December 17, 2015 RSS feed / News Briefs

Mosaic Club Continues to Give

The Mosaic Club of Newport County has donated televisions and much needed personal items to the Rhode Island Veterans Home for Christmas.  Membership in the Mosaic Club is open to those interested in and dedicated to furthering the aims and purp More...

Salve Shoe Drive

Salve Regina University is hosting a shoe drive to benefit youthin need. Shoes of all types and sizes can be dropped off at the Wakehurst, room 201 until mid-March. For larger donations, call the Office of Community Service at 401- 341-2440. More...

LEGO Quest

Children ages 5 – 12 years old are invited to LEGO Quest on Saturday, Jan. 2 at 11:00 a.m. For this special LEGO session, kids will be given a challenge to complete with the LEGO bricks inspired by legoquestkids. blogspot.com.  More...

School Vacation Meals Offered

A free lunchtime meal and activities for Newport children up to age 18 will be offered during the school vacation.  More...

Y Safety Classes

In January, the Newport YMCA is offering CPR/AED first aid training, lifeguard re-certification and training, and a safe baby sitter class. For more information, contact Jim Farrell, Aquatics Director, at 401-847- 9200 x108 or jimf@newportymca.org. More...

Accused Killer Pleads Not Guilty

The Middletown woman charged with killing Rachel S. Kilroy, 34, in their Middletown apartment in August pleaded not guilty to one count of domestic murder in Newport Superior Court last week.  More...

For What It’s Worth

We frequently have visitors drop by with a childhood Christmas present inquiring about its value. A lady recently brought in a Steiff Lady Bug trolly that she received in 1954 when she was 3 years old. More...

Sing with the Choristers

The Newport Navy Choristers is currently seeking new singers in all voice ranges to sing for the upcoming 2016 musical season in January. More...

Project Re-give

Hogan Associates is partnering with Lucy’s Hearth and The Women’s Resource Center for the third annual Project Re-Give program. Instead of returning unwanted or duplicate gifts, consider donating items for adults and children and toys. 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...

Free Admission Extended

Preservation Society of Newport County CEO & Executive Director Trudy Coxe has announced that residents of Newport will continue to receive free admission to the Newport Mansions for calendar year 2016, extending an offer that began last June in More...