May 15, 2014 RSS feed / Around Town

Arts and Artists in the Spotlight

At the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) annual meeting at the Newport Art Museum on Monday, May 12, the arts and local artists were in the spotlight. More...

ALN Recaps Busy Year

The Alliance for a Livable Newport (ALN) held its 2014-2015 annual meeting on Tuesday, May 6. More...

Atlantic Cup's Environmental Efforts

The Atlantic Cup is coming to Newport and bringing along a message of environmental consciousness by teaming up with local action groups like Clean Ocean Access to spearhead the biggest shoreline cleanup in Rhode Island’s history.  More...

Flagging of Graves

Military veterans groups are preparing to flag graves across the island in preparation for Memorial Day. Volunteers are needed to honor the graves of our veterans and the work is done rain or shine.  More...

Turturro Shines in ‘Fading Gigolo’

When a shy Jewish widow, Avigal ( Vanessa Paradis), meets Fioravante (John Turturro), she stands in his doorway looking quite uneasy. More...

New Arrivals

Justin and Sara Alford of Portsmouth are proud to announce the birth of their son Justin Michael Alford Jr. on May 11, 2014. Jeremiah and Erin Furnia of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their son Austin Lee Furnia on May 8, 2014. More...

More than 30,000 Hours of Service in 2014

Newport Hospital recently recognized the commitment of the hospital’s 262 volunteers at an awards luncheon that highlighted their accomplishments. More...

General Assembly Highlights

n Bill to revoke East Bay tolls, create infrastructure fund The Senate Finance Committee approved a bill (2014-S 2335A) sponsored by Sen. Louis P. DiPalma (D-Dist. More...

375th Opening Ceremony to Re-Create Signing

Although Newport This Week has offered bits and pieces of Newport history in every edition since the year began, the official kickoff to the year-long celebration of Newport’s 375th anniversary is on Saturday, May 24, on the steps of Colony Hou More...

Conversation with Atlantic Beach Club’s David Rutkowski

Lobster Mac n’ Cheese  1 lb. dry elbow pasta 4 oz. shredded Swiss cheese 4 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese ¼ cup butter ½ oz. flour 1 qt. heavy cream 1 lb. More...

Superheroes for Cancer Research

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Aquidneck Island will be held overnight from 4 p.m. Friday, May 16 until 10 a.m., Saturday, May17, at Gaudet Middle School, Middletown. More...