ad hoc committee to help state election officials develop policies and procedures for a training program “to guarantee the integrity of the electoral process.” Keith Ford, canvassing clerk, made the request to the councilors at their meeting Monday after the board of canvassers approved the charge at its Nov. 1 meeting. The findings are […]

WHERE IN THE WORLD?

Arts center opening doors to holiday shoppers


Holiday shoppers who visit the Jamestown Arts Center this weekend will have decisions to make when browsing the eclectic selection of potential gifts. The number of decisions, however, would have been more daunting had it not been for Terry Allen Lanza and Marie Samuels. The two artists led the selection committee that was charged with narrowing down the annual holiday […]

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No joke: Comedians will take stage to raise money for ice hockey team


A high school girls’ ice hockey team will use the best medicine to keep them skating toward the goal — literally and figuratively — this season. The South County Storm is hosting a comedy show at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at the recreation center, 41 Conanicus Ave. Admission to the 18-plus fundraiser is $30 and includes raffles and auctions. Tickets […]