March 24, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

The Genesis of Child & Family

In 1866, the attention of the ladies of Newport was drawn to the great need of shelter for orphans and children of destitute parents. More...

New Gallery

A Piece of Newport, a paint night gallery, will hold a grand opening on Friday, March 25, at 4 p.m. The new gallery, being opened by Kenneth Blane, is at 435 Thames St. More...

Immigration Talk

A program on immigration will be presented on Thursday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. by the Learning Center of Channing Church, Unitarian Universalist. More...

Broadway Update

City Manager Joseph Nicholson and others involved in the Broadway streetscape project will meet weekly on Thursdays at 2 p.m. in the second floor conference room at City Hall to provide construction updates; anyone is welcome to attend. More...

Police Parade

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

Marine Trades Career Day at IYRS

IYRS School of Technology & Trades and the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association will host the annual Marine & Composites Industry Career Day on Saturday, April 2, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the IYRS campus, 449 Thames St.  More...

Genealogy Workshop

A three-part series of classes on genealogy will be offered at the Portsmouth Free Public Library in partnership with the Portsmouth Historical Society. The free classes, led by Lynda Rego, will meet from 1 - 3 p.m. More...

New Family 5K and Run

To help celebrate the beginning of Frosty Freez's 60th season, the shop is raising funds for two worthy causes, the Middletown High School Cross Country team, which has to completely fund itself, and the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation. More...

ALN Annual Meeting

The Alliance for a Livable Newport will hold its 2016 annual meeting on Monday, April 4, at the Salvation Café, 140 Broadway. The meeting, from 6 – 7:30 p.m., is open to any that would like to learn more about ALN and to all members. More...

Science Winners Progress to State Competition

The Rogers High School Science Fair winners (left to right), Pandora Walker, Jordan Frederick, Chris Camps, Juliana DiMeglio, Molly Whitaker, Tasia Terrell, and Ivy Dickison, not pictured. More...

‘Smart Driver’

AARP will offer its “Smart Driver” program at three locations in Newport County. The first session will be held at the Edward King House on Wednesday, April 6, from 8 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. More...

Marijuana 101

“What Every Parent Needs to Know about Marijuana, Synthetic Drugs and E-cigarettes” will be presented on Thursday, March 31, at 6 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. More...

Short-term Rental Seminar

A short-term residential rentals seminar will be held on Friday, April 1, from 10 a.m. - noon, at the Newport County campus of the Community College of Rhode Island. More...

Spring Recycling and Bulky Waste Amnesty Day

The Newport Public Services Department’s Clean City Program will hold a Spring Recycling Day for harder to recycle items on Saturday, April 16, from 8 a.m. - noon, rain or shine at the Easton’s Beach east parking lot. More...