November 5, 2015 RSS feed / About Town

Garden club to meet Monday afternoon

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m. in the parish hall at St. Matthew’s Church. More...

Boy Scouts sponsoring food drive on Saturday

The Boy Scouts of America will collect donations for its 28th annual food drive on Saturday, Nov. 7. Residents are asked to hang bags of non-perishable food items on their doors by 9 a.m. for scouts to collect. More...

Scottish line dancing scheduled for Friday

Scottish dancing will take place on Friday, Nov. 6, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Conanicut Grange. All dances are taught and prompted by B.J. Whitehouse and Christine Ariel. Scottish dancing is performed with lines of partners facing each other. More...

Photography exhibit opens Friday night

The Island Heron will host an opening reception for its new art exhibit on Friday, Nov. 6, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The gallery will display works by photographer Gus Potter, whose photos of Narragansett Bay depict crashing waves. 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.  Friday, Nov. More...

Waterworks

  Municipal workers cleanse the pipes of a fire hydrant at the corner of High Street and Howland Avenue on Monday morning. They were flushing cleaning chemicals from the system. |align=left|width=250|height=163|link=node] More...

Boys from Lawn School advanced to the state semifinals after shutting out Cranston’s Bain Middle School, 3-0. More...

Sen. Whitehouse will discuss environment

The Jamestown Democratic Town Committee will sponsor a non-partisan forum with U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse on Friday, Nov. 13, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the library. The senator will discuss climate change. More...

Tickets available for theater production

Tickets are available for the Jamestown Community Theatre’s upcoming production “Encore,” a celebration of the troupe’s 25th anniversary. More...

Opening reception to be held at arts center

The Jamestown Arts Center will host the opening reception for its annual members show on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 6 to 8 p.m. Gallery owner Lindsey Stapleton and curator Uli Brahmst are the jurors. More...

Lucky guy

Colton Allen, 8, dressed as star quarterback Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts for Halloween. Of those in football costumes, he was one of the few non-Patriot trick-or-treaters. More...

No place like foam

A bird’s-eye view from the ladder truck while the foam pit was open at the fire station on Halloween. Hundreds of children played in the suds. More...

Johnson, Safford wed

Adam Robert Johnson and Kathryn Dexter Safford were married on Aug. 21, 2015, at Bittersweet Farm in Westport, Mass. More...