January 28, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

Portsmouth's Controversial Icon Disappears

Between circling helicopters (curiosity factor) and the arrival of cranes and backhoes, the ill-fated windmill located at Portsmouth High School is going out in a blaze of glory. More...

Troop 82 Celebrates Golden Anniversary

Portsmouth Boy Scout Troop 82 celebrated 50 years of scouting at a special anniversary dinner on Jan. 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Tiverton. More...

Addition Planned for Midtown Oyster Bar

The Newport Zoning Board of Review has unanimously approved a petition from the Midtown Oyster Bar, 345 Thames St., to construct a 1,021-square-foot addition with a rooftop deck at the rear of the restaurant’s present building. More...

Zoning Board OKs Broadway Projects

With Broadway’s protracted makeover still in progress, a pair of private projects will be making their own contributions to the changing streetscape. More...

Build – Play – Build Again

Local libraries spark imagination with special LEGO times for creative and collaborative play. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, January 28 Norey's–Jazz, 8 p.m. Sportsman Club–Kohaug Allstars, 7:30-11 p.m. Friday, January 29 More...

Director to Retire

“I love the Potter League,” said Christie Smith. “I love it for the staff and volunteers who every day put their hearts on the line to help animals and their people. I love how 'Enriching Lives' has become our mantra.” More...

Huge Turnout for Bone Marrow Screening

They stood in line by the hundreds – an expectant mother, teens still in school, a man on crutches, another in a foot cast – serpentined around the walls of the Pell School gymnasium on Monday, Jan. 25. More...

Clarification:

The above image of Joe Cardona that appeared on page 9 in the Jan. 21 edition of Newport This Week was taken by Dave Hansen a Newport Daily News photographer. More...

SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL MUSICIANS

Meet Anthony Daniels

There’s one local musician who built his guitar from wood reclaimed from an old sailboat he restored. And although the guitar looks a little funky, the sound it gives off is quite rich. Who knew? Meet Anthony Daniels. More...

Islanders Bury Davies, 54-25 – Stay Unbeaten

Mark your calendars now – Feb. 11 at the Middletown High School gymnasium. Middletown High School girls varsity basketball coach Michael Yates predicted both his Islander team and Mt. St. More...