November 12, 2015 RSS feed / Around Town

The Mechanics of 'Messiah'

By Betsy Sherman Walker More...

Scout Earns Eagle Award

Boy Scout Troop 82, sponsored by Saint Mary's Episcopal Church in Portsmouth, awarded Neil Ross the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor earlier in the fall. More...

Councilors Disagree on Setting Strategy

When Newport City Councilors sat down at an informal workshop on Saturday, Nov. More...

Progress Made to End Homelessness

Thanks to the efforts of statewide, regional and local social service agencies, some progress is being made in addressing the recurrent problem of homelessness. But society has to address the causal reasons for disassociation to minimize its effects. More...

Clarke Cooke House's Method for the Perfect Turkey

Chef Ted Gidley shares his recipe that the Clarke Cooke House has been using for their Thanksgiving dinner menu for over 20 years.  Prepare the brine. Don’t stuff the turkey; stuffing should be made on the side.  More...

Aztec Two-Step Concert at St. John’s

On Saturday, Nov. 21, enjoy an evening with the legendary folkrock duo Aztec Two-Step at St. John’s Guild Hall, 61 Poplar St. More...

WHERE TO EAT

Map Legend

For more information about these restaurants, please see their display ads found on the pages of this week’s edition of Newport This Week.  1) Ben’s Chili Dogs, 158 Broadway, Newport  2) Norey's, 156 Broadway, Newport   More...

Photo

Blink Gallery will hold an opening of its first annual Mini Art Show on Saturday, Nov. 14, with a reception from 2 - 5 p.m. at 478 Thames St. More...

Twin River Makes Final Council Appeal

After a summer of charrettes, public presentations, and dozens of meetings involving over 1,200 area residents, Twin River Management Group made its final overtures to the Tiverton Town Council on Monday, Nov. More...

Ice Rink Prospects Brighten

Following what was described as a recent burst of corporate contributions, backers of Newport’s downtown outdoor ice skating rink are hopeful that they will take in the $150,000 that they now say is needed to reopen the facility next month.&nbs More...

Schools Discuss Phone and Meal Policies

At their Nov. 10 meeting, the Newport School Committee didn’t discuss the cellular tower on school grounds that has upset abutters, but did address the cell phones in use at Rogers High School that depend on the tower's signal.  More...

Newport Restaurant Week Through Nov. 15

For full menus, visit discovernewportrestaurantweek.org  Brix Restaurant, 909 E. Main Rd., 401-848-5161   More...

Meet Soulfish

SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL MUSICIANS

This week’s featured musicians have posted their band’s recipe on their Facebook page: “Take a heaping helping of soul, a generous portion of funk and R & B, and sprinkle with rock and ska. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, November 12  Norey's–Big Band, 7-10 p.m. More...

Middletown Girls Reclaim D-III Soccer Championship

The Middletown girls soccer team brought their A-game and plenty of grit from its senior-laden roster to Rhode Island College on Sunday, Nov. 8 and it paid off big time in the Division III final of the state high school soccer tournament. More...