November 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Plans and Progress Reported at Navy Sites

Two area restoration advisory boards comprised of local citizens, contractors and state and federal officials met last week to hear the results of extensive site testing regarding ecological clean-up efforts at military bases.  More...

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An inquiry was made in last week's edition as to the identity of persons in the photo above. More...

Powered by Prince Workshop Dec. 4

Do you have an idea about how to engage the children of Newport County in healthy athletic activity, or about creating programs that foster good health habits, build confidence, and impart a sense of achievement? More...

Holiday Assistance

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center will be taking names for Christmas holiday assistance until Dec. 3. More...

Opinion

'Tis the Season

Whether you are ready or not, here it comes: we are at the advent of the holiday season. More...

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Full Story

Every Place Deserves Beauty

To the Editor:  A city hall speech that transcendence the daffodils Millionth daffodil, a “daffodillion” as my colleague and friend, John Hirschboeck, the captain of the daffodillion would say. After all he coined the word. More...

Obituaries

Carol A. Hodges

Carol A. Hodges, 77, of Boston, Mass. and Newport, R.I. passed away on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Arrangements will be private. Carol is survived by her husband, Allan A. Hodges. She died peacefully in their home in Newport, RI.  More...

RECENT DEATHS

Pamela Bursey, 74, of Newport, passed away Nov. 12, 2018 at Heatherwood Nursing Center.  Nina Caragianis, 85, of Portsmouth, passed away Nov. 14, 2018 at Hope Hospice in Providence . She was the wife of the late John William Caragianis.   More...

Teachers, Parents to Thompson Rescue

Schools to Solicit Teacher-Parent Committee to Fix Thompson Schedule

The School Committee voted 4-2 Monday night, Nov. More...

Myers’ Holiday Wish Now Newport Tradition

What makes a legacy? Is it legend? Is it strictly financial? Or is it tradition?  More...

 

Around Town

The Comforts and Joys of Shopping Local

Patrick Dolat, owner of Newport Lamp & Shade Company, says one of the season’s hottest selling items are Virginia Cocktail Peanuts ($17-$33) coated with toffee, milk chocolate or light sea More...

Pell Bridge Looking to the Future

Pell Bridge Celebrates 50 Years with Potential Additions

The iconic Pell Bridge, which opened to traffic on June 28, 1969, is celebrating its 50th birthday next year, and state officials and Discover Newport are planning a celebration and discussing ideas that will help maintain the bridge for the future.& More...

Remembering Sen. Pell 100 Years After His Birth

Claiborne Pell was born in New York City on Nov. 22, 1918. In his 90 years, the late senator’s life traced the arc of the American experience. More...

Faith Community

New Arrivals

Jien Kim and Jan Albert of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Nara Albert on Nov. 3, 2018.  Esther and Stephen Hurlock of Portsmouth are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Elizabeth Dianne Hurlock on Nov. More...

Touro Synagogue Celebrates its Origins

An open house to celebrate the 255th anniversary of the dedication of Touro Synagogue will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On December 2, 1763 Touro Synagogue opened its doors to the community and will do so again on the exact day. More...

Thanksgiving Interfaith Community Service

Temple Shalom invites people of all faiths to attend its 44th consecutive Thanksgiving Interfaith Community Service, on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. Joining Cantor Scheff will be Deacon John Silvia of St. More...