December 24, 2014 RSS feed / About Town

Volunteers needed to count birds Saturday

The 33rd annual winter bird count will take place on Saturday, Dec. 27. Participants should meet at the police station at 7 a.m. Birders will be divided into groups to study four areas: the farms, north end, Beavertail and downtown. More...

Cram police cruiser with canned goods

Beginning on Christmas and ending Jan. 5, residents can drop off nonperishable food items in the front lobby of the police station. Last year more than 200 donations were collected and donated to the local food pantry. More...

Library will close for Christmas, New Year’s

The library will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 24, for Christmas. It will remain closed until 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 27. For New Year’s, the library will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31, and will reopen at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. More...

Scouts will illuminate town New Year’s Eve

On Wednesday, Dec. 31, Boy Scout Troop 1 Jamestown will set out luminaries at three downtown locations: the East Ferry seawall, Veterans Memorial Square and Shoreby Hill. The luminaries will be distributed at 4 p.m. and extinguished after 7 p.m. More...

First Day Plunge at noon on New Year’s

The third annual Jamestown First Day Plunge will take place on New Year’s Day at East Ferry. The event on Thursday, Jan. 1, begins at 10 a.m. and will include the community band, fire pits and the Paco’s Tacos food truck. More...