August 21, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

Change of command

William G. Kelly, second from right, celebrated his Change of Command ceremony with, from left, his mother, Mary, his wife Angie and his father Bill. Kelly was the commanding officer of the U.S. More...

Jamestown honeybees create special flavor

Jamestown honey is as delicate as the life of the honeybee itself. Pale gold sweetness accompanies a light, sweet aroma, a scent no resident or visitor is soon to forget. More...

Freedom of speech

Protestors recently stood on Narragansett Avenue to protest the United States' policies on immigration. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Taste tomato varieties at Casey Farm market

The Coastal Growers Farmers Market at Casey Farm in Saunderstown will host the fourth annual Heirloom Tomato Tasting this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Visitors will be able to sample dozens of heirloom tomato varieties. More...

Art show continues through Sunday

The Conanicut Island Art Association (CIAA) show continues daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Sunday, Aug. 24, at the Jamestown Recreation Center. The Recreation Center is located at 41 Conanicus Ave., opposite the Jamestown waterfront. More...

Hunt remembered at annual golf tourney

The Jamestown Medical Fund will host its annual golf tournament on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Jamestown Golf Course. The event will honor the memory of Phil Hunt, an avid golfer who lost his battle with cancer earlier this year. More...

Sponsors needed for Navy prep school candidates

The 284 members of the Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS) class of 2009 began their journey toward the U.S. Naval Academy two weeks ago. More...

Tree City USA

Jamestown was named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the sixth consecutive year. On hand to update the sign with the latest award were, from left to right, Tony Antine, Emmet Turley, Jim Rugh and Tree Warden Steve Saracino. More...

Meet new friends at Back to School night

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a back to school night for all students entering grades 9 through 12 tonight, Thursday, Aug. 21, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Teen Center. Incoming freshmen can meet other students from their schools. More...

Join St. Mark Church for annual Summer Fair

Don't miss St. Mark Church's annual Summer Fair this Saturday, Aug. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. An outdoor auction will start at 11 a.m. There will be children's games, great raffle prizes, a bake sale table. More...

Men's chorus show coming Aug. 30

The Men's Chorus of Jamestown will present its 16th annual summer concert on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 7:30 p.m. The 20-member chorus is directed by founder B.J. Whitehouse, and will feature an eclectic blend of different musical styles. More...

Free concert tonight at East Ferry

Dead Blues Society presents a free concert of their unique interpretation of rock and blues at East Ferry Memorial Square in Jamestown tonight, Thursday, Aug. 21, at 6:30 p.m. More...