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Short-Term Rental Laws Examined

Residents who lived in Newport during the 1980s may recall complaints of party houses, in the era dubbed as “Zoo-Port.” In 1992, the Newport City Council responded to the complaints by passing a short-term rental ordinance that required r More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

Sharks Heading to World Tournament in NY More...

Naval Community

Navy Community Briefs

Great Decisions Series The Newport Council for International Visitors will conclude the Great Decisions seminars on Wednesday, April 22, at the Newport Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Paul D. More...

Opinion

A Practical Proposal

EDITORIAL

After another three-hour Newport School Committee meeting on April 14, the time has come to consider twice-monthly meetings for this important city board. More...

Political Cartoon

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Mooring Bill's Unanswered Questions

To the Editor; More...

Nature

Plover Protection Taken Seriously

With the arrival of spring, we see an uptick in natural activity and a return of many old friends. More...

NEWPORT TIDE CHART

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Triplett Decision Delayed

On Tuesday, April 14, the Newport School Committee convened at 7 p.m. At 10:18 p.m., they came to their one salient decision of the evening – to delay their one salient decision of the evening. More...

Newport’s First Family of Art Honored

Works of the Grosvenor clan, headed by legendary patriarch Richard (Dick) Grosvenor, will be featured in “The Art of Family Gatherings” at St. George’s School. More...

 

Around Town

New Tennis Director to Put Ball in Youth Court

It is a score of love-love for Wimbledon champion John Austin and the International Tennis Hall of Fame, as the retired athlete begins a new set serving as tennis director. More...

Ballet in the Blooms

During this year’s Daffodil Days Festival, Rhode Island Ballet Theatre will perform the “Dance of the Daffodils,” a ballet and jazz routine that will take place outdoors Sunday, April 19, at Ballard Park at 2 p.m. More...

Valet Service May Hit Some Bumps

In the week since Newport city councilors unanimously approved a permit for a downtown valet service, the plan may be facing headwinds. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday April 16 Eight Bells Lecture The Eight Bells Lecture Series presents “Spies in Revolutionary Rhode Island,” by Christian McBurney, Naval War College Museum, 12 p.m., free and open to the public, limited seating, 401-841-2101. More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

Psalmen Davids Concert Schola Cantorum, a nationally recognized ensemble dedicated to the performance of Renaissance music, will perform Sunday, April 19, at Emmanuel Church at 4 p.m. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Albert D. Hibbard, 85, passed away April 7, 2015 after a short stay at the Grand Islander Center. He leaves behind two daughters. More...