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Coyote 'Cliff' Still on Prowl

Coyotes are again in the forefront of local news as numerous sightings are relayed to the Newport Police Department. More...

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News Briefs

Fools Fear to Tread

The 39th Annual Fools’ Rules Regatta will be held on Saturday, Aug. 13, on the Town Beach at East Ferry in Jamestown, with rain date the following day. More...

Lady Hibernian of the Year

The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians held a dinner to honor their 2016 Woman of the Year recipient, Terrie Champion Welford on July 29. Welford was chosen because of her outstanding contribution to the ladies, organization. More...

Be a Biking Roll Model

Bike Safe Sessions are offered on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. at the Bike Newport garage, 29 Spring St. To ride in Newport means to share the road with cars and pedestrians. More...

Election News

Voter Registration Deadline

Elections officials are reminding Rhode Islanders that the deadline for new voters to register for the September party primaries is Sunday, Aug. 14. More...

Mainsheet

Future Retro: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future

An energetic and appreciative audience danced and sang along with entertainer Chris Norton during his knockout performance at the 2016 Redwood Library Gala on July 9. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday July 28 Baby Bookworms Children birth-2 enjoy read-alouds, nursery rhymes, board books and play, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 9:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org. More...

MOVIES ON THE ROCKS

Enjoy a free film showing of “Hotel Transylvania” (PG-13), an animated comedy featuring Dracula’s lavish “five-stake” resort, where monsters and their families can live it up free from meddling humans. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Prospero Pacheco Alexander, 86, of Portsmouth, passed away July 22, 2016. He served in the Army during the Korean War. More...

The Only Way is One Way

On Tuesday of this week, work began on the next step of the Broadway Streetscape Project, which involves constructing the decorative crosswalks. More...

Making the Impossible Possible

Two accidents, a decade and a continent apart: One on the streets of Newport, the other on the autostrada of Italy. Harry Horgan, a native Newporter, was 22 when he fell out of the back of a pickup truck and landed wrong. More...

 

Video

Around Town

FabNewport Coach Embarks on New Project

An award-winning documentary that might have featured Nick Logler, given the similar kind of success he generates with children, will be shown locally just one day before Fab Newport's coach departs for greater international challenges. More...

Black Ships Gala Festival

The Japan-America Society and Black Ships Festival of Rhode Island hosted the Annual Black Ships Gala on Saturday, July 16, at Marble House. More...

Newly Assigned

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley arrives at a change of command ceremony at U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode Island. During the ceremony, Harley relieved Rear Adm. P. Gardner Howe III and became the 56th president of the NWC. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Just When We Thought It Was Over

One of the most visible examples of a municipality in action is to observe roadway construction crews out stirring up dust (and mayhem). More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Stand Up to Moneyed Interests To the Editor: More...

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Nature

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Migrant Shorebirds Make Aquidneck Island Pit Stop

The sandy beaches and rocky shorelines of Aquidneck Island are witnessing the arrival of a multitude of early shorebird migrants. More...