March 15, 2007 RSS feed / About Town

Baseball sign-ups drawing to a close

Jamestown baseball registration period continues. Players can register by picking up forms at the Recreation Center or at Baker's Pharmacy. Forms can also be downloaded at http://www.jamestownri. More...

Scholarship offers opportunity for civic-minded women

Women living in Newport County who need financial assistance to pursue education or job training could benefit from a Miss Swinburne Scholarship. More...

Free tax assistance for the elderly available

Free tax assistance will be provided to older taxpayers as well as low-income people through the Tax Counseling for the Elderly program. This free, confidential, one-onone income tax assistance, including E-filing, will be available from 10 a.m. More...

Learn to use the post office website

Today is 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...

Lighthouse Association offers scholarship

The Beavertail Lighthouse Association is once again announcing the availability of two $1,000 scholarships. The scholarship may be applied toward college tuition, books or fees related to the course of study. More...

Lent observed at St. Mark Church

The St. Mark Parish Lenten Mission begins this Saturday, March 17, at the 4 p.m. Mass and continues with the weekend Masses on Sunday, March 18, at 8:30 and 10 a.m. The presenter is Father Robert E. Lacombe, STL. On Sunday, March 18, at 7 p.m. More...

Register now for softball

The Parks and Recreation department is currently accepting girls' softball registrations for the upcoming season. Forms are available at Baker's Pharmacy and will be distributed at the schools. More...

Musings

I trust you know, by now, what time it is. Time, like money, is whatever we agree it is. Or, in this case, whatever the government tells us it is. Three o'clock in the afternoon on March 15 was actually two o'clock last year. More...

New at the library

"Surveillance" by Jonathan Raban - Set in the not-too-distant future in Seattle, a country manipulated by fear of terror. More...