July 10, 2014 RSS feed / Around Town

AROUND TOWN

Filming of the “Woody Allen Summer Project 2014” began this week at the Fastnet Pub, Jane Pickens Theater, and the Glen in Portsmouth. More...

Gloria Gemma Fundraiser

Buskers Irish Pub and Restaurant recently hosted the fourth annual “Beards for Boobs” fundraiser event which benefited the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. More...

Drive-Throughs and Stone Walls Head to Council

Two sets of proposed zoning ordinance amendments have received the blessing of the Newport Planning Board and will now make their way to City Council for final consideration. More...

An Informed Citizenry

"It should be your care, therefore, and mine, to elevate the minds of our children and exalt their courage; to accelerate and animate their industry and activity; to excite in them an habitual contempt of meanness, abhorrence of injustice and inhuman More...

Hazard Poses Hazards

Hazard Road has a unique traffic pattern. The northern end of the road is a two lane byway that narrows to a one lane road as it travels southward, becoming a one-way road with two blind curves. More...

‘Tammy ’a Waste of Time and Talent

I have been asking myself many questions since seeing “Tammy.” Why are Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates in this mess of a movie? Especially, why is Susan Sarandon in it? More...

On the Waterfront

Locals Named to Volvo Crew   Team Alvimedica skipper Charlie Enright confirmed the final race crew for the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race. More...

O 2014 FOURTH OF JULY O

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MLK Reaching Out — Even Further

To meet the ever-increasing need in Newport County, major renovations at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center were recently completed to bring the facility up to date and greatly improve food pantry services.  More...

Shimoda Sister City Reception

Mayor Henry F. Winthrop and the Newport City Council invite the public to join them at a reception on Thursday, July 17 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. More...

Past City Managers of Newport

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Vandalism Causing Erosion

Newport’s Hazard Road area adjacent to the Gooseneck Cove salt marshes has been subjected to erosion problems due to vandalism. More...

REL REPORT

Full Moon to Bring Better Catch

Last week the bite was aggressive until Hurricane Arthur stirred up the fish at the beginning of the July 4th weekend. With seaweed cluttering the sea bed, bottom fishing was difficult or impossible.  More...

New Arrivals

Martin and Greta Densham of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Eva Grace Densham on June 30, 2014. More...