March 9, 2017 RSS feed / About Town

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Light lunches offered Wednesdays for Lent

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...

Piano recital includes Rachmaninoff sonata

Three pianists and a flutist will perform Rachmaninoff’s Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor at 2 p.m. March 19 at St. Matthew’s Church, 87 Narragansett Ave.  More...

ACLU will unveil new anti-Trump campaign

There will be a live stream of the American Civil Liberties Union’s launch of People Power at 4:30 p.m. March 11 at the Lionel Champlin Guest House, 20 Lincoln St.  More...

Blood drive to benefit woman with cancer

A blood drive dedicated to Eileen Tiexiera will be held from 2:30-7:30 p.m. March 20 at St. Matthew’s Church, 87 Narragansett Ave.  More...

Town sailor finishes shy of top yachtsman

Jamestown native Mike Marshall was shortlisted for U.S. Sailing’s yachtsman of the year, but fell just short of the recognition.  More...

Students join pros in displaying art

Keeping an eye on Jamestown

March is Youth Art Month, and students in Jamestown are excited to be displaying their work alongside the professionals at the Newport Art Museum’s Coleman Center. More...

Romance novelist will discuss books tonight

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...

Catholics celebrating St. Patrick Saturday

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...

Arts center will screen movie on Rocky Point

A film on the history of Rocky Point amusement park will be screened at 7 p.m. March 16 at the Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St.  More...

Reservations available for holiday luncheons

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...

Police sergeant given award for saving man

Jamestown Sgt. Jason Hopkins was awarded a life-saving medal at Monday night’s meeting of the town council.  According to Police Chief Ed Mello, Hopkins rescued a man from the Dumplings mooring yard Oct. More...

Tax sale tomorrow set for downtown building

A tax sale for 24 Narragansett Ave. is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday at Town Hall.  According to town records, the 1,900-square-foot property was purchased for $700,000 by Preston RE24 LLC. 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. More...