December 3, 2015 RSS feed / News Briefs

Music Honors

On Nov. 21, several Rogers High School musicians auditioned for All-State at Moses Brown. More...

ACA Scholarship

The Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County (ACA) announced that it has awarded its annual BridgeFest Scholarship to trumpet player William Chilton, a 2013 Rogers High School graduate and junior at the University of Rhode Island, majoring in m More...

Diabetes Support Group

The Diabetes Support Group will meet at the Edward King Senior Center on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. The guest speaker will be pharmacist Dr. More...

Friends of Cook Pond Meeting

Members of the Friends of Cook Pond will meet at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on Shove Street in Tiverton on Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The main agenda item will be the election of officers. More...

Youth Basketball

Registration is now open for the Newport County YMCA youth basketball season. The season runs from Jan. 16 – March 5. Ages four and five will play at either 10 a.m. or 11 a.m., six- and seven-year-olds will play at noon or 1 p.m. More...

Navy Provides $1.32 Billion to Local Economy

The presence of the U.S. Navy in Newport has generated an estimated $1.32 billion in economic impact to the area, a 25 percent increase over the previous year’s impact.  Figures were finalized for the fiscal year ending Sept. More...

Fundraiser for NOWZAD

Thursday, Dec. 10 at Cappy’s Bar, 8 Memorial Blvd., tips will go to NOWZAD, Afghanistan’s only animal clinic and shelter. NOWZAD has helped send more than 700 cats and dogs to homes with U.S. and coalition service members. More...

NBS Offers a One-Day ‘Mini Camp’

The Norman Bird Sanctuary will offer a mini camp on Saturday, Dec. 19 for youth in grades K-6. Children can be dropped at the sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, and enjoy a day filled with seasonal nature exploration, games and crafts. More...

Brain Injury Support Group

The support group is an opportunity for individuals with brain injury, family and friends to come together to provide mutual support and assistance in coping with the consequences of brain injury.  More...