December 21, 2006 RSS feed / About Town

Anime club meeting cancelled

The Dec. 26 Jamestown library Teen Anime Club meeting has been cancelled. The next regular meeting of the club will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. The group views and discusses Japanese anime films. More...

Register for winter programs

The Jamestown Department of Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for all of its winter programs. Youth programs include basketball, volleyball, Open Rec, and gymnastics. More...

Sights of the season

Clockwise from top left: Angels in costume parade to Shoreby Hill for the pageant dress rehearsal; the Newport Bridge and town Christmas Tree light up the night sky; attempting to make a boxwood tree at the library; Carolers from St. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Ron and Brenda Ratcliff of Ship Street took the Press on a trip to the Grand Canyon and Arizona recently. With them were their daughter Lisa, son-in-law Ern, and granddaughter Haley Delaney. More...

Holiday Worship Services

Central Baptist Church The regular Sunday service will take place Dec. 24 at 9:30 a.m., on Christmas Eve there will be a Candlelight service at 7:30 p.m. There will be no service on Christmas Day. On Sunday, Dec. More...

Adoption information night

The Department of Children, Youth and Families is hosting a Foster Care and Adoption Information Night on Wednesday, Dec. 27, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the DCYF Office at 650 Ten Rod Rd., North Kingstown. More...

Thursday nights get hot, hot, hot with Latin dance

The Jamestown Department of Parks and Recreation will be starting three new adult dance classes on Thursday evenings at the Community Center after the first of the year. Latin Workout will run from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and a partner is not necessary. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Bob Umbenhauer of the East Ferry Deli took the Press to the other side of the globe recently, where he visited Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. More...

Musings

More cars on the road. More people in the stores. More music everywhere. Must be Christmas. Once again, we all welcome a socially sanctioned excuse to spend and eat too much (and, a week later, drink too much). More...

Town Meetings

Thursday, Dec. 21 7 p.m., Lawn school: the School Committee meets. Friday, Dec. 22 All town facilities will close at 11:45 a.m. for the upcoming holiday. Monday, Dec. 25 Christmas Day All town facilities will be closed. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Puppet show at library

Join in the fun as Sparky’s Puppets perform “Stories from Snowy Lands,” at the Jamestown library meeting hall on Thursday, Dec. 28, at 2 p.m. Watch Jack Frost’s magic bring a snowman to life. More...

Christmas pageant Sunday night

The annual pageant will be at 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at the Shoreby Hill green. Everyone should bring flashlights and a good voice to participate in the sing-along. More...