January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

DiPalma Strives to Help Kids

State Sen. Louis P. DiPalma, DMiddletown, cares about Rhode Island’s less fortunate children. More...

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Naval Community

Navy Community Briefs

Major Security Exercise Naval Station Newport will participate in the annual Navy-wide training exercise Solid Curtain/ Citadel Shield Feb. 2-13. More...

NUWC Employees Recognized for Contributions to Submarine Training

Fourteen employees at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Newport were honored by Capt. David A. More...

Nature

Sanctuary Home to More Than Just Birds

The Norman Bird Sanctuary is offering a behind-the-scenes look at its animal care facility on Sunday, Feb. 8. This program will be the first in an ongoing series and will highlight the sanctuary’s population of turtles. More...

Frostbiters Get a Workout

ON THE WATERFRONT

The race committee had their work cut out for them on Sunday, Jan. 25, when 24 competitors hoisted sail in the Laser Fleet 413 Frostbite Series. More...

Newport YC Results

Only a dozen sailors braved the day for the Newport Yacht Club’s frostbite series on Sunday, Jan. 25. Only one class raced with people rotating to the crash boat between races. Winds were 10-25 out of the NW under sunny skies. More...

In The Wake of the Storm…

High winds topping 50 knots caused major drifting and minor damage across the island, but perhaps the most startling impact was on Rhode Island’s Tall Ship Providence, blown from her cradle at More...

Concert Dialogue Continues

Promotor Michele Palmieri responds to Ft. Adams concerns

At a Jan. 21 public workshop on the proposal to relocate Newport Yachting Center music performances to Fort Adams, proponents and opponents of the plan filled the cafeteria of Pell Elementary School to offer their comments to City Council. More...

 

Around Town

Firm to Estimate Costs of Water Expansion

MIDDLETOWN COUNCIL

The Middletown Town Council has voted unanimously to authorize the town to hire the engineering firm of Weston & Sampson to provide assistance in the potential expansion of the public water supply to the east side. More...

For What It’s Worth

An unusual book was brought in recently: “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe. This leather bound volume was privately printed for William Andrews Clark, Jr. in 1927, one of 50 copies. More...

Municipal Court

Judge J. Russell Jackson presided at the Municipal Court session held Monday, Jan. 26 at the Newport Police Station. The court adjudicates cases related to city ordinances, parking and traffic violations. More...

Opinion

High Speed Technology Eludes Us

EDITORIAL

When local experts were invited to Middletown earlier this month to discuss bringing faster Internet service to Aquidneck Island, the sales pitches seemed to move more quickly than fiber optic lines. More...

Political Cartoon

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Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Charles M. Dwyer, 67, of Newport, passed away Jan. 20, 2015. He was the husband of Kathleen Dwyer. He also leaves behind his son and a granddaughter. More...