March 3, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Islander honored for translating Simmel

Islander John Andrews was honored by the University of Chicago Press for his translation of the “The View of Life,” the final work of German philosopher Georg Simmel. The work was originally published in 1918. More...

Island baseball league begins registration

Registration has started for the Jamestown Baseball Association for the upcoming baseball season. The deadline to register is March 31. More...

Celtic music group to perform on Sunday

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will host the award-winning Celtic music group Atwater and Donnelly on Sunday, March 6, at 3:30 p.m. in the meeting hall. More...

Choristers to hold concert in Portsmouth

The Newport Navy Choristers will hold a concert titled “Music for a Sunday Afternoon” on Sunday, March 13, at 4 p.m. at St. Barnabas Church in Portsmouth. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. More...

Slow-pitch softball sign-ups begin

Registration has started for the North Kingstown Women’s Slowpitch Softball League for new players. More...

Chamber holds meeting with town planner

The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce will host the second in its winter series of breakfast meetings on Thursday, March 10, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Narragansett Cafe. More...

Arts center begins free workshops tonight

The Jamestown Arts Center will hold a series of free workshops for students in grades 5-8. All completed artwork will be eligible for free submission into the JAC’s upcoming Collaboration ’11 event. More...

Art association to hold reception, art exhibit

The Conanicut Island Art Association will host its Jamestown Town Hall Art Exhibit beginning with a reception that will take place on Sunday, March 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. Works of art will be on display from March 13 to April 28. More...

Grange meeting relocated to Jamestown

The regular meeting of Newport County Pomona Grange No. 4 will be held on Saturday, March 12, at Conanicut Grange. A potluck lunch will begin at 1 p.m. and the meeting will follow at 2 p.m. Washington County Pomona Grange members are invited. More...

NKHS announces second quarter honor roll

North Kingstown High School announced it’s second quarter honor roll. The following students achieved an academic average of 85 or better, with no failures More...