December 31, 2015 RSS feed / News Briefs

Pharmacist Grant

Visiting Nurse Services has announced that the van Beuren Charitable Foundation has awarded a $78,000 grant to URI College of Pharmacy in partnership with VNS to expand the PharmD Resident program. More...

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Judith P. Rosenthal, Gordon Johnson, and Alicia Jones presented the Gordon Johnson Memorial Scholarship Award to Jennifer Rivera. More...

Gordy Johnson Scholarship Awarded

Jennifer Rivera, the 2015 Boys & Girls Club of Newport County’s Youth of the Year, was awarded the Gordon Johnson Memorial Scholarship of $1,000 for pursuit of her college education and hopes to pursue a computer science degree. More...

New Director Acknowledged

Brenda Nienhouse, executive director of the Newport Opera House Theater and Performing Arts Center was one of 16 named statewide from politicians and business leaders, to decision makers and even the Providence College basketball team, as people or e More...

Tree Collection

In Newport and Middletown, holiday trees will be collected curbside during the week of Jan. 11 on residents’ regularly scheduled collection day. More...

For What It’s Worth

Do you have a treasured item and want to know “what it’s worth?” Send an image, as hi-res as possible, directly to Santi at: drawrm@hotmail.com or 152 Spring St., Newport.   More...

Waterfront Meeting

Friends of the Waterfront will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, Jan. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. More...

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Brenda Nienhouse, executive director, and Bill Martin, of Newport, confer on the renovation plans for the Opera House Theater, which is among the 10 oldest surviving opera houses in America. More...

West Begins Series

Darrell West, a former Brown University professor and author of 20 books, will kick off the Newport Art Museum’s 88th annual Winter Speaker Series on Saturday, Jan. 9, at 2 p.m. in the museum’s Griswold House. More...