March 1, 2007 RSS feed / About Town

New at the library this week

"Charity Girl" by Michael Lowenthal - a novel about a young girl sent to a detention camp for women with venereal disease by the U.S. Government during World War I. More...

St. Matthew's church posts Lent schedule

During the Wednesdays of Lent, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church will hold a weekday Eucharist at 9 a.m. in the Chapel located in the parish hall. A Lenten study and meal will take place each Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. in the parish hall. More...

Town budget workshops announced

The Town Council has scheduled three budget workshops this month. The sessions are set for 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20. Åll workshops will be at the town library. More...

Awesome kids

The Lawn Avenue school recently named the Awesome Students of the month. Front row: Kelsey Coleman, and Matthew Bour; back row: Rachel Warner and Molly Tiexiera. More...

Town meetings

Tuesday, March 6 Noon, Town Hall: Agenda deadline for the March 12 Town Council meeting. Wednesday, March 7 7:30 p.m., library: Regular meeting of the Planning Commission. More...

Chamber donation

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce this week presented the Jamestown Historical Society with a check for $6,000. The money was raised by the chamber at its Night at the Windmill last summer and will go to the JHS capital campaign now underway. More...

Nonviolence Sunday this week at CBC

This Sunday, March 4, Central Baptist Church will host an informative discussion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s nonviolence philosophy, led by Laura Clarke. More...

Funds available for island non-profits

The Jamestown Community Fund, established six years ago at the Rhode Island Foundation, is seeking applications for programs and projects developed by nonprofit organizations located in and working for the benefit of Jamestown. More...

Friends show final film tonight

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will screen the final film in their 2007 Foreign Film Series at 7 p.m. tonight - Thursday, March 1. More...