December 27, 2013 RSS feed / Around Town

Brighter Futures for Needy Families

Family Service of Rhode Island’s work with needy children, adults and families received a healthy boost in its funding with the success of its recent “Brighter Futures” luncheon held at the Rhode Island Convention Center.  More...

Land Trust Appeal

The Aquidneck Land Trust needs help in meeting its 2013-2014 fundraising goal of $105,000. More...

College-Bound Financial Aid Workshop

An information session will be held for families applying for college financial aid on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 2 p.m. at Rogers High School. More...

Screen and Discuss

Redwood Library’s monthly documentary film series will be open to the public beginning in January. “Buena Vista Social Club” will be screened on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 3 p.m. More...

Musical Sundays at Newport Library

The Musical Sundays program at the Newport Public Library will offer an afternoon of American and Rhode Island old-time sheet music on Jan. 12, at 2 p.m. More...

Making Gratitude Meaningful

Gratitude—or a lack thereof—is something all parents encounter during the process of raising children. More...

With its overflowing cast of New Jersey pawnbrokers, the Mafia, the FBI, government officials and Congressmen, “American Hustle” has a few moments that feel like French farce or, on a more American note, a classic Preston Sturges movie, r More...

Holiday Winner

The winner of this year's annual Newport Yacht Club Art Show was Vika Huth, a fourth-grader and a student of Newport Schools' art teacher Anne Lague. More...

Pell Crash Injures Drivers

Two drivers who were seriously injured in a Christmas Eve head-on collision on the Pell Bridge remain in intensive care at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.  More...

NEW ARRIVALS

Brian and Carly Abbaticola are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Aria Michele Abbaticola on Dec. 13, 2013.  David and Jill Fox are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Shea Ann Fox on Dec. 11, 2013.   More...

History Bits & Pieces

The year 1900 saw the last session of the General Assembly in Newport. Rhode Island had utilized rotating capitals since the Colonial Era; between 1663 and 1854, the legislative seat cycled between five cities, one in each county. More...

Special Holiday Waste Collections

Newport residents can put out extra recycling in a yard waste bag for the first collection after Christmas for one week only. The special collection will take place on residents’ delayed trash day from Dec. More...

Great Places Regional Workshop

RhodeMap RI is holding its final rounds of workshops during January. The Newport Count meeting is Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 5 –7:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn, 425 East Main Rd., Middletown. More...

DINNER & A MOVIE

Hustle to See ‘American Hustle’
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DINING OUT

Mixing It Up with Newport’s Finest Chefs

Dining out can be a great way to ring in the new year, and Newport has plenty of ways to tempt your taste buds.  More...