2007-11-15

High school PTSO to meet



The North Kingstown High School PTSO will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m. in the school’s media center. NKHS Student Assistance Counselor Andrea Bishop will lead a presentation and discussion on teen dating violence. Principal Gerald Foley will also give his very informative monthly report on what is happening at the high school. All parents are welcomed and […]

Sign-language holiday musical



The annual Christmas in Sign holiday musical will be performed Sunday, Dec. 9, at 4 p.m. at the O’Hare Academic Center on the Salve Regina University campus. Directed by Mary Frances Byerly of Jamestown, and produced by Rosie Maher, the performance is done with black light illuminating white gloves in the dark. The performers include individuals with differing abilities from […]

Newport AARP meeting Nov. 19



The third meeting of the season of the Newport County Chapter of AARP will be held on Monday, Nov. 19, at 1:30 p.m. at the Fenner Avenue Hall in Newport. The guest speaker for the session will be Professor Jeffrey H. Norwitz from the National Security Studies at the Naval War College, who will speak on the topic of counter-terrorism. […]

Craft show coming Dec. 1



Jamestown’s annual Holiday Craft Show, sponsored by the Conanicut Island Art Association (CIAA), will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Melrose Avenue School, 76 Melrose Ave. This very popular show features a variety of handmade items, including the work of artisans from Jamestown and surrounding communities. People will enjoy finding many unique […]

Chiropractor relocates office



Dr. Alan R. Post, founder and director of the Newport Alternative Health Center, has relocated his North Kingstown office to 1130 Ten Rod Rd., “The Meadows,” also in North Kingstown. Dr. Post can be reached at 294- 9550 or dr.alanpost@verizon.net.

Red Cross seeks donations for winter months



The American Red Cross Rhode Island Chapter responded to a fire in Woonsocket last week, providing food, shelter and clothing to two families, including three children. Since July, the Chapter has responded to 64 fires statewide and served 134 families, a total of 402 individuals including 148 children. The Chapter provided food, clothing, shelter, medicine and even toys for the […]

Health screenings can save lives



Residents in the Jamestown area can be checked to reduce their risk of having a stroke or serious bone fracture. Life Line Screening will be conducting screenings for blocked carotid arteries, abdominal aortic aneurysms, hardening of the arteries and bone density on Dec. 4, beginning at 9 a.m. The screenings are important because of the silent and often debilitating nature […]

Holiday concert coming soon



The Jamestown Community Chorus will present its 2007 Holiday Concerts on Saturday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m., at the Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave., in Jamestown. A major highlight this year will be the chorus’ performance of “Special Time of Year,” a song in eight-part harmony written and arranged by Sam Bari. […]

Pet shelter to hold holiday sale



The Pet Refuge in North Kingstown is holding its annual Christmas Bazaar on Nov. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Cold Spring Community Center, on Beach Street in Wickford. They will offer Christmas items, gift items, new jewelry, pet gifts, white elephants, baked goods, and a silent auction with lots of great items. Lunch and refreshments will […]

Artisans open house scheduled



The historic Shady Lea Mill, situated on the scenic Matatuxet River in North Kingstown, houses over 40 artists, artisans, and craftsmen working in various media. On Sunday, Dec. 2, from noon to 5 p.m., Shady Lea Mill will host Open Studios in order for each artisan to demonstrate their area of expertise and their work. Just in time for holiday […]