October 17, 2013 RSS feed / News Briefs

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Sen. Whitehouse on Avoiding the Default   U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) released the statement below today regarding the Senate’s passage of legislation to end the government shutdown and avoid a default:  More...

International Symposium Canceled

The 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS), scheduled for Oct. More...

Sister City Sows Seeds for Growth

A 10-member delegation from Imperia, Italy was on hand for Newport's Columbus Day festivities, bringing with them plenty of good will and a promise to forge new economic ties as Newport begins to bolster its sister city program.  More...

Pumpkin Trivia: The Mighty Healthy Pumpkin

Pumpkins are one of the superfoods that contribute to good health. Not only are they fun to carve, they are good to eat. More...

Coast Guard Crew Excels in Readiness

Man overboard!  More...

Military Spouse Support Group

Calvary United Methodist Church offers a support group for military spouses each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Spouse residents and those new to the area are welcome to meet at the church, 200 Turner Rd., Middletown. Child care will be provided. More...

Newport Named Bike-Friendly Community

After years of sustained efforts to make Aquidneck Island a safer place to ride, Newport has been named the first "Bicycle Friendly Community" in the state.  More...