October 18, 2012 RSS feed / About Town

Meet candidates for state and U.S. offices

The Jamestown Shores Association will host a night for residents to meet the candidates running for state and federal office. Hopefuls for both the state and U.S. More...

Halloween parade will take place downtown

Jamestown Fitness will sponsor its annual Halloween parade for dogs and children on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m. The parade will start at the fire station and end at East Ferry. There is no fee to walk in the parade. More...

Flu vaccinations next week at Melrose Ave.

A flu clinic will take place at the Melrose Avenue School from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25. More...

Fundraiser Sunday at Trattoria Simpatico

A fundraiser for the Joseph A. Sindoni Foundation will be held on Sunday, Oct. 21, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Trattoria Simpatico. The event will feature food, a silent auction, raffle and music. More...

Open house next week at island liquor store

The Chamber of Commerce will hold an open house at Jamestown Wine & Spirits on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will include appetizers and refreshments. There will also be a business-card drawing. More...

Forum will focus on ways to help veterans

Steve Frye, the founder of USA Battle Buddies, will speak on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 11 a.m. at Central Baptist Church. USA Battle Buddies is a program that provides service dogs to disabled American veterans. More...

Walkers needed to fight breast cancer

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk will take place Sunday, Oct. 21, at Roger Williams Park Zoo. More...

Public Radio’s political panel at URI tonight

Fans of Rhode Island Public Radio’s political roundtable will be treated to a full hour of political and election analysis as the show visits the University of Rhode Island from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18. More...

Musicians needed for 2013 library concerts

The Jamestown Philomenian Library is seeking local musicians to perform in its 2013 music program. In keeping with the group’s community theme, the music program will be comprised of Jamestown musicians only. More...

Registration open for Jack-O’-Lantern Jog

The 24th annual Jack-O’-Lantern Jog will take place on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 1 p.m. at the fire station. Proceeds will go toward the Parks and Recreation Department’s scholarship fund. More...

Decorate pumpkins on Halloween eve

Children are invited to decorate pumpkins at the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 3:30 p.m. Paint, stickers and other decorations will be provided. Prizes will be awarded for the best pumpkins and costumes. More...

Hats, scarves, mittens needed for donations

Hats, scarves and mittens are needed for the Thanksgiving baskets that are given to needy families in Jamestown. Winter clothing can either be knitted or crocheted, and organizers are also accepting donations if the clothing is in good condition. More...

Forum with Town Council hopefuls on Oct. 29

The Jamestown Press and the League of Women Voters of Newport County will sponsor a political forum with the Town Council candidates on Monday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Volleyball league tips off Monday at school

The Parks and Recreation Department will begin its adult coed volleyball league on Monday, Oct. 22, from 8 to 10 p.m. at Lawn Avenue School. The program will run every Monday night through April. For more information, call 423-7260. More...

DEM officials will talk about conservation

A forum will be held with Lisa Primiano, deputy chief of the State Land Conservation and Acquisition Program at the Department of Environmental Management, on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...