February 25, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

Annual Emerging Artists’ Show

The opening reception for the Portsmouth Arts Guild Annual Emerging Artists Show will be held on Sunday, Feb. 28, from 2 - 4 p.m. at the Guild Gallery, 2679 East Main Road, Portsmouth (next to Saint Paul’s Church).  More...

Romans’ Lasting Legacy in France

The Alliance Française of Newport will host a program titled “Roman Architecture in France” on Sunday, March 6, at the Portsmouth Free Library, from 2 - 4 p.m.  More...

NACTC Info Night

Students, parents, family members, educators, business leaders and community members from across Newport County are invited to learn about the Newport Area Career & Technical Center (NACTC) programs. More...

Broadway Merchants Group Welcomes All

The following businesses have joined together to form the Broadway Merchants Group in order to stay informed regarding the progress of the Broadway streetscape. More...

Spring Project Moves Forward with Input

The Historic Newport Town Spring Leadership Committee is launching the planning and design of the Historic Newport Town Spring with a public informational meeting on Tuesday, March 1, at the Colony House, from 6 - 7 p.m. More...

Police Parade

Plans are underway for the 33rd annual National Police Parade to be held Sunday, May 1. More...

Choristers Spring Concert in March

The Newport Navy Choristers, under the direction of JoAnn Loewenthal, will present its “Music for a Sunday Afternoon” concert on Sunday, March 13, at 4 p.m., at St. Barnabas Church on 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth. More...

Lucy’s Hearth Volunteers

Lucy’s Hearth had a busy holiday season assisting 156 moms and children in their Emergency Shelter Program. More...

Scholarships

~ AOH Ladies Scholarship The Newport Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians is awarding a scholarship to a female student attending a Catholic high school who is entering the 10th grade. More...

Rogers CyberPatriot Team Wins First in State

The Rogers High School’s Cyber- Patriot team’s performance recently earned Rhode Island’s First Place Award in the eighth season of CyberPatriot – the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. More...

Constituent Meeting Rescheduled

Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport) will host a constituent meeting Saturday, March 5, at 10 a.m. at the Newport Public Library. The event was originally scheduled Feb. 8, but had to be rescheduled due to inclement weather.  More...

‘Spread the Ed’

Bike Newport Night is back! In its fifth year, the event “Spread the Ed” will raise funds for bike and road user safety education and will support developing school curriculum and training on Thursday, March 3 from 6 - 9 p.m. More...

‘The Splash’

“The Splash” is a quarter-mile charity challenge obstacle course and cold water plunge at Easton’s Beach on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. to kick off registration for Save The Bay’s 40th annual swim in August. More...

For What It’s Worth

In a recent email asking about a covered sugar bowl, we identified it as being made at the Sandwich Glass Factory in Sandwich, Mass. More...