August 28, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

Off to grad school

Melissa Minto said goodbye to teens from the Jamestown Teen Center, who came to wish her well and show their support. More...

Computer help by appointment at library

The Jamestown library has an ongoing program of computer assistance to members of the Jamestown community. Monday mornings from 10 a.m. More...

Men's chorus takes the stage on Saturday

The Men's Chorus of Jamestown will present its 16th annual summer concert, "The Men's Chorus Greatest Hits!" this Saturday, Aug. 30. The 20-voice chorus is directed by B.J. Whitehouse. More...

Town Beach closes Monday

The Town Beach at Mackerel Cove will close officially on Monday, Sept. 1 — the last day the beach will be staffed with lifeguards. There will be lifeguards on duty for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 1. More...

Around-the-Island race Sunday

The Conanicut Yacht Club will host its annual Around-the-Island Race on Sunday, Aug. 31, starting with the small boats at 11 a.m. There will be an informal barbeque and awards ceremony for sailors and their guests following the race at 6 p.m. More...

Coastal design lovers bring surf home with the Endless Wave table

Surf style is up and local architect Ron DiMauro is on its crest with his new innovation, the Endless Wave table. A combination of surfboard and wave, the coffee table adds a sparkling accent to seaside homes. More...

URI brings help to community farm

A busload of University of Rhode Island student resident assistants and their supervisors arrived at the community farm on the old Eldred Avenue last Saturday morning. More...

Storyhour at library begins next week

Weekly Preschool Story Times will resume at the Jamestown library on Wednesday, Sept. 3. More...

Get books today: library closed this weekend

The Jamestown library will be closed for the entire Labor Day weekend from Saturday, Aug. 30 to Monday, Sept. 1. Reopening will be on Tuesday, Sept. 2, at 10 a.m. The library's regular hours are Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. More...

New school year hours for Teen Center

The Jamestown Teen Center will begin its school-year hours starting Monday, Sept.1 at the Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave. School-year hours will be Monday through Thursday from 2 to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 2 to 9 p.m. More...

New choral season getting started

New voices are invited to join the Jamestown Community Chorus for their 2008-2009 season. Rehearsals for the holiday concerts begin Sept. More...

Newport Navy Choristers need new voices

The Newport Navy Choristers are seeking new voices in all vocal ranges for the upcoming 2008-2009 season. More...