April 28, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Date set, volunteers needed for bird count

The 2011 Conanicut Island Spring Bird Count will take place on Sunday, May 15. Interesting participants should arrive at the Jamestown Police Department at 6:30 a.m. Bird counters will broken up into groups and scattered around the island. More...

iNCASE to host dance at teen center

Newport County After School Excitement (iNCASE) will host a dance for sixth, seventh and eighth graders on Friday, May 13, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Jamestown Teen Center. Cost is $5 and a canned good for local food pantries. More...

Sailing team to hold fundraiser Sunday

The North Kingstown High School sailing team will hold its annual fundraiser on Sunday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to noon at the North Kingstown Town Beach. More...

Lawn Avenue School announces honor roll

The Lawn Avenue School announced its third quarter Excellence in Effort. More...

Six islanders honored by Portsmouth Abbey

Portsmouth Abbey School announced its dean’s list and honor roll for the winter term trimester. Islanders named to the dean’s list included juniors Matthew Jewell DeMieri and Fergus O’Farrell, and freshman Julia Thompson. More...

Specialist to hold food preservation program

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will host “Food Preservation Basics” with Martha Smith Patnoad on Tuesday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Youth center to help teens find work

The East Bay Youth Center will host an open enrollment session on Monday, May 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Jamestown Teen Center. More...

Beavertail Museum offers two scholarships

The Beavertail Museum Lighthouse Association will offer two $1,000 scholarships for high school seniors who are Jamestown residents and have been accepted into a school of higher learning. More...

Resident beach stickers go on sale Monday

Resident beach stickers will be available for purchase starting on Monday, May 2, at the Jamestown Recreation Center. Stickers will be available throughout the season on Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon. More...

Beavertail association looks for volunteers

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association is looking for volunteers to help clean up the museum in preparation for the upcoming season and arrival of summer visitors. The cleanup is scheduled for Thursday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to noon. More...

Community band concert on Tuesday

The Jamestown Community Band will perform its spring concert on Tuesday, May 3, at 7 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens Club. More...

Museum opens up season with two events

The Gilbert Stuart Birthplace & Museum will host a pair of events the first week of May, including the Spring Fair on Sunday, May 1, and the bird walk on Saturday, May 7. More...

Rotary Club’s May Breakfast this weekend

The Jamestown Rotary Club will hold its 47th annual May Breakfast on Saturday, April 30, from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Melrose Avenue School. The May Breakfast is the club’s longest running event. More...

Seminars for retirees at senior center tonight

The Jamestown Senior Center will host a seminar today — Thursday, April 28 — at 1 p.m. at Grange Hall. More...

Peak performance

Jamestown’s Boy Scout Troop 1 hiked to the summit of New Hampshire’s Mount Monadnock on April 16. More...

Teens schedule fundraiser for charity

Adolescents Making Programs for Teens, the Jamestown Teen Center’s advisory council, will participate in the Aquidneck Island Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society. More...

Deadline tomorrow to register for NKHS forum

Tomorrow — Friday, April 29 — is the last day to register for an educational forum to be held at the North Kingstown High School auditorium on Monday, May 2, at 6:15 p.m. for students in grades seven though 12 and their parents. More...

Islander completes Homeland Security course

Jamestown Parks and Recreation Director Bill Piva recently completed a two-day Homeland Security course entitled “Disaster Management for Public Services.” More...