February 11, 2016 RSS feed / About Town

Fisherman discusses industry Thursday

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a lecture with commercial fisherman David Spencer at 7:30 a.m. Feb. 11 at the Narragansett Cafe. More...

Local authors to read stories at arts center

Authors Jay Primiano and Neal Yeomans will read short stories at 4 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Jamestown Arts Center. Tickets are available online. Cost is $10 for general admission, $5 for students. More...

Home sweet home

After 15 million-dollar homes were sold last year, the first six-figure transaction of 2016 is in the books. Located in The Dumplings, 16 Ledge Road originally was built by Brig. Gen. James Tyler Buttrick in 1919. The selling price was $1.3 million. More...

95 years young

Ellen Vietri, executive director of the senior center, reads a legislative citation to Ed Silvia in recognition of his 95th birthday Jan. 28. Silvia’s wife, Irene, looks on. More...

Cold play-ing

LEFT: Saxophonists Reese Montoya and Mary Kemmer. |align=left|width=211|height=250|link=node] ABOVE: Trumpeters in the fifth-grade band play Friday night at Lawn School. |align=left|width=250|height=165|link=node] More...

Register online for driver’s education

Driver’s education will begin Feb. 29 for students at least 15 years, 10 months old by the first class. Classes are from 6-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through April 4 at the fire station. More...

Learn about gargoyles at library presentation

Art historian Rick Meli will give a presentation on gargoyles from 5:30-8 p.m. Feb. 11 at the library. The free talk is part of the Conanicut Island Art Association’s lecture series, “Art Speaks.” More...

Arts center to screen love films next week

Selections from the Rhode Island International Film Festival will be screened at 7 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Jamestown Arts Center. Cost is $10 at the door. More...

EMT of the year

Janine Tatzel was voted Jamestown’s 2015 emergency medical technician of the year. She was awarded with a makeshift plaque at the fire department’s quarterly meeting last Thursday. More...

Senior menu

The West Street Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondaythrough Friday. Seniors should arrive for lunch at 11:30 a.m.Cost is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance.Friday, Feb. 12 More...