October 30, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

Haunted houses

Liam Gamon puts the finishing touch on his candy haunted house that he made as part of the Friends of the Jamestown Library workshop. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Teens to visit colleges on Election Day

The Jamestown Teen Center will be touring Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Between campus visits, the group will have lunch on Thayer Street. More...

Teens to see Celtics play in Banknorth Garden

The Jamestown Teen Center is going to the TD Banknorth Garden for a Celtic's basketball game against the Portland Trailblazers on Friday, Dec. 5. Transportation will be leaving the Teen Center at 3:30 p.m. and will return at 11p.m. More...

Treats for youngsters at the Secret Garden

Costumed youngsters are invited to visit the Secret Garden while trick or treating in Jamestown on Friday evening. More...

Get a flu shot today at Baker's Pharmacy

Winter is on the way — and so is the flu season. Baker's Pharmacy on Narragansett Avenue is hosting a flu clinic today, Oct. 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. The clinic is open to everyone age 18 and older. More...

Not in Kansas anymore

Dorothy had plenty of time to run from the witches at the start of Sunday's Jack-O-Lantern jog. Here, left to right, Erica Evan, Ivy Burns, Julia Langford, Linda Janney and Ashley Rose take a breather before the start of the race. More...

Election lesson

St. Michael's School fifth-graders Scott Andrade of Newport, on left, and Finn O'Farrell of Jamestown, at right, explain the significance of the elephant and donkey symbols while learning about the United States electoral process. More...

Many good pie bakers in Jamestown contest

Sixteen entries vied for top awards in the Oct. 25 Community Pie Cook-off sponsored by Central Baptist Church. Winners in the best overall pie category were Janice Spotts, who took first place with her Pennsylvania Dutch Apple Pie. More...

Boy scouts to collect for food bank Saturday

Island Boy Scouts will be coming around this Saturday, Nov. 1 to collect bags of food for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. More...

Costume contest and teen dance Friday

The Jamestown Teen Center and the Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force are having a "Monster Ball" at the Jamestown Fire Station on Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to10 p.m. More...