October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Triplett Future Reimagined

Members of the Newport School Committee recently received a presentation from Northeast Collaborative Architects outlining the firm’s vision of how the former Triplett School on Broadway could be redesigned to be the home of Newport’s gro More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

City Eyes Skating Newport Councilors Kathryn Leonard and Michael Farley are sponsoring a resolution that could get the city involved in an effort to find a new location for an ice rink for the upcoming season. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Let's Consider 'Ice Cold Cardines'

To the Editor: More...

Who Would Really Lose?

To the Editor: Question 1 on the November 4 ballot proposes to expand gambling in Newport. It is not about saving or creating jobs, as the wealthy investors would have you think. Those jobs will remain either way. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday October 16 Whitehorne Museum More...

A Spooktacular Guide to Halloween

Fear at the Fort Experience Tunnels of Terror and Haunted Officers’ Quarters at Fort Adams, Oct. 17, 18 and 24-26, 6-10 p.m., $15, fear.fortadams.org. Trinity Pumpkin Patch More...

Nature

Small Songbirds Passing Through

Weather and wind direction shifts brought a bounty of diminutive songbirds to Newport County recently. More...

Turkey Vultures Swoop In

The recent appearance of some 25-30 turkey vultures in the parking lot of Third Beach had a number of beach walkers scratching their heads and trying to identify the large birds. More...

Girls Meet Boys on Pop Warner Gridiron

Three afternoons a week, fourth-graders Syndey Newsome, daughter of Rogers Head Coach Frank Newsome, and Makenna Gilman suit up to practice line drills with a team of boys. More...

City Panels Formed

Following the Charter Review Commission’s work that prompted recent discourse about the role of Newport’s panels and boards, the City Council has expanded the municipal roster to include a Harbor Walk Commission (HWC) and a permanent Fina More...

 

Around Town

Environmental Award

At the monthly Green Drinks gathering earlier this month, hosted by Bari Freeman and her team at Bike Newport, Toni Wallace Ciany presented the second annual Environmental Stewardship Award given by More...

The Biggest Toast

Last month, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State (BBBSOS) held its fourth annual food and drink tasting fundraiser, “The Big Toast,” at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. More...

King House Autumn Celebration

The Edward King House celebrated the coming of the autumn season with their annual cocktail party on Sept. 27. More...

Mainsheet

Falling for Lucy’s Hearth

Lucy’s Hearth opened its doors in 1984 as an overnight shelter with one staff person and a dedicated group of volunteers. More...

From The Garden

Landscaping Project at MLK

Forty volunteers from Blue Cross of Rhode Island recently gave generously of their time to help with a landscaping program and other timely projects at Newport’s Martin Luther King Center. More...

Goal: Plant One Million Daffodils

You might think that planting 250,000 daffodil bulbs over the past eight years would be enough. You’d be mistaken. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Renata Martha Adams, 84, of John Andrew Arnold, 66, of Newport, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 8, 2014 at Charleton Memorial Hospital, Fall River, Mass. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church. More...