June 4, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Hunt work is the focus of preservation lecture

The Preservation Society of Newport County will host a lecture by architectural historian Richard Guy Wilson, Ph.D, on the life and work of iconic American architect Richard Morris Hunt tonight, Thursday, June 4, in the Great Hall of one of Hunt's More...

Newport Hospital nurses earn health care's most coveted recognition

Newport Hospital was notified this week that it has received redesignation of the prestigious Magnet status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Only 2 percent of hospitals in the United States achieve designation more than once. More...

Celebrate 75 years with a 1934 party

Islanders who were born in 1934, are invited to join other Jamestowers who share the same birth year. There will be a potluck party at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, at the home of Sue Maden. Call Sue to R.S.V.P. at 423-2167. More...

New group sheds light on tax burden

Republicans and Independents of Jamestown are invited to attend an introductory meeting for a new coalition of Republican and Independent voters at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, at the Senior Center on West Street. More...

Join the Jamestown Community band

The Jamestown Community Band is busy rehearsing in preparation for its summer schedule of concerts. The band will march in the annual North End Fourth of July parade which starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 4. More...

CIAA seeks artists for 'Icons of Jamestown'

Artists are invited to submit their work to the Conanicut Island Art Association's upcoming "Icons of Jamestown" show. Members, non-members and non-Jamestown residents are welcome to submit their work. More...

Shred those important papers at Eco-Depot

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will host a "shred it" day in conjunction with the Eco- Depot on Saturday, June 6, at the Melrose Avenue School. Affordable Shredding will donate its services. More...

Enjoy summer with Save the Bay

Public access to the Bay and the tributaries of its watershed provides great summer fun. And learning, too. What better way to enjoy the great outdoors than a summer paddle with Save The Bay? More...

Yacht school graduates showcase works

At most graduation ceremonies, students take diplomas in hand. At the International Yacht Restoration School, they pick up tillers and go sailing. More...

Help local raise money to teach in Africa

Jacquelyn Stoeckle of Jamestown will spend a year volunteering as a teacher in Tanzania. Stoeckle is part of a group of volunteers with Visions in Action, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. More...

Driver's education offered in Jamestown

CCRI Driver's Education classes taught by Jim Barron will be offered at the Jamestown Fire Station beginning on Monday, June 15 and running through Friday, July 17. The class will meet on Monday and Friday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Dodgeball tournament to be held next week

The Teen Center's Youth Advisory Board, AMPT and Jamestown's seventh grade Teen Institute 2009 participants will host a dodgeball tournament at the Recreation Center on Thursday, June 11, at 3:30 p.m. More...

Ali's run race is this Sunday at Ft. Getty

The 8th Annual Ali's Run will take place this Sunday, June 7. At 1 p.m. the 5K race will proceed from Fort Getty Park along Southwest Avenue to Narragansett Avenue. More...