June 11, 2015 RSS feed / Around Town

'The Golden Age of Hollywood'

StyleWeek Northeast and Child & Family will present “Au Courant” on Friday, June 26, at Ochre Court. Once again, Au Courant will benefit Child & Family’s community programs. More...

Hospital Auxiliary Presents Gift

Newport Hospital Auxiliary’s recent fundraising efforts resulted in the presentation of a check in the amount of $14,000 to the Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at the hospital. More...

Legislators Focus on Jobs and Economy

As the 2015 General Assembly winds down in the next few weeks, its legacy will be all about jobs and the economy, according to Newport area lawmakers.  In that spirit, the House and Senate voted last week to raise Rhode Island’s minimum wa More...

Carson Winding Up First Year

With less than three weeks remaining for lawmakers to wrap up this year’s legislative business, Rep. Lauren Carson, D-Newport, knows that her remaining days in Providence will entail lots of hard work.  More...

Headmaster Sees Students As Newport’s Leaders

On Wednesday, June 10, John Zurn, the new headmaster at St. Michael’s Country Day School, said goodbye to his first class of eighth graders as they tossed their graduation hats into the air. More...

A One-Night Performance

The Jamestown Community Theatre in collaboration with the James town Arts Center presents “An Evening of Judy Garland” a special, one-night only event on Friday, June 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Arts Center. More...

Live Music and Entertainment

Thursday, June 11  Midtown Oyster Bar-The Playboys, 8-11 p.m.  Friday, June 12  Atlantic Beach Club–Mac Chrupcala Trio, 8 p.m.-midnight  Hotel Viking–The Playboys, 7-11 p.m. More...

WWII Hero to Be Honored

A memorial service for Lt. Robert E. More...

Girls on the Run

Cluny School students recently participated in the Girls On The Run 5K held at Roger Williams Park. The girls participated in 10 weeks of activities to help them safely train as runners, and build a sense of self and a commitment to healthy living. More...

Women's Sailing Recognizes Local

Juliette (Judy) Clagett McLennan, of Portsmouth, was recently presented with the Sister Esther Whalen Sailing Achievement Award during the National Women’s Sailing banquet at Ochre Court. More...

Abney Reviews 2015 Session

As Rhode Island lawmakers enter the traditionally busy final weeks of their annual session on Smith Hill, Rep. More...

Superintendent Outlines District Goals

As the fiscal year draws to a close, Newport Schools' Superintendent Colleen Jermain outlined an ambitious set of strategic goals at a school committee meeting on Tuesday, June 9. More...

The Two Sides of Wilson's Story Shine

DINNER & A MOVIE

There are many good reasons why Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys fame is played by two actors in “Love & Mercy,” the story of Wilson’s creative genius and his struggles with mental illness, the residue of an abusive childhood. More...

Comedy Series Tickets on Sale Now

Three headliners in one show will kick off the 15th Newport Comedy series on July 25 at the Newport Hyatt. It’s The Laughs & Luck of the Irish starring Juston McKinney, Ray Harrington and Mike Donovan. More...

Meet Meehan-Krous

SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL MUSICIANS

Sometimes, less is more. Both of this week’s featured musicians have played in large bands with drummers, vocalists and horns. And they’ve logged a fair amount of miles, schlepping their gear to weddings and bar gigs. More...

NEW ARRIVALS

Nancy and Joshua Berman of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their son Aiden Michael Berman on June 6, 2015.  Jillian and Seth Chiaro of Portsmouth are proud to announce the birth of their son Cayden James Chiaro on June 4, 2015.   More...