December 19, 2013 RSS feed / Around Town

Rogers Performs Dickens Classic

The Rogers High School Auditorium was filled with holiday cheer recently as the Rogers Theatre Company proudly presented a Peter Corr adaptation of Charles Dickens classic tale “A Christmas Carol.”The play was directed and produced by Cor More...

Municipal Court to Hear Mooring Violations

Apart from a meterless parking space on Thames Street in the summer, obtaining a city-owned mooring in Newport Harbor might just be the most coveted "get" in town.  More...

Federal Budget Passes

The U.S. Senate voted 64 to 36 to pass a bipartisan budget agreement on Wednesday, Dec. 18.  More...

Newport Hospital Addresses Misuse of Drugs

As the number of unintentional overdoses involving prescription drugs continues to climb in the U.S. More...

Happy Holidays

Alletta Cooper offers distinctive clothing and the latest accessories to suit any style at The Bee's Knees; find fun for every lady on your list. More...

Gift Memberships a Win-Win

If you are looking for a great gift, consider purchasing a membership to one of our many nonprofits and your gift will be enjoyed all year long.  More...

Tips for Holiday Travel

A family trip can sometimes seem daunting. If only we could travel like the Jetsons, the cartoon family that lives in space, jetting about the earth in a matter of seconds. More...

Award-Winning Doorways

If anyone needs a reminder that it’s Christmas in Newport, look no further than the beautifully-decorated windows and doorways all over town. More...

Comprehensive Campaign Receives Endowment

The van Beuren Charitable Foundation, a Rhode Island-based grant making organization dedicated to protecting and preserving the unique characteristics of Newport County, has awarded The Preservation Society of Newport County a $625,000 grant toward o More...

Council Approves $421,000 Engine Request

A request by the city administration to purchase a new fire apparatus that had been held up by the council's call for more information on the expediture was given final approval on Wednesday, Dec. 11.  More...

Newport Family Featured in Emmy Winner

Newport residents are often accused of keeping their feet firmly planted on Aquidneck Island; although there may be some truth to that axiom, it is not always the case.  More...

LAST MINUTE GIFT GUIDE

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Gifts For Him   Personalize his set of wheels with a Grillie ornament ($49.50), interests in fishing, golf, sailing or running can be displayed right up front with a grill design created by Barrington native Rick Gauntlett, available at Beach Ho More...

Practice Fuels Junior Olympics Success

Earlier this year, James McCarron was a typical first grader at Saint Philomena School in Portsmouth; then, a notice at the YMCA in Middletown caught his eye. A member of the Y for the last couple of years, James learned to swim at the facility. More...