February 22, 2007 RSS feed / About Town

Sailing scholarship applications available

The Jamestown Yacht Club is accepting applications for the Joshua Wadsworth Leonard Memorial Sailing Scholarship The grant is awarded to a child between the ages of 8 and 14 for the purpose of education or training related to nautical avocations. More...

Tunney, Nelson wed

Carolyn Tunney and Kurt Nelson were married Oct. 6, 2006 at 4 p.m. in Linden Place, Bristol, with the Rev. Charles Flagg officiating. The reception was held at Linden Place. The bride is the daughter of John and Jeanne Tunney of Westport, Mass. More...

Community center opens for teens

The Community Center will open Friday nights for all high school students, beginning this week, Friday, Feb. 23, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Teens can meet to play basketball, pool, ping-pong, cards, and help plan upcoming trips and activities. More...

Mother Goose resumes in March

Mother Goose Time for Babies will not be held on Monday, Feb. 26. Mother Goose Times will resume at the library on Monday, March 5, at 11:15 a.m. More...

Learn about support for family caregivers

Tonight - Thursday, Feb. 22 - at 7 p.m., the Friends of the Jamestown Library will present Valerie Topp, director of operations at Home Instead Senior Care. Becoming a caregiver often catches people by surprise. More...

Lawn Avenue School honor roll

Lawn Avenue School has announced its second quarter honor roll. Students named were: Grade 8 Exemplary Performance: Jessica Brown, Hannah Cordes, Caia Diepenbrock, Lili Flour, Julia Hansen, Eric Holtzman, Kaitlin Marquis, and Andrew Sakovits. More...

Hirsch is named to dean's list

Sarah A., Hisrsch, a Jamestown resident and first-year student at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, was named to the dean's list for her outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2006-07 school year. More...

Town meetings

Monday, Feb. 26 7 p.m., library: a regular meeting of the Town Council. Tuesday, Feb. 27 7 p.m., library: the Zoning Board of Review meets. More...

Baseball registration still underway

Players can register for baseball early by picking up forms at the Recreation Center or at Baker's Pharmacy. Forms can also be downloaded at http://www.jamestownri.com/. Live registrations will occur as follows: today, Thursday, Feb. More...

Frostbiters enjoy weather

After three weeks of either too cold or windy weather, the frostbiters got a good sailing day - mid 30's, blue skies, and puffy northwest winds. More...

Ukrainian Easter egg workshop

On Saturday, March 3, at 11 a.m. at the Jamestown library there will be a workshop to learn the art of Pysanky, creating colorful Ukrainian Easter eggs from instructor Lisa Schipritt. More...

Check out new titles at library

"Sisters" by Danielle Steel.. "High Profile" by Robert B. Parker. "The birthday party: a memoir of survival" by Stanley N. Alpert. New DVDs "Infamous" with Toby Jones and Sandra Bullock. "Marie Antoinette" with Kristen Dunst. More...

Annual Spay Day drawing slated

Cat spraying the furniture? Dog looking for the love of his life despite the leash law? The Humane Society of Jamestown has a solution - the annual Spay Day drawing. More...

Central Baptist to explore suffering

Songs from "Yours, Anne," a musical adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank," will open a sixweek exploration of suffering at Central Baptist Church. More...

Volunteer needed to serve on EMS panel

Town officials are looking for a volunteer to fill one vacancy with a three-year term on the Jamestown Emergency Medical Services Committee. More...

Kouttab returns from Morocco

Jamestown resident Kristen N. Kouttab, a junior at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, has recently returned from spending the fall semester of the 2006-07 academic year in Morocco studying in Rabat through the school for International Training. More...

Sutt elected as board chairman

International Staple, Nail and Tool Association board members elected Jamestown resident Ed Sutt as chairman of its board of directors. Sutt is the e n g i n e e ring manager of fastener technology at Stanley Bostitch in East Greenwich. More...