October 27, 2011 RSS feed / News

Children’s Lego club to meet today at library

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

TOWN MEETINGS

Wednesday, Nov. 2 7 p.m., the Planning Commission will meet at Town Hall Thursday, Nov. 3 7 p.m., the School Committee will meet at Melrose Avenue School More...

THE PINK HOUSE

“The Pink House,” a five-acre waterfront estate overlooking the Newport Pell Bridge, was recently sold for $6,341,500. Lila Delman Real Estate associate Bob Bailey was the listing agent. More...

Brown, Trinity Rep brings Shakespeare to life at JAC

Earlier this month students from the Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA program brought their production of Shakespeare’s “Richard III” to the Jamestown Arts Center. More...

NKHS varsity boys’ soccer make push at the postseason

The North Kingstown High School boys’ varsity soccer ends the regular season on Monday, Oct. 31, with the team poised to take a shot at the state title. More...

NKHS JV team defeats La Salle in playoffs

The North Kingstown High School girls’ junior varsity tennis team won its playoff pairing versus La Salle in a tiebreaker on Monday afternoon. The score was 3-2. More...

Three islanders prepare to play Hendricken in first round of playoffs

The North Kingstown High School junior varsity boys’ soccer team kicked off the postseason Wednesday with hopes a little home cooking would carry them past a tough rival. The first round match against Bishop Hendricken started at 6 p.m. More...

JAC to hold horror film festival tomorrow night

The Jamestown Arts Center will screen nine films as part of the Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival on Friday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. More...

Halloween Parade this weekend for kids, dogs

Jamestown Fitness will sponsor a Halloween Parade for kids and dogs on Saturday, Oct. 29, beginning with a dog parade at 10 a.m. at the Jamestown Fire Department. The parade will end at East Ferry. More...

Halloween hayrides at Godena Farm Friday

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will sponsor a family Halloween celebration at Godena Farm on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. The event will include hayrides through the field, followed by cookies and cider around a campfire. More...

Jamestown students do their part to fight hunger

The Lawn Avenue School art room resembled a little pottery shop one recent afternoon. Bowls in varying stages of creation sat everywhere. More...

Jamestown man killed in accident on Pell Bridge

A Jamestown man was killed in a two-car collision on the Newport Pell Bridge last week when a teenage driver crossed into his lane and struck the vehicle he was occupying head-on. More...

IYRS to hold series of lectures in November

Beginning on Tuesday, Nov. More...

The Island Garden

Garden cleanup time is here

The fall is upon us and soon winter will blow its cold winds our way. Before you can do that, you have to put this year’s garden away. What does that entail? More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3. Thursday, Oct. 27 Garden salad, Swedish meatballs, egg noodles with gravy, broccoli Normandy, applesauce, breaded fish on a roll with tartar sauce Friday, Oct. 28 More...

Benefit concert to be held at ’Ganny Sunday

A benefit in memory of islander Josh Barber will be held on Sunday, Oct. 30, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Narragansett Café. More...

Get your tickets 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...

Rocky Hill field hockey team defeats Classical

The Rocky Hill School varsity field hockey team defeated Classical 2-0 on Oct. 24. More...

Slice of Heaven, House of Pizza come out on top

Slice of Heaven easily won its game with a 6-0 win over Salon Balayage in the Jamestown recreation soccer U10 division on Oct. 22. Ben Turene, Kseniya Farrel and Adler Delyi scored for the winners. More...

ISLAND TOUR

Conservation Commission Chairwoman Carol Trocki points out open space and farmland from the observation platform in the Conanicut Island Sanctuary. More...

Press cartoonist to display jack o’ lanterns

Jamestown Press cartoonist Will Wilson will again display his jack o’ lantern creations locally before taking them to Providence for Pumpkins in the Park. More...

Get ready for the Jack O’ Lantern Jog

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department will hold its 23rd annual Jack O’ Lantern Jog on Sunday, Oct. 30. More...

PAC’s Halloween Bash will include live band

The PAC Club will host a Halloween Bash on Friday, Oct. 28, from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dead Blues Society will play live music and prizes will be awarded for best costumes. There will be a free buffet and $2 pints. The event is 21+. More...

Jamestown graduates will attend NKHS in 2012

The School Committee at its Oct. 20 business meeting confirmed its intentions to send Jamestown students to North Kingstown High School for the 2012-13 school year. More...

JHS highlights Jamestown movie clips

The Jamestown Historical Society’s “Jamestown and the Silver Screen” program has been a yearlong celebration of the history of filmmaking on Conanicut Island. The penultimate event of the series will take place on Friday, Nov. More...