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New School Chief Ready for Challenge

On a bright, sun-washed Tuesday morning in early February, Newport School Superintendent Colleen Burns Jermain answered a phone call that amazed her.  More...

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News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS

Newport Fire Incident Run Report   More...

Naval Community

Naval Community Briefs

NUWC Engineer Honored for Technical Achievements   More...

Opinion

Moving the Needle

Rhode Island was once again crowned with a sorry distinction when federal jobs data released on Jan. 28 showed that our state of hope is again leading the nation in a rather dismal statistic.  More...

BOPNA Supports Responsible Progress

To the Editor:  More...

School Committee Accountability

To the Editor:  In consideration of the fact that the Charter Review Commission of the City of Newport has been formed, has been meeting, and has called for citizen input, the Newport Democratic City Committee (NDCC) offers the following stateme More...

Faith Community

FAITH COMMUNITY

Choral Evensong at Trinity   The Trinity Choir will sing Choral Evensong to celebrate the end of the Epiphany season on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Kendra Lindsay Bowers, 19,

passed away on Feb. 1, 2014 skiing with her family in Vermont. Calling hours will be Saturday, Feb. 8 from 4 - 7 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home. Her funeral service will be Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. at St. George’s School, Middletown.   More...

Gregory James Chase, 46,

of Jamestown, passed away Jan. 27, 2014 at Newport Hospital after a long illness. Donations in his memory may be made to Newport County Community Mental Health Center, 127 Johnny Cake Hill Rd., Middletown, RI 02842.   More...

David Costa, 46,

of Georgia, formerly of Newport, passed away Jan. 27, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital after a long battle with liver disease. He was the husband of Nicole Costa.   More...

Changes on Horizon for AIPC

Aquidneck Island’s main planning body is getting a remake.  The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission, which oversees and coordinates a variety of planning and development efforts between the island’s three communities, is being restr More...

Time to Vote for the Tree of the Year

It is once again time to celebrate the city’s historic urban forest and vote for your favorite Newport tree. More...

 

Around Town

Book Clubs Cultivate Insight and Friendship

Many people think of summer as the time for leisure reading, with images of vacationing folks relaxing beachside with a book, but most serious readers know that the prime time for their favorite activity lies outside the dog days of summer – an More...

It’s Not Me, Right?

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Gentlemen, consider this a Public Service Announcement just for you. More...

Where In The World?

The 2014 St. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  February 6  Cookbook Sale By Friends of the Newport Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.   More...