February 8, 2007 RSS feed / About Town

Islander takes a study sabbatical

Maureen Elizabeth Quinn, doctor of acupuncture, otherwise known as "Dr. Beth," will take a one-year sabbatical. Quinn will go to Hawaii, where she earned her Master of Science Degree in oriental medicine. More...

Town meetings

Thursday, Feb. 8 7 p.m., Lawn school: the School Committee meets. Monday, Feb.12 7 p.m., library: a regular meeting of the Town Council. Tuesday, Feb. 13 4 p.m., Lawn school: an executive School Committee session on collective bargaining. More...

New book titles arrive at the library

New books this week at the library include: "On The Wealth Of Nations" by P.J. O'Rourke. "The Emotional Survival Guide For Caregivers: Looking After Yourself And Your Family While Helping An Aging Parent" by Barry J. Jacobs. More...

Valentine sing-along for preschoolers

The children's department of Jamestown library will present a sing-along for babies and preschoolers and their caregivers with Kathy Fitzgerald on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 10:30 a.m. More...

Barnacles Quartet sings this Sunday

The Friends of the Library will present the second in their annual music series on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Jamestown library meeting hall. The Barnacles Quartet will perform in 18th-century music in period costumes. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

Islanders Heidi Keller Moon, left, and Madeline Coviello were introduced to one another for the first time when a fellow passenger aboard the M/S Nordnorge realized that they were both from Jamestown. More...

Islander exhibits digital prints

A collection of digital prints by artist and jewelry designer Didi Suydam of Jamestown is on view in the Hunter Gallery at the Drury and Grosvenor Center for the Arts at St. George's School from Feb. 8 to March 8. More...

Baseball registration underway

Jamestown Baseball registration is now underway. Players can be registered in one of three ways: 1. Download a registration form from the Web site at http:// www.jamestownri. More...

Lively racing for frostbiters

On Sunday, Jan. 28, the Frostbiters finally got frostbiting weather - not too cold but in the 30s with 5- to10-mph winds from the northwest. Ice had to be chipped out of the inflatable race committee boat, which is provided by Conanicut Marina. More...

Snow day

These geese found last week's snow on the north end reservoir to their liking. More...

Teens invited to see 'Invisible Children'

On Monday, Feb. 12, the Newport County Youth Council will present the first of a four-part documentary series, "Change Starts Now," in the auditorium of the Newport Community College of Rhode Island campus. More...

Chamber hosts breakfast seminar

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast seminar on Tuesday, Feb. 20, at the Bay Voyage from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. More...

Alcoholism topic of library talk

The first of a helpful series of free lectures sponsored by the Jamestown Medical Fund will be an informative talk by Dr. Santi Meunier and Dr. Joe England on alcoholism. More...