March 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Editorial

Library trustees still stuck on same note

In this space in July 2016, we noted the library indeed was in need of updates and better allocation of its space.  More...

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Library will host an afternoon of knitting

An afternoon of knitting, crocheting and companionship is scheduled from 1-4 p.m. April 7 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

Weekly yoga classes planned for seniors

Weekly yoga classes for senior citizens are being offered at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Conanicut Grange, 6 West St.  More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

Fritz Krafft, a 52-year-old retired U.S. Navy commander, has quit his job as harbormaster, The Jamestown Press reported April 4, 1991.  His letter of resignation indicated a wage dispute. More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION   More...

Nota: $24.4M budget plan ‘fairly lean’

Municipal side increase is less than 1 percent

An expansion of the senior coordinator’s position and $100,000 redirected from the golf course highlighted Town Administrator Andy Nota’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018-19. More...

Seniors want more say in Grange governance

Since finalizing their partnership 18 months ago, the Friends of the Jamestown Seniors, which has managed the meal site at the Conanicut Grange since 1994, is accusing the town of “metaphorically running a steam roller over them.”  More...

Drifter boat clocks 370 miles thus far

Despite encounters with winter storms and heavy surf, a drifter boat monitored by Jamestown students is on its way to Europe. More...

News

Cat killed by coyote off East Shore

Evidenced by a domesticated cat found dead in the front lawn of a Wright Lane home about three weeks ago, warmer weather is bringing coyotes out of their dens, according to Ed Mello, police chief.  More...

Town sustainability project pushes forward, seeks input

Jamestown is an enchanting coastal town with beautiful homes, historic parks and picturesque vistas. How can its residents make sure it will be taken care of in the future?  The answer lies in sustainability.  More...

Solar initiative launched

During last Thursday’s open house on sustainability, municipal leaders joined their new partners for the launch of Solarize Jamestown, a community-based outreach campaign to increase small-scale solar electricity. More...

Letters to the Editor

Town must look at school consolidation

To the editor:  As members of the Taxpayers Association of Jamestown, we attended the March 15 meeting between the town council and school committee.  More...

Upcoming Events

MEETINGS

Monday, April 2 7 p.m., the town council will meet at Town Hall  Tuesday, April 3 6 p.m., there will be a budget workshop with the town council at Town Hall  Thursday, April 5 School committee meeting rescheduled to April 16   More...

LIBRARY CORNER

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

Mother Goose Time Wednesday, April 4 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...

Obituaries

Michael S. Gallo

Michael S. Gallo, 73, of Jamestown, passed away March 22, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Barbara E. (Gladding) Gallo for 48 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Silvia and Margaret (Corado) Gallo. Mr. Gallo was a U.S. More...

Hatsuko Hareld (Morozumi)

Hatsuko Hareld (Morozumi), 91, of North Kingstown, passed away March 23, 2018.   She was born Oct. 12, 1926, in Yokohama, Japan to Jyuzou Morozumi and Masa Morozumi. More...

Brendan Bolliger Hayward

Brendan Bolliger Hayward, 40, of Los Angeles, Calif., took his own life Feb. More...