February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Around Town

Keeping Irish Culture Alive in Song

In 1998, when diehard Irish Americans from Newport’s Ancient Order of Hibernians were in Kinsale, Ireland, conducting preliminary business for the Sister City program, they got something they never expected from their hosts: heartfelt musical p More...

New Owners Plan Big Changes for Atlantic Beach Club

The era of eating fish and chips on the pavilion at Johnny’s Atlantic Beach Club may soon come to an end.  More...

For What It’s Worth

An early example of a lantern clock was recently shown to me by the daughter of a recently passed collector. This example was made by William Martin of Bristol (England) and dates from around 1675. More...

NACTC Teaches By Doing

Students learn by doing and the community is invited to experience their work first hand.  More...

Live Music and Entertainment

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Irish Month Kickoff

Newport’s month-long celebration of all that is Irish will kick off on Sunday, March 1, with plenty of food and fun, hallmarks of an Irish good time.  More...

Irish Activities Abound

Although March in Newport is best known for the St. Patrick’s Day parade, this year on March 14, the month is full of events honoring the many contributions of the Irish to the city. More...

Liaison Group Discusses Mutual Concerns

The Newport Schools/City Council Liaison Subcommittee convened for its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 24, and discussed the status of the school budget, shared services, and teacher contracts.  More...

General Assembly Highlights

nRep. Reilly bill would create Office of Inspector General Rep. Daniel P. Reilly (R-Dist. More...

Meet ZanRicky

SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL MUSICIANS

Most married couples work separate jobs and come home at night to relax together. But there’s one local husband and- wi fe team who spends evenings writing, rehearsing and performing as a high energy acoustic duo. Meet ZanRicky.  More...