October 26, 2006 RSS feed / About Town

Beginning ballet offered for adults

Mary Beth Murphy will teach a beginner ballet class for adults starting Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Jamestown recreation department's new dance studio located at 32 Pemberton Ave. More...

UFOs?

The cap for the new water tower looks like a flying saucer as it is lifted in place by a giant crane. Photo by Vic Richardson More...

Artist at work

Aubrey Campbell tries out her skills at cartooning at the library last week. Photo by Andrea vonHohenleiten More...

Pirates and privateers in Rhode Island

A free presentation on the fascinating history of Rhode Island's own pirates and privateers will take place on Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m. in the Jamestown library meeting hall. More...

Safety first this Halloween

Tuesday night, Oct. 31, is Halloween, a holiday that has roots going back some 2,000 years, and is, in modern times, a night when kids don costumes and walk through the spooky darkened streets asking for treats. More...

Sutton honored for farm work

The Town Council Monday adopted a proclamation to honor Robert W. Sutton Jr., who was named Rhode Island State Grange Agriculturist of the Year earlier this month. More...

Ophelia sessions go green this Sunday

Child and Family Services of Newport County and the Ophelia Sessions are excited to present "Growing Up Green," an evening with Dolly Briggs at her home and greenhouses in Newport on Sunday, Oct. 29. More...

Soccer scores, week of Oct. 21

week of Oct. 21 U-6 League. Outstanding Players, Jamestown Women's Club: Will Schott, John Schott. Stearns Farms: Savanna Olsen, Andrea Kanary. Lila Delman Real Estate: Tim Fay, Josh Gaudreau; Holland Heat & A/C: Olivia Supron, Connor Barry. More...

Autumn is a great season for the arts

Determined to find a home! It's time to locate a permanent home for our increasingly active art association. We'd like to get together, have workshops and classes, and show our work in our own gallery space. More...

Gallery to hold annual 'little picture' show

The Wickford Art Association will hold its Little Picture Show from Nov. 26 to Dec. 22 at the Gallery at 36 Beach St. in North Kingstown. More...

Salve theater performs 'Dracula'

Salve Regina University's Theatre Department will present More...

Treats at the library, Secret Garden

Children in costume are invited to visit the Jamestown library on Halloween between 1 and 8:30 p.m. for special treats. The library is located at 26 North Main Road. More...

Chowder tasting

Phyllis Bedard of Trattoria Simpatico, serves up chowder to participants at last week's Business Expo held at the PAC. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

About town

Run, walk in this Sunday's annual Jack O'Lantern Jog

This year's USA Track and Field sanctioned 5K road race is set for Sunday, Oct. 29. It starts downtown and winds its way through the streets of Jamestown with the finish line in front of the Community Center. The race starts at 1 p.m. More...