2015-08-20 / Around Town

Newport in Bloom 2015 Awards


First Place in Residential Awards, 1 Vicksburg Place First Place in Residential Awards, 1 Vicksburg Place Nearly 115 entries were judged citywide for the return of this year’s Newport in Bloom competition. At the awards ceremony on Aug. 19 the winners in the various categories were recognized.

The Best Overall Garden City Wide was presented to Ron Barr and Nancy Scott for their garden at 82 Bridge St.

The Best Overall Container Award was given to Helen Behan at 11 Harrison Ave.

Residential Awards – Area 1
First Place: 1 Vicksburg Place–Elsie
Lombard
Second Place: 63 Third Street–Carol Nagle
Third Place: 13 Bayside– Linda &
Mark Narbey
Container Awards – Area 1
First Place: 12 Sunshine Ct. – Peter
& Nancy Lalli
Second Place: 65 Third Street – Pat
Ludwig
Third Place: 32 Prescott Hall Road–
Maureen Zeigler
Newcomer Award – Area 1
107 Washington Street–Todd & Lisa
Stuart

During the recent Senior Week celebration hosted by Newport’s Edward King House Senior Center, Blenheim-Newport resident Bill Clarke enjoyed a round of miniature golf with Kellen Gravel, the community's programming assistant. During the recent Senior Week celebration hosted by Newport’s Edward King House Senior Center, Blenheim-Newport resident Bill Clarke enjoyed a round of miniature golf with Kellen Gravel, the community's programming assistant. Residential Awards – Area 2
First Place: 70 Ellery Road–Shelle
Walker
Second Place: 38 Holten Avenue–
Nancy Oliveira
Third Place: 162-1 Rhode Island
Avenue–Beverly Black
Container Awards – Area 2
First Place: 55 Kay Street–Elaine
Souza
Second Place: 6 Keeher Avenue–
Kevin Martin
Third Place: 103 Kay Boulevard–
Bette Reed
Residential Awards – Area 3:
First Place: 49 Bateman Avenue–
Harry & Deborah Winthrop
Second Place: 17 Sylvan Avenue–
Mike Hattub
Third Place: 81 Annandale Road–
Lily Royal
Container Awards – Area 3
First Place: 90 Middleton Avenue–
Michele Douglas
Second Place: 13 Coddington
Wharf–Marion Maroney
Third Place Tie: 30 Thomas Street–
Sue Tierney
26 Thomas Street—Henry & Joann
Rosemont

Best Overall Garden City-Wide 82 Bridge Street, Ron Barr and Nancy Scott. Best Overall Garden City-Wide 82 Bridge Street, Ron Barr and Nancy Scott. Newcomer Award – Area 3
7 South Baptist Street–Kate Hakkonsen

Family And Senior Development Awards City-Wide
First Place: Karen Gibbs–25 Chapel
Terrace
Second Place: Egbertina Olson–
38B Earl Avenue
Third Place: Joyce Booth–38A Earl
Avenue

Honorable Mention:
29D Chapel Street–David Manning
31D DeBlois Street –Anne Gadoury
31A DeBlois Street–Patrick Dupont
15B Pond Avenue–Donna Gibson &
Steven Restivo
31C DeBlois Street–Christine Petrarca

Bed And Breakfast Awards
Anna Pell House–26 Mary Street –
Katie Dyer and
Nord Lange
Large Business Awards City-Wide
First Place: Viking Hotel
Second Place: Brick Market Place–
Mark of Pleasant Surprise
Third Place: Bellevue Gardens–
Aram Garabedian
Honorable Mention:
Long Wharf Mall–Bruce Cotta
Gateway Visitor’s Center–Evan
Smith
Small Business Awards City-Wide
First Place: Memorial Funeral Home
375 Broadway,Kurt Edenbach
Second Place: La Forge Casino Restaurant 186 Bellevue –Peter Crowley Third Place: LoRusso Café 580
Thames Street –Tony LoRusso
Honorable Mention:
O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home 375
Broadway—Charlie & Patty Hayes
Red Parrot 348 Thames Street
Brick Alley Pub 140 Thames
Street—Ralph Plumb
Reading Room 29 Bellevue Avenue
Bayberry Inn 20 Kay Street—Jennifer Balch
Miller Scott and Holbrook 122 Touro Street—Turner Scott
Fifth Element 111 Broadway—Brad
Cherevaty Frank & Anna Doyle
Sarah Kendall House 47 Washington St—Fran & Bryan Babcock
Newport Sweet Shoppe 82 William
Street—Amanda Bryan
Special Awards for Public Plantings
First Place:
America’s Cup Avenue – Bourne
Green – Jonathon Bourne
Second Place:
Jesus Saviour Church, 1 Vernon Avenue– Father Francis O’Loughlin
Honorable Mention:
Newport Public Library – Seaside
Garden Club, Jean Wood
Columbus Statue – Seaside Garden
Club, Pat Olechnowicz


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