December 10, 2015 RSS feed / News Briefs

Expanded Programming at Boys & Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club of Newport County has a new program plan and design for the North End Clubhouse located at 1 York Street at the Florence Gray Center. More...

For What It’s Worth

Pictured is a very large porcelain centerpiece. Wanting to know the manufacturer, it was necessary to take it apart. After much effort the three sections revealed no manufacturer marks. More...

Apply for Sports Grant by Jan. 1

The Michael E. McCarthy Scholarship Fund has announced that the next round of applications for its Youth Sports Grants are due Jan. 1.  More...

Preschool Open Gym

The Newport Recreation Department will be hosting Preschool Open Gym beginning Monday, Jan. 4, at The Hut on Mondays and Thursdays from 10 -11:30 a.m. for children up to five years of age to run and play. More...

Adapted After School Club Offered

The Newport YMCA adapted physical activity department is offering an Adapted After School Club for individuals with disabilities. More...

Newport Parkinson’s Support Group

The next meeting of the Newport Parkinson’s Support Group is Saturday, Dec. 19, at 10 a.m. at Newport Hospital. Patients and/or caregivers are welcome to attend. More...

Submariner Meeting

The R.I. Base of the United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Dec. 17. The meeting will open at 7 p.m. at the R.I. More...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the candidates for State Senate District 11 who are running to replace Christopher Ottiano, who resigned. Each candidate will make a presentation and take questions from the audience.  The forum will be held Thursday, Dec. 17, at 8 p.m. More...

Broadway Meeting

Anyone interested in disucssing issues related to the ongoing Broadway construction is invited to a meeting on Monday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. at the Corner Cafe.   More...

Carolers Welcome

The public is invited to join the Thompson Middle School Chorus for the annual Broadway Caroling event on Tuesday, Dec. More...

ALT Art Winners

Julia Victor (Melville Elementary School), Maizy Nunes, above (Gaudet Middle School), and Julia Hugard (Middletown High School) were declared the winners from the dozens of entries received in the Aquidneck Land Trust’s art contest. More...

Custom House Coffee Lets Liquor License Go

After three years of experimenting with liquor sales, Custom House Coffee, located at 796 Aquidneck Ave. in Middletown, is sticking to the brew it knows best — beans.  More...

Middletown Tree Lighting

The Middletown Senior Center will be hosting the town of Middletown’s tree-lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m., at 630 Green End Ave. More...

Lyme Support Group

The monthly Lyme Support Group will meet Thursday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m., and every third Thursday of the month, at Harbor House, 111 Washington St. (between Van Zandt and Battery). More...

Baby Steps

Baby Steps, a program for parents and caregivers of infants and children up to three years old, will hold its next session on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 9:30 a.m. at the Florence Gray Center. More...