October 11, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Daffodill Bulb Giveaway

All Aquidneck Islanders can receive a free bag of two dozen daffodil bulbs to plant this fall at their homes, community gardens, houses of worship, schools, and businesses; a value of close to $20. The bulb giveaway is Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. More...

Breakfast by 22 Bowens

The staff of 22 Bowens is volunteering their time and talents to cook and serve a hot breakfast to seniors at the Edward King House on Wednesday mornings at 8 a.m. More...

ALN Candidate Forums

The Alliance for a Livable Newport (ALN) has posted responses to numerous questions candidates for both the Newport City Council and School Committee.  In addition to reviewing the written responses, citizens are encouraged to attend the three p More...

Newport Little League Volunteers

Newport residents who have an interest in youth baseball and/ or softball are welcome to attend the Newport Little League’s organizational meeting Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Hogan Field clubhouse on Wellington Avenue. More...

Community Dinner

The Newport Working Cities Collaborative will hold its next Community Dinner at the Park Holm Senior Center, 1 Eisenhower Square on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 5 p.m. Dinner will be followed by a conversation at 5:30 and will end by 7 p.m. More...

Working Cities Cena Comunitaria

Working Cities Collaborative celebrará su próxima cena comunitaria en el Centro Park Holm para personas mayores, 1 Eisenhower Square, el jueves 18 de octubre, a las 5 p.m. La cena irá seguida de una conversación a las 5:30 y terminará a las 7 p.m. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Sept. 24 through Monday, Oct. 1 the Newport Police Department responded to 574 calls. Of those, 141 were motor vehicle related; there were 89 motor vehicle violations issued and 52 accident reports. More...

Fall Friend-Raiser

An afternoon social hosted by The Newport Public Education Foundation (NPEF) will host a Fall Friend-Raiser on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Sail Newport's new Mid-Park Marine Education and Recreation Center. More...

Learn How Community Gardens Work

How do community gardens happen? How are they maintained? Learn how the gardens work at a talk at the Common Fence Point Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 10:30 a.m. More...

For What It’s Worth

Do you have a treasured item and want to know “what it’s worth?” Send an image, as hi-res as possible, directly to Rico Santi at: drawrm@hotmail.com or 152 Spring St., Newport.   More...

Mosaic Club

The Mosaic Club of Newport County will kick off its 2018-2019 year at its meeting on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Mainstay Hotel & Conference Center, 151 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Newport. Dinner will be served about 7 p.m. More...

Holiday Food Needs

Every gift matters, from a $20 Stop and Shop gift card or cans of soup from the pantry to a large-scale food drive at your office or school. More...

Free Mammograms

Newport Hospital will offer free mammograms and free breast exams to Rhode Island women 40 years old or older who do not have health insurance that covers annual breast cancer screenings, at the hospital on Saturday, Oct. 13, between 9 a.m. More...