September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Lawsuit Challenges Referendum

In the latest development surrounding the Newport Grand casino proposal, three Newport residents have filed a civil lawsuit against Rhode Island Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis. More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

Series Pilot Premieres at Casino Theatre More...

Naval Community

Navy Community Briefs

Dive In Movie MWR will hold a Dive In Movie Night at the John H. Chafee Fitness Center pool on Friday, Sept. 26, at 6:45 p.m. The family-friendly film “Shark Tale” will be shown. Bring swimsuits and towels and blankets for seating. More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Jewish High Holy Days Jewish High Holy Days began with Rosh Hashanah at sundown Wednesday evening, Sept. 24, and continue until Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, on Saturday, Oct. 4. More...

Pet Blessings Abound

You never know what you might hear at St. Augustin’s Annual Pet Blessing on the first Sunday in October – it might be barking or mewing, the whispered name of a deceased pet in prayer, or a medley from “My Fair Lady.” More...

New Arrivals

Monzell-Kyre Coley and Marta Budlong of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their son Monzell-Kyre Christopher Coley Jr. on Sept. 19, 2014. More...

Successful Mentor Program in Jeopardy

The air at Pell School was electric Wednesday as kids and adults filed into the library, waving and looking for a favorite familiar face. More...

Yachting Center Sold

End of road for entertainment events

After hosting a full slate of summer performances that resulted in almost a dozen noise ordinance violations, the Newport Yachting Center is in for some changes. The Newport Harbor Corporation (NHC) announced on Tuesday, Sept. More...

 

Around Town

Middletown Schools Plan Survival Training

Staff and students of the Middletown School District will soon receive real-world training on how to respond or even fight back in the event a shooter targets a school. More...

Sheffield Incubator Seen as Economic Spur

The announcement on Sept. 23 that the vacant Sheffield School on Broadway in Newport will be transformed into a “technology business incubator and accelerator” began resonating far beyond Aquidneck Island almost immediately. More...

Carey School to Become Condos

Newport had barely learned that the former Sheffield Elementary School on Broadway will become a high-profile business incubator, when the fate of a second vacant elementary school, the former Carey School, also surfaced. More...

Mainsheet

Sail Newport Honors Robin Wallace

Sail Newport held a special evening honoring Dr. A.R.G. (Robin) Wallace, a co-founder of the 31-year old non-profit, on Saturday, Sept. 20. The event also served as a fundraiser for the organization’s public sailing programs. More...

Senior Savvy

Take Steps to Prevent Falls

One of the most frequent fears that seniors agonize over is falling. Some of us have already experienced incidents that have resulted in broken bones, sprains or bruises, often with lasting impact. More...

Nature

Equinox Marks Southern Migration

The autumn equinox on Sept. 23 and the chill of the morning air is a most significant event for anglers because it marks the official beginning of the fall feeding frenzy. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Loudwina Gloria Cogswell, 83, of Portsmouth, passed away at home, Sept. 20, 2014. She was the wife of Ret. USCG CWO4 Paul Cogswell. More...