March 8, 2007 RSS feed / About Town

Get a jump on spring planting with seedling sale

Spring doesn't arrive officially until March 21, but the Southern R.I. Conservation District is getting a head start by offering a wide variety of trees, shrubs and plants through its annual seedling sale. More...

Honored by land trust

The Conanicut Island Land Trust recently honored George and Martha Neale (left) and Harry and Gail Chase (right) with framed photographs of their farms in recognition of their contributions to the North Road clearing project. More...

Visit the post office

Thursday, March 15, will be USPS.com Day at the Jamestown Post Office. There will be handouts and informational brochures available to help islanders understand how the post office Website works. More...

Learn about diabetes prevention at library

On Wednesday, March 14, at 1 p.m., the Friends of the Jamestown Library will present "An Holistic Approach to Diabetes Prevention." Nutritionist Mary Proietta, a registered dietician and a certified diabetes educator, will be the guest speaker. More...

Mark Twain to visit the library

Richard Clark will perform "And now…Mark Twain!" a delightful look at the life and work of America's foremost humorist. More...

Final weekend for musical

The Jamestown Community Theatre production of "Your's, Anne" continues this weekend at Central Baptist Church. Janet Grant (above) serves as the accompanist. See the advertisement on page 3 for details. More...

Town meetings

Monday, March 12 7 p.m., library, Regular town council meeting Tuesday, March 13 6 p.m., library, The Town Council will meet to discuss the school budget as well as the town's operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2008. 7 p.m., Ft. More...

The Island Garden

It's that time of year again, time to think about starting your seeds. If you assume that May 15 is planting out day, six to eight weeks before that you should start your tomato, pepper, eggplant, leeks, onions, and many other seeds. More...

Snow project

Liam Gamon and Tim Fay were pleased that there was plenty of snow last week to build the season's first snowman. More...

New books at the library this week

"Natural Born Charmer" by Susan Elizabeth Phillips - romance between a football hero and a strong-willed girl on the rebound. "Death of a Maid" by M.C. More...

Panel meeting about 350th bash

The committee charged with organizing Jamestown's 350th anniversary celebration will meet next week. Three hundred-fifty years ago the colonists purchased Conanicut Island from the Narragansett Indians. More...