November 22, 2006 RSS feed / About Town

Peltier, Thomas exchange vows

Stephanie Peltier and Jeremy Thomas were married Aug. 26, 2006 at the home of the groom's parents in Jamestown. Mary Larson officiated. More...

Caught Being Awesome

These children, Nick Antonucci, Leroy Richardson, Zach Turillo and Sophie Primiano, were awarded with a lunch with Assistant Principal Mike Franco for doing good deeds as part of the Caught Being Awesome program. More...

'38 Survivors

The Jamestown Historical Society is compiling oral histories of islanders who remember the Great Hurricane of 1938. Among them are Alcina Blair, Dolores Christman, and More...

Send us recipes and memories of the holidays

Sailboats are still coming out of the water, the weather is sunny, but believe it or not, there are just about four weeks left until Christmas. More...

Edible insects at the library

On Saturday, Nov. 25, at 1 p.m., David Gracer of Sunrise Land Shrimp will conduct a program about edible insects for children and their families. More...

Hoop hopefuls

Former Pro basketball star Christina Batastini ran a clinic for girls at the Lawn Avenue gym last week. 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...

Wilcox, Toler marry

Melissa Wilcox and Christopher P. Toler were married Aug. 26, 2006 in an outdoor ceremony at Windmist Farm in Jamestown. The Rev. Bill Reynolds officiated. More...

Holiday closings at library

The Jamestown library will be closed Wednesday evening from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 22 and all day Thursday, Nov. 23, for Thanksgiving Day. More...

Tennis tourney benefits family

Members of the Ladies Doubles Clinic held a Halloween costume tennis tournament in October. Proceeds were used to buy items for a Thanksgiving basket to be given to a family. More...

Help with PTO bake sale

Bakers are needed to fill the tables at the annual PTO Bake Sale, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Melrose Avenue School in conjunction with the Conanicut Island Art Association Craft Sale. More...

Ophelia series continues Nov. 26

Child & Family Services of Newport County and the Ophelia Sessions Program invite young women in Newport County to a post-Thanksgiving evening with the innovative and dynamic Off The Curb Dance Troupe at Castle Hill Inn and Resort. 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...

Teen Web site coming

The Jamestown Teen Center will hold a Web site design meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Grange, 6 West St. More...

Ferryboat models on display at the library

The Jamestown Historical Society unveiled an exhibit of ferryboat models in its display case at the Jamestown library last week. The nine models depict ferryboats owned and operated by the Jamestown & Newport Ferry Company. More...