July 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Projects Proceed at Rogers

With approximately five weeks remaining before the start of the new academic year on Sept. 8, school officials have been working to solidify several construction and maintenance projects that are on tap at Rogers High School. More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

Venue Change The Seamen’s Church Institute’s annual fundraiser, Rock the Docks will be held on Saturday, Aug. 30 on the lawn at Fort Adams. This is a change of venue from previously released information. More...

Opinion

Be Careful What You Wish For

EDITORIAL

The enthusiasm that greeted the removal of the long-maligned “SLOTS” sign from Newport’s skyline on July 23 seemed almost like a victory cheer from those who voted last November against adding table games to the gambling menu at New More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Bold Words, Questionable Leadership

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Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday July 30 Newport BridgeFest Presented by the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Newport County, Newport BridgeFest is a local music festival that bridges the gap between the Newport Folk and Jazz festivals, various venues, newportbridgefest.org. More...

Nature

Working Toward a Healthy Harbor

ON THE WATERFRONT

Clean Ocean Access, a Newportbased nonprofit that works to protect the local shoreline and waters, has aligned with Newport Maritime Alliance and the City of Newport Waterfront Commission on a multi-year project to remove debris around the shoreline More...

Sachuest Summer Happenings

Three family-friendly wolf-related programs will be offered at the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday, Aug. 4, beginning at 10:30 a.m. U.S. More...

Ballard Youth Workshops

At "Name that Nest!" Ballard Park's next youth workshop on Thursday, Aug. 6, 1 - 2:30 p.m., children will observe animal shelters and nests. More...

City Funds Economic Plan

An initiative by the Newport County Chamber of Commerce to create a new organization to spearhead regional economic development has received lukewarm support from Newport city leaders. More...

Salve Revives Colorful History of Square

A volunteer planting project has brought Washington Square a step closer to its historical roots. More...

 

Around Town

We’re So Fancy

Rib & Rhein, the stylish boutique that has brought an unparalleled, fun element of sophistication to shopping on Bellevue, held its Fashion Party 2015 on July 24 at Bel Mer on Goat Island. More...

Nuit Blanche

The Island Moving Company dancers performed along with area musicians, ballroom dancers and circus artists at Giovanni Feroce’s Wyndham estate for the ballet company's summer fundraiser, Nuit Blanche. More...

Couture Exhibit and Show

Guests were given a rare look at the one-day only fashion exhibit curated by the Preservation Society at the Angela Moore Fashion Show held in July. More...

Mainsheet

Good Vibrations for IYRS Gala

With a legacy born of its mission to preserve the crafts of making, building and restoration in the marine trades, Newport's IYRS School of Technology & Trades is a world-class experiential school dedicated to teaching highly technical and deeply More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Dairy Potluck Dinner Temple Shalom will host a dairy potluck dinner on Aug. 7 immediately following the 6:30 p.m. summer Shabbat workshop. All faiths are welcome. Temple Shalom is located at 223 Valley Road, Middletown. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Patricia Ann (Sulivan) Botelho, 77, of Portsmouth, passed away July 24, 2015 at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. She was the wife of the late James P. Botelho. They worked side by side at their Colonial Ice Cream Parlor until 1985. More...