November 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Sylvia, Kempenaar Officially Sworn In

About 200 family members, friends, local and state officials, and well-wishers filled the Gaudet Middle School cafeteria on Monday, Nov. 24 to see the changing of the vanguard in town. More...

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Naval Community

Navy Community Briefs

TRICARE Prime Enrollment Naval Health Clinic New England is currently accepting enrollment for eligible TRICARE Prime beneficiaries. More...

Opinion

Keep Our Merchants in the 'Black'–Shop Local for Holidays

EDITORIAL

They call it “Black Friday,” but not because there is anything sinister or dark about the day after Thanksgiving. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Focus on Local Solutions to Flooding

To the Editor: The two Nov. 20 articles on flood risks for Aquidneck Island included a number of misleading conclusions concerning the source of global warming and what can be done on a local level. More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULETIN BOARD

Compline at Trinity Trinity Church will offer Compline on Sunday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. More...

Holiday Craft Fairs

All Saints Academy, Artisan Craft Fair, Saturday, Nov. 22, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 909 West Main Rd., Middletown, 401-848-4300. More...

Obituaries

Philip Blanchard,

Philip Blanchard, More...

Marsha A. (Pyron) Flynn,

Marsha A. (Pyron) Flynn, 56, of Middletown, passed away Nov. 19, 2014 at Newport Hospital. She was the wife of Peter C. Flynn. Donations in her memory may be made to The Robert Potter League for Animals, P.O. Box 412, Newport, RI 02840. More...

Lula Beatrice (Stith) Nally,

Lula Beatrice (Stith) Nally, More...

Gingerbread Mansion Competition Heats Up

Last year marked the first Newport Mansions Gingerbread Competition, with area bakeries making sweet versions of the “Big Five” properties in the Preservation Society’s inventory. More...

Shop Local, Buy Local

It seems that as soon as Thanksgiving dinner has been cleared we begin the Christmas shopping routine, with much of the nation heading to the mall for a midnight special before the pie has even settled. It doesn’t have to be that way. More...

 

Around Town

Shop Local on Small Business Saturday and Every Day

Keep Our Locally-Owned Businesses in Our Community Forever

Comfy and cozy UGG robes are a hot item this season according to Deborah Winthrop at her shop Deborah Winthrop Lingerie in Brick Marketplace. She carries UGG PJs and hoodies too. More...

Tourism Plays Larger Role in State Economy

In what’s expected to be a boost for local businesses, the number of out-of-state visitors to Rhode Island is expected to double this year during the normally sleepy period between November and January. More...

How to Help for the Holidays

Child and Family More...

Calendar

Calendar of Events

Monday, December 1 Official Opening of Christmas in Newport, 6 p.m., Washington Square, proclamation from the mayor, tree lighting, Newport Artillery cannon salute, live entertainment, free, 401-849-6454, christmasinnewport.org. More...

CALENDAR

Wednesday November 26 Christmas at the Mansions More...

Nature

A Wild Turkey Tale

A friend of mine once told me that 95 percent of life involves just showing up, and the other five percent is what you do with it. This principle also applies to nature photography. If you make yourself available, nature will find you. More...