December 15, 2011 RSS feed / News

Basketball tournament for charity on Saturday

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a basketball tournament as a fundraiser for Hasbro’s Children Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the recreation center. The tournament for participants from ninth grade through adult will be held at 4 p.m. More...

Fewer youngsters have opportunity to play hockey because of costs

Hockey’s an expensive sport, and the price tag is beginning to change the way Rhode Island high school students play the game, according to coaches, parents and the executive director of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League. More...

’GANNY DONATION

John Recca and Cathy Squires of the Narragansett Cafe present a $1,500 check to John and Darla Barber of WAMO (weallmoveon.org). More...

BOOKWORM

Third-grader Kiara Matheson reads “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” by Jeff Kinney. More...

Library schedules four children’s workshops

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will hold a crafting workshop to create holiday ornaments from Monday, Dec. 19, through Thursday, Dec. 22, from 2 to 5 p.m. The workshops are for children of all ages and are open on a dropin basis. More...

Jamestown Senior Center menu

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on weekdays. Suggested donation is $3. Thursday, Dec. 15 Garden salad, Yankee pot roast with gravy, whipped potatoes, green beans, apple pie, chicken salad on wheat bread Friday, Dec. 16 More...

ACHIEVEMENTS

Three islanders named to honor roll at La Salle Three Jamestown residents were named to the first-quarter honor roll at La Salle Academy. More...

Discussion held to mull over long-term affordable housing

The Newport County Chamber of Commerce and HousingWorks RI recently convened elected offi- cials along with business and community leaders in Newport County to discuss long-term affordable housing and its importance to the economy. More...

How Jamestown works: The man in charge of assessing your assets

Money is the lifeblood of any municipality. It is the oil that keeps the machinery of government running smoothly. More...

College student plans fundraiser Saturday to help fund humanitarian trip

On Saturday, Dec. 18, Jamestown resident Ashley Britton and her friend Ashley Dougherty will hold a fundraiser outside of Mc- Quade’s Marketplace. They have named the bake sale Food To Do Good. More...

Council selects local turbine consultant

The Town Council this week selected a local consultant, Harley Lee, to perform and manage a group of studies necessary to ascertain the costs and potential profitability of a Jamestown wind turbine. More...

JHS unveils new exhibit: ‘Jamestown in the Resort Era 1875-1930’

The back stairway at Town Hall recently became a passageway back through time, courtesy of the Jamestown Historical Society’s new exhibit. More...