April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Collaborative Spirit Makes Community Garden a Reality

On Saturday, May 14, ground will be broken for a community garden in the historic heart of downtown Newport. More...

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News Briefs

Bereavement Group

Hospice at Visiting Nurse Services will host a bereavement support group to help, heal, and support those who have lost a loved one. The five-week group will meet on Thursdays starting May 12 at noon until 1:30 p.m. More...

Alternative Parking Along Broadway

The front lot of the Newport Police Department has been designated as alternative parking during the Broadway Streetscape Project. There are 11 spots plus an additional two handicapped spaces available from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. for two-hour parking. More...

Chamber Excellence in Business Awards

The Newport County Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Excellence in Business Awards were presented at the Chamber’s annual meeting held April 26 at OceanCliff. More...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

Will Hillary Hold a Grudge?

Leave it to Rhode Island to confound the nation’s political pundits. After all, wasn’t Hillary Clinton like a favorite daughter here in the Ocean State? More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

A Tribute to a Teacher and a Gentleman To the Editor: More...

Political Cartoon

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From The Garden

Vegetable Gardening Secrets

We are out of the frost zone! The wet spring we are used to is finally here, and we have recently enjoyed some sunny warm days. This is helping to heat up the soil for outdoor planting. More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD

St. Bridget’s Project More...

Community Meals

Thursday, April 28 5 p.m.–St. Paul’s Methodist (food by St. Augustin’s) 12 Marlborough St. Friday, April 29 7:30 a.m.– MLK Center 20 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd. 5 p.m. –Salvation Army 51 Memorial Blvd. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Lois Madelyn Chorey, 93, of Portsmouth, formerly of Middletown, passed away April 21, 2016. She was the wife of the late John Chorey. She leaves behind two children, four grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren. More...

May 1 Means Meters

The city is gearing up for another tourist season. Beginning May 1, metered parking will be in effect from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily, including weekends and holidays. More...

Two Mile Corner Upgrades

After almost a decade of planning for upgrades at two busy Middletown intersections, crews are expected to begin work in May. More...

 

Around Town

ARCHI-TEXT

McKim, Mead & White: After the Shingle Style

Perhaps no American architectural firm rose faster in prominence or was more productive in the decades just before and after 1900 than the firm of McKim, Mead & White. More...

Child & Family

As the first social service provider in Newport County, Child & Family first served as a shelter (The Home for Friendless Children) for orphans and children of destitute parents. More...

Peregrine Plans Evolve

Last May, Peregrine Group’s founding partner Colin Kane stood before a small crowd from the Alliance for a Livable Newport and outlined his vision for the Newport Yachting Center, which his company had acquired in the fall of 2014. More...

Mainsheet

Spreading Daffy Cheer

From the opening ceremony conga line at Bannister’s Wharf on April 14 to the assorted contests throughout the week, including a best daffodil image sponsored by the Newport Photographers’ Guild, best hat at the Spring Fling (winner Lindsey Smith-Hill More...

Senior Savvy

SENIOR SAVVY

Spring is the Season for Seniors

It is said that hope springs eternal. Well, we can only hope that spring has finally sprung. More...

Nature

Beached Whale Piques Curiosity

The body of a yearling humpback whale washed ashore recently on a private beach just west of Hazard’s Beach along the Ocean Drive section of Newport. More...

Platform Protects Osprey From Predators and Public

After a long winter’s nap, the Gooseneck Cove salt marshes have begun to awaken with the sounds of nature and the promise of new life. More...

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