January 7, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Photographer Featured Museum Series

Do you have a favorite image of boats sailing in Newport? Can you remember it? There’s a good chance it was taken by Onne van der Wal, whose gallery is on Bannister’s Wharf.  More...

Chickens Fine for Now

To the chagrin of objecting neighbors, the Newport Zoning Board of Review has given its continuing approval for a chicken coop at 36 Caswell Ave., at least for a few months. More...

Meet The MetroGnomes

This week’s featured musicians came together as an accidental group. When Middletowner John Burnham was away on a business trip 10 years ago, his wife, Rachel Balaban, started a folk group in their living room. More...

Bereavement Support Group

A six-week bereavement support group will be offered by the Visiting Nurse Services of Newport & Bristol Counties and Atria Aquidneck Place on Thursdays from noon - 1:30 p.m., from Jan. 21 to Feb. More...

Newport Councilors Take Stock

In a year highlighted by Broadway construction, North End developments, union contracts, and the continuing search for a city manager, Newport City Councilors were busy in 2015. More...

New Arrivals

Jessica Costa of Newport is proud to announce the birth of her son Jaxon David Costa on Dec. 28, 2015.  Mary Nice and David Davis II of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Magnolia Marie Nice Davis on Jan. 3, 2016.   More...

DiPalma Backs Truck Tolls

State Sen. Louis P. More...

Discovery of CTE Portrayed in 'Concussion'

When a Pittsburgh-based neurpathologist presents his findings about the devastating effects of concussions on football players to a supportive but wary boss (Cyril Wecht, played by Albert Brooks), he is told, “The NFL ((National Football League) owns More...

Music & Entertainment

Friday, January 8 Buskers Pub–Mike Warner & Friends, 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Hotel Viking–Mark Gorman, 7-11 p.m. Jo's American Bistro–John Monllas & Joanne Rodina, 7-10 p.m. More...

Vikings Hoopsters Wrecked by Mariners, 70-31

The Rogers High School Vikings dropped to 0-3 on the young season in Division II play after a 70-31 thrashing at the hands of a disciplined Narragansett High School Mariners team Tuesday, Jan. 4, at home. More...

Community Meals

Thursday, January 7 7:30 a.m.– MLK Center 20 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd. 5 p.m.–St. Paul's Methodist (food by Ports. Methodist) 12 Marlborough St. Friday, January 8 7:30 a.m.– MLK Center 20 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd. 5 p.m. More...