October 6, 2011 RSS feed / News

JCT announces dates for ‘The Wizard of Oz’

The Jamestown Community Theatre has announced the November dates for its production of “The Wizard of Oz.” The November production coincides with the Jamestown Community Theatre’s 21st anniversary. More...

A WAGON RIDE AT HEY DAY

Wagon rides were a popular feature at Hey Day, hosted by Conanicut Island Land Trust on Saturday at the Godena Farm on North Main Road. More...

JHS exhibit portrays a town that could have been much different

The Jamestown Historical Society is exhibiting a group of pictures, which depict a variety of proposals that would have changed the face of the island. More...

RITBA to hold public hearing

Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. at Portsmouth High School to share the updated details of its Mount Hope Bridge toll feasibility report, which was made public in January 2010. More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3. Thursday, Oct. 6 Garden salad, American chop suey, wax beans with pimentos, orange wedges, turkey and cheese on rye Friday, Oct. 7 More...

Secret Garden defeats Slice of Heaven, 5-3

Thanks to goals from Michael Bonner, Peter Andres and Justin Hodrick, Secret Garden defeated Slice of Heaven, 5-3, in a Jamestown recreational soccer U10 division game on Sept. 24. More...

Five winners named at island soccer challenge

St. Mark’s Church held its first Knights of Columbus soccer challenge at the Lawn Avenue soccer field on Sept. 25. Ten contestants showed up and five winners were crowned with hopes to advance to the district challenge. More...

THREE-PEAT

The North Kingstown High School sailing team won the Arnold Brown Trophy for the third year in a row on Saturday at Oak Bluffs, a town on Martha’s Vineyard. More...

Future not clear concerning 100 Head’s Beach ‘tax lots’

The future of 100 so-called “tax lots” near Head’s Beach sparked an exchange between leaders of the Jamestown Shores Association and Town Council member Ellen Winsor at the JSA’s monthly meeting on Sept. 28. More...

SNYDER, POTTER WED

Lydia Livingston Potter married Frank Eckert Snyder on Aug. 27 in Newport. Potter is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Wood Potter (Cornelia V.H. More...

Candidate says his financial know-how can help in these tough economic times

A political newcomer, 51-year-old Lowell Thomas has thrown his hat into the ring as a candidate for the School Committee. More...

The Walrus Says

Back in 1991, the Jamestown Community Theatre put out a casting call for its second play, “The Wizard of Oz.” Matt Bolles was selected to play the role of the Scarecrow. More...

DEM releases waterfowl hunting regulations

The Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has established the 2011-12 waterfowl hunting season regulations. The three-way split season for waterfowl begins on Friday, Oct. More...

Islanders speak out on Fort Getty debate

A majority of the Town Council this week defl ected pleas for much more resident participation in the Fort Getty decision process. The council, which met on Oct. 3, had only intended to schedule the next step in the process. More...

SCENES FROM HEY DAY

The morning started out wet but the skies brightened by the afternoon on Saturday for Hey Day at the Godena Farm. The event was hosted by the Conanicut Island Land Trust. More...

Jamestown Historical Society News

This Monday, Oct. 10, is the last day to visit the Jamestown on Stage and Screen exhibit at the museum. The windmill also closes at the end of the Columbus Day weekend. We’ll be opening both sites again the weekend of June 16, 2012. More...

Baines will appear first on November’s ballot

Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis recently announced that a Democratic candidate will appear first on the ballot for the two School Committee seats that voters will decide on Nov. 8. More...

Tryouts upcoming for spring travel teams

The Jamestown Soccer Association will hold tryouts for the spring 2012 travel league on Saturday, Oct. 22, at noon at the Eldred Avenue fields. Games are played from April through June but indoor practices begin in January. More...

Adult basketball league begins tonight at Lawn

Registration has begun for the Parks and Recreation Department’s over-35 men’s basketball league, which will begin on Thursday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Lawn Avenue School. For registration forms, visit JamestownRI. net/ rec/ programs. More...

Hundreds of bikers prepare for island race on Columbus Day

On Monday, Oct. 10, the 36th edition of the Jamestown Classic bicycle race will wind through the streets of Jamestown. More...