June 11, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Teen center dodgeball tournament today

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...

Last chance to respond for 75th birthday party

Sue Maden will host a potluck 75th birthday party for islanders who were born in 1934. There will be a potluck party at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 14, at Maden’s home. Call Sue to RSVP at 423-2167. More...

Sign up for driver’s education class

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

Jamestown Community Band wants you!

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...

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...

Volunteer needed on town fire compensation committee

One vacancy exists on the Jamestown Fire Department Compensation Committee for a citizenat large for a three-year term ending May 31, 2012. More...

JYC spring race series hosts many boats

Race number 5 of the Jamestown Yacht Club Spring Series was held on June 9. The following are the results for the race: A Class: 1. Bronco, Melges 32, M. Domingues; 2. The Cat Came Back, Swan 42, Linc Mossop; 3. More...

Potter League holds grand opening celebration

The Potter League for Animals will hold a grand opening celebration on Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21 for the new Animal Care and Education Center on 87 Oliphant Lane in Middletown. More...

Church festival has something for everyone

Central Baptist Church’s annual June Festival, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, will offer something for everyone. More...

Fitness program for teenage girls

The Jamestown Teen Center and Child and Family Services of Newport County will host Ophelia Fitness, a program for teenage girls that starts today, Thursday, June 11. The 6-week program will meet once a week on Thursdays through July 16. More...

Have kid’s car seats checked for safety

On Sunday, June 14, the Jamestown Police Department will have two technicians available to inspect child safety seats and answer questions about car seat installation. More...

Deadline for latest CIAA show is June 18

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...

Library starts summer hours

The library will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays during the summer starting on June 20. Sunday hours at the Jamestown library have ended for the season. Sunday hours will resume Sunday, Sept. 13. More...

Wickford celebrates 300 years with art fest

As part of their 300-year celebration, Wickford Village is hosting an Art du Jour event on Saturday, June 20, with a rain date of Sunday, June 21. The event is sponsored by the Wickford Art Association. More...

British soccer camp comes to Jamestown

British Challenger will hold two soccer camps at the Lawn Avenue fields in Jamestown this summer. More...

Recreation department will host co-ed softball league this summer

The Recreation Department will start an Adult Slow-pitch Co-ed Softball League on Friday, June 26. The league will run every Friday night through the summer. The cost will be $20 per person. More...

Golf tourney benefits NKHS scholarship fund

The annual Robert E. Downey Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Friday, July 10, at the North Kingstown Municipal Golf Course. More...