September 11, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

Tropi-Grille brings a taste of the Caribbean to Jamestown

Tricia's Tropi-Grille, at 14 Narragansett Ave., is not your typical New England restaurant. Owner Tricia Masso, 44, describes the fare as a combination of Caribbean, Cuban and Southern influenced offerings. More...

Founding document display dedication

The 1657 Conanicut Island Land Agreement display wall in the Jamestown Town Hall will be dedicated on Thursday, Sept.18, at 6:30 p.m. All are invited to view the wall and enjoy the ceremony and refreshments. More...

College fair in Newport this weekend

The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) will hold a college fair for students on Aquidneck Island and the surrounding towns on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Newport campus. More...

Volunteers needed for new town committee

The Town Council is seeking volunteers for the newly established Town Charter Review Committee. Members of this committee will conduct a review of the Town Charter within the parameters set by the Town Council. More...

Buy a calendar to help student athletes

On Saturday, Sept. 27, members of several sports teams at North Kingstown High School will be selling their fund-raising calendars door-to-door. More...

Keeping watch

William Gurney takes in the water view from his front yard on Southwest Avenue. He is often seen enjoying the picturesque setting. Photo by Ellen House More...

Musical classes coming to island

Ready, Set, Play with Cindy will present Kindermusik classes at 87 Narragansett Ave. at St. Matthew's Church, beginning the week of Sept. 15. The classes will be conducted by Cindy Olsen of Jamestown, a Kindermusik licensed educator. More...

Book groups post fall reading schedule

The next book to be read by the book groups at the Jamestown library will be "Breakfast with Buddha," by Roland Merullo. The book will be discussed on Monday evening, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. and Tuesday afternoon, Sept.16, at 1 p.m. More...

Vintage vehicle

The Jamestown Historical Society Museum made the perfect backdrop for Bob Sutton's vintage truck parked on Narragansett Avenue. Photo by Ellen House More...