July 15, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Jazz quintet to perform free concert Sunday

The Lois Vaughn Jazz Quintet will perform this Sunday, July 18, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square, as part of the Jamestown summer concert series More...

East Passage to close Saturday for swim

The East Passage of Narragansett Bay beneath the Newport Bridge will be temporarily closed to vessel traffic this Saturday, July 17, between 5:30 and 10 a.m. for the 2010 Citizens Bank/Save The Bay Swim. The U.S. More...

Church to hold 79th annual summer fair

St. Matthew’s Church will hold its 79th summer fair this Saturday, July 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the church grounds at 87 Narragansett Ave. The event will be held rain or shine. More...

JEF to host ‘Under A Rising Moon’ benefit

The Jamestown Education Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational and cultural enrichment for students in Jamestown, will hold “Under A Rising Moon,” a fundraising benefi t on Saturday, July 24, from 6 to 9 More...

Islander graduates from Westfield State

Joshua North of Jamestown recently graduated cum laude from Westfield State in Massachusetts with a B.S. in criminal justice and a minor in business. More...

RITBA to auction surplus items

The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority will offer its surplus offi ce equipment and furniture at a silent auction on Thursday and Friday, July 22 and 23. More...

Housing Authority to host picnic Saturday

The Jamestown Housing Authority will host the annual commissioner’s picnic this Saturday, July 17, at noon. All senior citizens and islanders with disabilities are invited to attend this free event. More...

Paint at Watson Farm this Saturday

Natalie Pfanstiehl will lead a watercolor workshop at Historic New England’s Watson Farm this Saturday, July 17, from 9:30 to 3 p.m. More...

Islanders named to Rocky Hill honor roll

Several island students were named to the honor roll at Rocky Hill School for the 2009-2010 second semester. Senior Anthea Weixel and junior Emily Klochkoff received high honors, which recognizes students with a 90 or above average. More...