July 3, 2014 RSS feed / Around Town

1916

Ernst Voigt and the Home Guard are seen above as part of the 1916 Fourth of July parade marching down Thames Street. More...

ALN Hosts Finance and Charter Panels

The Finance Review Committee (FRC) and Charter Review Commission (CRC) recently discussed their findings in a public forum sponsored by Alliance for a Livable Newport. More...

General Assembly Highlights

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‘French in Newport’ Walking Tour

Newport History Tours, a joint venture between the Newport Historical Society and the Newport Restoration Foundation, will offer a “French in Newport” walking tour on Saturday, July 19, a More...

United Little League Prevails

In its first year, the new and improved Newport Little League, formed through the merger of the 5th Ward Little League and the former Newport Little League, is already reaping vast benefits for the children involved. More...

Water Brothers Surf Fest IV Comes to Fort Adams

Surf Fest has become one of Newport’s biggest summer events. More...

On the Waterfront

Japanese Boatbuilding   More...

REEL REPORT

Stripers, Blues, Fluke, and Scup Are Biting

Summer has finally arrived after an unusually brutal winter and cool spring. Ocean water temperatures are finally on the rise. Informed anglers know water temperature exerts a powerful influence on fish behavior, especially during migration. More...

ARTS

There are summer treasures to be found at Spring Bull Gallery’s “Les Petites Oeuvres en Été” exhibit. The show begins with a gala reception on Saturday, July 5, from 5 -7 p.m. More...

Clarification

Newport This Week’s June 26 article “Waterfront Property Potential” reported that boat slips and a waterfront lot at 26 Lee’s Wharf were on the market as a potential site for a hotel or condominium project at a price of $5.5 m More...

A LOOK BACK

French in Newport   Everyone knows that our fight for independence was between the colonists and the British, but many do not realize that without the assistance of French allies, we might not be celebrating the Fourth of July as anything more t More...

Jazz Festival Riots

The wildly-popular Newport Jazz Festival kicked off the Fourth of July weekend in 1960, but the concert scene soon erupted in violence when thousands were not able to attend the Saturday night performance on July 2. More...

Newport Little League All-Stars

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‘Chef’ Serves It Up Right

Summer is finally here, and what’s truly amazing about this year is that you don’t have to settle for the usual mainstream summer movie fare. More...

Newport’s Darkside Club Captures Rugby Title

Darkside, a Newport-based rugby club with players recruited from across the country, defeated Middlesex, Mass. last weekend to capture the men’s club championship at the annual Newport Summer 7s Rugby Tournament at Fort Adams Park.  More...

New Arrivals

Keith and Nicole Nicodemus of Portsmouth are proud to announce the birth of their son Owen Toppa Nicodemus on June 24, 2014.   More...