January 18, 2007 RSS feed / About Town

Youth sailing registration open

Registration for the 2007 Sail Newport Youth Sailing Program is now open. Interested families are urged to apply online before Wednesday, Feb. 17, as the program traditionally fills up early. Sail Newport will hold an open house on Feb. More...

Baseball committee to meet

The next two meetings of the Jamestown Baseball Committee will be on Tuesday, Jan. 23 and Tuesday, Feb. 20, both at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Police Station conference room. More...

What's new at the library?

The following new materials have just arrived at the Jamestown library. "When Darkness Falls" by James Grippado. "Mysteries of the Middle Ages: the Rise of Feminism, Science and Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe" by Thomas Cahill. More...

Teen activities scheduled

Members of the Newport County Youth Council invites all high school students to join them to work on issues relating to world hunger and poverty, local recycling programs, entertainment events and more. More...

Art exhibit opens

The Conanicut Island Art Association is sponsoring an art exhibit in the Jamestown library beginning this week and running through Feb. 13. The show is made up of the work of Evelyn Thistle Rhodes and 13 of the students in her workshops this year. More...

Play volleyball

Youth volleyball will begin this week at the Lawn Avenue School for students in grade 5 and up. This is a good chance to have some fun and get some exercise at the same time. The games are from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday evenings. More...

Moms of twins invited to meeting

The Newport County Mother of Twins Club will meet at Brick Alley Pub in Newport tonight, Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in attending should call Betsey Peckham at 847-2202, or e-mail ppunkin@aol. More...

Open house at Quest school

Quest Montessori School invites members of the community, interested parents, and educators to attend an in-school open house to learn about Quest and Montessori education. The event will be held at the school on Wednesday, Jan. More...

Hormone therapy to be discussed

Christine and Ryan Dyer, owners/pharmacists of Bayview Pharmacy, will host a free seminar about Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn on Tower Hill Road in Saunderstown. More...

Town meetings

Monday, Jan. 22 7 p.m., library: a regular meeting of the Town Council. Tuesday, Jan, 23 7:30 p.m., library: the Zoning Board of Review meets. More...

Novis wins citizen award

Jamestown's Hailey Novis, a grade-6 student at the Pennfield School, is the recipient of the Fall Citizenship Award. Presenting the award to Hailey is Upper School Head Mathew Bottone. More...

Shores Association to meet

The Jamestown Shores Association will hold its January meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the clubhouse at 222 Beacon Ave. at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend. Coffee and dessert will be served. More...

Alley cats to perform

The Jamestown library will present the Alley Cats this Sunday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. in the community room. This group is the first in the Winter Music Series and sure to be a big hit with all ages. More...

Pajama time at library

The Friends of Jamestown Library are sponsoring a Pajama Storyhour series for children 3 to 8 years old, which began Jan. 9 and will run on Tuesdays through March 6. More...