September 10, 2015 RSS feed / Around Town

ALT Golf Tournament

Each summer, the Aquidneck Land Trust holds a golf tournament at the Newport National Golf Club, an ALT-conserved property. This year, the event drew 90 golfers and $30,000 was raised for the Aquidneck Land Trust. More...

Seen in 'Martha Stewart Weddings 2015'

Brothers Jordan and Evan Carbotti are carrying on the legacy of their father Richard Carbotti with his Perfect Surroundings Int’l. event design company. More...

Streetlight Program Offers Potential Savings

According to a National Grid inventory, the City of Newport has 2,201 streetlights. The total annual cost of keeping the lights bright and in operating order is approximately $575,000.  More...

Newport Open Space Planning Meeting

Five local organizations have created a partnership to develop a comprehensive master plan for trees, parks and open space in the City of Newport. More...

Ice Rink Future Still Murky

With little more than three months before winter officially begins, doubt continues to shroud the question of whether Newport will have an outdoor skating rink for the 2015-2016 season.  More...

Scheduling Examined at Rogers High School

Newport Schools Superintendent Colleen Jermain is looking into ways to adjust scheduling at Rogers High School to best meet students’ needs while saving money and time.  More...

Amateur Sailors Return to Newport

The popularity of the biennial Invitational Cup, which was run for the first time in 2009, directly correlates to it being a one-design regatta for large boats. More...

Aged Icons Creak in 'A Walk in the Woods'

Two icons of American cinema, Robert Redford and Nick Nolte, set off to hike the Appalachian Trail, 2,180 miles of wooded wilderness running from Georgia to Maine, in the new buddy caper comedy, “A Walk in the Woods.”  More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, September 10  Newport Blues Cafe–Groovin' You, 10 p.m.  Friday, September 11  Atlantic Beach Club–Mac Chrupcala Trio, 8 p.m.-midnight  La Forge Casino Restaurant–Dave Manuel on Piano, 7-11 p.m.   More...

Pumpkin Patch Volunteers Wanted

Now in its seventh year, the Pumpkin Patch is a three-week long pumpkin sale held on the lawn between Trinity Church and Queen Anne Square. More...

MHS Girls Soccer Wins 5-0

GAME OF THE WEEK

When Middletown High School senior forward Julia Hugard fired in a goal late in the first half to break a scoreless tie against Div.-IIIA foe Cranston High School East on Tuesday, Sept. More...

New Director Welcomed

Supporters of the Newport Opera House and Performing Arts Center gathered late last month for a welcome reception honoring Brenda Nienhouse, the new executive director for the Opera House at the recently-restored Seaweed carriage house.  Dancers More...

Breakers Welcome Center Gets Financial Boost

The Preservation Society of Newport County announced on Tuesday, Sept. 8, that the trustees of The Helen D. More...

For What It’s Worth

We get lots of tourist in our gallery throughout the year including foreign visitors. Surprisingly, foreign visitors ask if we have any vintage Rhode Island license plates. More...

Council Waits to Vote on School Contract

Over 100 teachers turned up at the Middletown Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 8, as the council met in a closed-door meeting with school officials to discuss a potential contract ratification. More...

Farmers Markets

Aquidneck Growers' Market at Newport Vineyards & Winery, 909 East Main Rd., Middletown, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Memorial Boulevard, Newport, Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m. More...

Meet the New Mates

Due to its size; the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry requires that all of its first and second mates carry a minimum of a U.S. Coast Guard 500-Ton Oceans License. More...

Meet Stu Sinclair

SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL MUSICIANS

Sometimes people become full-time musicians in spite of themselves. More...

Seniors Stay 'School Happy'

School bells are ringing all around the nation, but not just for children. They also ring for those seniors who take advantage of the courses, classes, and seminars that are being offered at many senior centers throughout the country.  More...

Jewish High Holidays

Temple Shalom  The High Holidays schedule at Temple Shalom, 223 Valley Road, Middletown is as follows. For more information, call 401-846-9002.   More...