April 7, 2016 RSS feed / News Briefs

Swing Into Spring

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center is holding its annual fundraiser, Swing Into Spring, on Thursday, April 14, from 6 - 11 p.m. at the Newport Marriott. More...

Navy Seeks Public Comment on Land Use

The public is invited to review, comment and provide input regarding the use and disposal of 158 acres of surplus property at Naval Station Newport. Two open houses will be held for input, the first on Thursday, April 14, from 4 - 8 p.m. More...

Lyme Support Group

The monthly Lyme Support Group will meet Thursday, April 21, at 6 p.m., and every third Thursday of the month, at Harbor House, 111 Washington St. (between VanZandt and Battery). More...

Police Parade

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

Scholarships Offered

n KVH Technology Scholarship The application for the 2016 A.H. Kits van Heyningen Technology Scholarship is available on kvh.com and from the guidance offices of area high schools. More...

Brain Injury Support Group

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

Financial Thursdays

A financial literacy series is offered on Thursdays by TAM, Turning Around Ministries. The ongoing workshops will focus on budgeting and saving. More...

VFW Meeting

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5392 will hold its next meeting on Sunday, April 17, at 11 a.m. at the Post headquarters on Shove Street, Tiverton. The main agenda item will be the election of officers and directors. More...

Seniors Rock! Campaign

May is Older Americans Month. in an effort to advocate for the needs of the senior population, the Edward King House Senior Center is conducting the Seniors Rock! campaign to bring attention to the needs of the largest growing population in the city. More...

PTECH Ready for Students

Learn about the Pathways in Technology Early College High School (PTECH) program, on Thursday, April 7, from 6 - 7 p.m. at CCRI and again on Wednesday, April 13, from 6 - 7 p.m. at Portsmouth Public Library. More...

Robotics Champs Plan for Nationals

The New England Championship Rogers High School Underwater Robotics Junior and Senior Teams will hold a fundraising spaghetti dinner at Sardella’s Restaurant, on Memorial Blvd. in Newport, on Sunday, April 10, from 4-7 p.m.  More...

For What It’s Worth

A visitor brought in an advertising postcard, circa 1962, featuring a chauffeured limousine driving a lorgnettetoting madam stating, “Stop. . . More...

Pell School Tours

Visit Pell Elementary School on Wednesday, April 13, for a tour and meet some of the staff. Come with questions. Bring the whole family. It is open to the public. Learn about the new technology at the school, programs offered, and much more. More...

Plant Swap

The Garden Club of Middletown will meet on Tuesday, April 12, for a plant swap. Bring a plant, or two, and take home a new plant to enjoy. Potential new members and guests are welcome; there is no charge to attend. The meeting will be at 12:30 p.m. More...

Baby Sitter Training

A Red Cross class that teaches the basics of baby-sitting will be offered Monday, April 18, at the Newport YMCA from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Child care, first aid and the business of baby-sitting are some of the topics that will be covered in the class. More...