October 21, 2010 RSS feed / News

Quest Montessori to hold open house

Quest Montessori School in Exeter will host an open house for families on Sunday, Oct. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 54 Exeter Rd. More...

St. Michael’s drama students to read spooky Poe stories

Students in the year-long drama program at St. More...

Baking for the impatient chef

Flotsam and Jetsam

I hate to bake. Baking requires too much math and precise measuring. More...

Season ender

A worker installs a winter cover on a sailboat Wednesday morning at the Jamestown Boat Yard. The past few months have offered some spectacular boating weather. More...

Ophelia program to host free dinner

Child & Family Services’ Ophelia program will host an evening with international best-selling author Karen Weinreb on Sunday, Oct. 24, at 5 p.m. at Castle Hill Inn and Resort. More...

Help sailing team get to the Big Easy

The North Kingstown High School sailing team will host a fund-raising dinner at the Wickford Yacht Club on Saturday, Oct. 23. More...

Halloween dance for teens Oct. 30

Adolescents Making Programs for Teens will host a Halloween dance for teens in grades 7 and up on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Jamestown recreation center. More...

Private well owners invited to workshop

The University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension will host an educational program on private well water on Thursday, Nov. 4, at the North Kingstown public library. More...

Donate coat and get a free adjustment

Help kids stay warm this winter by donating a new or gently used clean coat in good condition, and you could receive a chiropractic adjustment for your help. More...

Non-profit networking event to be held

If you’ve ever thought about joining a non-profit board of directors, but are unsure of how to find the right organization, plan to attend a networking event designed to help young leaders who are interested in board service connect with local More...

Jimmy West living in ‘paradise’ for nearly 95 years

It is the story of a large life lived in a small town. Jimmy West was born to a Scottish immigrant mother and a father of Austrian decent, in Jamestown Rhode Island on February 2, 1915, at his parents’ home, on Old North Road. More...

Winsor unsuccessful at getting advisory removed from web

At Monday night’s meeting, the Town Council discussed – and voted down – a motion from member Ellen Winsor to remove from the Jamestown Threat Committee web page an advisory which states that she does not have council authority to More...

Commissioners continue to discuss mooring fee hikes

Although the discussion was not conclusive, the Jamestown Harbor Commission continued to focus on the possibility of increasing mooring fees as a solution for funding harbor and infrastructure projects. More...

Council seeks bids for video services

The Jamestown Town Council this week decided to put out for bid a solicitation for live, videostreaming feeds from council meetings. More...

A real gem of a scarecrow

“Jackie Jemscrow” the scarecrow standing guard at the ambulance barn, was named the first place winner in the town’s scarecrow contest. Photo by Andrea von Hohenleiten More...

Turbine question stands out among ballot referenda

With one possible exception, none of the four state ballot questions up for a vote on Nov. 2 offers any potential benefit for Jamestown. More...

DEM stocks ponds for fall trout fishing

The Dept. of Environmental Management’s Division of Fish and Wildlife will stock approximately 4,000 rainbow trout in several locations throughout the state for the fall freshwater fishing season. More...

Sign up now for Jack O’Lantern Jog

The Jamestown Recreation Department will host its 22nd Annual Jack O’ Lantern Jog 5K race on Sunday, Oct.31. The race will begin at 1 p.m. in front of the Fire Station and finish in front of the recreation center. More...

Save your mums and pumpkins

The Island Garden

If you’ve been to your local vegetable market lately you’ll have noticed that there are pumpkins and chrysanthemums everywhere. In fact, you’ve probably already bought some. More...

Men’s soccer league forming

The Jamestown Recreation Department will be starting its Over-40 Men’s Soccer league this Sunday, Oct. 24. The league will run every Sunday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Lawn Avenue School Gym. More...

Gallery to feature work of master metalsmith

Didi Suydam Contempory gallery will host an exhibit featuring the work of metalsmith John Prip. An opening reception will be Saturday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Eat chocolate for a good cause

Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will host a chocolate brunch on Sunday, Nov. 7, from noon to 3 p.m. at the rotunda at Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd. in Newport. More...

See ‘Dracula’ ballet at Newport castle

Tickets are still available for this weekend’s chilling performance of the Final Reprise of Island Moving Co.’s spectacular site-specific “Dracula” at Belcourt Castle. More...

Stripers tricky but worth the wait

Call me crazy but I love the fall. The cold nights, the falling leaves, and the looming winter can’t dampen my spirits. For me, it’s time to break out the jacket and go fishing! More...

Kenyon’s Grist Mill to host harvest festival this weekend

Kenyon’s Grist Mill will host a harvest festival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 23 and 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission, parking and mill tours are free; however, donations of food and clothing are sought to benefit the Jonnycake Center. More...