Crime scene investigation topic of teen center talk

The Jamestown Teen Center will start a new series called “Speakers and Sundaes” on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. at the Teen Center. The first speakers in the series will be from the RI State Crime Lab and the Jamestown Police Department to discuss crime scene investigation. There will be ice cream sundaes to follow the speaker for everyone […]


Thursday, Sept. 18 7 p.m., Lawn Avenue School library, the School Committee meets. Monday, Sept. 22 7 p.m., Town Hall, the Town Council meets. Tuesday, Sept. 23 7 p.m., Town Hall, the Zoning Board of Review meets.

Local author pens book on hurricane

Jamestown resident Carol Newman Cronin will hold a book launch and signing for her book, “Oliver’s Surprise” at Conanicut Marine Store this Friday, Sept. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. “Oliver’s Surprise” is about a boy in modern Jamestown who hits his head during a fall and wakes up in the past, several days before the Great Hurricane of 1938. […]

Meet the candidates for state office

The Jamestown Shores Association will sponsor a “Meet the Candidates” night on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Senior Center at West St. at 7 p.m. Candidates presenting for the office of Rhode Island State Senate are Senator M. Teresa Paiva- Weed and Jamestown resident Donna Perry. Candidates presenting for the office of RI State Representative are Representative Bruce Long and […]

Singing opportunities for adults and children

It’s not too late to join the Jamestown Community Chorus for its December concert rehearsals. Rehearsals began on Sept. 15 and will run until December. Sopranos, altos, tenors and basses are needed to work on the chorus 2008 December program “Fall Into Winter.” Those interested in singing with a great, friendly and welcoming ensemble can join in rehearsals at Central […]

Naturalist talks about Antarctica at CBC

Prentice K. Stout, a noted Rhode Island naturalist and author, will present a natural-history lecture about his travels to Antarctica at 11 a.m. on Sept. 21, at Central Baptist Church. Stout, who spent more than 50 years in the teaching profession, was a marine education specialist at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography for almost 20 years. […]

Blood drive this Sunday at Holy Ghost Hall

There will be a blood drive on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Hall on Narragansett Avenue. The drive will be sponsored by the Arnold Zweir Post 22 of the American Legion and Memorial Post 9447 of the VFW. Blood donors should be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 pounds, and be […]

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New winter basketball league forming now

The Jamestown Recreation Department will offer an over-35 recreational basketball league starting Wednesday, Oct. 1. The league will be held every Wednesday from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. through May 1. The cost is $30 per person and registrations are available at the Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave. For more information, call Jill at the Recreation Office at 423-7260 or e-mail […]

Island Calendar

Thursday Sept. 18 Pilates, Jamestown Country Club, 8:30 a.m., fee Teen center, grades 7 – 12, 2 – 6 p.m., recreation center Alcoholics Anonymous, St. Matthew’s Church, 5:30 p.m. Beach Boot camp exercise class, Mackerel Cove, 6 to 7 p.m. Functional training, Jamestown Country Club, 6 to 7 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous, St. Lucy’s Church, Middletown, 8 p.m. Friday Sept. 19 […]