January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Camacho Reclaims City Council Seat

On Monday evening Jan. 8, Marco Camacho defeated a field of nine other candidates and won back a seat on the Newport City Council that was created when John Florez resigned last month.  More...

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News Briefs

For What It’s Worth

Someone recently brought in what they thought was a sterling silver ashtray. However, what they had was a wine taster. Even the script “Vivat Bacchus” on the handle wasn’t enough of a clue. More...

Horse Association

Members of the Aquidneck Island Horse Association will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 6 p.m. The main agenda item will be planning for a St. Valentine’s Day event. For directions to the meeting, contact secretary Richard Urban at 508-672-7588. More...

Bereavement Support Group

A variety of topics designed to help, heal, and support those who have lost a loved one will be addressed on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 11:30 a.m. at a Bereavement Support Group at Atria Aquidneck Place, 125 Quaker Hill Lane, Portsmouth. More...

Opinion

Editorial

Short and Sweet

We don’t usually reference national events on the pages of NTW, but the recent and very vocal outcry regarding the abuse and harassment of women, especially in business, academic, athletic, and professional settings, reminds us to remind everyo More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Voters Voice Silenced To the Editor: More...

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Faith Community

NEW ARRIVALS

Athena and Bobby Daskas of Middletown are proud to announce the birth of their son Aristides H Daskas on Jan. 4, 2018.  Jennifer Pacheco and Bryan Rivera of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their son Arán Isaí Rivera-Pacheco on Jan. More...

Warming Center Shelters from Storm

The homeless man had hunkered down in an unnamed lot behind a dry-docked boat, mere feet away from waves that had frozen in mid-curl. The day before the Jan. More...

City Closing in on Sailing Hall of Fame

An agreement to relocate the National Sailing Hall of Fame to the Newport Armory on Thames Street could be finalized by next month, according to both Gary Jobson, president of the Hall of Fame, and Newport Mayor Harry Winthrop. More...

 

Around Town

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Honored

“We shall not be moved! Remember! Celebrate! Act! A day on not a day off” is the message of the 33rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Sailors Head to Hong Kong for Fourth Leg of the VOR

Newport sailors Charlie Enright and Nick Dana helped guide Vestas 11th Hour Racing to a third-place finish recently in the third leg of the Volvo Ocean Race. More...

Local Sailors Prevail After Protest

It required a protest hearing to determine line honors for the 73rd edition of the Rolex Sydney Hobart. After 628 nautical miles and one of the fastest races in race history, the 100-foot LDV Comanche was declared the winner. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday January 11 Portsmouth Toddler Time Two-year-old children enjoy songs, finger plays, a story and craft, register if you would like your child to do the craft, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 10-10:45 a.m., 401-683-9457 x4, portsmouthlibrary.o More...

From The Garden

Warm the Cockles of Their Hearts with Hearty Cock-a-Leekie

Our trees and perennials are loving the ice and snow that covers their roots and beds, but humans are feeling the chill. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Martin A. Antone, 90, of Middletown, passed away, Jan. 01, 2018 at The Grand Islander Health Care Center.   More...