March 3, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

Broadway Update

Anyone interested in hearing the latest updates to the Broadway Streetscape project are invited to attend the next Broadway Merchants’ Association meeting on Tuesday, March 8, at 6 p.m. at the Corner Cafe. More...

Pint Night

A “Pint Night” fundraiser to support Newport’s St. Patrick’s Day March 12 parade will be held at The Wharf Pub on Sunday, March 6, from 2 -5 p.m. A dollar of every Newport Storm purchased will go to the parade committee. More...

Food Certification

The Newport Community School’s Aquidneck Island Adult Learning Center is offering the Food Service and Sanitation Re- Certification class on March 9 and 10 from 4 - 7 p.m. The cost of the class is $90. More...

Friends of the Waterfront Meeting

Friends of the Waterfront will meet on Thursday, March 10, at 6 p.m. in the Stride Room at the Newport Public Library. Agenda items will include the Harbor Walk, public access issues and the status of existing and proposed dinghy planters . More...

Baby Steps Program

Baby Steps, a program for parents and caregivers of infants and children up to three years old, will hold its next session on Saturday, March 5, at 9:30 a.m. at the Florence Gray Center. All Newport County residents are welcome. More...

Police Parade

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

ALN Education Fourm

The Alliance for a Livable Newport (ALN) will hold its first public forum of the year when leaders of Newport’s public schools provide highlights of its five-year strategic plan. More...

Diabetes Support Group

The monthly diabetes support group sponsored by the Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will be held on Thursday, March 10, from 1 - 2 p.m. at the Edward King Senior Center, 35 King St. More...

Garden Club of Middletown Meeting

The Garden Club of Middletown will hold its first meeting for 2016 on Tuesday, March 8, at 12:30 p.m. It will be at the Church of the Holy Cross,1439 West Main Road, Middletown. The program will include a pot luck luncheon. More...

Potter Pet U

The next Potter Pet University will discuss osteoarthritis. It will be held Wednesday, March 9, from 6 - 7 p.m. at the Potter League, Middletown.  More...

Neighborhood Grants

The Aquidneck Land Trust invites neighborhood groups and coalitions to apply for the 2016 Merritt Neighborhood Fund Grant to conserve the island’s small open spaces. Grants range from $100 to $2,500. Applications may be found at ailt.org. More...

Brain Injury Support Group

The support group is an opportunity for individuals with brain injuries, family and friends to come together to provide mutual support and assistance in coping with the consequences of brain injury.  More...