March 10, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Free workshop tonight at arts center

The Jamestown Arts Center will hold a series of free workshops for students in grades 5-8, including one tonight – Thursday, March 10. More...

Registration, tryouts for island baseball

Registration has started for the Jamestown Baseball Association upcoming season. The deadline to register is March 31. The association consists of four leagues: Majors, ages 9-12; minors, ages 8-10; rookies, ages 6-7; and T-ball, ages 4-5. More...

Choristers to hold concert this weekend

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...

Recycling, composting workshop at library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will host a master composting workshop and discussion with Robert Jackson from the URI Master Composter and Recycler Program on Wednesday, March 16, at 7 p.m. More...

Register for women’s slow-pitch softball

Registration has started for the North Kingstown women’s slow-pitch softball league for new players. Games are played at Ryan Park on Monday and Wednesday nights. The first game starts at 6:30 p.m.; the second game begins at 7:45 p.m. More...

Library to hold chess nights twice a month

Jamestown Chess Nights are being held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Libarary. More...

French film screening tonight at library

The annual International Film Series will feature the French film “Amelie” tonight – Thursday, March 10 – at the Jamestown Philomenian Library at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. More...

Local poet to hold reading on Sunday

Jamestowner Teresa Murray will offer the first public reading of her poetry on Sunday, March 13, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. Murray has been writing poetry for two years. More...

Library to hold sign language courses

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host a free 10-week sign language class taught by Gemma Guinguing each Wednesday from April 6 to June 8 at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Chorus rehearsals begin for May concert

The Jamestown Community Chorus is seeking singers in all voice ranges as it begins rehearsals for its May concert, “Spring Fling: Our Salute to Broadway.” The program features songs from “South Pacific,” “Man of La Manch More...

Free tax help this month at library

The American Association of Retired Persons will offer free assistance with tax returns through March at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

NKHS announces high honor students

North Kingstown High School announced it’s second quarter honor roll. The following students achieved an academic average of 90 or better, with no failures. More...

Jamestown man indicted on molestation, firearms charges

The Newport County Grand Jury handed up an indictment today charging Michael Caswell, 47, of Jamestown, with four counts of first degree child molestation, five counts of second degree child molestation, and three counts of possession of firearms by More...