October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Around Town

Council to Weigh Yacht Club Lease

Will the city stay the course, or will it opt to review its lease terms with the Newport Yacht Club?  City Council members will be asked to weigh just that when they next meet on Wednesday, Oct. 23.  More...

Middletown Democrats Honored

On Monday, Oct. 14, the Middletown Democratic Town Committee held their annual Democratic Woman and Man of the Year luncheon. More...

Children’s Theatre Presents Dinner Mystery

Newport Children’s Theatre (NCT) invites you to a murder next week. Not just any murder, but murder with a meal! More...

Beach Sticker Design Contest

The Middletown Committee for the Arts invites all Middletown residents to submit drawings for the 2014 beach sticker contest. More...

Islanders Tidal Wave Tiverton, 48-20

Middletown High School’s football team scored early and often against its Tiverton counterpart on Friday, Oct. 11, using a punishing ground attack and an opportunistic pass defense to build a 41-6 lead at the half that ended as a 48-20 rout. More...

Cliff Walk Repairs Begin

Nearly one year after Hurricane Sandy battered the coast, washing away entire sections of Newport's Cliff Walk, construction crews have arrived on the scene to begin preliminary engineering work to re-open the popular path.  More...

‘Captain Phillips’ Provides High Seas Drama

As he prepares for what will be a harrowing journey, Captain Richard Phillips (two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks) carefully grooms his neatly-trimmed beard and smooths down his almost military short hair.  More...

Plentiful Bait Feed Migrating Species

As large schools of anchovies descended to the lower bay, the surface action exploded this past week as hungry bass and blues drove huge bait balls against the rocky shores from Fort Adams to Butterball Reef and on to Brenton Point. More...

Vikings Win Double-Overtime Thriller, 30-29

In what may have been the most exciting game of the local high school football season to date, the Rogers High School Vikings literally “held on” to squeak past Pawtucket’s Shea High School Raiders 30-29 on Friday night, Oct. More...