December 12, 2013 RSS feed / News Briefs

Watershed Education

The Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) has paired with local high schools to interact with students about our local watersheds and protecting the quality of our drinking water supplies. More...

Newport Parkinson’s Support Group

The next meeting of the Newport Parkinson’s Support Group is Saturday, Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. at Newport Hospital. Patients and/or caregivers are welcome to attend. More...

For What It’s Worth

Simon: Your mother’s newspaper is dated Tuesday, December 19, 1758. This was the first year of the publishing of the Newport Mercury. If in good condition, it has a value of around $100. More...

Hotline Toy Drive

A Christmas toy drive will be held Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Housing Hotline from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Bring new and unwrapped toys or local gift cards to the Hotline office, 10A Collins St., next to the police station.   More...

Busy Downtown Committee

The Committee for Downtown Christmas Decorations has completed decorations in the downtown Newport area. More...

Hospital Gift Shop Sale

The Newport Hospital Gift Shop will hold its Twelve Days of Christmas sale on weekdays through Dec. 20. More...

News Briefs

Newport Fire Incident Run Report   During the period from Monday, Dec. 2 through Sunday, Dec. 8 the Newport Fire Department responded to a total of 128 calls. More...