January 7, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

Free Bryant Bulldogs Clinic

Coach Tim O’Shea and the Bryant University men’s basketball team will give a basketball clinic and demonstration for girls and boys in grades 5 - 8 on Monday, Jan. 11, from 3:30 - 5 p.m. at St. More...

Mighty Mights

The Newport YMCA is offering a parent-and-me 3-year-olds class, Mighty Mights, which features a different sport each week such as basketball, baseball, and soccer. The Mighty Mights costs are $55 for a member and $75 for a non-member. More...

‘Crisis ISIS’

On Jan. 12, The League of Women Voters, Newport County is presenting a talk by George Kassis entitled “Crisis ISIS: An Alternative View” at St. John’s the Evangelist Church, 61 Poplar St. More...

Little League Softball Workouts Begin

Newport Softball is offering several indoor workouts at the Rogers High School gym. They will be held from 3-4:30 p.m. on Saturdays, Jan. 9 and 23, Feb. 6 and 27 and March 5. More...

CPR Review Classes

The Newport County YMCA will be offering CPR/AED First Aid review classes on Mondays Jan 11, Feb. 15 and March 14 from 6 - 9 p.m., and Saturdays Jan. 30, Feb. 27 and March 26 from noon - 3 p.m. More...

Horse Association

Members of the Aquidneck Island Horse Association will meet on Jan. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on Shove Street, Tiverton. For more information, call Paul Bernard at 401 418-0208, or Richard Urban at 508-672-7588.   More...

Tree Collection Week of Jan. 11

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

College Financial Aid Seminars Offered

Financial aid professionals will be available at Rogers High School, Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m. and at Middletown High School Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. 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, Jan. 9, at 9:30 a.m. at the Florence Gray Center. All Newport County residents are welcome. More...

Youth Basketball

Registration is now open for the Newport County YMCA youth basketball season for ages 4 through15. The season runs from Jan. 16 – March 5. The cost to play for ages six and up is $65 for Y members, $85 for non-members. (ages 4 and 5 is $55 and $75). More...

Housing Hotline Emergency Meeting

Because of the sudden cold temperatures, the Housing Hotline is holding an emergency meeting to discuss how to help the community’s homeless population. The meeting will be Friday, Jan. 8, at 11 a.m. More...

Broadway Workshop

On Wednesday, Jan. 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...

Basketball Clinic

The Newport County YMCA is holding a basketball skills clinic featuring Chris Herren, Brian Doyle, and Bob Hole. The clinic is for children ages 8-10 and will be held at the Y on Sunday, Jan. 10, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. More...