February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Around Town

City Manager Evaluations Continue

Newport councilors are still mum on how close they are to naming the city’s next manager.  Three councilors contacted by Newport This Week on Tuesday, Feb. More...

Rogers Makes the Honor Roll

Rogers High School is one of 130 school districts in the U.S. being recognized for creating opportunities for traditionally under-represented students. More...

Toll Opponents Consider Options

Aquidneck Island’s legislative delegation largely lined up behind party leadership as they cast votes for the controversial truck tolling plan that made its way through legislative committee and floor debates within a few days’ time and w More...

Warming Center Met Need

The young bride arrived in the bitter cold, already adorned in her gown, one of two women who wed their grooms at Seamen’s Church Institute over Valentine’s Day weekend.  More...

Winter Architectural Edification

Winter is a time when Newport slows down. More...

Music and Entertainment

Thursday, February 18 Norey's–Big Band Swingin’ Jazz Night, 7:30-10:30 p.m.   More...

Children’s Library Programs

Friday, February 19  Toddler Arts and Crafts Children ages 18 months-5 years hear a story then create an art or craft related to the story, Redwood Library’s Ballard Annex, 10 Redwood St., 10-11 a.m., 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org. More...

Vikings Hold Off Plucky Islanders, 48-42

Both Advance to D-II Playoffs

Two teams heading in different directions, whose basketball fortunes were each reversed at midseason, tipped off in the final game of the regular season on Tuesday, Feb. 16. More...

Celebrating Black History Month

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Little League Clinics and Registration

Newport Little League will hold several clinics in the next two months.  . The softball clinics (ages 7 and up) will be held on Saturday, Feb. 27 and March 5 at Rogers High School, from 3-4:30 p.m. Sneakers must be worn, no cleats. More...

Problems Vexing Triplett Property

The tenants at the city-owned “White House” that fronts Broadway on the former Triplett School property have been experiencing some less-than-ideal working conditions.  More...

Annual Members Show Winners

Despite the snowstorm, a record number of artists and guests attended Newport Art Museum's opening on Feb. 12. More...

SPOTLIGHT ON LOCAL MUSICIANS

Meet Atwater-Donnelly

There’s a local duo making their living traveling the country, playing traditional American and Celtic folk music. Plus, they happen to be husband and wife. Meet Atwater-Donnelly.  More...

gWinter Fest Eventsk

For a complete list of events, visit newportwinterfestivl.com

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DINNER & A MOVIE

Oscars 2016: A Tight Race Involving Race

The promotional poster for this year’s Academy Awards presentation reads: “We all dream in gold.” The trademark statuette is lighted from the side so that it appears to be outlined in a splash worthy of one of Jackson Pollock’ More...

New Arrivals

Heather Glazier and Miguel Barrientos of Newport are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Allessandra Elisabeth Barrientos on Feb. 4, 2016.  Abigail Little and David Bennett Jr. More...