November 1, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Here’s a list of the reasons not to vote

1)2)3)4)5)6)7)8)9)10)11)12)13)14)15)16)17)18)19)20)21)22)23)24)25)26)27)28)29)30)31)32)33)34)35)36)37)38)39)40) NOW GET OUT AND VOTE NOV. 6 More...

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About Town

WALLACE the BRAVE

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Donated candy slated to be sent to U.S. troops

Children can exchange their Halloween candy for a day of summer camp through Operation Gratitude, a nonprofit program that delivers candy to U.S. troops stationed overseas.  More...

Godena Farm hosting fall festival Saturday

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will host its annual harvest celebration from 3:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at Godena Farm, 891 North Main Road.  More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

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

Interim pastor steps into pulpit at St. Matt’s

On a warm summer morning in July, the Rev. Kevin Lloyd gave his final sermon as rector of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church following a 12-year run. More...

News

2 dead after waves wash them to sea at Wetherill

A couple from Massachusetts is dead after a man dove into the rough surf to rescue his wife, who was knocked into the water by a wave Sunday morning while fishing at Fort Wetherill.  More...

A BUNCH OF REAL CUT-UPS

Liam Gammon, above right, lends a hand to Avery Allen, 7, during the “Battle of the Generations” pumpkincarving contest Sunday at the recreation center. Roughly 70 residents participated. More...

Veteran painter experiences shell shock

Searching for inspiration, painter Virginia Gladding looked no farther than her kitchen.  The Wright Street resident was cooking breakfast when a proverbial light bulb appeared. More...

Letters to the Editor

Local bonds deserve community’s support

To the editor:  I strongly encourage all voters to vote “yes” to all bond questions, particularly “yes,” to #4 (golf course), #5 (library) and #6 (schools).  More...

Upcoming Events

MEETINGS

Thursday, Nov. 1   7 p.m., the school committee will meet at Lawn School  Monday, Nov. 5   6:30 p.m., the town council will meet at Town Hall   More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

To no surprise, the newly formed wildlife committee discussed deer management at its inaugural meeting, The Jamestown Press reported Nov. 4, 2005. More...

Obituaries

Ólafur Gíslason

Ólafur Gíslason, of Beavertail Road, died Oct. 3, 2018, at Newport Hospital following a prolonged illness.  More...

Mary K. (McKeehan) Ronchie

Mary K. (McKeehan) Ronchie, 88, passed away Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.  She was the loving wife of the late Arthur E.  Ronchie.  Born in New  Haven, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Louis E. More...