May 15, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

See the "Secret Life of War Memorials"

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will present an evening with filmmaker and island resident, Patti Cassidy who will show her film "Frozen Glory: the Secret Life of War Memorials," on Thursday, May 22, at 7 p.m. at the library. More...

Scholarship deadline now May 19

The deadline for the Jamestown Women's Club scholarship has been extended to Monday, May 19. More...

Church needs items for festival sale

The annual June Festival at the Central Baptist Church will be Saturday, June 21, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Donations of items to sell will be accepted beginning this Saturday, May 17. More...

Help count island birds this Sunday

The 2008 Conanicut Island Spring Bird Count will be held on Sunday, May 18, from 6:30 a.m. to noon. Birding enthusiasts should meet at the Jamestown Town Hall, 93 Narragansett Ave. This is a change in location from previous bird counts. More...

Kettlebottom goes pheasant hunting

This Saturday's program, on May 18, at noon on NESN, will feature John Longo on a pheasant hunt in Connecticut, during which his dog, Hatcher, gets quite a workout. More...

Walk or bike to school tomorrow

The Jamestown Schools have been celebrating Bike to School Week May 12 to 16, which will end tomorrow, Friday, May 16 with Zero Car Day. All students, parents, and staff are encouraged to bike, walk, or ride the bus to and from school. More...

Free compost bags now available

With the help of two local businesses, Jamestown Hardware and the Secret Garden, the Jamestown Department of Public Works is kicking off its annual composting program with the free distribution of composting bags. More...

Volunteers needed for town boards

Two vacancies exist on the Jamestown Affordable Housing Committee, which acts in an advisory capacity to the Town Council on issues relating to housing. More...

Plant sale Saturday at East Ferry

The Quononoquott Garden Club's annual spring plant sale is this Saturday, May 17, at East Ferry from 9 a.m. to noon. The rain date is Sunday, May 18. More...

NKHS Improv workshop tonight at Teen Center

The North Kingstown High School Improv Troupe will host a night of improvisation tonight, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Teen Center. The event is open to the public and will help benefit students with autism. More...