August 24, 2006 RSS feed / About Town

Garden winners announced

The Quononoquott Garden Club has announced the winners of the annual Village Beautification Contest. Entrants competed in four categories: inground gardens, container gardens, window boxes and public buildings. More...

Rollin' in dough

Millie Feeney, Joann Thomas, and Mary Gorman manned the popular doughboy booth at Saturday's St. Mark Parish Festival. More...

Fallen soldiers honored at Sunday ceremony

There will be a public reading of the names of 2,600 U.S. servicemen and women killed in the Iraqi conflict since March of 2003 to the present time on Sunday, August 27 in Jamestown. More...

Dutch Island Lighthouse Society holds Fund-raiser

The Dutch Island Lighthouse Society is ready to go to bids for the renovation of the structure that was originally constructed in 1827. More...

The JYC's Summer Series Race

Race number 9 of the Jamestown Yacht Club Summer Series was held on Aug. 22. The following are the results for the race: More...

Salute summer with the Navy

Preparations are underway at Naval Station Newport for the big Friday, Sept. 1, 5 p.m. "Salute to Summer" open house on the lawn at Dewey Field. More...

Trains topic of history talk

Railroad Historian Peter Lynch will speak at the South Kingstown Public Library/Peace Dale, 1057 Kingstown Rd., on Sunday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m. More...

Bring back your sunflowers!

The Secret Garden's annual Sunflower Contest will wrap up this weekend with the awarding of the ribbons for the largest blooms and the tallest plants in several categories. More...

Library pre-school programs begin Sept. 13

A sing-along for preschoolers of all ages and their caregivers will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 10:30 a.m. in the library meeting hall. More...

Humane society building pet/owner database

The Humane Society of Jamestown has initiated a pet identification program that will help reunite pet guardians with their pets when separated as a result of a natural disaster. More...