February 1, 2007 RSS feed / About Town

Former island resident awarded for law service

Frank Julian of Sweeney Julian Law Firm in South Bend, Ind., was awarded the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Max Goodwin Young Lawyer Excellence in Advocacy Award. More...

Evening book discussion

The next Evening Book Discussion will be held at the Jamestown library on Feb. 20. The book to be discussed will be "The Unbearable Lightness of Being" by Milan Kundera. The group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. More...

Book fair tomorrow at island schools

Jamestown schools will be holding a book fair today and Friday, Feb. 2. There will be evening shopping hours combined with a family scrapbooking and bookmaking project tonight from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Second in film series tonight

The French film "Le Diner de Cons" will be screened today - Thursday, Feb. 1 - at the library at 7 p.m. Janet Maslin of the New York Times says, "Francis Veber's giddy, lightweight odd-couple comedies are guilty pleasures. More...

Town Meetings

Thursday, Feb. 1 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., police station: the Town Council interviews town solicitor candidates. 7 p.m., Lawn school: the School Committee meets. Saturday, Feb. More...

Kennedy on new committees

Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy has been appointed to the Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veteran Affairs. A senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, Kennedy serves on the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, More...

Neronha, Pintar engagement announced

Sarah B. Neronha and Doug Pintar of Wentzville, Mo., have announced their engagement. Sarah is the daughter of Santino and Patti Campo of Jamestown. Doug is the son of Janet A. and the late William F. Pintar of Willoughby Hills, Ohio. More...

Jamestown preschool applications accepted

The Melrose Avenue Preschool, located in the Jamestown School is now accepting applications for the 2007-2008 school year. The program is designed to be fully inclusive, supporting all children ages 3 to 5. More...

New this week at the Jamestown library

+ "The Castle in the Forest" by Norman Mailer. + "American Bloomsbury: Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Henry David Thoreau: Their Lives, Their Work" by Susan Cheever. More...