March 23, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Scholarships for High School Seniors

Nursing Scholarship   The $1,000 Elizabeth P. Hussey Nursing Scholarship is being offered to any Middletown resident attending an accredited nursing school. For more information, contact Prudence Silvia at pruzer@cox.net. More...

Fireside Trivia Night

The Norman Bird Sanctuary invites nature lovers to a Fireside Trivia Night on Friday, March 24, from 7-9 p.m. More...

Cal Ripken Skills Day

The Jamestown Baseball Association will hold a skills assessment day on Saturday, April 1, for players ages 7-12 who did not play on a major league team last year. More...

Robotics Teams Bound for Nationals

The Rogers High School Robotics teams is holding a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, April 2, from 4-7 p.m. at Sardella’s Restaurant, Newport to help fund their trip to Atlanta for the National Competition in May. More...

State Treasurer to Speak on State Pensions

Rep. Lauren H. Carson will hold a constituent meeting on Monday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Edward King House Senior Center, with State Treasurer Seth Magaziner. All District 75 residents are welcome. More...

Police Parade Fundraiser

The annual Aquidneck Island National Police Parade, scheduled for Sunday, May 7, is holding a pasta fundraiser dinner on Saturday, March 25, at the FOP Lodge 21, Middletown. The dinner starts at 5 p.m. More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is a small Persian carpet circa 1925 of an American flag and eagle. Not an item that would be made in Iran today. Sold to a local collector of oriental carpets, the finest quality of weaving brought a sale price of $1,500. More...

Common Fence Rebuild Night

The supporters of Common Fence Point are holding a comedy night on Saturday, April 8, at 7 p.m. Featured comedian, Tom Stewart, will share the stage with co-headliners Stephanie Peters and Rockin’ Joe Herbert. Ace Aceto will serve as host. More...

‘Women in Business After Hours’

In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the Newport County Chamber is hosting a “Women in Business After Hours” on Thursday, March 30, from 5:30– 7:30 p.m. at The Elms. More...

Experiment with Energy

Youngsters from 8 to 12 are invited to participate in “Young Minds in Motion,” a program that focuses on hands-on science experiments, including designing, building and experimenting with energy. More...

Opioid Addiction Workshop

The Social Action Committee and the Learning Center of Channing Church are co-sponsoring “Opioid Addiction in Our Local Community — What Can We Do?” on Monday, March 27, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. More...

Lifeguard Training and Re-certification

The Newport County YMCA will offer a Red Cross-sanctioned lifeguard training class during the April school vacation. The class will begin with a swim test on Friday, April 14. The course will resume during the week from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. More...