March 31, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

Newport Little League Fundraiser

Members of the community and parents are invited to attend the Newport Little League’s annual baseball and softball fundraiser at O’Brien’s Pub on Friday, April 8, from 7-9 p.m. More...

National Grid Tree Trimming Begins

National Grid is beginning its routine maintenance tree trimming program starting the first week of April in Newport. More...

Comprehensive Plan Forum April 6

The next Comprehensive Plan Open Forum is Wednesday, April 6, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Salvation Cafe, 140 Broadway. More...

‘Bloom Into Spring’

The Mosaic Club of Newport County will be sponsoring a luncheon and fashion show “Bloom Into Spring” on Sunday, April 17, at Green Valley Country Club, at noon. More...

Pastore Travel Scholarship

Newport Festa Italiana will hold an Oldies Night fundraiser on Saturday, April 2, at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, in Middletown. 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...

Newport County Legislators Forum

For the first time since the Assembly began its 2016 session, Newport County’s State House delegation will meet as a group with the citizens of Newport County. More...

Newport Night Run

The third annual Newport Night Run returns on Friday, April 1. Newport’s only nighttime road race is a fun 5k run that serves as a fundraiser for the Newport Public Education Foundation. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. More...

Strategic Plan Forum

Come give your input for the City of Newport’s Strategic Plan. Help shape the city’s future by participating in one of two public forums. What are the most important issues the City should be addressing during the next five years? More...

Island Rugby Opens

Children under the age of 19 are invited to safely learn rugby with the Island Rugby Football Club. There is a non-contact Rookie Rugby for all 2nd - 6th graders. Practice is on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. More...

Cal Ripken League

The Jamestown Cal Ripken Baseball Association will hold a skills assessment on Saturday, April 2, from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. at the Lawn Avenue Fields. Programs will be offered for youth 4 to 12 years old. More...

‘The Search for Richard III’

The public is invited to attend a lecture titled “The King Under the Car Park: The Search for Richard III” by Richard Buckley, OBE, Ph.D. on Sunday, April 10, from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Pier Restaurant. More...

‘Smart Driver’

AARP will offer its “Smart Driver” program for citizens 55 years and older 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...

Youth Service Awards

The Newport Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force Is accepting nominations for its student service award and the Jeanne Brown community service award.  More...

Youth Car Wash

Members of the Autism Project, the James L. Maher Center, the Boys & Girls Club and the Newport County Mentor/Co-op Group will hold a fundraising car wash on Sunday, April 3, from 8:30 - 11 a.m. at the Blue Wave Car Wash, 1379 W. More...

AARP Tax Help Adds Evening Service

In addition to the sites and times previously announced, AARP is adding evening service on Tuesdays from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. This time slot is for taxpayers who cannot come to one of the other sites during the day.   More...

Police Parade

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

Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society’s Aquidneck Island Relay for Life is hosting it’s fourth annual “Laugh for a Good Cause” at the Gas Lamp Grille on Thames Street, on Wednesday, April 6. More...