The Town of Jamestown has announced that they are accepting sealed bids for fourteen vehicles, pieces of equipment that are have been identified as surplus. Items are being sold as-is and are currently located at the Jamestown Transfer Station.

The list of equipment includes a 2005 GMC C7500,1984 #1 Engine and Pump, 1998 GMC 6500 Bucket Truck, Bobcat 2410 Loader, Aquateck SJ600 E Sewer Jet, Steel Water Tank and Trailer, Ford 3000 Tractor, John Deere 850 Tractor, 1995 Ford Aeromax L9000, 2002 Spec Tec Trash Compactor, 1999 Stetco Trash Compactor, 1989 Autocar Vac Truck, 1999 F450 Dump Truck, and a 1986 GMC 6500 Top Kick Tanker.

See the items below or click here.

All bids must be received by 12 pm on July 25th.

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Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

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In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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