September 17, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Pick up free compost bags at island retailers

Free compost bags are available to all Jamestown residents on a first-come, first-served basis at two local retailers, Jamestown Hardware and the Secret Garden. In 2006, the town received a grant from the R.I. More...

Get your tickets now for PAC Club clam boil

On Saturday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m., the Portuguese American Citizens Club will hold an allyou can-eat clam boil. The menu consists of clams, sausage, hotdogs, chourico, white potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions and clam chowder. More...

Flyover today to honor Air Force

Go outside just before noon today and watch the skies over the east passage of Narragansett Bay. U.S. More...

‘Out of the Darkness’ walk at Easton’s Beach

The Out of the Darkness 5K Community Walk, sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, beginning at Easton’s Beach in Newport. More...

Jamestown artist designs sculpture for URI Kingston campus

A 14-foot bronze sculpture, Torsion III, designed and fabricated by Jamestown artist Peter Diepenbrock, was recently installed at Lippitt Hall on URI’s Kingston Campus. More...

New women’s vocal ensemble seeks voices

Jamestown’s new vocal music ensemble, “The Women’s World Music A Capella Ensemble” is open to all women interested in singing, regardless of their singing experience. More...

Pemberton apartments to hold sidewalk sale

The Pemberton apartments will hold a community sidewalk sale this Saturday, Sept. 19, at 9 a.m. Collectibles, antiques, books, art, housewares, tools and furniture will be sold. The sale will be held at the corner of Pemberton and Watson Avenues. More...

Get a flu shot at library clinic

On Saturday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Friends of the Jamestown Library will sponsor a flu shot clinic from the Wellness Company. More...

Newport boat show to be held this weekend

The Newport International Boat Show, featuring one of the largest selections of boats and boating products in the Northeast, starts today, Sept. 17, and covers more than 15 acres along America’s Cup Avenue. More...

Book discussion at Tennis Hall of Fame

The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will host author L. Jon Wertheim this evening, Sept. 17, at 6 p.m. More...

Jamestown Golf Club tournament Saturday

The Jamestown Golf Club will host an open tournament on Sept. 19 at the Jamestown Golf Course. The event is a nine-hole, Texas-style scramble. The $10 entry fee does not include greens fees. More...