November 16, 2006 RSS feed / About Town

Book group opens 'Bell Jar'

The next Evening Book Discussion at the Jamestown Library will be on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. with a discussion of "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath. More...

School receives gift

Marcia Capwell an employee of XtraMart, presented Principal Kathy Almanzor with a check for $500 from the company, which they have done annually for several years. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Dick and Ginger Flanigan of Jamestown recently took the Press on a romantic gondola ride through the canals of Venice. More...

Housing agency hosts Thanksgiving for seniors

The members and staff of Jamestown Housing Authority is extending an invitation to all Jamestown seniors and disabled people More...

Blood drive Nov. 27

The Jamestown Emergency Medical Services will host a blood drive on Monday, Nov. 27, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Community Center. More...

Ob-Gyn to discuss female urinary incontinence

South County Hospital will host a free lecture presented by Dr. Steven Schneider, board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, on treatment options for female urinary incontinence. The lecture will be held on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Girls' basketball clinic to be taught by former pro

Native Rhode Islander, Christina Batastini, a former Stanford University and professional basketball player, will be in Jamestown on Sunday, Nov. 19, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. to run a free basketball clinic for all Jamestown girls in grades 4 through 8. More...

Medicare Part D talk tomorrow

On Friday, Nov. 17, at 1 p.m. the Jamestown Seniors Citizens Association will sponsor a seminar on Medicare Plan D, featuring the changes for the upcoming year beginning Jan. 1, 2007. More...

NEIT accepts island resident

New England Institute of Technology announced this week that William J. Petrarca was accepted to the school and began classes this fall. More...

Sunday knitting circle at Jamestown library

The next Sunday Knitting Circle at Jamestown library will take place on Nov.19 from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Women's center needs help for holiday season

As the holiday season approaches, the Women's Resource Center of Newport & Bristol Counties prepares for seasonal drives. More...

Volunteers needed to study wind energy

Five vacancies exist on the newly established Wind Energy Committee for a two-year term. More...

The Senior Scene

H ave you ever noticed the deep blood red that fills the sky as the sun sets More...

Christmas festival set for Dec. 2-3

St. Mark Church has set the dates for its annual Christmas Festival, which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon. More...

Mass times change at St. Mark

Beginning Dec. 2, St. Mark Church will hold its Saturday weekend Mass at 4 p.m., with the sacrament of reconciliation being heard on Saturdays from 3:30 to 4 p.m. More...

Seal watch tours begin Nov. 24

Come and see the area's cutest furry visitors in their winter playground aboard the M/V Alletta Morris for an up-close look at the seals of Narragansett Bay. More...

Museum holds holiday sale this weekend

The Newport Art Museum's Coleman Center for Creative Studies will hold a Faculty Holiday Sale on Friday, Nov. 17, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Gilbert S. More...

Internet safety forum offered

North Kingstown's Prevention Task Force, Working Together for Wellness, and CODAC Behavioral Healthcare will present a very special evening for the North Kingstown community and Jamestown families. More...

Holiday decorating contest underway

The Quononoquott Garden Club will judge the annual Holiday Decorating Contest during the week of Dec. 4. More...

Bone marrow donors sought for Payton Watson

A bone marrow drive will be held Saturday, Nov. 18, on her 10th birthday, to benefit Payton Watson, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. More...