April 19, 2007 RSS feed / About Town

Want a pet crab; sign up today

Hermit crabs are wonderful, and easy to care for pets. During this program participants will learn all about their care and each child will leave with both a live hermit crab of their own, and a nice kit to get them started. More...

Adoption info night scheduled

The Department of Children, Youth and Families is hosting a Foster Care and Adoption Information Night on Wednesday, April 25 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the DCYF Office at 650 Ten Rod Rd. in North Kingstown. More...

Register for baseball by Friday

All registrations for Jamestown Baseball will close on Friday, April 20. On Saturday, April 21, Jamestown Baseball will hold its annual Green-Up Day at the ball fields. More...

Holy Ghost Society offers scholarships

The Holy Ghost Society will award two scholarships to graduating high school students who live in Jamestown. Students must be of Portuguese heritage. More...

Jazz on tap for historical society fund-raiser

Celebrate spring with the Ed Spargo Band and the MSD Jazz Quintet at the Old Colony House on Washington Square in Newport on Saturday, April 21 from 7 to 11 p.m. More...

Dunn named to dean's list

Nathan A. Dunn, of Jamestown, was named to the dean's list at New England Institute of Technology for the winter quarter. Dunn is studying information technology and network engineering. More...

Plant a tree with the garden club

The Quononoquott Garden Club will celebrate Arbor Day on April 27 with a tree-planting ceremony on Watson Avenue. The Okame cherry tree will be planted near the intersection of Watson and Pemberton avenues at 11 a.m. More...

Turn the TV off and have some fun

The Jamestown library has scheduled several events for the annual TV Turn-off Week, which begins Monday, April 23. Monday, April 23, 3-4 p.m., "Moccasin Tracks" presented by the Audubon Society of RI for children in Grades 2 to 6. More...

The Island Classifieds

ANTIQUES WANTED: RI PAINTINGS (especially Jamestown, Newport, southern RI scenes). Art, pottery, stoneware, crocks, jugs. Oak, mahagony, 294-7556/423-0910. AUTOMOTIVE DONATE YOUR VEHICLE! UNITED BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION. More...

Dem bones

Dem bones Students in grade 4 performed a play about "Bones," last week at the Melrose Avenue School. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Budget forum scheduled

Town Councilors will have a final budget workshop and expected vote on adoption of the 2008 spending plan, Monday, April 30, at 7 p.m. More...

Warriors glowing about win over Bulldogs

There was a good reason for the celebration going on at the Lawn Avenue School baseball field last Friday afternoon, and it wasn't that spring break had just started. More...

North Kingstown lacrosse tackles PCD in rebuilding year

Much has been said about the North Kingstown High School boys' lacrosse team being in a rebuilding year. The Skippers were last year's state champions but they graduated seven starters, six of which were first-team All State players. More...

Bennett makes honor roll

Vincent J. Bennett of Jamestown achieved high honors at Bishop Hendricken High School. He is the son of Rod and Kathy Bennett of Stern Street. More...

Help with Earth Day cleanup

Jamestown's annual Earth Day shoreline cleanup will take place this Saturday, April 21. Volunteers should meet at the community center at 8:30 a.m. Breakfast will be provided beginning at 8 a.m. More...

Shores group to meet April 23

The Jamestown Shores Association will hold an important meeting on Wednesday, April 25, at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center, 6 West Street. All Shores members should plant to attend. More...