February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Opinion

EDITORIAL

Hoaxes Mar Newport’s 'Sleepy' Time

This sleepy time of year during Newport’s off-season received a jolt of unwanted energy this week as cowardly, anonymous pranksters used their apparent technology know-how to disrupt the city’s three public schools with automated telephoned threats t More...

Join the Cancer Crushers Team

To the Editor: I read your recent article about Mr. Crowley and Mrs. Martin. As a 12-year-old, I’m too young to donate bone marrow. My dad is too old. But I think many students and older people around Newport really want to help Mr. Crowley and Mrs. More...

General Assembly Highlights

. Adults trained in concussions at youth events Legislation was submitted that would refine the law on guidelines for concussions at school and youth programs. More...

Think Big About City's Future

in·flec·tion point Definition: A time of significant change in a situation. A turning point after which a dramatic change, with either positive or negative results, is expected to result. 2016 is a year of significance in Newport’s evolution. More...

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Solar Program Deadline

To the Editor: The Solarize Aquidneck Program will end on Feb. 15. To be part of the program, all solar array installation contracts must be signed by Feb. 15. More...

Landscapes for the Future

To the Editor: The city of Newport is awash with commissions, planning task forces, and even some landscape projects to increase the amount of green on the island. More...

Happy Year of the Monkey: A Time for Risk-Takers

The oldest and most venerated celebration in China is the Spring Festival, known to Westerners as the Chinese New Year. More...