September 22, 2011 RSS feed / About Town

Public lottery planned for island residents

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis is inviting Jamestown residents to a public lottery that will determine whether a Democrat or a Republican will appear first on the town’s Nov. 8 ballot. More...

Two-mile walkthrough Sunday at Watson Farm

Historic New England’s Watson Farm will host a special tour on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 2 to 5 p.m., which will include a two-mile walkthrough the extensive seaside farm. More...

Shores associations to hold monthly meeting

The Jamestown Shores Association will meet on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Senior Center. A general business meeting will be followed with guest speaker Carol Sarubbi, a physical therapist from the VNS Home Health Service. More...

Photography exhibit to be held at arts center

The Jamestown Arts Center will host a Narragansett Bay-inspired photography exhibit on Wednesday, Sept. 28. A cocktail hour will start at 6 p.m. and a slide show by island photographer Onne van der Wal will begin at 7 p.m. More...

First of four Lego club sessions to start today

The Jamestown Philomenian Library’s Lego club will meet on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the library. The club will also meet on Oct. 27, Nov. 17 and Dec. 22. More...

Land trust to sponsor ‘Hey Day’ next month

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will sponsor “Hey Day” on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Godena Farm. “Hey Day” is a celebration of open space and the “great outdoors on the island.” More...

RITBA looks at open-road tolling

In keeping with its policy to regularly review toll rates, the board of directors of the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority recently engaged in a discussion about the need to increase tolls on the Newport Pell Bridge. More...

Teen center orientation planned for newcomers

The Jamestown Teen Center will host an orientation for parents and newcomers on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the recreation center. More...

JHS will open doors to museum, meetinghouse

The Jamestown Historical Society will open the musuem, meetinghouse and windmill from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate Museum Day on Saturday, Sept. 24. More...