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Performance Sunday with British pianist

A British pianist who was honored in 2000 by the American Association for Independent Music will perform at 2 p.m. Nov. 5 at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 87 Narragansett Ave.  More...

Members unveil work tonight at arts center

The Jamestown Arts Center will host the opening reception for its annual members show from 6-8 p.m. Nov. 2 in its gallery, 18 Valley St.  More...

Upcoming Events

LIBRARY CORNER

JAMESTOWN PHILOMENIAN LIBRARY ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Mother Goose Time Wednesday, Nov. 8 10:15-10:45 a.m. Join us for “Mother Goose Time,” a play-based program featuring nursery rhymes, finger plays, songs and books for children from birth to 2 years along with a parent or caregiver. More...

MEETINGS

Thursday, Nov. 2 7 p.m., the school committee will meet at Town Hall  Monday, Nov. 6 7 p.m., the town council will meet at Town Hall  Tuesday, Nov. 7 5 p.m., the library board of trustees will meet at the library   More...

Boy Scouts continue fight against hunger

Donations collected Saturday will benefit St. Mark food pantry

Troop 1 Jamestown is lobbying neighbors to leave canned goods at their front doors Saturday so Boy Scouts can deliver the donations to the St. Mark food pantry.  More...

Legals

LEGAL NOTICES

TOWN OF JAMESTOWN ZONING BOARD OF REVIEW NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING   More...

Storm leaves downed trees rampant in town

The town was hampered by power outages and fallen trees as heavy winds and torrential downpour pounded the island Sunday night into Monday morning on the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.  The storm, with a high wind gust of 81 mph at Co More...

Central Baptist Church to present Wilder’s ageless play ‘Our Town’

Three weekend shows will star retired organist

He may not be the choir director anymore, but that doesn’t mean he can’t play one on TV. Or, more appropriately, on stage. More...

News

AND THE BAND PLAYS ON . . .

Conductor Don Smith leads the Jamestown Community Band during its performance last week at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. More...

Tip Top Architecture wins U-10 tournament

Led by Teague Andrew and Matthew Moretti, Tip Top Architecture won the U-10 tournament Saturday at Eldred Field during the final week of games for the Jamestown Soccer Association.  More...

New business hopes to keep ’em hoppin’

Beer enthusiasts will be buzzing about new retail store in Bomes

After nearly 18 months of renovation, the historic Bomes Theatre on Narragansett Avenue is welcoming its final tenant. More...

Island History

ISLAND HISTORY

A new engineering report said that by pumping water from the South Pond to the North Pond reservoir before returning it to the water treatment plant, the island probably could double its available water supply, The Jamestown Press reported Nov. More...

Obituaries

Andrea Tollefson Adams

Andrea Tollefson Adams, 80, died peacefully Oct. 19, 2017, in Thousand Oaks, Calif., surrounded by her loving family. Andrea Tollefson was born July 8, 1937, in Jamestown, R.I., to Carl Anthony Tollefson and Mary Tapper Tollefson. More...

Frank A. Pemantel

Frank A. Pemantel, 76, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017.  He was born and raised in Jamestown, R.I., where he and his wife owned and operated North End Antiques.  Frank was a member of the Newport, R.I. More...

Doriane Lee Wark

Doriane Lee Wark, 33, beloved daughter of Tom and Peggy (Sullivan) Wark, passed away peacefully at home with her family Oct. More...