December 27, 2013 RSS feed / News Briefs

Bowhunter Education Course

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge will offer a bowhunter education course on Sunday, Jan. 19, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. More...

Mighty Mights and Basketball Registration

The Newport County YMCA youth basketball season runs from Jan. 11 – March 1 for ages 4 through 15. Registration ends Jan. 8. All games will be played on Saturdays at the YMCA’s gymnasium. More...

Winter Library Workshop

The Newport Historical Society will offer a workshop on how to use the collections on Monday, Jan. 6 at 1 p.m. in the NHS headquarters, 82 Touro St. The workshop is free for members and costs $10 for nonmembers. More...

Colony House Lecture

The Newport Historical Society will present “They Gets a Bad Name by the Widow,” a presentation by Elyssa Tardif on Thursday, Jan. 16. Tardif will discuss Dinah Sisson, a free African-American woman of 18th century Newport. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Dec. 16 to Sunday, Dec. 22 , the Newport Police Department responded to 582 calls. Of those, 124 were motor vehicle related; there were 88 motor vehicle violations issued, 26 accident reports and 2 private tows.   More...

Municipal Court

Judge J. Russell Jackson presided at the Municipal Court session held on Monday, Dec. 23, at Newport City Hall. The Court adjudicates cases related to city ordinances, parking, and traffic infractions.  More...

International Film Series Begins

The Friends of Jamestown Library International Film Series starts Tuesday, Jan. 7 and runs through May with a film on the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m.  This year’s theme is Acceptance. More...