March 2, 2017 RSS feed / About Town

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Decorate Easter eggs Saturday afternoon

Ukrainian Easter egg decorating is scheduled from 2-5 p.m. March 5 in the library’s meeting hall, 26 North Road.  The workshop is an introduction to pysanky, the Ukrainian art of decorating Easter eggs. More...

Sailing photographer to present slideshow

A Swiss-born yachting photographer will present a slideshow of his images from 6-8 p.m. March 8 at the library, 26 North Road.  More...

Theater seeking teens and children for show

Aspiring actors who want to perform in the first of three spring readings must RSVP by March 5 with the Jamestown Community Theatre.  The play is open to performers ages 9-17. Experience and memorization skills are not necessary. More...

National Grid warns customers of scam

National Grid is warning about a scam in which imposters call utility customers and demand payment for overdue balances.  According to the company, the sham callers alert victims that their service will be immediately shut off unless they purcha More...

Residents appointed to playground board

The town has appointed three at-large members to a committee tasked with planning renovations for the North Road playground. The councilors at their Feb. 21 meeting appointed Michelle Bush, Bradley Parsons and Christina Smith. More...

SENIOR MENU

The West Street Cafe is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Seniors should arrive for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $3. Call 423-2658 for reservations 48 hours in advance.   More...

Discussion next week by romance novelist

A best-selling Rhode Island author will discuss her writing career at 7 p.m. March 9 in the library’s meeting hall, 26 North Road.  More...

Lecture Saturday with Gamm Theatre leader

A lecture from the artistic director of the Gamm Theatre in Pawtucket begins at 4 p.m. March 5 at the Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St. More...

Knights schedule meal with Irish, Italian fare

The Knights of Columbus will host a community dinner from 5-6:30 p.m. March 11 in the parish hall at St. Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Ave.  The Catholic fraternity hosts the dinner annually in honor of two saints, St. Patrick and St. Joseph. More...

Baptist church hosting Lenten soup lunches

Meetings for the ecumenical Lenten program are scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through April 5 at Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave.  More...

Reservations available for St. Patrick’s lunch

A St. Patrick’s Day luncheon for senior citizens begins at 11:30 a.m. March 16 at the senior center, 6 West St.  The Irish-inspired menu will feature corned beef with cabbage, carrots and potatoes. More...

Town OK’s $38K for West Ferry dolphins

The town has approved $37,500 to install new dolphins near the out-haul field at West Ferry after the structures failed because of soil conditions. More...

URI launches criminal justice major this fall

Student demand has led to a new interdisciplinary major at the University of Rhode Island that will launch this fall.  More...

Roll tide: Chart returns to The Press

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

Being a man of the sea who understands the importance of the tide, I’ve been working behind the scenes to persuade the staff of The Jamestown Press to reinstate the weekly tide chart. More...